Staff Profile: Sarah Shreeves

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Sarah Shreeves
Associate Dean for Digital Strategies

Sarah joined the University of Miami Libraries as Associate Dean for Digital Strategies in January 2015. She provides leadership and direction for the UML digital infrastructure and technology planning to ensure a robust technical infrastructure to support access and use of digital content as well as a wide range of digital scholarship and publishing activities. 

Sarah comes to UML from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she was the Coordinator for the Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS), a set of services and collections supporting scholarly communication (including the institutional repository). Sarah also served as the co-Coordinator for the Scholarly Commons, a space for expert, interdisciplinary research support services for faculty and graduate students to develop skills in areas such as digital content creation, management of research data, understanding copyright issues and author rights, and working with geospatial and numeric data.

Sarah serves on the Digital Library Federation Advisory Committee, the Hathi Trust Program Steering Committee, and is the Vice Chair for the Open Repositories Steering Committee. She has served as the co-Program Chair for Open Repositories 2013 held in Charlottestown on Prince Edward Island as well as Open Repositories 2015 in Dublin, Ireland, was active in the ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Road Show series as a presenter, served on the DMP Tool steering committee, and on the DSpace Community Advisory Team.

Sarah regularly speaks and publishes on scholarly communication issues, data management services in libraries, and institutional repositories. Her past research was on the social and technical barriers to metadata interoperability. 
Sarah's ORCID is 0000-0003-3497-8042 and her public page is: Sarah's full CV is available at