The ability to harvest and reuse publications metadata at scale is good for STEM journal articles but poor for monographs, with significant implications for RIM systems. Why is this so?
Charles Watkinson is Director of University of Michigan Press and Associate University Librarian for Publishing at the University of Michigan. He previously held a similar role at Purdue University. He is President Elect of the Association for University Presses and a member of the Board of Directors of the OAPEN Foundation, the infrastructure service for open access books.