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About Jean-Gabriel Bankier

Jean-Gabriel Bankier is the Managing Director of Digital Commons for Elsevier and he has been leading the institutional repository cloud-based service for more than a decade.  During his tenure, the Digital Commons community has grown to more than 600 academic institutions and 3.5 million articles.  With one billion total downloads and counting, Jean has built the most successful research discovery service for all of institution's open access scholarship

Jean is an active contributor to the scholarly communications community.  Jean presents regularly at universities and scholarly conferences including Charleston Conference and CNI. He co-authored a report on institutional repository software requisitioned, peer-reviewed and published by UNESCO.  Previously, he was a member of the Society of Scholarly Publishing program committee.


Present President and CEO, bepress

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Contact Information

2809 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, Ca


Interviews (3)

This collection include interviews in video and print form.

Published by UNESCO (1)

Institutional Repositories (11)

Library as Publisher (3)

Best Practices (5)

Digital Commons Network (1)