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About Marilyn S. Billings

Marilyn Billings is the head of the Office of Scholarly Communication and Scholarly Communication & Special Initiatives Librarian at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a position she has held since 2006. She provides leadership and education in alternative scholarly communication strategies, author rights, open access, open education, and library publishing initiatives. Current projects include her oversight of the UMass Amherst’s digital repository ScholarWorks, the coordination of the UMass Amherst Open Education Initiative (OEI), an effort that began in 2011, membership on the Library Publishing Coalition's Curriculum Advisory Board, and serves as an Open Textbook Network presenter.


2005 - Present Scholarly Communication & Special Initiatives Librarian, University Libraries, University of Massachusetts Amherst University Libraries

Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Information

W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Rm 1985
154 Hicks Way
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-6891


Open access publishing (14)

Recent Works (7)

Scholarly publishing (10)