[IRTalk] Hilton Gibson passed away

Maphopha, Khomotso Khomotso.Maphopha at ul.ac.za
Mon May 8 12:18:46 SAST 2017

What a shock. This is a great loss. His contributions will forever be valued.

From: IRTalk [mailto:irtalk-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za] On Behalf Of Leti Kleyn
Sent: Monday, 08 May 2017 12:10 PM
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Subject: [IRTalk] Hilton Gibson passed away

Dear IR Community member,
it is with great regret that I have to inform you that our Open Access colleague, Hilton Gibson, passed away this morning after a struggle with pancreatic cancer.
Hilton was know for his irreplaceable contribution to the DSpace and Open Access community in South African and the African continent at large.
Leti Kleyn

Dr Leti Kleyn
Manager: Open Scholarship & Digitisation Programmes
Department of Library Services
Merensky Library Room 2.24.2
University of Pretoria
* leti.kleyn at up.ac.za<mailto:leti.kleyn at up.ac.za> * 012 420 3876

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