Dr Danny Kingsley

Head of Scholarly Communication at Cambridge University Library

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Head of Scholarly Communication, University Library, University of Cambridge

Danny Kingsley is the Head of the Office of Scholarly Communication based at the Cambridge University Library. Her role focuses on establishing new policies and strategies for scholarly communication in the digital age. As ePublishing opens up new avenues for research and data publication, new policies need to be developed for support and review. Danny's work covers a broad range of people, including encouraging researchers and academics to publish in new ways to open up the research process and communicate to a broader audience. She is involved in projects to help editors and publishers set new standards and embrace alternative ways of publishing. Danny is responsible for the implementation of funder and government mandates to make research papers and the underlying data openly accessible.

Danny holds a PhD in Scholarly Communication from The Australian National University and a BSc in Science and Technology Studies from the University of New South Wales. She has many years experience in science communication, she spent several years as a scient journalist and editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation before joining Australian National University as the Scholarly Communication and ePublishing Manager. She has also worked as an Executive Officer for the Australian Open Access Support Group, set up by a consortium of six Australian universities to develop and support open access policies, and she is a Visiting Fellow and former Associate Lecturer for the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.