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Ricky Erway

OCLC Research
Senior Program Officer
San Mateo, CA
Ricky Erway is senior program officer in OCLC Research, where she focuses on digital library activities, managing born digital materials, and improving support for research in academic libraries. Before RLG and OCLC merged in July of 2006, she was Manager of Digital Resources at RLG, responsible for CAMIO (the Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) and RLG Cultural Materials (digitized special collections from a variety of libraries, archives, and museums) and was a key player in the development of ArchiveGrid (a service that aggregates bibliographic records and finding aids describing archival and special collections). Prior to joining RLG, Ricky worked at the Library of Congress for nine years, the last five as associate coordinator of the American Memory program, aimed at significantly increasing public access to the special collections of the Library of Congress. She has an MLS from the University of Wisconsin.