Scholar’s Biography – Peter Binfield

Scholar’s Biography – Peter Binfield

 

Michael McCarthy

MLIS Candidate, University of British Columbia

Email: michaelfrancismccarthy@gmail.com

 

ABSTRACT

The article serves as a brief biography of Peter Binfield, who is PLoS ONE Managing editor.

 

Keywords: Peter Binfield; PLoS

 


1. CITATION

 

Binfield, P., Rolnik, Z., Brown, C., & Cole, K. (2008). Academic journal publishing. The Serials Librarian, 54(1), 141-153.

 

2. AUTHOR AFFILATION

 

PLoS ONE Managing Editor

Website: http://www.plos.org/about/people/one.html

Blog: http://www.plos.org/cms/blog/38

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/peterbinfield

 

 

3. ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND HIS PUBLICATIONS

 

Peter Binfield has an education in physics and a background in academic publishing with the Institute of Physics Publishing (IOPP). His extensive expertise in the scholarly publications field includes previous work at SAGE Publications, Springer SBM Publishers, and Kluwer Academic Publishers. Since April 2008, he has devoted his time to Open Access publishing as Managing Editor of PLoS ONE (Public Library of Science ONE), a peer-reviewed Open Access journal for all scientific and medical research. PLoS ONE (“Publishing science, accelerating research”) from the Public Library of Science USA, has more than 5,000 articles and 160,000 unique visitors per month. It is well along the way to becoming the world’s largest scholarly Open Access journal.

 

There are no links from Peter Binfield’s web page or blog to full-text versions of any of his works. The author could not find an Open Access repository with the above article. It was, however, summarized in The North American Serials Interest Group’s NASIG Newsletter:

 

Binfield, P. Academic journal publishing (conference summary). NASIG Newsletter, (22)3.

http://nasignews.wordpress.com/2007/08/31/223-200709-22nd-conference-07-strategy-session-academic-journal-publishing/


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