George Macgregor

BA (Hons), MSc, PG Cert LTHE, MCLIP, FHEA

Me...

My name is George. My interests are in structured open data (esp. within Semantic Web and repository contexts), information retrieval, distributed digital repositories and human-computer interaction (HCI).

I am the Institutional Repository Coordinator at the University of Strathclyde. I work on our OAI-PMH compliant institutional repository (known as Strathprints), supporting colleagues in the delivery our Current Research Information System (CRIS) and generally supporting institutional activities in the areas of Open Science and digital scholarship. I am part of a small team working in the area of repositories, research discovery, research data management and Open Access.

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Previously...

Prior to returning to repositories I worked as a Project Evaluator and Business Analyst on the JISC funded Principles in Patterns (PiP) project and, before that, as a Lecturer in Information Management & Systems at Liverpool John Moores University. I worked at LJMU for almost 5 years, lecturing in the broad areas of information retrieval, structured data, and information architecture, and developing research interests in distributed digital repositories and Semantic Web technologies. I also developed a peripheral interest in learning technology and e-pedagogy during this time. In the more distant past I was a Research Assistant and then Research Fellow based at the Centre for Digital Library Research in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde.

I am a chartered member (MCLIP) of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP) and a registered Fellow (FHEA) of the UK Higher Education Academy. I am also a member of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T).

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Last updated: 2017-09-28