[IRTalk] Hilton Gibson passed away

Allison Fullard afullard at uwc.ac.za
Mon May 8 14:20:08 SAST 2017

What a loss for us all.  Every one of Hilton's posts was worth reading - he
was an excellent filter for OA developments.  He has mentored many of us
and shared his expertise so generously.  Sincere condolences to his family
and colleagues.
We will miss his spirit and vibrant contributions.

On behalf of UWC Library

On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 12:07 PM, Leti Kleyn <Leti.Kleyn at up.ac.za> wrote:

> 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.
> Regards
> Leti Kleyn
> *Dr Leti Kleyn*
> Manager: Open Scholarship & Digitisation Programmes
> Department of Library Services
> Merensky Library Room 2.24.2
> University of Pretoria
> 8 leti.kleyn at up.ac.za ) 012 420 3876
> <http://repository.up.ac.za>
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