Marisa Ramirez
Digital Scholarship Services Librarian
Library Liaison to Campus Administration

Professional Responsibilities

  • Project management, content recruitment and outreach activities for the DigitalCommons@CalPoly
  • Project management and implementation activities for online collections and EAD Finding Aids from University Archives and Special Collections
  • Library liaison to campus administration, offering assistance with simple to complex research or library related questions

Higher Education

Master of Science in Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2005)

Bachelor of Science in Radio-TV-Film, University of Texas at Austin (1999)

Selected Presentations

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Zimmer, M., Corrado, E., Ramirez, M., Reuter, K., Saleh, N., Vaughan, K. "On the Challenges of Implementing Library 2.0 Services", American Society for Information, Science and Technology Annual Conference, November 2009, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Ramirez, M. and Miller, M. "Generating Campus Buy-In for Your IR", Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Webinar, June 10, 2009.

Ramirez, M. "Creating a Digital Repository: The DigitalCommons@CalPoly", Putting Knowledge to Work: Building an Institutional Repository for Your Campus, October 2008, in San Luis Obispo, CA. Online:

Ramirez, M. "Developing a Library Podcasting Program", Best Practices Exchange 2007: Libraries & Archives in the Digital Era, May 2007, in Phoenix, Arizona

Ramirez, M. "Care and Feeding of Digital Collections", Museum Association of Arizona Annual Conference, April 2007, in Prescott, Arizona

Winget, M.A. and Ramirez, M. "Developing a Meaningful Digital Self-Archiving Model: Archival Theory vs. Natural Behavior in the Minds of Carolina Research Project", American Society for Information, Science and Technology Annual Conference, November 2006, in Austin, Texas

Research Interests

  • Digital preservation and curation
  • Digital libraries