32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition

Charles Watkinson

Purdue University
Director, Purdue University Press and Head of Scholarly Publishing Services

Charles Watkinson joined the staff of Purdue Libraries in September 2009. Previously he was Director of Publications at the American School of Classical Studies. In 2012 he was made head of a newly conceptualized libraries publishing division, with the discipline-focused "Purdue University Press" and the campus-focused "Scholarly Publishing Services" as its two imprints but a shared staff and infrastructure. His role includes supervision of the Purdue e-Pubs institutional repository. He is on the Board of Directors of the Association of American University Presses and a long-time member of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.