Paolo Mangiafico serves as Coordinator of Scholarly Communication Technologies for Duke University Libraries and Coordinator of the Scholarly Communication Institute.
Paolo Mangiafico serves as Coordinator of Scholarly Communication Technologies for Duke University Libraries and Coordinator of the Scholarly Communication Institute. In a former role as Director of Digital Information Strategy in the Office of the Provost at Duke, he co-chaired the Provost-appointed Digital Futures Task Force, which developed an open access policy for Duke faculty scholarship (adopted by the Duke Academic Council in 2010) and a set of recommendations for developing better infrastructure and support for management, publication, and archiving of research data. He is now working with librarians, technologists, and faculty to implement these, and serves on both management and implementation teams of the Library’s open access and digital repository projects and the University’s VIVO-based faculty data system. Paolo has been a fellow in the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke, led an early digital library project called The Digital Scriptorium, and served as a consultant for university presses, government agencies, and other universities, as well as a lecturer in information science. He has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Durham County Library system. His current work focuses on how new technologies can be adapted to further the knowledge-sharing mission of research universities, and on how these can be made sustainable.