Ashley Farley is the Program Officer of Knowledge and Research Services and the lead of the Open Access team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She has spent more than 10 years in both academic and public libraries, focusing on digital inclusion and providing access to scholarly content. She is a passionate advocate for Open Access and believes that free and accessible research increases and expedites innovation, helps solve problems faster, and ultimately saves more lives sooner.
September 6th, 2021 | 56 mins 26 secs
We chat with Ashley Farley about her background as an academic librarian, the underrecognised importance of copyright in academic publishing, and her work as a Program Officer at the Gates Foundation