Speaker: Lorraine Estelle

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Lorraine Estelle is creative with experience in the development of new business models, collaborative library services, and information standards. She developed the first models to demonstrate the total cost of publication including APC costs for UK academic institutions and led the first national negotiations to successfully agree offset models to alleviate the cost faced by higher education institutions in maintaining subscriptions to hybrid journals while also paying APC charges. Through her role in COUNTER she is experienced with working collaboratively with different types of publishers societies and their professional associations in reaching consensus. Lorraine is also co-editor of the open access journal Insights: the UKSG journal.

Presentation title: Enabling smaller independent publishers to participate in Open Access transformative arrangements