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Richard K. Johnson (2)

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Richard K. Johnson is a scholarly communication consultant and senior advisor to the Association of Research Libraries. Previously, as the founding Executive Director of SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) from 1998–2005, he worked to advance new models for scholarly communication. Under his leadership, SPARC undertook dozens of successful publishing collaborations and was in the forefront of the campaign for open access to research. He is co-founder of BioOne, a successful digital publishing platform for society journals in the biosciences, and has served on the boards of Cornell University’s Project Euclid math publishing initiative and the National Institutes of Health’s PubMed Central biomedical archive. Before SPARC, he was Senior Vice President of Congressional Information Service, Inc. and University Publications of America, divisions of the LexisNexis online service. There he sponsored development of the divisions’ first Web-based services and spearheaded a successful international expansion program. --- from p. vii of The E-Only Tipping Point for Journals

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