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A Librarian’s view on Open Science

A conversation with Lambert Heller

Published onMay 09, 2022
A Librarian’s view on Open Science

Lambert Heller (b. 1972) is head of the Open Science Lab at TIB, the Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology, in Hannover.

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Lambert Heller studied sociology, political science and philosophy in Bremen and Hannover, and completed a library traineeship at the FU Berlin (including a postgraduate Masters in Library and Information Science at the HU Berlin). After professional positions in Münster and Berlin, and five years as a subject specialist for economics, he founded in 2013 together with Ina Blümel the Open Science Lab at TIB. He is a regular reviewer for the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Deutscher Bibliothekartag (Europe’s largest librarian conference), among others, and is active on several editorial boards. He lectures internationally at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut and the professional associations ICSTI and NFAIS, publishes in professional journals, advises the ISCC Foundation, and is a member of the professional library associations BIB and vdb, the trade union ver.di, and the free Internet radio station ByteFM. And he writes daily as @Lambo on Twitter.

Lambert Heller

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0232-7085


Twitter: @lambo

Linkedin: /in/wikify/

Das ABC des Freien Wissens - J=Journals. Interview Lambert Heller


Lambert Heller in Nature Index, 2019 („A love letter to your future self“: What scientists need to know about FAIR data)

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