Ross MacIntyre

Head of library analytics


I am the service manager for a number of services at Mimas, including: Web of Science Service for UK Education, Europe PubMed Central Plus, ZetocJUSP (Jisc’s Journal Usage Statistics Portal) and IRUS-UK (Institutional Repository Usage Statistics).

Selected papers and presentations
  • MacIntyre R. (2012). ‘IRUS-UK: Making scholarly statistics count in UK repositories.’ UKCORR Members’ Meeting. Teeside University, Newcastle. November 2012. 
  • MacIntyre R. (2012). ‘JUSP: Jisc’s journal usage statistics portal.’ UKSG 35th Annual Conference. Glasgow. March 2012.


I am responsible for digital library-related R&D services and have had formal involvement with Dublin Core and OpenURL standards development.

I was heavily involved in the development of NESLi (National Electronic Site Licence Initiative), the JSTOR mirror service, and the implementation of ‘Shibboleth for Mimas’ range of services.

Recent projects for Jisc include: PIRUS2 (extending COUNTER to Article-level) and MimasLD, which creates linked data from Mimas services.

I am the elected Chair of UKSG and was the education officer from 2003-2006.

I am a member of the technical advisory boards of COUNTER and the UK Access Management Federation.


Media coverage

Smoothing the workflow
Research Information, January 2016