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Colin Elliott is the Coast Mountain College Director of Applied Research, Libraries, and Emerging Technologies. He is the point person for faculty who are engaging in applied research in and out of the classroom, the voice for Libraries at the management table, and the champion of emerging technologies. Colin joined Coast Mountain College in 2018. He has 12 years of academic library experience at Athabasca University, where he worked in every aspect of the library including digitization, information literacy, and on course development teams. His most recent role was Manager, Web Projects & Services, where he supervised a team that works to support websites, research projects, open access, open educational resources and student learning. His work at Athabasca University was based on partnership and collaboration including internal, local and regional partners. Colin has also been actively engaged in the higher education community both internally and externally, sitting on committees and participating in planning and governance. Prior to Athabasca, he spent 4 ½ years teaching English in Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UNBC, an MA from Athabasca University and an MLIS from the University of Alberta.