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Matthijs van Otegem

University Librarian, Utrecht University

Matthijs van Otegem

Matthijs Van Otegem is director of the University Library at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands. He received his MA in Book & Information Science at the University of Amsterdam and his PhD in philosophy at Utrecht University. In 2002, he joined the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands. After twelve years in various positions, he took up his current position as director of the library at Erasmus University Rotterdam. In addition to the role of university librarian, he is a member of the editorial board of Informatieprofessional, the Dutch journal on librarianship, and president of the Netherlands Library Forum.


Utrecht University


Term end date: 31 October 2024