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Marguerite Avery is Senior Acquisitions Editor at The MIT Press where she acquires scholarly, trade, and reference work in Science and Technology Studies, Information Science, Communications, and Internet Studies. She works closely with these scholarly communities and these interactions inform her thinking as to the value of scholarly publishers as well as the severe limitations they place on rapidly changing models of scholarship. She is the Digital Publications Chair of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), a member of the Digital Public Library of America’s Content & Scope group, serves on the Board of Directors for Anvil Academic Press, is on the Academic Steering & Advocacy Committee for the Open Library of Humanities, and is a fellow at metaLAB@harvard