32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition

Mayur Amin

Director of Research

Mayur heads a global Research and Relations group at Elsevier and is based in Oxford.  He has been involved in scholarly publishing for over 30 years, initially with Pergamon and then with Elsevier. His early interest in the communication needs of the scholarly community was formed through the management of journal programmes and then, in the late 80s, through early experimentation with new publishing technologies. Since 1990, Mayur has developed a range of research programmes ranging from bibliometric evaluations to global customer satisfaction studies and is a recognized expert on research and bibliometric issues in the STM industry. He collaborates with academic institutions on research projects as well as advising on teaching courses.  Mayur is an active member a number of publishing industry groups, including the Publishing Research Consortium and the Serials Publishers’ Executive of the Publishers’ Association, Journal Usage Factor, PIRUS and has advised on panels and expert groups of government bodies.