EMEA Regional Council

Rupert Schaab

Deputy Director, State and Univ Library Göttingen, University of Göttingen

Rupert Schaab

Rupert Schaab is deputy director of the State and University Library Goettingen (Germany) since 2005. In this position he is responsible for the whole service portfolio of one of the biggest and most research oriented German academic libraries. He is holding an PhD in Medieval History and has a broad experience serving different academic and research libraries. He is a member of the boards of the Common Library Network (GBV), the Alliance for Preservation of the Documentary Heritage (Germany), the membership board of Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek and of Global Council of OCLC (since 2011). His areas of special expertise are organizational change, public funding, cultural heritage, retro digitization and the development of metadata for libraries, archives and museums.

Term end date: 30 June 2019

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O: +49-551-395214


University of Göttingen
State and Univ Library Göttingen

Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1 
Göttingen, Lower Saxony D-37070