Micah Vandegrift

FORCE11 Member since September 2, 2014
  • Organization/Institution: Florida State University


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Micah Vandegrift is Florida State University’s first Scholarly Communication Librarian. In that capacity, he manages the institutional repository, works with faculty and administrators on a variety of initiatives related to academic publishing, conducts outreach and education on copyright and fair use, open access, the future of academic publishing, and other related topics. Micah co-leads FSU’s Digital Scholars Discussion Group, serves as the Chair of Florida State University Libraries Copyright Committee, and is involved in several campus-wide exploratory/working groups ranging from digital scholarship to the “research lifecycle.” He serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, is a member of the first THATCamp Council, and is Florida State University Library’s liaison to the Library Publishing Coalition and the Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions.