Our Team

See the Digital Partnerships & Strategies Organizational Chart (2022, pending updates).

Perry Collins, Copyright and Open Educational Resources Librarian

Email: perrycollins@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2710 | Office: Library West 257 | Twitter: perrycollins

Perry Collins is the Copyright and Open Educational Resources Librarian at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. She is the UF Lead on the dLOC as Data Project.

Photo of Chelsea JohnstonChelsea Johnston, Scholarly Publishing & Repository Librarian

Email: cjohnston@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2904 | Office: Library West 254 | Twitter: ctjohnst

Chelsea Johnston is the Scholarly Publishing & Repository Librarian at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. She manages the Libraries’ open access journal publishing program on Florida Online Journals, supports the Institutional Repository at the University of Florida, and contributes to other initiatives in digital scholarship and publishing through the LibraryPress@UF. Chelsea has also worked as a Library Operations Coordinator at the University of South Florida Libraries and an Associate Acquisitions Editor at Elsevier. Her research interests include publishing, project management, digital scholarship, and partnerships in academic libraries.

Photo of Tracy MacKay-RatliffTracy MacKay-Ratliff, Publications Design Manager

Email: tmackayratliff@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2644| Office: Governor’s House | Twitter: macrat_uf

As Publications Design Manager, I supervise and advise others in graphic design, balancing time-commitments to projects of various scales and complexity, and managing production workflows for LibraryPress@UF, an imprint of the UF Press and the Smathers Libraries. I play a critical role in enhancing and expanding the existing relationships with UF Press by serving as a core contact, including new opportunities in regard to online journals; enhanced monographs; digital scholarship projects; shared events; and collaborative grants. I collaborate with authors, project editors, Libraries Communications, and UF Press to develop and execute a promotional strategy for each publication and for individual projects and advises on Libraries-wide design strategies where relevant to publications. I also serve as Design Editor for SOURCE magazine, featuring accomplishments and perspectives of Libraries’ staff and students.

Tania Rios MarreroTania M. Ríos Marrero, dLOC Project Coordinator

Email: triosmarrero@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-0370

As Project Coordinator for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), I support activities related to the Revitalizing dLOC initiative. I focus on open educational resource (OER) development and publishing, ensuring that OER materials are productively developed and shared for use in teaching and learning. I also support the creation of resource handbooks for dLOC partners. My interests include the interrelationship of digital archives and public memory, digital preservation of cultural heritage materials, and community archives and libraries. I reside in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Stephanie M. Chancy, Caribbean Partnerships Librarian

Email: chancym@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-0378

Starting in January! She is the Operational Lead for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC).

Katherine NguyenKatherine Nguyen, dLOC Communications Assistant

Email: knguyen1@ufl.edu | Phone: 352-273-2895.

As the Communications Assistant for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), I am part of the Revitalizing dLOC Initiative. My work focuses on outreach, content curation and review, and digital publishing. I am interested in learning how to support and sustain community histories and memories through digitization and open collaboration.