Jason S. Price

PhD, Director of Licensing Operations

Jason S. Price is Director of Licensing Operations at the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC). He earned a doctorate in plant evolutionary ecology from Indiana University Bloomington where he gained in depth experience as a teacher and researcher and capped it off with a Masters in Library Science. He thoroughly enjoys applying data analysis skills he developed during graduate school to current library challenges. During his 10 years as a librarian at The Claremont Colleges, he worked as Science & Electronic Resources Librarian, Interim Director of Information Technology, Collections and Acquisitions Manager, Assistant Director for Collection Services and finally Interim Director of the Library. His role as DLO at SCELC provides opportunities to work with libraries, publishers and other consortia to improve products and increase pricing equity. He has been publishing and speaking about electronic resource usage, discovery and access since 2005.