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Sally Rumsey

Affiliation cOAlition S OA Expert / JISC

Sally Rumsey is cOAlition S OA Expert. She was, until Dec 2019, Head of Scholarly Communications & RDM, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. From 2006 she managed the University’s repository service for research outputs, Oxford University Research Archive (ORA and ORA-Data https://ora.ox.ac.uk), advised on scholarly communications, and drafted University policies and documents about open access. She liaised with Oxford researchers to define library support requirements for Open Scholarship. Sally is a member of the UKSCL (Scholarly Communications Licence) group and chairs its licence choice Task Group, and a member of the Knowledge Exchange Open Scholarship Experts Group. Sally represented Oxford University on LERU (League of European Universities) OA Info-Group.

She is previous chair of CASRAI-UK OA Group, and member of the Jisc Publications Router Community Advisory Group. She has given numerous presentations, most recently for RLUK, FORCE19, ESHRE, Open Pharma, Oxford-Berlin Open Research Summer School, and across Oxford University. She was previously e-Services Librarian and manager of the repository at the London School of Economics. Her book, How to find information: a guide for researchers, was published by Open University Press.