photo Celeste Feather, Sr Dir for Content and ScholComm
Celeste Feather, Senior Director of Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives, 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 Jilll Grogg, 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 Paolo Gujilde, ORCID US Community Specialist
Paolo P. Gujilde, ORCID US Community Specialist, joined LYRASIS in May 2021. Paolo started his work in academic libraries in research services and transitioned into collection strategies and scholarly communications. He is actively involved in professional organizations especially serving and advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion in library services. More about Paolo at

photo Sharla Lair, Senior Strategist, Open Access and Scholarly Communication Initiatives
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, Program Leader for Persistent Identifier Communities
Sheila Rabun is the Program Leader for Persistent Identifier Communities at LYRASIS, serving both the ORCID US Community and the LYRASIS DataCite US Community. Sheila has worked in the academic library field since 2010, with a focus on digital workflows, agile project management, communicating technical information to diverse audiences, and advocating for interoperability in research and scholarly communication ecosystems. Learn more about Sheila at

photo Hannah Rosen, Strategist, Research and Scholarly Communication
Hannah Rosen is a Strategist for Research and Scholarly Communication at LYRASIS. Within the Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives team she is responsible for managing vendor and not-for-profit partnerships, including, but not limited to, digitization vendors, open access (OA) initiatives, and scholarly communication services. She is also a member of the Research and Innovation team, where she administers and publishes LYRASIS Research surveys and reports, and facilitates connections between LYRASIS research initiatives and events such as the Leaders Forums and the Annual Member Summit.

She 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 came to LYRASIS from The MediaPreserve, where she assisted clients with all aspects of their media digitization projects.