Josh is the Scholarly Communication Librarian in the University of Kansas' Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright. In this role, Josh provides services and instruction regarding copyright and fair use, author's rights, the use of the KU ScholarWorks repository, visibility and impact of researchers and research outputs, and open education. He is a presenter for the Open Textbook Network and Open Education Research Fellow. He received his undergraduate degree in History and Philosophy/Religion at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MLIS at Florida State University.
Josh's research advances principles of openness, author's rights, global access to scholarship, and open education. His most recent project is an innovative approach to Elsevier's author sharing policy, and a long term project at the intersection of open education and scholarly communication: the creation of a collaboratively authored and community maintained open resource about scholarly communication librarianship.
- Open access
- Author's rights
- Open education
- Scholarly communication