Michigan DPLA Service Hub Coordinator
University of Michigan Library
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Richard C. Adler is the Michigan DPLA Service Hub Coordinator at the University of Michigan Library. The service hub will work with cultural institutions throughout the state of Michigan to help them share their digital collections through the Digital Public LIbrary of America.
Previously, Richard was a book buyer/merchandiser at Borders, Inc. where he bought subject areas that included American history, political science, science fiction, graphic novels, and regional interest. After graduating from the University of Michigan's School of Information he became an electronic records archivist at Michigan State University and then co-founded a web development group, the Future Forward Institute.
Prior to joining the Michigan DPLA Service Hub, he was the project manager for the Copyright Review Management System–World, a project funded by three grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to conduct copyright research on works in HathiTrust. CRMS-World determined the rights status of volumes published in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, identifying over 140,000 as in the public domain.
Saturday, June 25
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM