2004 annual meeting
is Director of Electronic Publishing, The Johns Hopkins University Press. As the Director of Electronic Publishing for The Johns Hopkins University Press, Aileen McHugh runs Project MUSE®, an on-line collection of 257 peer-reviewed scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences from 40 nonprofit publishers. Muse is managed by the Press in cooperation with the Milton S. Eisenhower Library.
is the Product Manager for Scirus, Elsevier’s free science-specific web search engine. She manages the Scirus team and is responsible for developing new concepts and market strategies.
is the Director of New Business Development for Ingenta, Inc. has more than twenty years experience in sales, marketing and product development in the professional and scholarly publishing industry. Her previous experience includes roles at Little, Brown and Company and University of Chicago Press. In between she took a break from publishing and has managed the development of in-house knowledge management systems for two consulting firms.
is Executive Director, Electronic Strategy and Product Development, Wolters Kluwer Health, has been with Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (part of Wolters Kluwer Health) for three years. Prior to publishing, she worked in consultaing, software development, and telecommunications in the areas of strategy formulation and execution, product develoment, project and program management, business analysis, and process definition. Ann manages a group focused on electronic product strategy and delivery, defining integrated electronic and print workflow processes and content management strategies and implementing content management technologies.
Audrey D. Melkin
is Director of Business Development at Atypon Systems, Inc. Previously she was Vice President, Publisher Relations at Ingenta and CatchWord and has worked at Holt, Wiley, and Oxford University Press. She is a regular speaker at industry gatherings, including the Charleston Conference, American Library Association (ALA), American Association of Publishers/Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division (PSP), and the SSP.
Meyers Consulting Services. During her 30+ year career, Barbara was one of the founders of SSP; President of CSE; and served on numerous boards/committees. Holding a masters in Science, Technology, & Public Policy and a bachelors in Science Journalism from George Washington University, Barbara is on faculty of the GWU Masters of Professional Studies in Publishing.
is the President/CEO, Really Strategies, Inc. – Since co-founding Really Strategies Inc., Barry has served as president and CEO of the company, based in Lansdale, Pa. Under Barry’s leadership, Really Strategies has grown into a full service firm that helps publishers bring strategy, content, and technology together. As a recent recipient of the Philadelphia 100® Award, Really Strategies has been named one of the fastest growing, privately-held companies in the Philadelphia region. Barry is also an active member of the Software and Information Industry Association content division’s board of directors and the education committee of the Society for Scholarly Publishing
has worked at the Association for Computing Machinery from 1980. His responsibilities have included development and management of database publishing system for reference publications; development of early CD-ROM and hypertext products; project management for SGML publishing production system; development and direction of electronic publishing program; drafting copyright and permissions policy for the networked environment; and establishing of Digital Library, Online Bibliographic Database, and Computing Portal with appropriate business models.
Vice President of Apex Publishing, LLC, is General Editor of The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing, a major print and online reference work published in 2003 by Columbia University Press. Previously owner and president of Impressions Book and Journal Services and Past President of SSP, Bill is a frequent speaker and seminar leader for SSP, the International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers (STM), the Council of Science Editors, the Association of American Publishers, and the Association of American University Presses.
is Senior Vice President for Communications and Publishing at the Commonwealth Fund, an independent, private foundation that studies and supports research on health care policy and social issues. Previously he was Senior Vice President and Executive Editor at Medscape from WebMD. Bill also worked at the American Medical Association, the University of Chicago Hospitals, and spent seven years at UPI as a reporter, editor, and bureau chief.
is the Executive Vice President for Sage Publications’ Higher Education Group, which includes both the journals and books publishing divisions. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Publishers International Linking Association (PILA) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP). Blaise began his career in publishing in 1984 and first joined Sage Publications in 1986. In 1990, Blaise moved to Jossey-Bass Publishers. In 1991, he was appointed Director of Kinko’s Publishing/College Division at corporate headquarters. He returned to Sage in 1996.
is the Publisher for Online Business and CME for JAMA and the Archives Journals. Based in California, she also teaches at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in the field of Preventive Medicine.
is a co-founder of the Kaufman-Wills Group, LLC, a consulting firm offering a full range of professional services to scholarly publishers in business development, electronic publishing and licensing, process improvement, marketing and marketing research, and professional recruitment. Kaufman-Wills’ clients include the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Health Affairs/Project Hope, Science Online, the National Academy of Sciences, New England Journal of Medicine, and many other non-profit and commercial publishers.
Resource Access Administrator, Genentech Library – has facilitated access to the library’s print and electronic collections since 1990. Her work has come to include collection development policy issues, vendor negotiations, enhancement of access to materials through the library’s website and online catalog and design and implementation of serials management systems and procedures.
is an independent information industry consultant with Maxwell Publishing Consultants, with over 20 years of experience in publishing and product development. Her recent projects have ranged from publicity to pricing research to developing international distribution channels.
Director of Scholarly Communication Initiatives, California Digital Library, leads CDL’s innovative eScholarship program, which comprises repository-based publication of papers, peer-reviewed articles, books, journals, and findings in non-standard formats.
PhD is the Research Director for the EPIC Online Publishing Use and Costs Evaluation Program at Columbia University. This project examines the effects of electonic resources on scholarly communication.
is the director of events and e-learning with TFI Learning, a division of T&F Informa. Previously Christine was a consultant with Shore Communications, Vice President for Global Marketing for Ingenta and Director of Content and Market Development for SilverPlatter Information. Christine is a past president and member of the program and publications committees of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.
is the Director of Technology of CrossRef. He has been actively involved in improving the linking infrastructure for their member’s scholarly publications. As a technologist, his focus is on implementation concerns driven by data management, data quality and on the development of new services and standards intiatives. Chuck has more than 16 years experience in software services relating to content management and structured data delivery systems.
is the President and Senior Consultant, aXtive Minds, Inc., a small consultancy focusing on helping companies adopt XML and related technologies. Previously, Dale was Vice President of Product Technology for RIA, the tax publishing division of the Thomson publishing company. Dale has taught, spoken, and written worldwide on XML, SGML, the Web, and structured information systems for 20 years.
is the Founder and CEO, Content Directions, Inc., the first commercial Registration Agency for the Digital Object Identifier (DOI). Prior to founding Content Directions in August 2000, David was Director of New Publishing Technologies for John Wiley & Sons, where he was responsible for helping Wiley transition to the world of electronic publishing through a combination of new product strategies, internal infrastructure projects, and external acquisitions and investments. He has held positions at Moody’s Investors Service and International Capital Markets Division of Barclays Bank, which invoved technology, the information industry, Wall Street, and the retail industry.
Dr. John Hoey
is editor of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). Born in Hamilton, Ontario, attempts were made to educate him at McGill, Johns Hopkins, and Stanford. He practiced internal medicine and community medicine at McGill and at Queen’s before moving to the Journal in 1996. John and his wife Catherine have 2 children and a grandson.
serves as the Senior Director of Rightsholder Relations at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the world’s premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions. He oversees strategic initiatives focused on CCC’s publisher constituency and manages the development of content licensing solutions and new revenue-generating initiatives for CCC’s participating publishers. Ed also provides the vision for the advancement of CCC’s digital rights management services and is a key contributor on other long-term strategic issues facing the information industry.
Eileen Gifford Fenton
is Executive Director of Portico, a new electronicjournal archiving service launched with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, JSTOR, and Ithaka. Eileen is responsible for leading Portico’s efforts to ensure the long-term preservation of and access to scholarly literature published in electronic form beginning with electronic scholarly journals.
is the Manager of Archival Publications, Materials Research Society, is responsible for all aspects of print and online publication of MRS’s monthly archival journal as well as approximately 45 proceedings volumes each year. Since joining MRS in 2000, Eileen has overseen the implementation of electronic peer review systems for both books and journals and has guided these publications through an array of changes to keep pace with new developments in publishing. Prior to joining MRS, Eileen spent 5 years in book acquisitions at the University of Pittsburgh Press. She is an active member of the SSP Education Committee.
is the Director of Publications of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, where he oversees the publication of four peer-reviewed journals, 350 conference proceedings annually, a scholarly technical books program, a member magazine, and SPIE’s new Digital Library.
Eric Van de Velde
led the development of CODA, Caltech’s Open Archives initiative. Eric Van de Velde is a member of the Board of Directors of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, the CrossRef Library Advisory Board, and he chairs NISO Committee AX on OpenURL standardization.
is a service design analyst at the California Digital Library, University of California. Areas of responsibility include management of the eScholarship Editions project, user interface design, and information services design. Previous positions include lead project manager for the Indiana University Web Team and research librarian at the law firm of Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco.
Frank Stumpf, Jr.
is the President and Chief Operating Officer, SPI Publisher Services. He joined SPI Technologies in late 1998 and assumed global P&L responsibility for SPI Publisher Services in 2000. He has overseen the development of this SPI business unit from a single customer in early 1999 to more than 35 customers in 2004. Prior to joining SPI, Frank spent 9 years with Cadmus Communications. He held various senior leadership positions in technology development and sales/marketing.
Gordon Tibbetts, III
is the President of Blackwell Publishing Inc. (U.S.), will moderate the session, “Managing Change in Publishing Environments”. Since joining Blackwell in 2000, Gordon has led the U.S. operations through significant changes, including the 2001 merger of Blackwell Science and Blackwell Publishers. For more than 20 years Gordon has effectively integrated modern electronic publishing technology into traditional publishing businesses with such companies as Aster Publishing, Advanstar, and The Thompson Corporation. In addition, he is a member of the Association of American Publishers Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division and CrossRef.
is a Publisher in the US Health Sciences Division of Elsevier, where he oversees a list of medicine and surgery journals. Before joining Elsevier, he was Editorial Manager for AccessMedicine at McGraw-Hill. Before that, Greg spent several years in journal production, with stops at John Wiley, Raven Press/Lippincott-Raven, and Plenum Press. Greg has long been active in SSP. He currently serves on the Education Committee, and is a frequent speaker at SSP seminars.
is the Director of Operations, Scientific Publishing for the American Heart Association (AHA) where she has worked for three years. Her responsibilities include oversight of the AHA science publications. Heather has spoken at various publishing conferences including HighWire and SSP and serves on the CSE Editorial Policy Committee. Prior to AHA she worked in publishing for Pearson Education.
is the President and Chief Operating Officer of BioOne, a collaborative on-line publishing venture in the biological sciences that has focused on creating a new business model that challenges the traditional boundaries between scholars, publishers, and the library community. In her work for both nonprofit and commercial publishers over the past 14 years, Heather has concentrated on bringing together scholarly traditions and emerging technologies. She was awarded the 2002 ALPSP Award for service to nonprofit publishers for her work on BioOne and was elected to serve as President of SSP beginning in June 2004.
is the Executive Director of Electronic Production for Elsevier serving the Health Sciences Division, will talk about the cultural, human, and organizational lessons learned from a major retooling at a publishing house. He is dedicated to topics such as markup languages and supporting tools, content management, and workflow engineering. He came to Elsevier as part of the acquisition of Harcourt Health Sciences, where he led the Electronic Publishing Services group that published under the imprints of Mosby, W.B. Saunders, and Churchill Livingstone.
is Acquisitions Librarian and Electronic Resources Officer at the University of Chicago and has previously held positions at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Gardner-Webb College in North Carolina. He is also adjunct professor at Dominican University School of Library and Information Science (formerly Rosary College), where he teaches the class on serials. His most recent presentations were at the 2002 Charleston Conference, where he participated in a preconference session on linking and also convened a plenary session on issues related to linking standards.
is the Production and Marketing Manager, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, manages the production, distribution, and marketing of this weekly publication. She has spent the past year focusing on the journal’s move to a new fulfillment vendor and transition to their new tiered-pricing model and site license sales for 2004.
has spent over 35 years in publishing, with The Open University, Butterworths and Scholastic. He joined Blackwell in 1990 as head of the subscription agency and then as Managing Director. He was Managing Director of Carfax, a UK journal publisher, from 1994. He left Carfax in November 1998 to set up his own consultancy, John Cox Associates, which specializes in scholarly and research publishing.
is the Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society. He was professor at Indiana University from 1973-1995. Dr. Ewing attended St. Lawrence University and Brown University, where he received his PhD in 1971.
Electronic Manuscripts Coordinator, University of Chicago Press, manages the development and implementation of electronic publishing technologies. He has led development on SGML-based publishing systems and Penta typesetting for the Press since 1994.
is the Production Systems Manager, Sage U.S., has been at Sage for 9 years and oversees all technical aspects of the e-publishing program for Sage U.S., including peer review, electronic production systems, typesetting (both in-house and external), cross-ref/DOIs, content management strategies, content conversion projects (for both the U.S. and UK), and the Sage U.S. on-line electronic journals program. He is also working with a global team at Sage to define and implement their journal hosting platform strategy (i.e. science direct, synergy, etc.) as well as a peer review system.
Vice President, Account Development & Channel Marketing, Elsevier Science, has been with Elsevier for more than 25 years, starting as a library sales rep and later moving into journals marketing, sales, and marketing services. Most recently, he served 10 years as Director, Corporate Communications, before assuming his present position in 2001. Tagler is active in the Special Libraries Association, Medical Library Association, and the American Library Association.
is the Vice President and Chief Architect, Really Strategies, Inc., has more than 12 years of hands-on data architecture, data analysis, content transformation, and project management experience. She is widely regarded as an expert in the design of XML-based content management systems and in the integration of those systems with Web sites and other output media. Lisa is a frequent presenter at industry tradeshows and has authored a chapter in the XML Handbook (2nd ed.).
joined SSP in 1987 after being hired by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. As communications director, she is responsible for the HFES publications program, Society outreach, and the Web site. She has served SSP as Membership Committee chair and cochair of the Education Committee and the 2005 Annual Meeting Program Committee.
is the sales director for Cadmus’ Publisher Services Group. Ms. Barber has 12 years of experience in scholarly publishing, spanning the full range of editorial, production, printing, online publishing, and data conversion processes for journals and books. She was the production editor for The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, overseeing a digital production workflow and print and online publication of the journal. Most recently, she was sales executive with ScholarOne, Inc., responsible for selling web-based manuscript submission and peer review systems. Ms. Barber received the 2006 Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Scholarly Publishing in recognition of years of continuous service to the organization’s committees and activities.
has been in charge of copyediting, typesetting, IT, and desktop publishing. She has also served as Managing Editor, webmistress, real estate manager, pension administrator, and human-resources manager. She is now General Manager at The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and is halfway through coursework for an MBA. She has served on the SSP Education Committee since 2002 and has been co-chair since January 2005.
is Director of the Scholarly Publishing Office at the University of Michigan, University Library. She has a PhD in English Literature from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MLS from the Universiy of Michigan. She has also worked in interface development for digital libraries and digital project manangement.
is currently Citation Development Manager at Thomson Scientific, where she is responsible for ongoing development of the Journal Citation Reports®, ISIHighlyCited.com, and related citation projects. Most recently, she has been applying citation analysis and other aspects of journal usage to understanding the development of Open Access journals. Marie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with Bachelor’s degrees in both Biophysics and English Literature, and an M.S. in Cell Biology from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She began her career with Thomson in 1994 as Life Sciences Editor, managing journal selection and coverage editor for the ISI Citation Databases and Current Contents.
Since 2002, Michael Clarke has managed print and electronic journals and key Internet resources of the AAP. Prior to joining the AAP, Clarke spent 3 years at the University of Chicago Press managing production of print and electronic medical journals.
has worked in publishing for 25 years in various capacities for Oxford University Press, Pergamon Press and Elsevier. He is currently Director of Academic Relations, a strategic research and external relations department created in 1999 to study the publishing behavior of researchers, institutions and publishing houses. Michael Mabe is also a Visiting Professor at University of Tennessee and City University, London.
specialized in serials acquisitions and user support as an academic librarian at UNC and LSU. She draws on a solid understanding of the library market and its shift to digital resources. Her fascination with the challenges of scholarly publishing led first to professional association activities in ALA, NASIG and SSP to identify common ground for publishers, librarians and vendors, and later to a self-designed doctoral program (information products, digital libraries, and qualitative research methods). During three years in publishing start ups (PubList.com and booktech.com) October employed skills in marketing, market research, competitive analysis, web-based product development and business development. Now an independent consultant, October specializes in collaborative projects that help libraries, information producers or vendors analyze environmental changes and develop opportunities.
Professor, Department of Information and Computer Science, University of Hawaii, is a recipient of the Outstanding Information Science Teacher Award of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Peter has been writing his columns ‘Internet Insights,’ ‘Peter’s Picks and Pans,’ ‘Digital Librarianship,’ ‘Savvy Searching,’ and’ Peter’s Digital Reference Shelf’ for Information Today, ONLINE, Database, Computers in Libraries, Online Information Review and the Gale Reviews Web site for many years.
is the Assistant Director for Journals Publishing at the University of California Press. During the course of a career spanning twenty years, Rebecca has held managerial, marketing and editorial position in scholarly, legal and professional publishing.
is Director, Journal Sales and Online Business, of the American Medical Association. His responsibilities include the AMA’s 10 scholarly journals, online Continuing Medical Education, and American Medical News. Prior to joining the AMA staff, Richard was Associate Director of Stanford University’s HighWire Press and held a variety of positions at the Thomson Corporation.
is the Executive Director of the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium, a resource-sharing arrangement with 85+ private academic libraries and nonprofit research institutions in California. He has presented at various conferences on topics such as collaborative collection development in a consortium, negotiation, managing a small library, and incorporating non-roman scripts into library automation systems. He has been University Librarian at the University of Judaism for more than 18 years.
and partner Ruth Fischer formed R2 Consulting in January 2000, after a combined 25 years in library bookselling. R2 does workflow analysis for libraries, and advises content providers on product design for the academic library market.
Director of Electronic Products – Rob is responsible for the development of digital products. Recent projects include subject specific full-text research databases and the launch of a platform for scholarly content. Rob has held business development positions for a financial publisher, an online education company, and an on-demand publisher. Rob holds a degree in Marketing from Rutgers University.
is Chief Executive of the The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) (ALPSP). Since Sally took office in August 1998, the Association’s membership has almost trebled and its activities have grown substantially. She is also the current Chair of the cross-industry Publishing Skills Group in the UK, President of the International Federation of Scholarly Publishers, and a member of the UK’s Legal Deposit Advisory Panel.
is Director of Content Engineering at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), where he is responsible for the technologies that drive IEEE’s electronic publishing program and support their electronic content repository. Cohen is a member of the CrossRef technical working group and serves as IEEE’s technical representative to the International DOI Foundation. He is also an instructor in the Master of Science in Publishing program at New York University.
is the John H. Rowe Librarian and Director of the George and Mary Foster Anthropology Library at UC Berkeley. She is currently working with the American Anthropological Association to develop AnthroSource, a scholars’ portal for anthropologists.
PhD. Senior Scientist. Principal investigator interested in cardiovascular disease research, specifically how HDL (‘good cholesterol) protects against atherosclerosis. Previous Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Lipid Research (1999-2003).
is Director, LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Libraries. She was Assistant Director, HighWire Press. Her traditional librarian career included a wide variety of responsibilities at the: University of Michigan; Library of Congress; National Agricultural Library; and Stanford.
is the Program Director of E-Commerce at the American Institute of Physics. Way has previously worked in Marketing at AIP and at several advertising agencies in the New York area.
Associate Dean for Collections and Technical Services, Northeastern University, is an academic librarian with 27 years of experience. He has been at Northeastern University (Boston) since 1998, initially as Collection Development Officer. Will has held a series of acquisitions and collection development positions at the universities of Bristol, York and Birmingham. He was chair of the UK Serials Group for three years and served on the advisory boards of Academic Press and Wiley (and notes that some of his best friends are publishers).