The OAPI project team is based at the California Digital Library (CDL), with collaboration from University of California Development Partners. Below, you will learn a little more about the OAPI team, and our primary project roles. If you have any questions or would like to join in the planning and implementation process, we welcome you to participate in our Discussion Forum or by contacting us directly.
Catherine engages frequently with faculty and stakeholders across the UC system (including the Academic Senate, UCOLASC, SLASIAC and CoUL), ensuring that the implementation project fully addresses everyone's requirements. Catherine is also directly managing the relaunched Office of Scholarly Communication site, a valuable resource for information about evolving best practices in academic publishing.
Justin coordinates implementation planning to ensure on-schedule releases of all project components. Justin also works with the User Experience team to design web interfaces that distill complex processes into intuitive workflows.
Lisa plans the implementation strategy for technical components of the implementation project and coordinates developer activities. Lisa also led the team in soliciting Requests for Proposals from potential Publication Management System vendors.
Kirk acts as the technical project manager for the implementation of the Publication Management System, and worked closely with the Requests for Proposals from vendors. He was a cross developer with the implementation of the Streamlined Manual Deposit system.
Martin was the technical project manager for the implementation of the Streamlined Manual Deposit system and is a cross developer with the implementation of the Publication Management System.
Copyright Policy & Education Officer
Katie is applying her expertise in copyright and open access toward the development of content and resources which will appear on the Office of Scholarly Communication website. Katie also guides the rest of the team on licensing and legal issues related to the implementation of each project component.