Spotlight on the OASPA Board: Lars Bjørnshauge - OASPA
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"OASPA Board Members are appointed via an annual election process and serve for a term of three years, playing a vital role in OASPA’s work to support and represent the interests of Open Access journal and book publishers globally. In the third of a series of posts highlighting the important contributions of the Board, OASPA’s Leyla Williams talked to Lars Bjørnshauge, Managing Director of the DOAJ.
Thanks for joining me today Lars. How long have you been part of the OASPA Board, and why did you join?
It’s my fifth year with OASPA; I’ve been involved with the organisation from the beginning. Way back in 2008, I started having conversations with Caroline Sutton, Ahmed Hindawi, Paul Peters, and others, and it became clear there was the need for a collective voice for dedicated open access publishers. In the months following, I helped to organise and host our first Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing in Lund, in 2009...."