David Crotty, Ph.D. is the Editorial Director of Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversees journal policy and contributes to strategy across OUP’s journals program, drives technological innovation, and serves as an information officer. Dr. Crotty previously managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, creating and editing new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor in Chief. Dr. Crotty received his Ph.D. in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing. Dr. Crotty has been elected to the Boards of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, the STM Association, and CHOR Inc. As the Executive Editor of The Scholarly Kitchen blog, Dr. Crotty regularly writes about current issues in publishing.
Publication of detailed scientific methodologies can save researchers time and money, and can accelerate the pace of research.
Require federally funded scientists to share their data. Build an international research data commons. Accelerate scientific progress.