Kate Dohe is the Manager of the Digital Programs & Initiatives department in the University of Maryland Libraries. Her group facilitates the creation, acquisition, discovery, and preservation of digital assets in support of the mission of the Libraries. Kate’s team oversees day-to-day activities related to digital repository management, digital preservation activities, research data services, and electronic publishing. Prior to joining UMD, she was the Digital Services Librarian at Georgetown University, and the digital librarian for an academic textbook publisher in California. Over the course of her career, she has created and managed digital repositories on multiple platforms with an eye to scalable, transparent, and sustainable operations in support of the research mission of the institution. She earned her MLISc. from the University of Hawai’i, and also holds a BSEd. in Speech and Theater from Missouri State University.