Mr Jason Harper
Profiles

Mr Jason Harper

Head of Library Digital Strategies, Research and Engagement

Library & Digital Support (Library and Educational Development)

Responsible for the strategic development, leadership and management of the library digital strategies, research and engagement service. Leads digital service development including discovery, content curation, access, university repository, digital resources, digitisation, digital preservation, copyright, data management, scholarly communications and open scholarship. Leads the library’s digital and non digital research services, in support of the research lifecycle.

Qualifications

MSc. Information Management (University of Sheffield)

BA (Hons). Ancient History, Classics and Archaeology (University of Warwick)

Roles on external bodies

Chair of the national JISC eTextbooks Publisher Steering Group

Representative of the UKSG Research and Innovation Subcommittee
University of Plymouth Representative on the national JUSP Community Advisory Group
Sponsor of the University of Plymouth contribution to the JISC Research Data Shared Services Pilot Project

Other research

Harper, J.L. (2019). Three things to consider before you tinker with eTexts: a perspective from the University of Plymouth. Against the Grain, vol. 31(3): 20

Grants & contracts

Research Data Shared Services (JISC) - 2016, £30,000

Analysing Raptor at Kent (RAPTOR ARK) (JISC) - 2012, £25,000
Kent VuFind Enhancement (KEVEN) (JISC) - 2010, £25,000

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Harper J 2019 'Three things to consider before you tinker with eTexts' Against the Grain 31, (3) 20-20 Publisher Site