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Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Advancing technological, economic, and policy solutions to develop underutilized local water systems.
Progressing health and environmental safety assessment and protection in the field of engineered nanomaterials.
Supporting the transition to electric-drive and alternative-fuel vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Paving the way for complete, living streets that create vibrant, productive and sustainable communities.
Strengthening local governments' capacity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change.
Supporting the dissemination of clean technologies and the greening of other sectors.

Angela Riggio

Angela Riggio earned both her BA and MLIS at UCLA, and has been working at the UCLA Library since 1981. She heads the Scholarly Communication and Licensing unit, which is responsible for the negotiation and licensing of commercially acquired electronic resources by the Library, and for the licensing of Library-owned content to commercial industries and institutions. Scholarly Communication and Licensing staff also is responsible for much of the Library-based outreach to UCLA faculty, researchers, and students on open access, alternative publishing options, and copyright education. Angela has served on the steering group of the Digital Library Federation Electronic Resource Management Initiative,  has completed certification in Copyright Management and Leadership, and speaks frequently at conferences and workshops on scholarly communication issues involving libraries in today‚Äôs academic environment.