Tom Cramer, Stanford University, Joins DuraSpace Board
Submitted by on Mon, 2012-11-12 12:22
Winchester, MA The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Tom Cramer has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.
Tom Cramer is the Chief Technology Strategist and Associate Director of Digital Library Systems and Services at Stanford University (http://library.stanford.edu/people/tcramer). He oversees the development and delivery of Stanford’s digital library services for digitization, discovery, delivery, preservation and management of digital resources that support teaching, learning and research. He is also a founder of the Hydra Project, and an active contributor to Blacklight. He serves as the Chair and Co-Director of PASIG, the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group, and is an Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee member.
Cramer explained, "DuraSpace and its foundational projects, DSpace and Fedora, exemplify the power and potential of collaborative, open source software in the education and research community--enabling services that simultaneously benefit individual institutions and the collective good. I'm pleased to support these projects and the community by serving on the DuraSpace Board of Directors, and look forward to helping ensure their vitality and success."