Ray Kimsey


Ray Kimsey is an Information Technologist for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University. He is responsible for providing leadership in the areas of information and video technology, networking, and unix systems administration.

Ray was responsible for pioneering widespread use of electronic mail and discussion servers by the NC Cooperative Extension Service in the late 80's and developed the first World Wide Web server at North Carolina State University.

Recently, he has been involved with a group of land-grant university colleagues in pioneering the use of the Internet and the World Wide Web for non-formal distance learning. These projects have taken various forms
CyberCamp - an on-line educational camp for children,
Teaching Through the Web - an interactive process utilizing the Web to teach teachers how to use the web for educational purposes, and
MORIL (Metadata Open Resource Information Locator) - a resource discovery project that utilizes standardized conventions for developing metadata and other bibliographic information to better organize and catalog informational resources either in electronic format or in more traditional formats.