Dr. Ray Uzwyshyn is currently Head of the Department of Digital and Learning Technologies for the University of West Florida Libraries. where he provides coordination and leadership for digital and IT programs including management oversight, budgets and strategic direction. Dr. Uzwyshyn was previously responsible for Web Services at the University of Miami Libraries where he was instrumental in the application of new media possibilties and development of the libraries web presence. Ray possesses a Ph.D. (Summa Cum Laude) from NYU in Media Studies and MLIS from the University of Western Ontario. His interests are in information visualization, the application of visual technologies and semiotics to information systems and multimedia possibilities for digital libraries. He has chaired the American Society of Information Science and Technology, Special Interest Group in Visualization, Information and Sound and his projects, research and applications are recognized internationally for the intelligent application of new media and technological possibilities for academic libraries and university learning environments.