SILS News - Aug. 13, 2018

Date: August 13, 2018
Title: SILS phase 3 cohort announced!

Earlier this month, the Council of University Librarians (CoUL) announced the SILS phase 3 cohort! With the assistance of library leadership teams, CoUL, and the Direction and Oversight Committee (DOC), six campus expertise groups have been staffed, and liaisons for the campuses, RLFs, and CDL identified. Thank you to everyone who volunteered. 

To view the rosters for the various groups, please visit the SILS website (

The SILS working group is currently preparing for the phase 3 project launch this September. If you have any questions about the SILS project, please don’t hesitate to reach out to any of the SILS Working Group members directly or to email

The SILS Working Group

Chris Shaffer, University Librarian & Assistant Vice Chancellor, UC San Francisco (Co-Chair)  
Günter Waibel, Executive Director & Associate Vice Provost, California Digital Library (Co-Chair)  
Donald Barclay, Deputy University Librarian, UC Merced  
Christine Barone, Collections Project Coordinator, Southern Regional Library Facility (Project Co-Manager)  
John Bono, Associate University Librarian, UC Santa Cruz
Peter Brantley, Director of Online Strategy, UC Davis
Lynne Grigsby, Head of Library IT, UC Berkeley
Cathy Martyniak, Director, Southern Regional Library Facility  
Erik Mitchell, Audrey Geisel University Librarian, UC San Diego
Aislinn Sotelo, Program Director for Metadata Services, UC San Diego  
Virginia (Ginny) Steel, Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian, UCLA  
Danielle Westbrook, Systemwide Library Planning Analyst, California Digital Library (Communications Manager)
Lena Zentall, Project & Product Manager, California Digital Library (Project Co-Manager)

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