9th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing

Lightning Talks: Poster Presenters


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Speakers: Kate McCready, University of Minnesota Libraries. Heather Staines, Hypothes.is. Chu Keong Lee, Nanyang Technological University. Frédéric Vidal, LusOpenEdition. Sioux Cumming, INASP. Andrea Bertino, Goettingen State and University Library.

Kate McCready, Director of Content Services, University of Minnesota Libraries - '#ImmigrationSyllabus: Supporting a New Open Access Genre Publication’. Find the slides here.

Heather Staines, Director of Partnerships, Hypothes.is - ‘Hypothes.is for Publishers and Researchers: Promoting standards-based interoperable collaboration tools’. Find the slides here.

Chu Keong Lee, Programme Director, MSc Knowledge Management Programme, Nanyang Technological University - ‘Open Access Mathematics Questions’. Find the slides here.

Frédéric Vidal, Project Coordinator, LusOpenEdition - ‘LusOpenEdition – Networking and community building through Open Access initiatives’. Find the slides here.

Sioux Cumming, Programme Manager, Journals Online, INASP - ‘New framework provides accreditation and support for journals in the Global South’. Find the slides here.

Andrea Bertino, Project Manager, Goettingen State and University Library - ‘HIRMEOS – High Integration of Research Monographs in the European Open Science infrastructure’. Find the slides here.

About the speakers:

Kate McCready is the Director of the Content Services department which is comprised of Interlibrary Loan and the Open Scholarship and Publishing Services [OSPS] unit within the University Libraries. OSPS provides Copyright Permissions Services, and Publishing Services. Kate is responsible for the oversight of the University of Minnesota's borrowing efforts, facilitating our affiliates reuse of published content, while also providing services and infrastructure that support the creation, production, and dissemination of UMN faculty and instructor produced digital scholarship. Formerly, she was the director of the Experts@Minnesota site which creates profiles for University of Minnesota faculty to allow for research networking and the discovery of our institution's expertise. She has also been the project manager for EthicShare, a research environment created for the field of bioethics by the University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics, University Libraries, and Department of Computer Science that now resides at Johns Hopkins University. Kate is a librarian, with an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. At the University of Minnesota, she has served at the reference desk, taught research methodology classes, led a variety of reference and information services, and coordinated several grant projects.

Heather Ruland Staines, Ph.D., is Director of Partnerships at Hypothes.is, a non-profit in the annotation and collaboration space. She recently served as a Director for the ProQuest Global Content Alliance team where she managed content licensing for Discovery (Summon and Primo) and Course Materials (SIPX and Leganto) initiatives. Her previous roles include Global eProduct Manager and Senior Manager eOperations at Springer SBM (now Springer Nature). She began her publishing career as a book acquisitions editor for Praeger Publishers, where she was eventually Editorial Director for Praeger Security International, a multi-format imprint. She is a frequent speaker and participant in industry events, recently serving Co-Chair of the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s Education Committee and Chair of the ALA ALCTS CRS Education, Research, and Publications Coordinating Committee. In August 2016, she joined Project COUNTER as a member of their Board of Directors. She is part of NISO’s Transfer Standing Committee and the STM Association’s Futurelab and Programming Committee. She is also a member of the Force2017 Programming Committee. She earned a Ph.D. from Yale University.

Dr Lee is currently the programme director of the MSc (Knowledge Management) and MSc (Information Studies) programmes offered by the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He is a chemical engineer by training, but furthered his studies in the areas of information science and knowledge management. In addition to NTU, he has also held teaching positions at the Singapore and Temasek Polytechnics. His current teaching assignments include graduate courses in the areas of knowledge management, business information services, and special libraries. He is the founder of OpenlySolved.org and Mathematics-DL.org.

Frédéric Vidal is a senior researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) and invited professor at ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Since 2016, he has coordinated LusOpenEdition project, an Open Access initiative conducted in Portugal for 6 years thanks to a partnership between OpenEdition and CRIA. For more information: http://lusopenedition.org/