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Formed in July 2012, the objective of the Simplifying Discovery Team is to increase the discovery and use of library resources for members of the MIT community by simplifying user discovery of and access to electronic resources via the MIT Libraries web site.

The Team's work is based on one of the MIT Libraries FY2013 strategic objectives.  For details about this initiative, see the following Library Council strategic objective statement:


  • Tito Sierra (Project Lead), Associate Director for Technology
  • Matthew Bernhardt, Web Developer
  • Darcy Duke, User Experience Librarian
  • Melissa Feiden (Project Manager), Annex Services and User Experience Librarian
  • Millicent Gaskell, Head of Collections Strategy and Management
  • Rich Wenger, E-Resource Systems Manager