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Philipp Mayr

  • Dr
  • Team leader
  • GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Mannheim


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Research Interests

non-textual ranking in digital libraries bibliometric methods evaluation of information systems applied informetrics knowledge representation information behavior and information retrieval

Followers (33)

  • Ying-Hsang Liu

    Ying-Hsang Liu Australian National University

  • Rohitha Dassanayake

    Rohitha Dassanayake Ministry of Economic Development

  • Atanas G. Atanasov

    Atanas G. Atanasov Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna

  • Joeran Beel

    Joeran Beel National Institute of Informatics

  • Maryam Fayazi

    Maryam Fayazi Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences

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  • Joeran Beel

    Joeran Beel National Institute of Informatics

  • Kris Jack

    Kris Jack Mendeley

  • Maya Hristakeva

    Maya Hristakeva Mendeley Ltd.

  • Aida Slavic

    Aida Slavic UDC Consortium

  • Anabela Serrano

    Anabela Serrano

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Philipp Mayr is a postdoctoral researcher and team lead at the GESIS department Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences (WTS). Since winter semester 2012, he teaches as a senior lecturer at Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Faculty 03 of Information Science. From October 2009 till August 2011, Philipp Mayr was a visiting professor for knowledge representation at University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Department of Information Science & Engineering. Philipp Mayr is a graduate of the Berlin School of Library and Information Science at Humboldt University Berlin where he finished his doctoral research in 2009. He studied LIS, computer science and sociology. Philipp Mayr published in the areas Informetrics, Information Retrieval and Digital Libraries and is an active organizer of the Networked Knowledge Organization Systems/Services (NKOS) European network. He is member of the editorial board of the information science journals Scientometrics and Information Wissenschaft & Praxis. He serves frequently as a reviewer for various journals (e.g. JASIST, Aslib Proceedings, Online Information Review) and international conference program committees (e.g. Dublin Core, ESWC/ISWC, iConference 2014).



Professional experience

Team leader

GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Mannheim

February 2010 - Present

Education history

Humboldt University of Berlin


December 2005 - February 2009 (3 years 2 months)