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Associate Professor Lucy Montgomery is Director of the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University. She is also Deputy Director for Knowledge Unlatched, a not-for-profit organisation piloting a new approach to funding open access monographs. Her work explores the role of digital technology and intellectual property in business model innovation in the creative industries. Lucy trained as a China specialist at the University of Adelaide, before going to complete a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies at Queensland University of Technology. She has a decade of experience as both a researcher and as project manager, working on major international research projects, including the Knowledge Unlatched Proof of Concept Pilot. She is particularly interested in understanding the impact of transformative technological change on IP and the growth of the creative economy. Her book, China’s Creative Industries: Copyright, Social Network Markets and the Business of Culture in a Digital Age is published by Edward Elgar.

Position Director, CCAT
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
School Humanities Research and Graduate Studies
Department Centre for Culture and Technology
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 209.422
Phone 9266 4992
Email Lucy.Montgomery@curtin.edu.au
Twitter twitter.com/LucyMontgomery_
Linked In linkedin.com/pub/lucy-montgomery/1/9a4/892/
ORCID orcid.org/0000-0001-6551-8140

CCAT Programs: New Models of Publishing

 

Selected Publications

Books

Montgomery, L. (2010), China’s Creative Industries: Copyright, Social Network Markets and the Business of Culture in a Digital Age. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Chapters

Montgomery, L. & X. Ren (2015). “The changing role of copyright in China’s emergent media economy.” In Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley (Eds). Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media.*

Li, C. & L. Montgomery (2011). “The 2008 Tibet riots: Competing perspectives, divided group protests and divergent media narratives.”  In S. Cottle & L. Lester, (Eds.), Transnational Protests and the Media. New York: Peter Lang.

Montgomery, L., & J. Potts (2009). “Global reuse and adaptation in the creative industries – Three further arguments against intellectual property based on lessons from China.” In P. L. Jayanthi Reddy (Ed.), Creative Commons: International Perspectives, Hyderabad: Amicus Books.*

Montgomery, L. & J. Hartley (2009). “Fashion as consumer entrepreneurship: Emergent risk culture, social network markets, and the launch of Vogue in China. In J. Hartley, (Ed.), The Uses of Digital Literacy: Creative Economy and Innovation Culture (pp. 163–183). St Lucia: University of Queensland Press.

Montgomery, L. & M. Keane (2006). “Learning to love the market”. In Pradip N. Thomas and Jan Servaes (eds) Intellectual Property Rights and Communications in Asia, New Delhi: Sage.Montgomery, L. & X. Ren (2015). “The changing role of copyright in China’s emergent media economy.” In Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley (Eds). Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media.*

Journal Articles

Montgomery, L. (2014), Knowledge Unlatched Full Pilot Report. Cultural Science Journal, 7:2 (whole issue).*

Ren, X. & L. Montgomery. “Open Access and Soft Power: Chinese Voices in International Scholarship.” Media, Culture and Society. (2015 In Press).*

Montgomery, L.  “The digital economy bill and the UK’s creative industries: A perspective from China.” Prometheus, 28, 4 (2011): 401–410.*

Montgomery, L. “Space to grow: Copyright, cultural policy and commercially-focused music in China.” Chinese Journal of Communication, 2, 2 (2009): 36–49.

Hartley, J. & L. Montgomery. “Creative Industries come to China (MATE).” Chinese Journal of Communication, 2, 1 (2009): 1–12.

Hartley, J. & L. Montgomery. “Fashion as consumer entrepreneurship: Emergent risk culture, social network markets, and the launch of ‘Vogue’ in China.” Chinese Journal of Communication, 2, 1 (2009): 61–76.

Montgomery. L. & J. Potts. “Does weaker IP mean stronger creative industries? Some lessons from China.” Creative Industries Journal, 1, 3 (2009): 245–261.*

Potts, J. D., Hartley, J., Banks, J. A., Burgess, J. E., Cobcroft, R. S., Cunningham, S. D. & L. Montgomery. “Consumer co-creation and situated creativity.” Industry and Innovation, 15, 5 (2008): 459–474.*

Montgomery. L. & J. Potts. “Global reuse and adaptation in the creative industries: Three further arguments against intellectual property.” DIME IPR Working Papers Series on Intellectual Property Rights, 2008.*

Montgomery, L. “Beijing bling: Creative details and consumer choices in contemporary China. An interview with Huang Hung.” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 9, 3 (2006): 369–376.

Montgomery, L. & B. Fitzgerald. “Copyright and the Creative Industries in China.” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 9, 3 (2006): 407–418.*

Montgomery, L. “Online music markets in China: The broader picture and the role of copyright and DRM.” INDICARE Monitor, 2, 9 (2005).*

Other

Frances Pinter and Lucy Montgomery, “Knowledge Unlatched: Toward an Open and Networked Future for Academic Publishing” (2012). Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference.?http://dx.doi.org/10.5703/1288284315130

Thompson, S., Sissons, A., & L. Montgomery (2012). UK Design as a Global Industry: International Trade and Intellectual Property. London, UK: Intellectual Property Office.

Montgomery, L. & F. Pinter. “Data Innovation and Open Access.” Big Innovation Centre Blog, 23 January 2013.

Montgomery, L. “Knowledge Unlatched Launches its Pilot Collection.” Big Innovation Centre Blog, 22 October 2013.

Montgomery, L. & M. de Silva. “The Next Publication Revolution: Open Access and the Post-2014 Research Excellence Framework.” Big Innovation Centre Blog, 4 April 2013.

Montgomery, L. “Open Access and Scholarly Books Workshop Report.” Knowledge Unlatched and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, 10 September 2013.

Montgomery, L. “Metrics Challenges for Monographs.” Knowledge Unlatched News, 19 April 2013.

Montgomery, L. “Open Access Books.” Elucidate, UK eInformation Group, 10, 1 (2013).

Andersen, B., Montgomery, L. & B. Reid,. “Digital Copyright Exchange Feasibility Study: Response to the Hooper Consultation from the Big Innovation Centre.” UK Intellectual Property Office, London, 2012.

Montgomery, L. Review of: Creativity and its Discontents: China’s Creative Industries and Intellectual Property Rights Offences by Laikwan Pang, Times Higher Education, 19 July 2012.

Montgomery, L. “Making Every Book Count.” Big Innovation Centre Blog, 18 July 2012.

Montgomery, L. “A Revolutionary New Approach to Making Humanities and Social Sciences Books Free.” Impact of Social Sciences blog, 4 May 2012.

Montgomery, L. “A Revolutionary New Approach to Making Scholarly Books Free.” Big Innovation Centre Blog, 3 May 2012.

Montgomery, L. “China: A Land of Opportunities and Lessons?” Big Innovation Centre Blog, 16 November 2011.

Montgomery, L. “Beyond Copyright Industries: Publishing and Digital Futures.” Asian Creative Transformations podcast, 21 September 2011.

Montgomery, L. “How Creativity is Changing China.” Asian Creative Transformations podcast, 25 August 2011.

Montgomery, L. “Video interview: Rhonda Small.”, TV Land Australia (www.tvlandaustralia.com ) 2008.

Montgomery, L. “Ringtones May be Music to Chinese Ears.” Asia Times Online, 28 October 2005.

Montgomery, L. (2013), ‘Tracking Your Book: What Authors Should Know About Altmetrics’, Open Access Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, 1–2 July 2013, British Library, London.  A published conference report is available here: https://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/Reports/oabooksreport/

Montgomery, L. (2013), Encouraging Innovation in Academic Publishing through Collective Action and Open Access Licensing. Triple Helix International Conference 2013. London, 8–10 July 2013.

Montgomery, L., (2012), Knowledge Unlatched: Opening Access to Scholarly Books. 3rd Annual ENCATC Research Session. 12–14 September, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom.

Montgomery, L., (2010), Copyright and creative innovation in China: An evolutionary approach’, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Singapore, 24 June.

Hartley, J., Bruns, A., Montgomery, L., Burgess, J. & Banks, J. (2010) ‘Cultural science and methodological challenge!’, Researching (popular) media in the age of convergence: Methodological innovations in the study of contemporary media industries, texts, technologies and audiences. Preconference, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Singapore, 22 June.

Montgomery, L., & Potts, J., (2008), ‘Global reuse and adaptation in the creative industries: three further arguments against intellectual property’. The creative industries and intellectual property, Birkbeck College, University of London, 22–23 May.

Montgomery, L. (2008), ‘From governance to entrepreneurial consumers: film, music and fashion in China’, Creating Value: Between Commerce and Commons, Brisbane: 25–27 June.

Hartley, J., & Montgomery, L. (2007), ‘Fashion as Consumer Entrepreneurship: emergent risk culture, social entrepreneurship, social network markets and the launch of Vogue in China’, China Communication Forum Harmonious Society, Civil Society and the Media International Symposium, International Communication Association and Chinese Communication Association, Beijing 20–21 October.

Montgomery, L. (2007), ‘Music, Mobile, Media and China’, China Communication Forum Harmonious Society, Civil Society and the Media International Symposium, International Communication Association and Chinese Communication Association, Beijing, 20–21 October.

Montgomery, L. (2007), ‘Lessons from China: Getting On with Business’, Chinese Studies Association of Australia Conference, Griffith University Brisbane Australia, 27–29 June.

Montgomery, L. (2007), ‘China’s Film and Music Industries: Copyright, Business Models and Lessons for Developed Markets?’, Defining the Field: Themes in Contemporary China Studies, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University United Kingdom, 12–15 April.

Montgomery, L., & Foth, M., (2006), ‘Finding a Voice through New Media and Digital Storytelling: The Fanchong Cherbourg Connection’. Paper presented at the 56th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Dresden, Germany, 19–23 June.

Montgomery, L. & Fitzgerald, B., (2005), ‘Copyright Law and the Creative Industries in China’, Proceedings 2005 Shanghai International IPR Forum: Intellectual Property Protection and Creative Industries Development, Shanghai.

Montgomery, L. (2005), ‘Think Me Rich: Copyright, Creativity and China’s New Cultural Sector’, Media and Society in China Today, University of Westminster, London, 17–18 June. (2005).

Montgomery, L. & Keane, M. (2004), ‘Copyright Reform – Cul-de-sac or a New Frontier for China’s Film and Television Industries?’, Intellectual Property Rights, Communication and the Public Domain in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 14–17 Dec.

Montgomery, L. (2004), ‘Troubled Waters for the Development of China’s Film Industry’, Media Technology, Creative Industries and Cultural Significance Conference, Taipei, 24–25 September.

Invited presentations

Montgomery, L. (2014), ‘A Beginners Guide to Getting Published’, Humanities Faculty Post-Graduate Workshop, Curtin University, 26 November.

Montgomery, L. (2014), ‘Resource Sharing in the Age of the Book’, Panel Presentation: Texas Library Association Annual Meeting, The University of Texas at Austin (via Videolink), Austin, 23 September.

Montgomery, L. (2014), ‘The Knowledge Unlatched Pilot: Proof of Concept and Beyond’, Culture +8, Margaret River, 4 June.

Montgomery, L. (2014), Copyright and Media Pluralism in China, Oregon Review of International Law Annual Symposium, University of Oregon, Oregon, 18 April.

Montgomery, L. & Ren, X. (2014), ‘New Business Models and China’s Online Literature Industry’, Panel Presentation: China, Social Media and the Online Reading Revolution. London Book Fair, London, 10 April.

Montgomery, L. (2014), ‘How Will Writers Eat? The Debate About Copyright and Writing In The Digital Age,’ London Book Fair Panel. London Book Fair, London, 8 April.

Montgomery, L. (2014), ‘Lucy Montgomery on Open Access and Monograph Publishing’, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 28 February.

Montgomery, L. (2014), ‘Knowledge Unlatched: Enabling Open Access for Scholarly Books’, University of Toronoto Seminar: Open Access Books: Trends and Options. University of Toronoto (via Videolink), Toronto, 13 February.

Montgomery, L. (2013), Copyright and Innovation.  Guest Lecture for MA Unit: Economics and Governance of Innovation and Institutions, Birkbeck College, University of London, 3 June.

Montgomery, L. (2013), Open and Networked Opportunities for Scholarly Books: The Knowledge Unlatched Experiment, 25 November, Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford University.

Montgomery, L. (2013), Knowledge Unlatched: Enabling Open Access for Scholarly Books, Adventures in Culture and Technology, 4 November, Centre for Culture and Technology, Curtin University.

Montgomery, L. (2013), Knowledge Unlatched, UN Links 2013, co-hosted by UNOG, ILO, ITC and WIPO. Palais des Nations, Geneva. 18-20 September.

Montgomery, L. (2013), China’s Creative Industries, Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, 24 June–July 5, Oxford University.

Montgomery, L. (2013), ‘Open Access for Scholarly Books: Policy and Practice’, London Online Information, 19-20 November, Victoria Park Plaza, London.

Montgomery, L. (2013), ‘Knowledge Unlatched’, Open Access and Research 2013 Conference, 1 November, Queensland University of Technology.  A full video of the presentation is available at: https://mediawarehouse.qut.edu.au/QMW/player/?dID=20611&dDocName=QMW_019811

Montgomery, L. (2013), ‘Open Access and Scholarly Books: Australian Perspectives’, pre-conference workshop at the Open Access and Research 2013 Conference, 30 October, Queensland University of Technology.

Montgomery, L. (2013), ‘Open Access for Scholarly Books: Policy and Practice’, Online Information 2013, 22 November, London.

Montgomery, L., (2013), ‘Open Access Developments in China’, Open Access and Scholarly Books, 19 June, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University.

Montgomery, L., (2012), ‘China’s Creative Industries’ (invited keynote), Global Changes in the Production and Consumption of Culture, European Parliament, 7 June. Video Podcast downloadable at: http://www.greens-efa.eu/global-changes-in-the-production-and-consumption-of-culture-7184.html

Montgomery, L., (2012), ‘Online-Publishing and Web Literature in China’, Plenary presentation, China Cultural Week, Leipzig, Germany, 19 September.

Montgomery, L. (2010) ‘Creative transformation: Intellectual assets, creative community and economic development – a comparison between Brisbane and Hangzhou’, The First Global World City Conference, Beijing, China, 18–19 September.

Montgomery, L. (2010), ‘Social network markets in China’, Cultural science and innovation in the creative industries CCI-CCBC sponsored international research workshop, Durham, 27–28 September.

Montgomery, L. (2007), Panel Presentation: ‘Music 2.0 – Social Music Software, Challenges and Value’, Chinese Bloggers Conference 2007, Tsinghua Science and Technology Park Beijing, 3–4 November.

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