Dr. Raymond Uzwyshyn is Associate Dean, Collections and Management Strategy, Mississippi State University Libraries. Previously he served as Director of Collections and Digital Services for Texas State University Libraries, Director of Online Libraries for American Public University System, Head, Digital and Learning Technologies for the University of West Florida and Web Services Librarian for the University of Miami Libraries. Ray possesses a Ph.D. (NYU, Media Studies), MBA (IT Project Management) American Public University and MLIS from the University of Western Ontario. He currently serves on the IT standing Committee for the International Federation of Library Associations (2021-2025) and as editor of IFLA’s IT Bulletin, Trends and Issues in Library Technology. Ray’s interests include artificial intelligence, research data repositories, digital scholarly ecosystems and intersections among new paradigm possibilities for digital collection, technology and libraries.