Thomas Dowling

Thomas Dowling is a librarian and web developer with 15 years experience integrating information technology with library services. He currently works at OhioLINK, the Ohio Library and Information Network, where he has worked with academic librarians from around the state of Ohio in planning, designing, and implementing state-of-the-art online services for library database research, full-text scholarly electronic journals, historical texts in the humanities, and web tools for connecting researchers from scholarly citations to full text.

Dowling writes and speaks on the importance of web standards in ensuring interoperability among online information systems. He is the author of "The Library Web Manager's Handbook," published in Library Technology Reports by ALA TechSource.