Michael Upshall

Michael Upshall

Michael Upshall (www.consultmu.co.uk) runs a consultancy practice helping publishers and information owners with content licensing and electronic publishing in a wide range of sectors. His experience includes spells both with publishers and with IT companies creating tools for information dissemination. He is an associate consultant of Oxford Brookes University, a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), and a chartered member of the Institute of Library and Information Professionals (MCLIP). For the UK Electronic Information Group (www.ukeig.org.uk) he edits their bimonthly journal Elucidate. He has over twenty years’ experience in publishing, including spells with Longman, Dorling Kindersley, TSO and Random House, before co-founding Helicon Publishing, creators of the UK’s first CD-ROM and first online encyclopedias, which was pioneering as one of the first digital resources in the humanities to be extensively available electronically.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultmu, UK