Dr. Keller has been a Vice Provost and University Librarian at Stanford University since 1994. From 2018 to 2020, Michael Keller was Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at the University. He was the publisher of Stanford University Press from 2001 to 2021, as well as the founder of HighWire Press and its CEO from 1995 to 2014.
As a university librarian for the past 25+ years, Dr. Keller has been a national and international leader in transitioning university libraries to digital formats and an advocate for the digital sharing of information resources around the world. Dr. Keller designated the 2015 recipient of the Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Award for Exceptional Contributions to Stanford University. He is an elected fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Currently, he is the Chairman of International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium and Board of Directors, Council on Library and Information Resources, USA. He has been awarded honorary fellow for Life, Harris Manchester College at Oxford University.
Detailed Profile: https://profiles.stanford.edu/michael-keller
- M.L.S., State University of New York at Geneseo, Academic Librarianship
- M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, Music History
- B.A., Hamilton College, NY, Biology, Music
- “Exploiting the Opportunities of the Maturing Digital Age: The First Twenty Years of the Scholarly Communications Program of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY, April 26-27, 2019.
- “Fostering Integrity in Research” a Consensus Study Report of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine by The National Academies Press, 2017.
- “How Can Libraries be Guided Into the Future?” in Crossing Borders: The Future of Access, 2014. p. 37-39.
- “Digital Archiving, a necessary aspect reflecting the influence and extent of use of information technology in advanced societies.” Invited paper for Science and Technology Society: Lights and Shadows – For a Sustainable Future.
- “Music.” Selection of Library Materials in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences (edited by P. McClung, et al).
- “Art & Craft: Object & Idea” in Holding Dear: The Value of the Real. Levenger Press, 2013. p. 133-136.
- “US West Coast Perspective on Lynne Brindley’s Career” in Alexandria, vol. 23, number 4. December 2012.
- “The Future of Books, Research Libraries and Intellectual” in L'avenir des bibliothèques : vues d'ailleurs; Bibliothèque nationale de France, N°6, 2011.
- “Mountain View: the Agreement among Google, Publishers, and Authors” by Michael A. Keller. College & Research Libraries Journal, vol. 70, no. 1, Guest Editorial. January 2009.
- "Riding the wave: the role of IT innovation in higher education" in Education Quality Forum 2006; Campus Innovation 2006; edited by Reinhard Keil, Michael Kerres and Rolf Schulmeister. (Münster/New York/München/Berlin: Waxmann, 2007). pp. 33-44.
- "Wie "DODLs", Digitalisierung und Repositorien neues Wissen förden können" in Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika (Reihe 2 of Bibliotheken der Welt). Bad Honnef: Bock+Herchen, 2006, pp. 39-42.
- "Google Book Search: indexing the contents of library books" in World Digital Library Initiatives -- its challenge and the goal. Kanazawa: Kanasawa Institute of Technology, 2006. pp.3-3-1 to 3-3-35 (Japanese version) and 3-4-1 to 3-4- 26 (English version).