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Dr Sandra Collins

Professional Title: Librarian
Other: Director

Primary domain: Digital Libraries, Data Archiving

Organization name: National Library of Ireland

Organization type: Government/Public Services

City / Country: Dublin - Ireland {Republic}

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Dr Sandra Collins is the Director of the National Library of Ireland and a member of the RDA Council. Sandra is originally a mathematician who developed her passion for digital innovation and cultural heritage over 20 years in the public and private sectors. She was previously the founding Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland in the Royal Irish Academy, and in 2014 she was named as one of Silicon Republic's Top 100 Women in Technology. Sandra is an international advocate for Open Data and a member of the Irish Government’s Open Data Governance Board and the Irish National Open Research Forum. She is Rapporteur for the Horizon 2020 EU Expert Advisory Group on Research Infrastructures and a member of the FAIR Data Expert Group, a partner in the Research Data Alliance EU, and the Chair of the RDA Council Strategy Subcommittee.