John Lamp is a one-time printer and Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics at Deakin University in Australia. Since 2013 has been Editor-in-Chief of the Australasian Journal of Information Systems, which is both open access and electronically published. His research interests focused on how people perceive and categorise information. He developed and has been running the Index of Information Systems Journals since 1995. From 2008 he has been actively involved with the Australian Government’s “Excellence in Research” initiative in the area of journal ranking on behalf of the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems. He is a member of the Australian Open Access Support Group and this, combined with his printing background has increased his interest in the current transition from hard copy publication.