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Hutchinson, Alvin

Research Information Manager

Publishing, particularly the sciences. Open access, repositories and research information management. Linked data, regular expressions, SPARQL


Background And Education

Education And Training

Public Biography

  • Alvin Hutchinson is a librarian in the Digital Programs and Initiatives division of the Smithsonian Libraries. He works on Smithsonian Profiles and Smithsonian Research Online, among other things.


Selected Publications

  • Abstract

  • Article

  • Blog Posting

  • Book

    • Hutchinson, Alvin R. 2019. Science Libraries in the Self-Service Age: Developing New Services, Targeting New Users. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. In Chandos Information Professional Series. 2019
  • Chapter

  • Review

    • Hutchinson, Alvin. 2017. [Book review] "Montgomery, Scott L. The Chicago guide to communicating science. 2nd ed. Chicago, 2017. 336p." Choice, 55, (1), 2017
    • Hutchinson, Alvin. 2013. [Book review] "Digital design essentials: 100 ways to design better desktop, web, and mobile interface by Rajesh Lal." Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 51, (3), 2013
    • Hutchinson, Alvin. 2008. [Book review] "Evaluations of Individual Scientists and Research Institutions." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59, (1), 160–161. 2008
    • Hutchinson, Alvin. 2008. [Book review] "Laughing at the CIO : a parable and prescription for IT leadership." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59, (10), 1694–1695. 2008


Teaching Activities

Has Knowledge Of


Member Of



First Name

  • Alvin

Has Last Name

  • Hutchinson

Mailing Address

  • NHB Rm 37K

    MRC 154

    Washington, District of Columbia  20013