Coordinator, Michigan Service Hub
Richard C. Adler is the coordinator of the Michigan Service Hub, part of the hub network of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). Richard works with cultural institutions throughout the state of Michigan to help them share their publicly accessible online collections through the DPLA and the website Michigan Memories.
From 2012 to 2016, he worked in the Copyright Office as the project manager for Copyright Review Management System–World, a project funded by grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
His previous work experience includes three years at Michigan State University as an Electronic Records Archivist. He has an M.S.I. (Archives and Records Management) from the University of Michigan's School of Information and an M.A. in History (medieval Europe) from Harvard. For ten years he was a book buyer/merchandiser for Borders Group, with chain-wide buying responsibility for categories such as American history, political science, science fiction, and manga and graphic novels.