The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has named Rikk Mulligan program officer for scholarly publishing, effective July 14, 2014. His two-year fellowship position has been funded by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) through their Public Fellows Program.
In this position, Mulligan will work with a joint task force of ARL and the Association of American Universities (AAU) to promote the use of the enhanced capabilities of digital technology to move the academy towards new, sustainable, affordable, innovative forms of scholarship. He will assist the initiation and development of the ARL/AAU task force work within ARL member libraries and facilitate the task force’s consultations with key sectors of higher education. Mulligan will also work on other collaborative scholarly communication activities with the academy.
- Membership Meeting 2012 (Spring): 21st Century Scholarly Publishing and the Third Space
- Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): University Press eBook Options: Research Project Process and Outcomes
- New Collaborative Relationships: The Role of Academic Libraries in the Digital Data Universe: Infrastructure Breakout Session
- New Collaborative Relationships: The Role of Academic Libraries in the Digital Data Universe: Summary of Economic Sustainability Models: Breakout Session