2009 SSP 31st Annual Meeting, Marriott Baltimore Waterfront, Baltimore, MD
Seminar 04 – Open Access: What We Know Now
Before joining ASPB eleven years ago, Nancy was editorial services director at the National Association of Social Workers, where she oversaw NASW’s extensive list of journals, books, and reference works.
Her prior editorial/production work includes positions at the American Physiological Society and the National Academy Press of the National Academy of Sciences. She has served SSP as a member of both the Education and Marketing Committees and is now on the SSP Research Committee. She has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Boston University.
Mr. Mandeville-Gamble was one of the earliest adopters of the EAD (Encoded Archival Description) standard in the country, and has been an active member and contributor throughout his career on various committees and working groups that have shaped the adoption of EAD.
This work includes journal review and selection for inclusion into MEDLINE, the MEDLINE and UMLS data licensing programs, the production of the NLM Technical Bulletin and the annual MEDLINE reload process.
His previous position at NLM was as the Head, MEDLARS Management Section. Prior to coming to NLM, Mr. Gillikin was a technical manager at HighWire Press, a division of the Stanford University Libraries.
While at HighWire, he managed the development and production of the HighWire search portal, and the HighWire electronic production department.
Other positions have included developing and managing the Science Online web sites, including the web site for Science magazine, for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and developing document tracking and correspondence management systems for the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which he joined after receiving a Ph.D. in Physics from
Dartmouth College in 1982. Kurtz is the author or co-author of over 250 technical articles and
abstracts on subjects ranging from cosmology and extra-galactic astronomy, to data reduction and
archiving techniques, to information systems and text retrieval algorithms.
In 1988 Kurtz conceived
what has now become the Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System, the core of the digital library in
astronomy, perhaps the most sophisticated discipline-centered library extant. He has been
associated with the project since that time, and was awarded the 2001 Van Biesbroeck Prize of the
American Astronomical Society for his efforts. You may reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Ray joined Springer’s eBook team in 2005, and played a key role in developing and launching the Springer eBook Collection. During the past two years, Ray has been General Manager for Humana Press, responsible for the launch of SpringerProtocols.com. Ray is currently responsible for business and journal development, and is tasked with increasing the quality of Springer’s journal portfolio via acquisitions, and in that capacity works closely on the Springer Open Choice TM program.