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Publication list for Danny Kingsley as at March 2021

  • Contents

  1. Committee/Editorial positions
  2. Theses
  3. Journal articles
  4. Working papers/ Submissions
  5. Book reviews
  6. Conferences and Workshops
  7. Media publications (selection)

 ***** 1. Committee/Editorial positions

  • Member of Australian Academy of Science's National Committee for Data in Science

  • Member of Board of Directors of FORCE11  (Future of Research Communication and eScholarship)

  • Editorial Board of Data Science Journal (2015 – present)

  • Editorial Board of Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2016 – present) 

  • Open Scholarship Initiatives Futures Group (2016)

  • Researcher to Reader conference Advisory Board (2017 – 2021)

  • Organising Committee for the OAI 10 – CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication 2017, 2019 & 2021 

  • Emerald Open Science Advisory Board (2019 – present)

  • Author's Alliance Advisory Board (2018 – present) 

  • Publications

  •  ***** 2. Theses

  • 2008 PhD Thesis – Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University The effect of scholarly communication practices on engagement with open access: An Australian study of three disciplines

    1995 Honours thesis (First Class) Science & Technology Studies, University of New South Wales Science online? A contextual analysis of the debate on electronic journals in science communication

  •  ***** 3. Journal articles

  • Kingsley, D. (2020) The 'impact opportunity' for academic libraries through grey literature, Serials Librarian, Special Issue on ‘Grey literature’.

  • Gilliland, A., Kati, R., Solomon, J., Hayes, L., Molls, E., Ghamandi, D.S., Thomas, C., Bonn, M., Cross, W., Lewis, D.W., Verbeke, D., Fruin, C., Dawson, D. and Kingsley, D., 2019. JLSC Board Editorial 2019. “What is a scholarly communication community? Who or what is included and whom do we exclude?” Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 7(1) DOI:

  • Clement, G., Agate, N., Searle, S., Kingsley, D., & Vandegrift, Ml., (2018). JLSC Board Editorial 2018. “Academy owned" is a long way off, Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. 6(1), p.eP2261. DOI:

  • Shamash, K., Kingsley, D. (2018) "ArXiv and the REF open access policy", arXiv Computer Science, Digital Libraries collection

  • Sewell, C., Kingsley, D. A. (2017) "Developing the 21st Century Academic Librarian: The Research Support Ambassador Programme", New Review of Academic Librarianship, Published online May 2017, doi: 10.1080/13614533.2017.1323766 Paper chosen for cartoon abstract:

    Agate, N. Clement, G., Kingsley, D. Searle, S., Vanderjagt, L., Waller, J., Schlosser, M., and Newton, M. (2017). From the Ground Up: A Group Editorial on the Most Pressing Issues in Scholarly Communication. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. 5(1), p.eP2196.

    Higman, R., Teperek, M. and Kingsley, D. A. (2017) “Creating a community of data champions” International Journal of Data Curation Vol 12, No 2, pp96-106

    Teperek, M., Higman, R. and Kingsley, D. A. (2017) “Is Democracy the Right System? Collaborative Approaches to Building an Engaged RDM Community”, International Journal of Data Curation Vol 12, No 2, pp86-95

    Teperek, M., Morgan, R., Ellefson, M. R.and Kingsley, D. A. (2016) “Starting from the end: what to do when restricted data is released”, Data Science Journal, 16, p10

  • Kingsley, D.A. and Kennan, M.A. (2015) "Open access: the whipping boy for problems in scholarly publication – A response to the rebuttals", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 37, Article 20

    Kingsley, D.A. and Kennan, M.A. (2015) "Open access: the whipping boy for problems in scholarly publication", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 37, Article 14

  • Kingsley, D.A. (2014) "Paying for publication: issues and challenges for research support services", Australian Academic and Research Libraries (AARL). Special issue – 'Research support services in academic and research libaries' Vol 45, Issue 4. Accepted version:

    Kingsley, D. A. (2013) "Build it and they will come? Support for open access in Australia", Scholarly Research Communication  Vol 4, No 1. Published online:

    Kennan, M.A. and Kingsley, D.A. (2009) “State of the nation: A snapshot of Australian institutional repositories” First Monday, Vol 14, No 2, 2 February 2009.

    Kingsley, D. (2008) “Those who don’t look don’t find: Disciplinary considerations in repository advocacy” OCLC Systems and Services: International Digital Library Perspective (OSS: IDLP), Vol 24, Issue 4, pp. 204-218. Post print:

    Clarke, R. and Kingsley D. “ePublishing’s Impacts on Journals and Journal Articles”, Journal of Internet Commerce, Vol 7, Issue 1, March 2008, pp. 120-151. Post print –

    Kingsley, D. “The journal is dead, long live the journal” On the Horizon, October 2007 Vol 15, Issue 4, pp. 211-221. Post print –

    Steele, C., Butler, L. and Kingsley, D. “The Publishing Imperative: the pervasive influence of publication metrics” Learned Publishing, October 2006 Vol 19, Issue 4, pp. 277-290. Article –  Note: This paper was the 9th most downloaded paper in 2007 from the journal.

  •  ***** 4. Working Papers/Submissions

  • Kingsley, D. A. Submission to the Australian Research Council for the Public Consultation into ERA & EI. 12 October 2020

  • Academy's National Committees for Data in Science, Barber, Michael and Kingsley, D. A. , Submission to the National Archive of Australia Consultation on their exposure draft for next policy for Australian Government agencies. 14 August 2020

  • Kingsley, D. A. Submission to the UK Government Research Integrity enquiry, March 2017

  • Kingsley, D. A. The Peer Review Paradox: An Australian case study.19 July 2016 Available –

  • Kingsley, D. “A case for the implementation of an open policy for, and advocacy of the ANU’s institutional repository Demetrius”, Prepared 18 February 2008. Available –

  •  ***** 5. Book Reviews

  • Kingsley, D. ‘New readers start here’ a book review of Scholarly Communication: What everyone needs to know, published in Research Fortnight, 15 September 2018, OA version: 

  • Kingsley, D. Book Review: Designing online learning: a primer for librarians, published in The Australian Library Journal, August 2013, Vol 62, No 3, pp 234-235

    Kingsley, D. “Fairer and faster”, a book review of The Access Principle: the Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship by John Willinsky. Published in Science and Public Policy, October 2006 Vol 33, Issue 8, pp620-621.

    Kingsley, D. Book Review: Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software, edited by Joseph Feller, Brian Fitzgerald, Scott Hissam and Karim Lakhani. Published in Prometheus, 2007 Vol 25, Issue 2, pp216-219.

  •  ***** 6. Conferences & Workshops (2008 to present)

  • Chair – On track or off the rails? Australia's open journey, OASPA webinar 23 March 2021,

  • Co-presenter – Introductory Quiz, Researcher to Reader Conference 2021, 23-24 February -2-21, #R2RConf

  • Podcast – The Importance of Libraries in Impact Assessment, Impact Frameworks  & Cultural Change, 24-25 February 2021 #impactframeworks

  • Speaker – "Open Access policies in Australian universities", Research Support Community Days, 2-4 February 2021 #RSCDay21 BLOG:

  • Speaker – "Where to from here? Identifying training & professional development needs of scholarly communication staff", Research Support Community Days, 2-4 February 2021 #RSCDay21

  • Speaker – “A Call to Develop Standards for Those Delivering ‘Research Practice’ Training”, Engaging Open Social Scholarship CAPOS conference, 9-11 December 2020 #EngagingOSS

  • Speaker –  Embedding open in the research training process, AIMOS Conference 2020 3/4 December 2020 (online) #AIMOS2020 
    VIDEO: (first 5 mins).

  • Facilitator – How to introduce and implement policy in your institution and still have friends afterwards, FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI), UCLA (online), 4-14 August 2020

    Panellist – Research Data Culture, University of Queensland, 7 February 2020

  • Presentation – It's actually bloody hard – Outcomes from an Open Research pilot
    Knowledge Creation in the 21st Century: Approaches to Open, Digital Scholarship – A CAPOS-hosted gathering, Newcastle, #CAPOS19, 6-7 December 2019

  • Presentation – Rankings are the natural enemy of openness
    Association of Interdisciplinary and Meta-research and Open Science conference, Arts West Melbourne, #AIMOS2019, 7-8 November 2019

    Presentation – Let's just get on with it – 'open' in Australia 2019
    CAUL Research Repositories Days, Rydges Sydney, #CAULRD2019, 29 October 2019

    Facilitator – Advance Australia FAIR
    Lightning Talks, Griffith University Gold Coast, #FAIRGU, 24 October 2019 VIDEO:

    Panellist – Open Access and the rising costs of publishing,
    University of Queensland Open Access Week event, 21 October 2019

  • Keynote – What is an academic library in an open access world?​
    Health Libraries Conference, William Angliss Conference Centre Melbourne, 13 September 2019

    Presentation (remote) – Open research and policy discussion
    New Zealand Institutional Repository Community Day, 29 August 2019

    Facilitator – How to introduce and implement policy in your institution and still have friends afterwards
    FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI), UCLA, 4-9 August 2019

    Presentation (remote) – ‘Research Impact’ – the new black
    QULOC Research Support Working Party, 19 July 2019

    Presentation – Impacts, consequences and outcomes of open policies in Europe
    AOASG Webinar, 30 May 2019

  • Keynote – The Open Research journey – from concept to implementation,
    Open in Practice 2019, University of Reading, 4 April 2019

    Panelist – A View from Researchers, Institutions and the Open Science Policy Platform,
    OASPA Open Science Webinar, 29 November 2018 SLIDES: 

    Panelist – Screening of Paywall: the business of scholarship,
    Brunel University, Brunel panel discussion, 31 October 2018

    Facilitator – Choosing Pathways to OA
    University of California, Berkeley, 16-17 October 2018 

    Keynote – That was then, this is now. What’s next?
    Repository Fringe, Edinburgh, 2 July 2018

  • Presentation – Institutional Framework and Responsibilities: Facing Open Science’s challenges and assuring quality of research 
    LERU workshop: “Nurturing a Culture of Responsible Research in the Era of Open Science” Campus Biotech, Geneva 25 May 2018 

  • Keynote – The ‘end of the expert’: why science needs to be above criticism, 
    "Towards cultural change in data management – data stewardship in practice" TU Delft, 24 May 2018   VIDEO:

    Panel member – Collaboration Community, the Transition to Open Access,
    London Book Fair, London 10 April 2018 VIDEO:

    Panel member – Academic Research – how free should it be? 
    London Book Fair, London 10 April 2018 

    Facilitator – Addressing the needs for professional development of academic librarians in scholarly communication
    RLUK Conference, London 14-15 March 2018 

    Organising panel member – Workshop on Transparency and Openness in Peer Review
    MIT, Boston, 23-24 January 2018

  • Keynote – "So did it work? Considering the impact of Finch 5 years on"
    London Information International, London, 6 December 2017 Slides –

  • Presentation: "Hitting a moving target in OA advocacy"
    OpenConCam 2017, Cambridge University 16 November 2017 Slides –

  • Keynote – "Is the tail wagging the dog? Perversity in academic rewards"
    COASP 2017,  9th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing held in Lisbon, Portugal on 20-21 September 2017 Slides – VIDEO –

    Workshop Facilitator – "Building an open, information rich institution" five day workshop
    FORCE11 Scholarly Communciation Institute, San Diego, USA 31 July – 4 August 2017 Shared Google Drive-

    Keynote – "The tribal approach academia takes to research data management" 
    LIBER 2017 workshop: Research data support meets disciplines: Opportunities & challenges (Presented remotely) 5 July 2017  Slides:

    Presentation – "Attracting, training and retaining staff in Research Data Management"
    RDMF17: “the road less travelled?” Research data, careers and other pathways, London, 9 June 2017  

    Keynote – "Emerging from the Chrysalis – Transforming Libraries for the Future"
    CONUL 2017, Athlone, Ireland, 31 May 2017 Video:

    Workshop leader – "What’s the buzz in OA?"
    Presentation for CILIP, Cambridge University, 17 May 2017

  • Workshop leader – “Shifting sands – changing academic library skill sets”
    UKSG2017 conference, 9-11 April 2017 BLOG

    Keynote – “Is Open Science a solution or a threat?”
    Open science, transparence et evaluation. Perspectives et enjeux pour les chercheurs, Urfist de Bordeaux, France, 4 April 2017

    Workshop leader – “Developing a research library position statement on text and data mining in the UK”
    RLUK 2017 conference, 8-10 March 2017 BLOG

    Guest lecturer – “Research Dissemination and Technology”
    Open Knowledge and Higher Education Unit in Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Manchester University, 1 March 2017

    Panelist – Friends, Foes or Frenemies? Copyright and scholarly communication in a rapidly-changing world
    Researcher to Reader Conference, 20-21 February 2017 Video:

    Moderator – “Broken Science: Tackling the reproducibility crisis”
    Triple Helix Club event, St John’s College Cambridge
    27 February 2017 –

    Keynote – “Reward, reproducibility and recognition in research – the case for going Open” Eleventh Annual Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing, 21 November 2016 VIDEO –

    “What’s it all about then? Why we share research data”
    Keynote – Jisc Research data Network workshop, Cambridge University
    6 September 2016 –

    “The challenges of Open Access – An Institutional Perspective”
    Keynote – Working towards an Open Research Future, Cambridge Union Society
    23 June 2016 –

    “Stop Press: Libraries’ role in the future of publishing”
    Masterclass at the Special Libraries Association, Philadelphia, USA
    14 June 2016 –

    “The value of embracing unknown unknowns’’
    Research Libraries UK 2016, London, UK
    9 March 2016 – Slideshare:

  • “Getting an octopus into a string bag: the complexity of communicating with the research community across a higher education institution”
    Researcher to Reader Conference, British Library, London
    15 February 2016 – Slideshare:

  • “Watch out, it's behind you: publishers' tactics and the challenge they pose for librarians”
    libraries@cambridge conference, Cambridge, UK
    7 January 2016 –

    “Access to Research Data”
    Westminster Briefing – Open Access to Research Data, London, UK
    9 December 2015 –

    Moderator – Open Data panel discussion, Engineering Building, Cambridge, UK
    4 November 2015 – Blog:

    Panelist – OAWK event – ‘Can society Afford Open Access’, St Johns Divinity School, Cambridge, UK
    23 October 2015
    Video summary:

    “The purpose, practicalities, pitfalls and policies of managing and sharing data in the UK”
    Measurement, Information and Innovation: Digital Disruption in the Chemical Sciences Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK
    20th October 2015 – Blog:

    ‘What is Research Impact in an interconnected world?’
    Cambridge Alumni Festival, Cambridge, UK
    25 September 2015 – SlideShare
    Twitter discussion:

    “Be careful what you wish for – unexpected policy consequences”
    LIBER’s Annual conference, London – the theme Towards Open Science
    24-26 June 2015 – Slideshare –

  •  “Open access and the impact advantage”, 3rd Annual Towards Research Excellence Conference, Melbourne, Australia
    9-10 December 2013

    “Open access developments in Australia”, Open Access and Research, Brisbane, Australia
    31 October – 1 November 2013

    Workshop: “Advocacy – what works”, Open Access and Research Pre Conference Workshop, Brisbane, Australia
    30 October 2013

  • ‘Support for open access in Australia – an overview’, PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference 2011, Freie Universität Berlin, 26-28 September 2011 Slides available:

    “The advocacy and awareness imperative: a repository overview” VALA2010: Connections, Content, Conversations. Melbourne Convention Centre, 9-11 February 2010. Paper available from:

    “Repositories, research and reporting: The conflict between institutional and disciplinary needs”. VALA2008: Libraries-Changing Spaces, Virtual Places. Melbourne Convention Centre, 5 February 2008. Article available from: or

  •  ***** 7. Media publications (selection)

  • Video interview with Dr Danny Kingsley, Joe Fields, Onlaytica 26 March 2021

  • Blog: The unsustainable free labour ‘opportunity, FORCE11 blog, 8 March 2021

  • Interview with Dr Danny Kingsley, Joe Fields, Onalytica, 24 February 2021

  • Listed in 'Who's who in data management' by Onlaytica 27 January 2021

  • Blog: It’s the ‘vibe’ of it: The complexity of open access policies in Australia, Libraries Research Group, Charles Sturt University, 3 February 2021

  • Interviewed for "Your research is published – what now? 7 simple tips to communicate it effectively", Labs Explorer June 5, 2020 Tweet graphic –

    Interviewed for "The Virus That Has Changed Science: COVID-19 Shakes Up the Traditional System of Scientific Publications", Javier Yates, OpenMind, 2 June 2020

  • “Researchers use ‘pre-prints’ to share coronavirus results quickly. But that can backfire”, The Conversation, 7 May 2020

  • "Chasing cash cows in a swamp? Perspectives on Plan S from Australia and the USA", Unlocking Research blog 24 October 2019

    "The institutions have spoken", UKRI Research England blog 14 June 2018

    Editor and author for the Unlocking Research blog March 2015 – May 2019, see

  • "A truly exciting time", Research Information, 18 November 2018

  • “Open Access: The institutions have spoken”, Research Professional, 14 June 2018 

  • Interviewed for "Think differently on open access, UKRI told", Eleni Courea Research Fortnight, 28 March 2018

  • "Open Access: What should the priorities be today?" Richard Poynder's Open and Shut blog 12 December 2017

  • Interviewed for "The Scholarly Publishing Research Cycle: Perspectives and recommendations from the publishing, library and research sectors" by David Stuart, published by Europa Science 4 December 2017

  • 'The science 'reproducibility crisis' – and what can be done about it' The Conversation, UK 15 March 2017

  • SPARC Europe –  Open Access Champions project (contributing author) 2016

     “A perspective on Open Access in Australia”, in “A global View of Open Access – part 4” on the Tony Hey on eScience blog, 11 December 2013

    “Open Access Publishing”, Chapter 4 of the Australian Government Department of Industry Australian Innovation System Report November 2013

    “The future of open access publishing”, Forum participation in a Live Chat on The Guardian 25 October 2013

    “A Big Year – OA in Australia”, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand, 21 October 2013

    “Danny Kingsley on the state of Open Access: Where are we, what still needs to be done?”, by Richard Poynder Open and Shut? 22 July 2013

    “UK’s open access policies have global consequences”, The Conversation UK 17 September 2013

    “Busting the top five myths about open access”, The Conversation 12 July 2013 

    “What is open access and why should we care?”, The Conversation 15 January 2013

    “Public research, private profits”, Opinion piece, COSMOS Magazine, 26 July 2012  

    “Finch inquiry’s open access tune won’t resonate in Australia”, The Conversation, 22 June 2012 

    Interviewed for ABC radio’s national current affairs program PM- “Australian academics boycott the world's biggest scholarly publisher”, 16 February 2012 

    “A small bill in the US, a giant impact for research worldwide”, The Conversation, 27 January 2012 

    “How one small fix could open access to research”, The Conversation, 3 August 2011 

    “Express yourself, scientists – speaking plainly isn’t beneath you”, The Conversation, 9 November 2011 

    Interviewed for Counterbalance Radio – Ep 53, 2 August 2011. Podcast 

    “Australian media take note: the BBC understands balance in climate change coverage”, The Conversation, 25 July 2011 

    “Fading away – the problem of digital sustainability”, ANU Reporter, Winter 2007. 

    “Digital sustainability”, Radio interview for ABC Mt Gambier, South East SA – 28 August 2007.

    Losing access to research (Opinion piece), R&D Review, August 2007. Available on: ScienceAlert Australia & New Zealand – 29 June 2007. 

    “Open Access Publishing: A solution to the serials crisis?”, Australasian Science, March 2006, pp 34-36, Control Publications. 

    “Science for Sale” – Explores the push towards open access publishing. ABC Science Online feature – 29 May 2003. 

    “Quest for top journal fame threatens research” ABC Science News Online – 20 March 2003

    “Publish or perish” ABC Science News Online – 1 November 2002. 

    “Medical journals crack down on drug money” ABC Science News Online – 12 September 2001. 

    Also authored over 300 News in Science stories for ABC Science Online between August 2001 and July 2003.



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