Mike Rossner

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Mike Rossner is a United States-based advocate for academic journal publishing reform and open access. He was the director of the Rockefeller University Press from December, 2006 to May, 2013.

Background[edit]

In 1997 Rossner became editor of the Journal of Cell Biology.[1] On December 1, 2006 he became director of The Rockefeller University Press and became interim editor of the Journal of Cell Biology until his replacement was hired.[1]

In July 2009 Rossner was awarded as a SPARC Innovator by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.[2]

Projects[edit]

Rossner is one of the organizers of Access2Research.[3]

He is a supporter of open-access mandates.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brown, Talley Henning (23 March 2007). "Mike Rossner takes the helm at The Rockefeller University Press". Benchmarks. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Jennifer McLennan (2 July 2009). "A voice for change from within the publishing establishment: Mike Rossner honored as latest SPARC innovator (SPARC)". Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  3. ^ David Dobbs (2012-05-25). "Open-Science Geeks Invite Obama Onto Roller Coaster". Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  4. ^ Richard Poynder (2012-03-28). "Open and Shut?: RUP’s Mike Rossner: Doing what’s right". Retrieved 2012-05-28.