Open Access Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference


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Open Access Monographs in the Humanities
and Social Sciences Conference

1 and 2 July 2013, The British Library, London

Speaker Bios



Janneke Adema

is a PhD student at
Coventry University. She has conducted research for
both OAPEN and DOAB, and is the author of amongst others the OAPEN report

of Open Access Models for eBooks in the HSS
(2010) and the
DOAB User Needs Analysis

(2012). She has published in amongst
The International Journal of Cultural Studies
New Media & Society
New Review of Academic Librarianship
; and

, and she has
edited a living book on

(Open Humanities Press, 2011). Currently she is writing
a dissertation on t
he future of the scholarly book. Her research practice focuses on issues of
openness, remix and authorship and on the material production of the book, through which
she explores and critically analyses the discourse and power struggle surrounding the
mic monograph. Her research, which can be seen as both a theoretical and practical
intervention into this debate, can be accessed and followed, as it develops, on



Dr. Philippe Aigrain

was trained in maths and computer science. Active as a researcher in
media software from 1983, he joined the European Commission R&D programmes in 1996
where he was head of sector “Software technology and society” until 2003. He initiated and
the policies in support to free/open source software innovation. He is the CEO
of Sopinspace, a company developing F/OSS tools and services for collaborative and
participatory activities. He is the author of 3 open access monographs on intellectual rights
issues, and culture/media economics and policy, the latest being
sharing: Culture and the
Economy in the Internet Age
, Amsterdam Univ. Press, 2012. Dr. Aigrain is one of the
founders of La Quadrature du Net, a director of the Software Freedom Law Center (N
and a trustee of the NEXA Center for Internet & Society (Torino).

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Jon Andrews

is a
n academic librarian with experience
of several



at the University of Birmingham
as a Subject Advisor for Engineering subjects

and in
Acquisitions with a remit for ebooks: he has a particular interest in mobile devices.

Graham Bell

Graham Bell

is the Chief Data Architect at EDItEUR. Graham is focussed on the continuing
development and application of ONIX for Books, and on othe
r EDItEUR standards for both
the book and serials
sectors. He joined EDItEUR in 2010. Graham previously worked for
HarperCollins Publishers in the UK where most recently he was Head of Publishing
Systems. He led the development of bibliographic and digital

asset management systems,
and was involved with the launches of many recent HarperCollins digital initiatives
including e
audio, e
books and print
demand programmes. He has over a decade of
experience with ONIX for Books. Prior to HarperCollins, he wor
ked as an editor and in IT
roles within the magazine industry with Redwood Publishing

Simon Bell

Simon Bell is Head of Strategic Partnerships and Licensing at the British Library.

Simon is
charged with establishing partnerships with both commercial and
non commercial
organisations in order to increase access to the collection through digitisation.

He has been
with the British Library for five years and has previously worked in various capacities within
the publishing industry for Harper Collins, Oxford
University Press, and Routledge. Simon
represented the Library on the Finch Group.

Will Booker

Will Brooker

is director of research in film and television at Kingston
University, London.
His most recent book is Hunting the Dark Knight: 21st Century Batman



Annemarie Bos

is managing director of the Division of the Humanities of the Netherlands

Scientific Research (NWO)

and chair of the Steering Group of OAPEN



Dr. Buhr

is an economist and computer scient
ist. Since 2010 he has been a member of the
cabinet of Digital Agenda Commissioner and E

Commission Vice
President Neelie
Kroes. Among others, he advises her on ICT research policy, Horizon 2020, Digital Science,
Open Access as well as standardisati
on and interoperability policies. He previously dealt

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with antitrust and merger control investigations by the Commission, such as the Microsoft
antitrust case and the Oracle/Sun Microsystems merger.



Mercedes Bunz

is the director of the Hybrid

Publishing Lab located at the Leuphana
University Lüneburg. Before, she has been the technology reporter of the Guardian. Her
forthcoming book on the digitalization of knowledge will be published with Palgrave
Macmillan. Her studied at the Free University

of Berlin and holds a PhD in media studies.

Carrie Calder



is Director of Market Development at Palgrave Macmillan and responsible
strategic marketing and communications across the company’s products and publications

as well leading the development of new initiatives, including open access.

Carrie comes from an open access background, before joining


worked at
open access publisher
BioMed Central
for over 8 years where, in her role a
s Head of
and Digital Sales,

strong experience in digital publishing and
emerging business models.

also led the company’s ‘Open
ccess Africa’

Carrie has a degree in English Literature and Language, and is CIM qualified.

Tom Cochrane

rofessor Tom Cochrane

is the Deputy Vice
Chancellor (
) at the Queensland
University of Technology

in Brisbane, Australia
. The position heads a Division which
combines the services of the Libraries, Information Technology Services, eLearning
ervices, Learning Environments and Technology Services and QUT Printing Services in the
one structure.

In his current role, Professor Cochrane's external duties include: Director, Australian Digital
Alliance; Director, Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Fo
undation; Member, Board of
Queensland Museum; Member, Publications Board of CSIRO; Member, Advisory
Committee of the Australian Law Reform Commission 2012
2013; Member, Book Industry
Collaborative Council Scholarly Book Publishing Expert Reference Group (E
RG); Member,
Advisory Board of Knowledge Unlatched (UK); Member, Board of Enabling Open
Scholarship (Europe).

Professor Cochrane is a Director on the Board of
, QUT's technology transfer and
sation company, and is co
leader of the
Creative Commons

project for which
QUT is the institutional partner for Australia. This project, together with other open access
initiatives locally based at QUT, si
gnals a long standing commitment to access to
knowledge, and to research output worldwide.

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Ellen Collins

Ellen Collins

is a Research Consultant at the Research Information Network, where she has
initiated, developed and managed projects for clients including academic publishers,
librarians, funders and policymakers. She is particularly interested in how researchers find,
use and share information, and the ways that their behaviour is changing in response to
new communications platforms and business models. She has worked on several projects
around researcher use of Web 2.0, and is currently working with publishers to explo
re the
research community’s aspirations around open access. She is also the lead researcher on
UK, a collaborative research project to explore open access scholarly monograph
publishing in the humanities and social sciences.



Dr Carol
ine Edwards

is currently Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln (but from
September 2013 will be Lecturer in Modern & Contemporary Literature at Birkbeck,
University of London).
specialises in 21
century literature and i
s author of the

forthcoming monograph

Fictions of the Not Yet: Time in the Twenty
Century British

(2015) and co
editor of

two collections on living writers:

Miéville: Critical

(Gylphi, 2014) and

Maggie Gee: Critical Essays

(Gylphi, 2014


has published
articles, interviews and reviews in a number of journals, including

Modern Fiction

Contemporary Literature

Textual Practice




Left Lion Magazine

and the

New Statesman

Caroline is

nd Commissioning Editor of the open
access journal of c21st literary criticism


and is Co
Director of the
Open Library of Humanities



Dr. Martin Paul Eve

is a lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, specialising in
y American fiction, primarily the works of Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo and
David Foster Wallace. In addition, Martin is well
known for his work on open access,
appearing before the UK House of Commons Select Committee BIS Inquiry into Open
Access, writing
for the British Academic Policy Series on the topic and founding the
Library of Humanities



Eelco Ferwerda

is director of the OAPEN Foundation

since 2011
. Bef
ore that he managed
OAPEN as EU co
funded project at Amsterdam University Pres
s. He joined Amsterdam
University Press in 2002 as Publisher of Digital Products. Before joining AUP, he worked in
various new media subsidiaries at the former Dutch newspaper publisher PCM, lastly as
Manager Business Development for PCM Interactive Media.

Ferwerda is co
founder of the
Association of European University Presses (AEUP, 2010) and of the Directory of Open
Access Books (DOAB, 2012).


is the conference organiser with
Caren Milloy

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Kathleen Fitzpatrick

is Director of Scholarly Communication of
the Modern Language

and Visiting Research Professor of English at N

She is
author of
Planned Obsolescence:

Publishing, Technology
, and the Future of the Academy
NYU Press
, 2011)

The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of

(Vanderbilt University Press, 2006)

She is co
founder of the digital scholarly
network MediaCommons
, where she has led numerous experiments in open publishing and
open peer revie

Rupert Gatti

Dr. Rupert Gatti

is a co
founder and Director of Open Book Publishers. Rupert Gatti is a
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he is a Director of Studies in Economics. His
published academic work includes microeconomic analysis of co
mpetition in online
markets, game theory and search theory. He has held visiting positions at MIT and
University of Florence, acted as an Economic Advisor on several EU competition studies,
and is on the advisory board for a range of Open Access enterprise

Toby Green

Toby Green
, Head of Publishing at OECD, joined OECD Publishing in 1998 and launched, in
2000, an i
library comprising full
text books, journals and statistical databases. In 2004, he
launched OECD’s StatLink service, linking full text publica
tions to underlying data. In 2007,
OECD switched to a freemium business model, making all books free to read online in a
basic form, on any device, with revenue earned from premium online services and print. He
previously worked for Academic Press, Applied

Science Publishers, Pergamon Press, and
Elsevier Science. He is Past
Chair of ALPSP, an association of not
profit learned society
publishers and is a regular speaker at industry events in UK, France and USA.

Claude Guédon


a Ph. D. in histor
y of science,

Claude Guédon

teaches comparative literature
(really digital culture) at the University of Montreal in Canada. His main research interests
are network societies, digital documents and the whole issue of open access in scientific
and scho
larly communication. One of the original signatories of the Budapest Open Access
Initiative in 2002, he has since published and lectured widely on the topic.



Andrea Hacker

is managing editor at the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a

Context" at the University of Heidelberg, where she oversees a book
series and the open
access (gold) journal
Transcultural Studies
. She gained her PhD in Slavic languages and
literatures from the University of California Los Angeles, has extensive experience with

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editing and translation, and has been teaching academic writing to native and non
English speakers at colleges and
universities in the US, Ireland, Russia, and Germany.



Kim Hackett
is based in the research policy team at the Higher Education Funding Council
for England (HEFCE), where she has worked for the past three years. She has a background
in the human
ities, holding a PhD in history from the University of York, which she
completed before joining the Council in 2009. Kim has worked on various aspects of
research policy development and implementation, and has been centrally involved in
HEFCE’s policy deve
lopment on open access for the past year.

Martin Hall

(Conference Chair)

Martin Hall

is Vice Chancellor of the University of Salford, Manchester. He is
also Professor
Emeritus, University of Cape Town, where he is affiliated with the Graduate School of
iness. Previously Professor of Historical Archaeology, he was inaugural Dean of Higher
Education Development and then Deputy Vice
Chancellor at UCT (from 1999 to 2008). He
is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Af
rica, a Life
Fellow of the University of Cape Town and past
President of the World Archaeological
Congress. He is an accredited mediator with the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement. He
is a member of the Boards of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Comme
rce and of JISC,
the UK’s information technology service for higher and further education, and the Chair of

the Open Access Implementation Group.

Sally Hardy

Sally Hardy

is the Chief Executive

the Regional Studies Association

which is a social
science learned society with both a global membership and a global reach. The Association
runs a publishing programme including three journals and is about to launch Regional
Studies and Regional Science as an Open Access journal. Also p
ublished are two magazines
one of which is largely authored by early career researchers and a popular book series

Regions and Cities. The Association has an international conference programme, and this
year will open a satellite office in Beijing, China
with additional offices planned for North
America and Eastern Europe. A key area of activity centres on knowledge exchange and the
Association works closely with a number of international organisations such as the
European Commission, the United Nations an
d the OECD. Sally is also a member of the
Editorial Advisory Board of Princeton Press and is a member of both the Academy of Social
Science Chief Executive Officer Group and of the Academy’s International Advisory Group.
Sally has been a commentator on ope
n access, journals and learned societies speaking at
several recent high profile conferences.

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Doris Haslinger

working with the FWF for

nearly seventeen years and he is

the Program
Manager of the Stand
alone publications at the Austrian S
cience Fund.

He is

responsible for the FWF
Book Library.

Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren

Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren

Head of communications and
Deputy Library director at
Stockholm University Library
. Prior to that, between 2007 and

she was

communications and publishing at The Nordic Africa Institute
. She completed her

PhD in
Cultural Anthropology, University of Uppsala

in 2006 and has a
BA in journalism

Brian Hole

Brian Hole

is the CEO of Ubiquity Press, a researcher
led open access pu
blisher based in

Brian is also a researcher working within the humanities and information science,
with a focus on ethics and inclusive systems. At
, his PhD research looks at public
archaeology in India, spe
cifically at issues of community engagement and utilisation of
cultural heritage.

Angela Holzer

Angela Holzer

Programme Officer

at the

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Neil Jacobs

Neil Jacobs

directs Jisc innovation work in the areas of scholarly
communication and digital
infrastructure such as repositories. He has a long
standing interest in open access, is a
member of the UK Open Access Implementation Group, and sits on the OAPEN
steering group.

Shana Kimball

Shana Kimball

is Business Developm
ent Manager for Digital Initiatives at the New York
Public Library, where she is primarily focused on promoting and supporting the
development of Knowledge Unlatched. Prior to joining NYPL, she was Head of Publishing
Services, Outreach, and Strategic Devel
opment for Michigan Publishing, the primary
academic publishing division of the University of Michigan.

Rachael Lammey

Rachael Lammey

has been with CrossRef since March 2012. She is a Product Manager on
the CrossCheck and CrossMark initiatives and works on

other CrossRef tools for publishers.

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She previously worked in journals publishing for Taylor & Francis for nearly six years. Her
background is in English Literature and Publishing Studies.

Mark Llewellyn

Professor Mark Llewellyn

is Director of Research at the Arts and Humanities Research
Council (AHRC) on secondment from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, where he
holds the John Anderson Research Leadership Chair in English. At the AHRC, Mark has
overall responsibility for t
he Programmes Directorate including all schemes, themes,
research and postgraduate areas together with activities in International, Knowledge
Exchange and Partnerships, Public Policy, Peer Review and Research Career Development
and Training.

Caren Milloy

aren Milloy

is Head of Projects at JISC Collections and specialises in research on business
and licensing models for academic ebooks.
Caren leads the


collaborative research project, working with

stakeholders to generate knowledge about

open access

monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences.

She also oversees
the Jisc APC platform, JISC Historic Books, JISC Journal Archives and JISC MediaHub.

previously managed a UK wide etextbook project and undertook negotiation and

for online resources. She is the conference organiser with Eelco Ferwerda.



Dr Lucy Montgomery

is a Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow at Queensland University of
Technology and
Research Director for Knowledge Unlatched: A London
ased not
profit company committed to creating sustainable routes to open access for scholarly

Lucy trained as a China specialist at the University of Adelaide, before going to complete a
PhD in Media and Cultural Studies at Queensland Universi
ty of Technology.
As Research
Director for Knowledge Unlatched she is coordinating a critical program of research
alongside the pilot of a global library consortium sharing the costs of making high quality
scholarly books available to the world on open acc
ess licenses.



Pierre Mounier

is associate director of OpenEdition, a platform for open access publishing
in humanities and social sciences. He teaches about digital humanities at EHESS in Paris.
He published several books about social and
political impact of ICT (
Les Maîtres du Réseau
les enjeux politiques d'Internet 2001), digital publishing (
L'Edition électronique
, with Marin

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Dacos, 2010) and digital humanities (
Read/Write Book 2, Une introduction aux humanités
, 2012).



Cameron Neylon

is Advocacy Director for the Public Library of Science,

a research
biophysicist and well known agitator for opening up

the process of research. He

regularly on issues of Open Science including Open Access publication,

Open Data,
and Open Source as
well as the wider technical and social

issues of applying the
opportunities the internet brings to the practice

of science. He was named as a SPARC
Innovator in July 2010 for work on the Panton Principles and is a

proud recipient of the Blue
Obelisk for co
ntributions to open data. He

writes regularly at his blog, Science in the Open.



Ed Pentz

is the Executive Director of

CrossRef, a not
profit membership association of
publishers set up to

provide a cross
publisher reference linking service. Ed

was appointed

CrossRef’s first

Executive Director when the organization

was created in 2000. Prior to
joining CrossRef Ed held electronic publishing,

editorial and sales positions at Harcourt
Brace in the US and UK and


the launch of Academic Pr
ess’ first online journal, the
Journal of Molecular

Biology, in 1995. Ed is
the Chair of the ORCID, Inc
board of directors.
Ed has a degree

in English Literature

from P
rinceton University and
lives in Oxford,



Dr Frances Pinter

is th
e founder and Executive Director of Knowledge Unlatched. She was
founding Publisher at Bloomsbury Academic, specialising in Humanities and Social
Sciences where she made use of Creative Commons licensing for monographs.

She was Publishing Director at

the Soros Foundation (now Open Society Foundations)
working in 30 transition countries supporting publishing development, translations and
education after the fall of communism. In the late 90s she devised the business model and
established, EIFL, the lib
rary consortium that now straddles nearly 50 countries. Earlier in
her career she founded Pinter Publishers that also owned Leicester University Press and
established the imprint Belhaven Press. Frances is a Visiting Fellow at the London School of



Ernesto Priego

is Lecturer in Library Science at City University London. He’s affiliated to
the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, where he did his PhD. He is a member of the ad hoc
Communications Committee of the Alliance of Digital Hum
anities Associations (ADHO)

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and of the executive council of the Association for Computers in the Humanities (ACH). He
is a member of the LibTech committee of the Open Library of Humanities, and editor in
chief of the born digital, open access, open peer
viewed project Comics Grid: Journal of
Comics Scholarship.



Adam Purser

became Bibliographic Services Manager at Palgrave Macmillan in 2011,
assuming control of the quality and export of Palgrave’s data globally. He has also worked
on innovative

new projects such as Palgrave Pivot, liaising with data and supply chain
experts to address potential issues.

Previously he has worked in stock control and proof reading positions within publishing, but
began his working life as a designer, creating 3D
digital models of exhibition spaces, in
addition to traditional graphic design.

Adam is also due to join the BIC Metadata Committee later this year.



Jill Russell

the Digital Assets programme Manager at the University of Birmingham. Jill is
responsible for supporting open access publishing activity and
manages the University

Birmingham’s institutional repository.



Bas Savenije

graduated in philosophy
in 1977. Since then, he has held a range of positions
at Utrecht University, among which director of Strategic Planning and director Budgeting
and Control. From 1994 until 2009 he was university librarian of Utrecht University,
managing the comprehensive u
niversity library. He has initiated a pervasive innovation
program for the library aimed at implementing and continuously improving electronic
services. One of the results is an e
press within the university library of Utrecht

electronic publishing and

archiving services.

Since June 2009 Bas is Director General of the KB, National Library of the Netherlands.

He is, among others, president of FOBID (the Dutch Federation of Organisations in the
Field of Libraries, Information and Documentation) and chair
man of the board of OAPEN.

Veronika Spinka

Veronika Spinka

graduated from Stuttgart Media University with a degree in


and a focus on electronic publishing processes. As Open Access Coordinator at

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Springer she is responsible for the open
access (OA) books program ‘SpringerOpen books’,
Springer’s hybrid OA option for journals ‘Open Choice’, and the self
archiving policy.

Ralf Schimmer

Dr Ralf Schimmer

holds a PhD in Sociology and a German library degree. He is Head of
Scientific Informatio
n Provision at the Max Planck Digital Library, where he is responsible
for the electronic resources licensing programme for the entire Max Planck Society and for
a broad range of library related information services. Ever since the Berlin Conference in
3, he has been deeply involved in the open access agenda of the Max Planck Society. He
is responsible for the open access publication charge agreements of the Max Planck
Society, and he serves on the Library Advisory Boards of several major publishers and
national and international committees. Ralf is also very active in helping to establish
SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics).



Michiel Thijssen

is a physicist who has been in scholarly publishi
ng for 14 years,
predominantly in the natural sciences. He is Sr Acquisitions Editor for Biology and History
of Science with Brill. After 7 years at Elsevier he came to Brill in 2007, lending his journals
publishing experience and deepening his knowledge o
f e
publishing and open access. He
has a track record in implementing publishing technologies like OA, managing complex
publication projects in demanding markets and negotiating with learned societies seeking
publishing services.

Alessandra Tosi


Tosi is a co
founder and Director of Open Book Publishers
Alessandra Tosi is a
specialist in nineteenth
century Russian fiction, literary reception and gender studies. A
past Wingate Fellow and MHRA Research Fellow and a visiti
ng fellow at Harvard University,
Alessandra has held academic positions at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
and at the University of Exeter. She is presently a Life Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge.



Joscelyn Upendran

has pre
viously worked with Creative Commons UK and Wikimedia UK
and is an experienced lawyer and lecturer with a keen interest in open content & knowledge
sharing. Joscelyn is founder & CEO of Zilpa

which is du
e to launch in
autumn 2013. Zilpa helps to craft & surface expertise & interests via ‘social knitting’ of
content and people whereby all contributors to content receive attribution.

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Benjamin White

is the Head of Intellectual Property at the British Library. He has a
background in publishing having worked for Pearson Education internationally, as well as
for Ordnance Survey. He is active in the Intellectual Property field within the UK having sat

a number of bodies including the BBC's Creative Archive Advisory Board, the UK
Government's Creative Economy Programme (Competition and Intellectual Property),
i2010 Digital Libraries Programme, CBI Intellectual Property Board as well as the Institute
Public Policy Research's Advisory Board on Intellectual Property and the Public Sphere.
He currently chairs the copyright group of the Council for European National Librarians; he
sits on the UK Intellectual Property Office’s Copyright Research Expert Advi
sory Group and
the Digital Copyright Exchange Launch Group, and is a member of the advisory panel for
the Digital Copyright Exchange.



Simon Worthington

is working at the Hybrid Publishing Lab, where he heads the
development of a multiplat
form software system. He is co
founder of Mute Magazine and
its Digital Director and was
killed as an artist at The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London
and at CalArts, Valencia, Calif.