Director, Center for Knowledge Management &
University Librarian
University of California, San Francisco

Richard E. Lucier

Richard E. Lucier is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Information Management, Director of the Center for Knowledge Management, and University Librarian at the University of California, San Francisco.

His responsibilities include the management of academic and campus-wide information resources, including academic and instructional computing; the University Library; and campus-wide policy and planning coordination for information technology in support of education, research, and clinical care.

In mid-1995, Mr. Lucier was appointed to lead a University of California planning effort for a Digital Library which would serve all nine UC campuses. In September 1996, Mr. Lucier began an 18-month, 80% appointment as Special Assistant for Library Planning at the UC Office of the President, providing leadership for a university-wide Library Planning and Action Initiative whose goals are:

Mr. Lucier holds a B.M. in Music and Philosophy from the Catholic University of America and an M.L.S. in Library Science from Rutgers University. He has done extensive graduate work in health policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mr. Lucier was the co-founder and director of the Laboratory for Applied Research in Academic Information at The Johns Hopkins University from 1986 to 1991, and spearheaded the development of the Genome Data Base and the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, both in support of the international Human Genome Initiative. The co-originator of the Knowledge Management Model, he has special interests in:

and he has published and lectured widely on these topics.