Assistant Director, Library Systems, Client/Server
OhioLink, Columbus, OH, U.S.A.
Thomas has led the way in the adoption of electronic theses and dissertations in Ohio by creating and managing OhioLINK’s Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center, a consortium of 88 universities and colleges. OhioLink serves as a model for digital library consortia networks, and is the first ETD consortium established in the world. The OhioLink Web site is available at http://www.ohiolink.edu/etd/
John H. Hagen
Manager, Institutional Repository Programs and Coordinator, Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Program
West Virginia University (WVU) Libraries, Morgantown, WV, U.S.A.
Over the past decade, John’s commitment to ETDs at WVU has resulted in a program that serves as a model for many other universities. John has led regional and international workshops for the NDLTD, and he has hosted many visitors who come to WVU to learn about the ETD program. John has become recognized internationally for his ETD implementation and open access advocacy. More information about John is available at http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/theses/index_JH.htm