Charles W. Bailey, Jr. is the publisher of Digital Scholarship, a website that deals with digital copyright, digital curation, digital repositories, open access, scholarly communication, and other digital information issues. He has over 30 years of information technology experience, including 24 years of managerial experience in academic libraries. Bailey has been an open access publisher for over 20 years, starting in 1989 with The Public-Access Computer Systems Review (founding Editor-in-Chief, 1989-2006), the first open access journal in the field of library and information science. In 1996, he began publishing the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography, an open access book that has been updated 80 times. He is the author of a number of digital and print bibliographies, including the Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals and Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography. He has written over 30 papers about digital copyright, expert systems, institutional repositories, open access, scholarly communication, and other topics. In 2010, Bailey was given a Best Content by an Individual Award by The Charleston Advisor. In 2003, he was named as one of Library Journal's "Movers & Shakers." In 1993, he was awarded the first LITA/Library Hi Tech Award For Outstanding Communication for Continuing Education in Library and Information Science. He holds master's degrees in information and library science and education (instructional media and technology).