Head of Resource Discovery Systems
University of Houston
I am Richard Guajardo, Head of Resource Discovery Systems, University of Houston. At the University of Houston Libraries I have responsibility for management of the Sierra library service platform, the Summon discovery system, and electronic resources access and licensing. In ALA, I am the GODORT liaison to CC:DA and a past chair of the GODORT Cataloging Committee. I am the current chair of the ALCTS Collection Management and Electronic Resources Interest Group. I was previously chair of the ALCTS Catalog Form and Function Interest Group. As a former law librarian I have experience in systems and technical services areas. I am also active in other professional groups including the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, Houston Area Law Librarians, and the Innovative Users Group.