Axel Borg

Axel Borg
Distinguished Wine and Food Science Bibliographer
UC Davis

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How many years have you been in the profession?
35 years
Why did you become a librarian?
I love books
Union role
Vice President for Legislation; Chief Negotiator, Unit 17
Why is it important to be active in our union?
Because we are only strong when we are together.
How are you contributing to this round of bargaining?
I’m Chief Negotiator on the Table Team
What aspects of working conditions do you want to see improve for your fellow librarians?
Respect for the contributions that librarians make to the university.
When you’re not fighting for the rights of Unit 17 members, what do you do to unwind?
Read. Collect French military badges. Walk my dog Precious (named for the ring).
What book are you reading right now?
Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The French Foreign Legion in France’s Colonial Conquests 1870-1935

What is your favorite movie?

A Lion in Winter

Tell us something most people wouldn’t know or guess about you.
I am an introvert.