Scholarly Publishing Specialist, Purdue University

“Contributes to the innovative and collaborative environment of the Purdue University Libraries (2015 ACRL Excellence in University Libraries Award Winner). Has a passion for Scholarly Communications and keeps abreast of the latest trends and best practices, especially in Open Access. Contributes significantly to the success of colleagues and projects in Scholarly Publishing and Purdue University Press. Advocates for Open Access and Open Publishing at Purdue. Engages with faculty to explore best solutions for digital publication and preservation of all their work, leveraging evolving technologies for increasing global access to and discovery of Purdue research and scholarship. Imagines new opportunities for digital humanities, altmetrics, and digital publishing to increase the impact of scholarship. Promotes a comprehensive view of the Libraries’ scholarly communications and publishing resources, for researchers on campus. Collaborates with other areas of excellence in the Libraries (e.g., data management, digital humanities, and disciplinary liaisons). Serves as a primary contact within Scholarly Publishing Services, for faculty, users, disciplinary liaisons, and technology partners (i.e., vendors). Coordinates and monitors the development and use of Purdue e-Pubs, Purdue’s institutional text repository. Advances the understanding of, access to, and synergies with data and archival repositories as well as all Scholarly Publishing Services, Purdue University Press, University Copyright Office and other units in the Purdue Libraries….”