Dr. Lothar Nunnenmacher

Head of Lib4RI
+41 58 765 52 21

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As the Head of Lib4RI I am responsible for the strategy, the budget and the operational management of the library. After joining in 2010 and managing the merger of the libraries in 2011, I was involved in several projects to improve library services and library processes. Primarily, the focus was on discovery and management of digital resources, but this is increasingly shifting towards library services on scholarly communication, such as our training courses and our institutional repository.

Before joining Lib4RI, I served as Head of Collection Development at ETH Library in Zurich. Until 2006, I worked as Deputy Head and Head Librarian at the Medical Library of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and, until 2001, as Subject Librarian and Head of a Department Library at the Technische Universität Berlin.

I studied horticulture in Munich-Weihenstephan and worked as a scientist in agroecological entomology in Bayreuth, obtaining my PhD in 1998. In 1999, I obtained a certificate (DGI) as an information manager in the life sciences.

Selected Publications and Presentations

ORCID: 0009-0007-2897-4420

  • Nunnenmacher L, Hösli F, 2023: A search tool for aggregated information on Open Access. Poster, Open-Access-Tage, Berlin. doi:10.5281/zenodo.8161026.
  • Konstantaki LA, Last S, Nunnenmacher L, 2022: How to reach >90% Open Access. Poster, Open-Access-Tage, Bern. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7038052.
  • Cantini F, Konstantaki LA, Nunnenmacher L, 2019: Highly automated import of metadata into an institutional repository: a PHP tool. Poster, 14th International Conference on Open Repositories, Hamburg. doi:10.5281/zenodo.3553924, Institutional Repository.
  • Rees-Mertins R & Nunnenmacher L, 2018: «Excellent service! Please go on this way» – Ergebnisse der Nutzerumfrage 2017. Lib4RI-Update #15, 29 pp.
  • Hering JG, Nunnenmacher L, von Waldow H, 2018: Perspectives from a water research institute on Knowledge Management for Sustainable Water Management. In: Russ M (ed.) Handbook of knowledge management for sustainable water systems, 15-33. doi:10.1002/9781119271659.ch1, Institutional Repository.
  • Nunnenmacher L (ed.), 2016: 5 years Lib4RI – excellent services for excellent research. Lib4RI-Update #12, 16 pp.
  • Nunnenmacher L, Bihn JH, Rees-Mertins R, 2015: Lokale Integration von Open Access bei Search und Discovery. Poster, 9. Open-Access-Tage, Zürich. doi:10.5281/zenodo.30724.
  • Sartori N, Fuhrer C, Junod J, Nunnenmacher L, Verdicchio D for the SAMW, 2014: Promoting open access to research results. Position paper issued by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences. Open Access.
  • Nunnenmacher L, Hofmann S, Bihn J, Neuhold B, 2014: Lib4RI Training Series – Content is King. Poster, Bibliothekartag, Bremen. Open Access.
  • Nunnenmacher L, 2013: Bibliotheksfusion – Ein Weg zu einer besseren Informationsinfrastruktur für ausseruniversitäre Forschungsinstitutionen. Presentation, ASpB-Tagung Kiel. Open Access.
  • Nunnenmacher L, 2011: eMedia – Aktuelle Herausforderungen aus Bibliothekssicht. Presentation, Springer Library Summit, Wien. Prezi.
  • Nunnenmacher L, 2010: E-Books – den Wandel professionell gestalten. GMS Medizin Bibliothek Information, 10(1):Doc07. doi:10.3205/mbi000190.
  • Nunnenmacher L, 2006: To arrange the window – the creation of an integrated local view on information diversity. GMS Medizin Bibliothek Information, 6(3): Doc30. Open Access.
  • Nunnenmacher L, 2005: Von der Bibliothek zum Lernzentrum – Veränderungen in der Medizinischen Bibliothek der Charité. GMS Medizin Bibliothek Information, 5(2) 17 – 21. Open Access.
  • Nunnenmacher L, 1998: Blattläuse auf Kopfsalat und deren Kontrolle durch gezielte Beeinflussung der Lebensgrundlagen ihrer Prädatoren. Bayreuther Forum Ökologie, 61 / Dissertation University Bayreuth, 148 pp. Institutional Repository.