Hardy Schwamm

Open Scholarship Librarian, University of Galway

Hardy Schwamm is the Open Scholarship Librarian at the University of Galway in the West of Ireland. His focus is on advocacy of Open practices from Open Education to Research Data Management, public engagement and Open Access. Hardy is also interested in the development and implementation of Open policies, locally, on a national and European level.

Hardy is a member of the LIBER Open Access Working Group, supports several projects of the National Open Research Forum in Ireland. He is involved in negotiating and monitoring transformative agreements by the Irish consortium IReL. Hardy is also interested in concepts of “community”, engagement and how we can work together to make Open work. He is a founding member of the Open Scholarship Community Galway.