Swiss National Library Commission

The Swiss National Library Commission is an extra-parliamentary commission that is elected for a four-year period by the Federal Council. Its function and its responsibilities are regulated by the Federal Act of 18 December 1992 on the Swiss National Library (432.21) and by the Ordinance of 14 January 1998 on the Swiss National Library (432.211).

The commission monitors developments in library science and can make proposals to the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA). It promotes cooperation in the field of library science, must be consulted in important decisions pertaining to libraries, and deals with questions relating to Swiss policy in the area of scientific information and documentation taking account of general scientific policy.

The Commission is composed of:

President

  • Peter Bieri, Dr. sc.techn.Ing. Agr. ETH, a.Ständerat, Präsident des Informationsdienstes für den öffentlichen Verkehr LITRA

Members

  • Diego Hättenschwiler, lic. phil., Wikipedianer und wissenschaftlicher Bibliothekar
  • Christian Koller, Direktor des Schweizerischen Sozialarchivs, Titularprofessor für Geschichte der Neuzeit an der Universität Zürich
  • Isabelle Kratz, Directrice de la Bibliothèque de l'EPFL
  • Eliane Kurmann, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin infoclio.ch, Doktorandin am Historischen Seminar der Universität Zürich
  • Jacques Scherrer, Secrétaire général de l'Association Suisse des Diffuseurs, Editeurs et Libraires ASDEL
  • Gabi Schneider, Wissenschaftliche Bibliothekarin UB Basel und swissuniversities, stv. Leiterin des Programms „Wissenschaftliche Information“
  • Marie-Jeanne Urech, Ecrivaine
  • Stefano Vassere, Dr. Phil. I, Direttore delle Biblioteche cantonali e del Sistema bibliotecario ticinese

Last modification 06.04.2017

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Matthias Nepfer
Hallwylstrasse 15
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Phone: + 41 58 463 85 99
matthias.nepfer@nb.admin.ch

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