[IRTalk] Hilton Gibson passed away

Shamprasad Pujar pujar at igidr.ac.in
Tue May 9 06:46:30 SAST 2017

Dear Dr. Leti,

It is very sad to hear the demise of Mr. Hilton Gibson. He was a great open
access advocate and always in the forefront to help librarians in setting
up IRs. Our condolences to his family and friends. May God rest his soul in

best Regards,

Shamprasad M. Pujar, PhD
Deputy Librarian
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Gen Vaidya Marg, Goregaon (East)
MUMBAI-400 065, India

Phone: ++91-22-2841 6547
E-mail: pujar at igidr.ac.in
On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 3:37 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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