Salwa Ismail is the Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Information Technology and the Associate CIO for University of California Berkeley Library. Her current portfolio includes library-wide support and leadership for digital services including digital scholarship, data services, and programs, computing, innovative technology spaces, interface design, and infrastructure services following a user-centric, interoperable, service-oriented philosophy using structured data delivery systems. In 2015, E-campus News listed her among “11 leaders shaping the future of higher education”. She’s been named a Library Mover and Shaker by Library Journal for being a digital driver. She has chaired and been elected to several international and national committees on digital infrastructure, design, and standards in libraries. She is passionate about bringing together the varied sectors of the information providers to innovate and develop solutions together, in partnership, for our most pressing issues around interoperability of standards in our respective information sectors that can lead to development of innovation solutions for library technologies and digital services.
Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Information Technology