Director Jisc Collections UK
Mr. Earney has worked at Jisc Collections since 2003 as collections manager, collections team manager and head of licensing, in which roles he was involved in the negotiation and licensing of a wide range of e-content agreements on behalf of universities, colleges and museum libraries. He has also been involved in a large number of projects associated with copyright and licensing, especially the adoption of machine readable licences, as well as providing consultancy and advice to the NHS, the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) and a variety of overseas consortia on the negotiation and procurement of e-content. Most recently he was seconded to lead the Knowledge Base+ project building a shared academic community knowledge base for UK organisations. As well as the UK education sector, Liam has worked with the NHS and museum library sectors and a number of overseas consortia, providing advice on the procurement and licensing of scholarly content.