National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced that Heather Joseph, Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), will be the recipient of the 2021 Miles Conrad Award, a lifetime achievement award for those working in the information community.
A well-known and highly respected member of the global information community, Heather will join a long list of industry leaders, innovators, and opinion-makers who have received the prestigious award. She will deliver the Miles Conrad Lecture during the NISO Plus 2021 conference, on February 24, 2021.
In selecting Heather Joseph as the 2021 Miles Conrad awardee, the NISO Board is recognising the tremendous impact she has had on the entire scholarly community. Her work as a leader in the open access movement has helped to transform the conversations around open access from ‘If’ at first, then to ‘How,’ and now to ‘When.’
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