CLIR Appoints Michael Keller Senior Presidential Fellow

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has announced the appointment of Stanford University librarian Michael Keller as CLIR Senior Presidential Fellow. Keller's research with CLIR will examine the recommendations of recent cyberinfrastructure reports and explore the roles and functions of institutional repositories, digital archives, and digital libraries. The research will also encompass related areas such as new models of scholarly publishing, emerging research methodologies, roles for supercomputer centers in the evolution of cyberinfrastructure, and many new aspects of libraries in academic life.

CLIR President Charles Henry commented, "The timing of Mike's appointment, the interests of CLIR's constituencies, and Mike's research focus could not be better aligned." During his appointment with CLIR, Keller will continue to work from Stanford University, where he is university librarian and director of academic information resources. He is also the founder and publisher of HighWire Press, and publisher of Stanford University Press. Keller began his two-year appointment as Senior Presidential Fellow with CLIR August 1.

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