photo Celeste Feather, Senior Director of Licensing and Strategic Partnerships
Celeste Feather, Sr. Director for Licensing and Strategic Partnerships, joined LYRASIS in July, 2010 after developing expertise in consortial eresource licensing at a statewide level. She also has many years of experience in public services, technical services, and administrative positions in academic libraries in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, and Ohio. When she acquired an M.L.S in 1989 her vision of librarianship did not include the kind of work she is doing today, but being a member of such an adaptable profession has been rewarding. She enjoys working on behalf of LYRASIS members and helping to create more opportunities for collaboration.

photo Jill Grogg, Licensing Program Strategist
Jill E. Grogg is a Licensing Program Strategist with LYRASIS. In her role, Jill negotiates with vendors and content providers to insure LYRASIS member libraries and partners reach the best possible outcomes for the acquisition and delivery of electronic resources and services. She also works with global Open Access (OA) initiatives, such as Knowledge Unlatched and the Open Library for Humanities, as part of LYRASIS' overall OA efforts. Previous to her tenure at LYRASIS, Jill was the electronic resources coordinator at The University of Alabama (UA) Libraries and attained the rank of Professor while at UA. Jill has published and presented widely, including co-authoring The Librarian's Guide to Negotiation (Information Today, 2012), and was named a Library Journal "Mover & Shaker" in 2007.

photo Sharla Lair, Licensing Program Strategist
Sharla Lair, Licensing Program Strategist, joined LYRASIS in 2015 after coordinating consortial licensing and training for MOBIUS, a state-wide consortium in Missouri. Prior to MOBIUS, she worked for the Missouri State Library, planning and implementing continuing education programs for Missouri library staff. She currently serves as a Library and Information Science Liaison for students enrolled in the University of Missouri School of Information Science and Learning. Sharla obtained a Master of Science in Library and Information Studies and a Master of Science in Geography from The Florida State University.

Skype: sharla.lair


photo Sheila Rabun, ORCID US Community Specialist
Before joining LYRASIS and the ORCID US program, Sheila worked extensively within the field of academic libraries. She previously served as the Digital Project Manager and Interim Director of the University of Oregon Libraries' Digital Scholarship Center (DSC), overseeing all aspects of the Libraries' digital collections, including digital production and metadata, institutional repository management, platform development and digital scholarship project collaborations with faculty, students and other organizations. More recently, she was the Community and Communications Officer for the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium, managing all projects, events and activities for the IIIF community of around 120 museums, libraries, software firms and related cultural heritage institutions around the globe. With a BA in Communication from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas and an MA in Folklore from the University of Oregon, she is currently earning an MLIS from the University of Washington Information School online program. She is a certified "Scrum Master" and advocates for agile project management techniques in libraries.

photo Hannah Rosen, Licensing Specialist and Digitization Program Coordinator
Hannah Rosen holds a bachelor’s Degree in social and cultural history and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, with a specialization in Archives, Preservation and Records Management. She comes to LYRASIS from The MediaPreserve, where she assisted clients with all aspects of their media digitization projects. She also created specialized preservation metadata using a variety of archival schemas. Before that, Hannah worked and volunteered at a variety of archival institutions including the Carnegie Mellon Institutional Archives, the Sewickley Academy Institutional Archives, and the National Museum of American History Archives Center.

Skype: hrosen02