Senior Program Officer

OCLC Research

Merrilee Proffitt is a Senior Program Officer in OCLC Research. She provides project management skills and expert support to institutions represented within the OCLC Research Library Partnership. Her current projects and interests include: archival description, increasing access to special collections, the impact of copyright on primary source material, digital library initiatives, looking at developing better relationships between Wikipedia and cultural heritage institutions, and how Massively Open Online Courseware (MOOCs) may impact libraries. Before coming to her current job in 2001, Merrilee was director of digital archive development at the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.

WebWise roles: Demonstrator and Group Facilitator