Introducing the project team

Theo Andrew – Project Manager

Based at the University of Edinburgh, Theo is currently on secondment to EDINA, a JISC national datacentre, working as a project manager. Besides this project he is involved with running the OpenDepot.org service and the Open Access Repository Junction.

Theo will be making sure the project runs to schedule and will provide support for the other team members to be able to carry out their work.

Peter Sefton – Technical expert

Peter is the former Manager of the Software Research and Development Laboratory at the Australian Digital Futures Institute, University of Southern Queensland.

Working as our wordprocessing tool expert Peter will be developing tools to enable the easy publishing of scholarly material in epub format for a number of use cases.

Liza Daly – Publishing expert

Liza Daly is the founder of Threepress Consulting which provides strategy and software for publishers, authors and vendors. In 2008, she developed Bookworm, one of the first open source EPUB readers, and in February of 2010 released Ibis Reader™, the first HTML5 ebook platform.

Liza will be working as our publishing technical expert to carry out research into the state of digital monograph publishing in Higher Education in the UK and internationally; and will synthesise the project outcomes into a technical landscape report to make recommendations to JISC about future activities in this area.

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