Nicholas Cop Consulting

Information and education services for academic and research libraries and networks.

Digital Information & Technologies Solutions

Consulting Services

  • eBooks and ejournal platforms.
  •  Digital formats and interfaces.
  • Open Access Initiatives 
  • Digital library evaluations.
  • Interfacing with mobile devices.
  • Virtual Worlds.

High Quality Technical Translations

Portuguese, Spanish into English

  • Translated documents read as if they were originally written in their native language.
  • A range of disciplines covered, with specialization in Information Sciences and IT. 
  • Editing, re-phrasing and simplifying for clarity, and correction of inconsistencies
  • Text and document formatting.
  •  Graphics and image services.

Training & Professional Development

Workshops & Conferences

  • High impact, multi-media keynotes for academic publishers, information vendors and conferences.


  • Half-day to one day workshops in the use of information technologies for libraries and publishers.

Nicholas Cop Consulting - events and in the media

The eBook "SciELO – 15 Years of Open Access: an analytic study of Open Access and scholarly communication" has been published on SciELO's site.

Co-authored and co-edited by Nicholas Cop. A detailed description of the beginnings, structure and success of the SciELO open access, peer-reviewed, academic e-journal network. English - PACKER, A.L., et al., orgs. SciELO – 15 Years of Open Access: an analytic study of Open Access and scholarly communication. Paris: UNESCO, 2014. ISBN 978-92-3001-237-3. Available from:

XII Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias, UNAM, Mexico City, Oct 29 - 31, 2015

Presentation "La biblioteca y su papel digital y social: Tendencias y  el perfil del profesional de la información" regarding the digital and social role of the academic library today, and the skills required of the information professional.

Changes in distributorship of Mendeley Institutional Edition

Nicholas Cop Consulting had been distributing Mendeley Institutional Edition under a distribution agreement with Swets. In light of the declaration of bankruptcy by Swets on Septemebr 24, 2014, Nicholas Cop Consulting is therefore, for the time being and until another arrangement is found, no longer authorized to distribute or support this product. Elsevier has now taken over the all marketing, sales and post-sales activities for Mendeley Institutional Edition. Please contact Nicholas Cop Consulting for additional information.

SWETS Day 2014 Keynote address, Mexico City, May 8, 2014

Nuevas tendencias en el análisis, la gestión y la selección de la información - SWETS Day 2014
A discussion of various modern tools to help library decision making in the selection of digital tools and information resources for research and education.
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Nuevas tendencias en el análisis, la gestión y la selección de la información: Insumos para la planeación estratégica en bibliotecas by Nicholas Cop is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Presentation "SciELO Strategy to Increase Visibility of Developing and Emerging Countries Journals" and participation in the "

Panel on Open Access Initiatives on a Regional and Global Scale", 27-28 April, 2014


Open Access Days in Egypt post on the blog of the Open Access Working Group of the Open Knowledge Foundation.



6 KEY IDEAS TO UNDERSTANDING OPEN ACCESS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN on the "Open Knowledge" blog of the Inter-American Development Bank.

What is known as “Open Access” today began very early on in Latin America with SciELO .......

Swets announces Nicholas Cop Consulting as exclusive distributor of Mendeley Institutional Edition

SWETS Press Release - Nicholas Cop Consulting
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A SPARC Webcast - background and updates on Open Access in Latin America and the many developments the OA SciELO initiative is undertaking. Download the presentation

Nicholas Cop and other experts in Open Access activities and trends in Latin America interviewed.

An interview carried out by prominent blogger Sue Polanka of the influential blog NoShelfRequired.

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