Discussing the Future of Open Science with New ACS Publications President James Milne
Published March 19, 2020
Dr. James Milne was named president of ACS Publications in February 2020, after serving as interim president since September 2019. He joined ACS as senior vice president of the Journals Publishing Group in 2016, having been the global publishing director at Wiley, and having held leadership roles at the Royal Society of Chemistry and Elsevier. He is based in the ACS International office in Oxford, U.K, and shares his time with a second office in Washington, D.C.
New executives often come with a new focus for an organization. Milne brings a commitment to the open science movement and a strong interest in advancing chemistry as a global enterprise. In this interview, he discusses ACS Publications’ support of open science, the ways open science is changing scholarly publishing, and the impact this may have on authors and readers.
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