Dr. Katherine Skinner (@educopia) is the Executive Director of the Educopia Institute, a not-for-profit educational organization that builds networks and collaborative communities to help cultural, scientific, and scholarly institutions achieve greater impact. In that capacity, she has helped to found and guide such community-driven endeavors as the MetaArchive Cooperative, the Library Publishing Coalition and the BitCurator Consortium. Skinner received her Ph.D. from Emory University. She has co-edited three books and has authored and co-authored numerous reports and articles. She is currently Principal Investigator for research projects on continuing education (Nexus LAB), digital preservation (News on the Margins, OSSArcFlow), and scholarly communication (TeachLP). She regularly teaches graduate courses and workshops in digital librarianship and preservation topics, and provides consultation services to groups that are planning or implementing digital scholarship and digital preservation programs.