Richard Lucier is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Information Management, Director of the Center for Knowledge Management, and University Librarian at the University of California, San Francisco. He founded the Center for Knowledge Management for creating innovative knowledge-based applications of technology. Mr. Lucier also leads the planning effort for the nine-campus University of California Digital Library. Previously, he led the development of the Genome Data Base and On-line Mendelian Inheritance in Man.. The originator of the Knowledge Management Model, he has written and lectured widely on the changing scholarly communication process, scientific databases, electronic publishing, and digital libraries.
Richard Lucier gave the Follett Lecture entitled "The University As Library" on 6 June 1996.