Improving compliance with the OA mandate: a work-in-progress report from the Wellcome Trust
See also the Workshop
Robert Kiley is Head of Digital Services at the Wellcome Library. In this role Robert is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to deliver electronic services to the Library’s users - both in person and remote. Key developments over the past few years include the Medical Journals Backfiles Digitisation Project, developing a Web Archiving programme, and ensuring that the Library’s automated systems are fully interoperable.
Currently, Robert is taking a leading role in the implementation of the Trust’s open access policy and as such is responsible for liaising with publishers with regard to the Trust’s OA policy. Work has also commenced on exploring the possibility of transforming UK PubMed Central (into a single, Europe-wide OA repository for biomedical research papers.
Robert is also helping to scope out a major digitisation programme to provide free, universal access to the Wellcome Library’s unique and important collections.