Open Access in Media Studies is maintained and curated by Jeroen Sondervan in collaboration with the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS). The website and blog aim to inform about and promote open access publishing in the field of media studies.
Jeroen has over 10 years of experience working in scholarly publishing. After studying Media & Information Management at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) and Media & Culture at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) he initially started as a book publisher.
He has been a commissioning editor film & media studies for Amsterdam University Press from 2007 until 2016. For over 8 years he has been working on open access journals and monographs. He is an active participant in the national (Netherlands) and international open access movements. He is a member of the Knowledge Exchange Open Access Group, the Open Access working group of the Dutch Library consortium (UKB), and editor of the national platform openaccess.nl.
Jeroen Sondervan is affiliated with the Utrecht University Library as open access publishing consultant. The available information on this website is collected on a personal note and doesn’t have any relation with the aforementioned institution. There is no contractual relation with NECS.