Titia van der Werf
Senior Program Officer
Titia van der Werf is Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research, based in Leiden, the Netherlands. She coordinates and extends OCLC Research’s work throughout Europe. Titia has all-round expertise in digital library developments and studies trends in research libraries and cultural heritage institutions.
Together with colleagues, Titia carries out surveys and interviews to take the pulse of the OCLC Research Library Partnership. She organizes workshops and symposia to engage the partnership and the wider community in addressing priority areas where library practices are challenged or newly emerging. Titia is actively involved in current priority areas of research support (open access and digital scholarship) and the transition to next-generation metadata. Titia has a special interest in the trend toward openness in government, science, and society and how this is impacting libraries.
Titia studied history and informatics in the humanities and social sciences, and has over 30 years’ experience working with libraries and archives to realize the full potential of the digital transformation for the academic and heritage sectors.
Open Content Activities in Libraries: Same Direction, Different Trajectories — Findings from the 2018 OCLC Global Council Survey
1 July 2020
Titia van der Werf
This report synthesizes findings from the 2018-19 Global Council survey on current and future planned open content activities for a global cohort of research and university libraries.
21 October 2018
Hein van den Berg, Arianna Betti, Thom Castermans, Rob Koopman, Bettina Speckmann, Kevin Verbeek, Titia van der Werf, Shenghui Wang, Michel A. Westenberg
CatVis is an interdisciplinary digital humanities project that provides resources for librarians to manage vast bibliographic records as well as visualization tools for philosophical research. This paper describes the challenges encountered during the interdisciplinary research project CatVis.
5 June 2014
Brian Lavoie, Eric Childress, Ricky Erway, Ixchel Faniel, Constance Malpas, Jennifer Schaffner, +