Hon.BSc. (UofT), MISt (UofT)
Digital Initiatives Librarian (Associate Librarian)
Scott Library Room 105H, Bibliographic Services
York University, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tel: 1(416)736-2100 ext. 20459
Fax: 1 (416) 736-5430
Andrea Kosavic is the Digital Initiatives Librarian at York University. She manages several scholarly communication initiatives: YorkSpace (the institutional repository for York University), and York Digital Journals, a library journal hosting initiative using Open Journal Systems. Her research interests include: open access, author rights, interoperability, digitization, metadata and the semantic web. Andrea serves as a councillor for the Ontario Library and Information Technology Association.
Maughan Perry, A., Borchert, C.A., Deliyannides, T.S., Kosavic, A., Kennison, R. The Balance Point: Libraries as Journal Publishers. Serials Review, Vol. 37 No. 3, September 2011. Available at: http://pi.library.yorku.ca/dspace/handle/10315/10017
Kosavic, A. To each reader, their research / Pour chaque lecteur, sa recherché. Mobilize This!, March 22, 2011. Available at: http://researchimpact.wordpress.com/2011/03/22/to-each-reader-their-research-pour-chaque-lecteur-sa-recherche/
Kosavic, A. The York Digital Journals Project: strategies for institutional Open Journal Systems implementations. College and Research Libraries, Vol. 71, No. 4 (July 2010): 310-321. Available at: http://crl.acrl.org/content/71/4/310
McGregor, J. and Kosavic, A. Who knows what, when? Current and desired capacities for online journal statistics gathering and dissemination. Scholarly and Research Communication, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2010. Available at: http://journals.sfu.ca/src/index.php/src/article/view/18
Selected Presentations and Lectures
Marks, S. and Kosavic, A. Modeling Scholarly Communication as an Information System. Public Knowledge Project International Scholarly Publishing Conference, September 28, 2011, Berlin, Germany.
Kosavic, A. and Devakos, R. Synergies: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities. TRY Conference, Toronto ON, May 3, 2011.
Kosavic, A., Devakos, R., Johnston, W. and Zimmerman, P. Synergies: What’s now, what’s next, and what about you? OLA Super Conference, Toronto ON, February 5, 2011.
Kosavic, A. Open Access Policies for Library Faculty. American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, June 27, 2010. http://connect.ala.org/node/109350
Kosavic, A. Communicating Research in the 21st Century. Work in the Global Environment Conference, Toronto ON, June 9, 2010.
Kosavic, A. and Devakos, R. Synergies mid stream. TRY 6th Annual Library Staff Conference, Toronto ON, April 27, 2010.
Kosavic, A and Prince, C. Journal Statistics Unleashed. University of Toronto, Toronto ON, April 7th, 2010. http://discover.library.utoronto.ca/news/journal-statistics-unleashed
Kosavic, A., Allison-Cassin, S. and Fernandez, L. Scholarly Communications @ York University. Scholarly Communication: It’s Core!, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga ON, October 15th, 2009.
Kosavic, A. and MacGregor J. Who knows what, when? Current and desired capacities for online journal statistics gathering and dissemination. PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference, Vancouver BC, July 10th, 2009.
Kosavic, A. and Newman, J. Cloud Computing. TRY Conference, Toronto ON, May 5th, 2009.
Kosavic, A. and Geisbrecht, W. Once more with meaning: the semantic web. OLA Super Conference, Toronto ON, January 30th, 2009.
Kosavic, A. and Meikle, S. Faculty Engagement in Digitization Projects. TRY Conference, Toronto ON, May 5, 2008.
Kosavic, A. and Cao, H. The Importance of Metadata. 2nd Workshop on Endangered Archives, Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, Toronto ON, April 19, 2008.
Kosavic, A., Devakos, R., Johnston, W. and Dalton, J. Leveraging Collaboration: Building a National Scholarly Communication. OLA Super Conference, Toronto ON, February 2, 2008.
Kosavic, A. Open Journal Systems: an introduction. Scholars Portal Day, Toronto ON, December 14, 2007.
Grants and Awards
2011-2012 Merit Award, York University
2010-2011 Merit Award, York University
2010 York University Minor Research Grant. “A Survey of Disciplinary Attitudes and Practices regarding Scholarly Communication at York University”.
2009-2010 Merit Award, York University
2009 SSHRC Public Outreach Grant. “Literature for all: Promoting inclusive education through digitizing textual and contextual materials”. Co-investigator.
2009 SSHRC Standard Research Grant. “Interactive Inclusive Cross-Cultural Encounters on Ultra High Speed Optical Networks — The Sagittarius ORION – Shaw Literature Digitizing Project”. Co-investigator.
2008-2009 Merit Award, York University
2007-2008 Merit Award, York University
Mar-04-2009 YorkSpace offers greater access to York research
Feb-20-2007 New software helps York journals publish online