Chris Keene

Head of library and scholarly futures

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I provide leadership of Jisc’s work on the future role and capabilities of digital scholarly communication, digital libraries, and digital scholarship for research and learning.

Based in Jisc digital futures division, the focal point for innovation, research and development, I focus on medium and long-term trends and initiatives to help UK libraries and universities be at the forefront of digital innovation in learning, teaching and research.


I have a background in managing and developing technologies in academic libraries.

Before joining the Jisc my previous role included managing the institutional repository, open access policy, resource discovery, online library, platforms for the REF2014 publication submission, new library system and technical innovation across the library and beyond.