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RSC Satellite Meeting 2016 - Speakers

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Christian Aliverti (Swiss National Library)
Member of the NL Management Board, Head of the Section Bibliographical Access, member of the EURIG Editorial Committee, member of the Committee for Library Standards, lecturer in cataloguing at the University of Zurich and at the University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur. His main interests are in the development of the cataloguing standards and models, in Digital Humanities and in the cataloguing cooperation in the cultural sector.








Janet Ashton (British Library)
Janet Ashton is a member of the Library’s project group assessing the future of subject indexing and classification. She has also been a participant in a number of previous, international projects connected with subject access. She manages a team of cataloguers dealing with West European languages. She is the Library’s primary trainer for Library of Congress Subject Headings, including training library staff UK-wide in this standard.


Renate Behrens (German National Library)
Office for Library Standards, Head of the RDA-Project in Austria, Germany and German-speaking Switzerland, member of the European RDA Interest Group (EURIG) and European Regional Representative to the RDA Steering Committee (RSC), member of the IFLA Cataloguing Section.










Ulrike Junger (German National Library)
Since 2009 working at DNB, now in the position as the head of the Domain Acquisition and Cataloguing, between 2009 and 2014 head of the Department of Subject Cataloguing. Member of the RDA Board and the IFLA Section of Subject Analysis and Access and IFLA’s Standards Committee.


Angela Kailus M.A. (German Documentation Centre of Art History - Bildarchiv Foto Marburg) Assistant director and member of academic staff of the Deutsches Dokumentationszentrum für Kunstgeschichte – Bildarchiv Foto Marburg (German Documentation Centre of Art History - Bildarchiv Foto Marburg) Philipps-University Marburg, Germany. Her main interests are in the area of management, publication, standardisation, and interoperability of data.










Alice Keller (ETH Zürich) initially worked as a librarian at the ETH Library in Zurich, Switzerland, and later at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, UK. She currently holds a senior management position at the Zentralbibliothek Zurich, Switzerland, where she is responsible for subject librarians and subject indexing. Apart from working as a librarian, Alice Keller also worked in publishing for several years, as Senior Editorial Director Library and Infoormation Science for De Gruyter Saur (Germany). Her main interests are in the area of strategic planning, change management in libraries and electronic publishing.









Tiziana Possemato (Chief Information Officer of Casalini Libri, and founding managing partner of @Cult) has led numerous projects for library automation, analysis, mapping, conversion and for the transformation in Linked Open Data and the publication of catalogue data from numerous institutions. She holds a degree in Philosophy, diplomas in Archival and Library Sciences (Vatican Schools) and a master degree in Library Science (University of Florence).












Esther Scheven has been a subject librarian in the Subject Cataloguing department of the German National Library since 1995; she manages the subdivision of natural sciences and has been deputy head of the department since 2007. In 2008 she was appointed head of the Subject Cataloguing Expert Group and is responsible for GND subject cataloguing









Christoph Steiner, born in Vienna, professional curriculum: librarian in a benedictine monastery, then librarian in the Austrian National Library, Speaker of the central services of subject cataloguing of the Austrian Scientific Libraries Network (OBV – Österreichischer Bibliothekenverbund), lecturer in the University College of Library and Information Studies, head of subject indexing department at the Austrian National Library









Prof. Heidrun Wiesenmüller, M.A., Lecturer in cataloguing and classification at Stuttgart Media University













Marcus Zerbst (Zentralbibliothek Zürich, ZB) works as a Systems Librarian in ZB Zürich. He takes care of library workflows in Acquisitions, ILL and Catalog Enrichment, and is responsible for all kinds of statistics, reports and data import/export. In addition to these technical tasks he serves the international Aleph user group as a deputy coordinator and he supports ZB employees as a staff representative.









Vesna Župan (The "Svetozar Marković" University Library, Belgrade) finished her studies at the University of Belgrade with the Master of Science Degree in economics in 1994. Informator-adviser since 2004. She works as a librarian for cataloguing monographies and the analytical cataloguing of serials in the "Svetozar Marković" University Library in Belgrade. Vesna Župan is the member of the Association of Serbian Librarians. She is also the member of the Association of Belgrade Economists.








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