Erica Krimmel is a biodiversity information scientist working with the natural history collections community to maximize the accessibility and usefulness of specimen-based data. As Digitization Resources Coordinator at iDigBio, she is responsible for organizing and leading working groups and workshops, improving resources for digitization training and workforce development, and fostering collaboration. In this role her background in information science adds broadly applicable technical skills and theory to her passion for life sciences. Prior to joining iDigBio, Erica worked in a variety of natural history collections, including those at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, the Chicago Academy of Sciences, and Sagehen Creek Field Station. She has a B.A. in Environmental Studies from U.C. Santa Cruz and a master’s degree in Library & Information Science from San Jose State University.
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