We’re delighted to have some of the most informed and experienced open-access practitioners in the world advising us on the policy and mechanism of The One Repo.
Martin Paul Eve is a Senior Lecturer in Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a founder of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded Open Library of Humanities, the author of Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future (open access from Cambridge University Press, 2014), and the lead developer of the open-source XML typesetting platform, meTypeset.
Jan Velterop is a marine geophysicist who became a science publisher in the mid-1970s. He started his publishing career at Elsevier in Amsterdam. In 1993 he joined Academic Press in London, where he developed the first country-wide deal that gave electronic access to all AP journals to all institutes of higher education in the United Kingdom (later known as the Big Deal). He next joined Nature as director, but moved quickly on to help get BioMed Central off the ground. He participated in the Budapest Open Access Initiative. In 2005 he joined Springer as Director of Open Access. In 2008 he left to help develop semantic approaches to accelerate scientific discovery. He is an active advocate of BOAI-compliant open access and of the use of microattribution, the hallmark of so-called “nanopublications”.
Cameron Neylon is a freelance interdisciplinary researcher, consultant and is an advocate of open research practice. He has previously been Advocacy Director at PLOS, a Senior Scientist at the STFC Isis Neutron and Muon Facility and tenured faculty at the University of Southampton. His research and writing focuses on the interface of web technology with science, and the application of tools in academic research. He is a co-author of the Panton Principles for Open Data in Science and the Altmetrics Manifesto, and writes about the social, technical, and policy issues of open research at his blog, Science in the Open.
Peter Suber is the Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Director of the Harvard Open Access Project, a Faculty Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and a Senior Researcher at SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. He has been active in promoting open access for many years. He quite literally wrote the book on open access, and is widely considered the de facto leader of the OA movement.
Ginny Barbour is the Executive Officer of the Australian Open Access Support Group (AOASG), Chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). She is a director of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) and sits on the steering group of the AllTrials initiative. Her background is in medicine. Having completed a DPhil at Oxford University, she moved into medical publishing, working as Senior Editor for the Lancet before becoming one of the founding editors of PLOS Medicine. She subsequently became Medicine and Biology Editorial Director at the Public Library of Science before joining AOASG.
Rob Sanderson is Technical Collaboration Manager at Stanford University Library. His role combines information architecture with community outreach/engagement, especially in the area of Linked Data. He is co-chair and co-editor of the W3C’s Web Annotation Working Group, and lead editor for the International Image Interoperability Framework. He’s involved in the BibFrame discussions regarding bibliographic linked open data, and with the Hydra repository solution. He is particularly concerned with the Hydra community’s current transition from XML into Linked Data.