University Librarian, National University of Ireland, Galway
John Cox is University Librarian at National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway. He has a particular interest in digital libraries, open research and scholarly communications. Projects led include digitisation of the Abbey and Gate Theatre archives at NUI Galway and Irish consortium negotiations with publishers. His recent publications include review articles on communicating new library roles to enable digital scholarship and positioning the academic library in the institution and opinion pieces on publishing academic research and on open science. He is the current Chair of the Irish Universities Association Librarians Group.