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    We are dedicated to the authors and editors who publish with us, and the broader research community whom we serve. In addition to the Ubiquity Partner Advisory Board, we also operate a General Advisory Board to help us stay abreast of developments in academic research and publishing. Our North America Library Advisory Board provides perspective from the library community and is in the process of expanding internationally. And we will soon be establishing special interest groups to gather input from members of the broader community in more specific areas.

    We also provide the Ubiquity Community portal as a space for journal editor, press manager and repository manager communities, where members can ask questions and share experience and resources.

      

    General Advisory Board

    Nicole Allen

    Director of Open Education, SPARC

    David de Roure

    Professor of e-Research, University of Oxford

    Simon Hodson

    Executive Director, CODATA

    Suzanne Kemperman

    Director of Business Development and Publisher Relations, OCLC

    Iryna Kuchma

    Open Access Programme Manager, EIFL

    Jennifer Lin

    Director of Product Management, Crossref

    Joseph McArthur

    Assistant Director, Right to Research Coalition

    Pierre Mournier

    Associate Director, OpenEdition and Coordinator, OPERAS

    Jason Priem

    Cofounder, Impactstory

    David Prosser

    Executive Director, Research Libraries UK

     

    Partner Advisory Board

    The Ubiquity Partner Advisory Board represents our publishing partners and guides our adherence to the customer charter.

    Scott Abbott

    Scholarly Communication Manager, University of Technology Sydney

    Nirmala Menon

    Assistant Professor and Head, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Indore

    Helen Porter

    Research Support Manager, London School of Economics

    Peter Potter

    Director, Publishing Strategy, Virginia Tech (Board Chair)

    Wilhelm Widmark

    Library Director, Stockholm University Library

    The company is represented on the Board by Brian Hole (CEO) and Tom Mowlam (COO).

     

    North America Library Advisory Board

    The North America Library Advisory Board (LAB) consists of academic librarians within the United States and Canada with expertise in scholarly communication, digital scholarship, and library publishing. Library Advisory Board members are important voices in the Ubiquity community and provide feedback to ensure that our services align with library values and benefit the community in shifting to sustainable open access publishing.

    Ivy Anderson

    Director, Collection Development and Management, California Digital Library

    Lindsay Cronk

    Head of Collection Strategies, University of Rochester

    Rebel Cummings-Sauls

    Director of Digital Services and OER, Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative

    DeDe Dawson

    Science & Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Saskatchewan

    April Hathcock

    Director of Scholarly Communications & Information Policy, New York University

    Inba Kehoe

    Copyright Office and Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Victoria

    Sarah Melton

    Head of Digital Scholarship, Boston College

    Allegra Swift

    Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of California San Diego

    Megan Wacha

    Scholarly Communications Librarian, City University of New York

     

    Special Interest Groups

    We will soon be announcing the formation of Special Interest Groups. These will provide members of the broader community with an opportunity to provide formative input to our open source platform, in areas such as:

     

    R&D Partners

    We believe in the power of open source communities to create the highest quality code and to have the broadest possible impact. We work with the following key organisations to build better solutions than we could alone. Our open source collaborations also ensure that Ubiquity Press Partners will not be locked in to proprietary software or publication outputs.

    The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and Open Journal Systems (OJS)
    OJS, developed by PKP, is the default journal management system behind our journals platform. We are dedicated to running OJS for the long-term, and we will continue to help improve the platform based on the experience of our editors.

    Samvera and Hyku
    Hyku is the new multi-tenancy repository system built on top of Samvera. We are fully committed to building a next-generation repository along with the rest of the Hyku community.

    OPERAS
    OPERAS is a consortium of organisations dedicated to furthering open access and open science in the humanities and social sciences (HSS). We currently operate the OPERAS Metrics platform, which provides open publishers with consistent book-level metrics. We are also actively contributing to its code with other members.