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Katrina McAlpine is the Associate Director of Publishing and Data Services at the University of Sydney Library. Katrina's pronouns are she/her. Katrina's qualifications include BA (Ancient History) Macq. MA (Information and Knowledge Management) UTS.

Katrina McAlpine leads a diverse team that looks after the Library’s technology and systems, digital collections, digitisation, Open Access, research data, text and data mining (TDM), digital projects, and Sydney University Press (SUP): a scholarly publisher of standalone titles and book series.

Earlier in her career, Katrina worked in public libraries; the finance sector (in document and records management); online exhibitions and cataloguing at the State Library of New South Wales; and repositories, publications management and research data at the University of Wollongong.

She joined the University of Sydney Library in 2015. She says “the best part about working here is the people (very cliche!), but also I enjoy supporting and contributing to the education and research community.”

Katrina oversees a wide range of projects and systems that underpin the delivery of the Library’s services and resources. Digitisation and digital collections widen access to our unique collections and protect the original materials from overuse, Open Access improves the discoverability of research for increased use and citations, while TDM services offer new ways to interact with collections and content in research and education.


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