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About Marisa Ramirez

Marisa Ramirez heads the Digital Scholarship Services group, which supports library services that reflect the changing landscape of digital publishing, including the management of DigitalCommons@CalPoly, a digital repository that provides online open access to
scholarship and research produced by Cal Poly faculty and students. She collaborates with academic departments and administrative units across campus to bring new visibility to Cal Poly scholarly, intellectual and creative work.
As a team member of the Robert E. Kennedy Library Data Services Team (formed in 2011), Marisa contributes to the data services program by leading the Library's support to faculty developing data management plans, by providing essential referral and background information and by clarifying how the digital repository can support archiving and sharing of digital data produced by Cal Poly faculty, students, and staff.
Prior to joining Cal Poly, she was the digital repository coordinator for the Arizona Memory Project (, a statewide digital library initiative based out of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Department. In this position, she led the initiative in developing, implementing, monitoring and promoting the digital archive. She has also been active with digital library projects at University of North Carolina –Chapel Hill and Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

Research Interests

Digital preservation and curation and Digital libraries

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