Laurie Taylor

Senior Director for Library Technology & Digital Strategies
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
As the Libraries’ Senior Director for Library Technology and Digital Strategies, and Chair of the Digital Partnerships and Strategies Department, serves as the senior administrator for the areas of library technology services, digital strategies, partnerships, library publishing, and IT. Functions under her direction include the Library Technology Services Department, LibraryPress@UF, Scholarly Communications, and Scholarly Repositories (including the Institutional Repository, IR@UF) ensuring alignment with the Smathers Libraries Strategic Directions and support for the Libraries’ collaborative partnerships, initiatives, and programs. Leads digital partnerships between the Smathers Libraries and partners across the university, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Collaborates to create and sustain supports for building collections, community, and capacity, and for all library technology needs and goals. Leads program development and manages program operations to leverage techno

Publications

  • Managing an Open Access, Multi-Institutional, International Digital Library: The Digital Library of the Caribbean
  • Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games ASIN: 0826516017

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