Strategic Action Group 3: Collection Building & Management (SAG3)

Years active: 2013-2015

NOTE: Beginning July 2013, the University of California Libraries launched a revised advisory structure. The groups within the previous structure are no longer active, including this group. See UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) for information about the current structure.

Group Description


Strategic Action Group 3 (SAG3) was charged by the Council of University Librarians to make decisions for the University of California Libraries’ shared services and collaborative activities in the functional areas defined below. SAG3 was a component of the advisory structure of the University of California Libraries, established by the Council of University Librarians in July 2013.

Key Responsibilities

SAG3 proposed projects and services in support of the UC Libraries’ systemwide priorities and strategic plan as articulated by the Council of University Librarians’ “Systemwide Plan and Priorities“.

The SAG3 functional portfolio included strategies, services, and tools in the following areas:

  • UC-wide shared collection building
  • Shared acquisition
  • Cataloging/metadata
  • Preservation and archiving
  • Mass digitization

In addition, SAG3:

  • Developed, and/or advised on policy, procedure, and service development within the SAG3 functional portfolio.
  • Charged ad hoc project teams to research, design, develop, and/or implement new shared services or major improvements to existing shared services.
  • Recommended strategies, procedures, and resources for meeting the identified service needs of faculty students and researchers for the functional areas defined above.
  • Determined the optimal allocation and utilization of project resources, and ensures that cost is consistent with the value delivered.
  • Collaborated and/or consulted with other SAGs on policy, projects, and services crossing SAG functional areas.
  • Oversaw the Collection Licensing Subgroup.
  • Oversaw the Bibliographic Groups.

Key Documents

Group Charge

SAG3 Charge (March 3, 2014) [PDF]

Annual Reports

2013 Nov-DecSAG3-UCLASreport-20140113.pdf
2014 Jan-FebSAG3-UCLASreport-20140307.pdf
2014 Mar-AprSAG3-UCLASreport-20140509.pdf
2014 May-JunSAG3-UCLASreport-20140707.pdf
2014 July-AugSAG3-UCLASreport-20140905.pdf
2014 Sept-OctSAG3-UCLASreport-20141107.pdf
2014 Nov-DecSAG3-UCLASreport-20150109.pdf
2015 Q1SAG3-UCLASreport-20150421.pdf
2015 Q2SAG3-UCLASreport-20150715.pdf
2015 Q3SAG3-UCLASreport-20150831.pdf

Shared ILS / Resource Management System

Roster at Time of Disbandment

UC Berkeley

Beth Dupuis
AUL and Director, Doe/Moffitt Libraries; Interim Director, Subject Specialty Libraries

The UC Berkeley Library
Room 255, Doe Library
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

UC Davis

Myra Appel
Head, Humanities, Social Sciences and Government Information Services

Shields Library
University of California
100 North West Quad
Davis, CA 95616

UC Irvine

Vicki Grahame
Head, Cataloging Department

UCI Libraries
University of California
P.O. Box 19557
Irvine, CA 92623-9557


Judy Consales
AUL for the Sciences;
Director, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library;
Director, Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library

UCLA Biomedical Library
Box 951798
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1798

UC Merced

Emily Lin
Head, Digital Assets

UC Merced Library
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343

UC Riverside

Diane Bisom, Chair
AUL for Information Technology and Systems

Rivera Library
PO Box 5900
Riverside, CA 92517-5900

UC San Diego

Martha Hruska, Coordinating Committee Representative
AUL for Collection Services

UC San Diego Library
9500 Gilman Dr. 0175G
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

UC San Francisco

Polina Ilieva
UCSF Archivist

UCSF Library
530 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

UC Santa Barbara

Janet Martorana
Head, Collection Development Dept.

University Library
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010

UC Santa Cruz

Marcia Barrett
Head, Technical Services

University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

California Digital Library

Heather Christenson
Manager, Digital Content

California Digital Library
415 20th Street, 4th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612-2901

Portfolio Manager

Leslie Wolf
Project Manager, Discovery & Delivery Program

California Digital Library
415 20th Street, 4th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612-2901


Angela Riggio
Head, Scholarly Communication and Licensing

UCLA Library
33442 Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Reporting Groups

Audiovisual Preservation Task Force

Collaborative Collection Development via Digitization

Collection Development & Management

Next-Generation Technical Service (NGTS)

Shared ILS / Resource Management System Task Force

UC Federal Documents Archive

Meeting Minutes