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Fall 2019: Canals and The Atlantic

Fall 2019

Canals and The Atlantic

Meg Brown-Sica

Colorado State University

Margaret (Meg) Brown-Sica is Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Scholarly Communication and Collections at the Colorado State University Libraries. She holds a B.A. in English and Spanish Literature from Franklin and Marshall College and an M.S. in Library in Information Science from the University of South Florida.She has been a librarian for more than twenty years and has also held positions at the University of Colorado Denver and the Denver Public Library. She has a special interest in open scholarship and gives workshops for the Open Textbook Network on the topic of Open Educational Resources. She also serves on the Colorado State Open Education Council. Meg is interested in how political systems influence the transfer and use of information. In 2014 she spent six weeks training professors, librarians and students in research methods in Myanmar for Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), a non-profit that works with libraries to enable access to knowledge for education, learning, research and sustainable community development. She was a Rotary Exchange Student in Bogotá, Colombia for her junior year of high school. She returned to Bogotá in 2013 to speak at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana for the 40th anniversary of their library science program. Meg loves to travel, garden, read and spend time with her family.