Scholarly Communications Team Leader, Library & Learning Support Services, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Luqman Hayes, Scholarly Communications Team Leader, Library & Learning Support Services, Auckland University of Technology.
I have more than 10 years’ experience working in both public and tertiary libraries in the UK and Aotearoa with a background in journalism, editing and writing stretching back to the 1990s. These two worlds combined when I held the two-year editorship of the Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa’s monthly journal Library Life. A keen supporter of the open access movement, I am interested in exploring the possibilities which scholarly communications provide to enhancing the quality and visibility of research on a global scale.
Tuwhera – ‘be open’ in te Reo Māori – is AUT’s first open access scholarly journal publishing service, launched in October 2016 with two peer-reviewed, AUT-edited titles. What makes Tuwhera different from other similar services offered by academic libraries is its future focus. Tuwhera as a project was initiated with the objective of supporting both […]