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Ms Kate McCarthy

Professional title: 
Other
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Information and Libraries
Other (professional title): 
Digital Archivist
Organization name: 
Digital Repository of Ireland
Organization type: 
Academia/Research
City: 
Dublin
Country: 
Ireland {Republic}

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Kate is a Digital Archivist at the Digital Repository of Ireland. She has a Masters in Library and Information Studies from University College Dublin and a background in media and film studies. Her research interests include mainly on open access and health information, as well as the development of institutional repositories and preservation metadata. She co-authored a report for the HSE on the management of their digital repository Lenus, and took part in a research project to explore the role of open access in the information-seeking behavior of Irish general practitioners.





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