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Ulrich Herb

  • PhD (Information Science), Diploma (Sociology)
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Recent publications

  • Open Access and Symbolic Gift Giving

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  • Open Divide? Critical Studies on Open Access


Professional experience


./scidecode science consulting & research

March 2011 - Present

Projectmanager Open Access Statistics

Saarland University and State Library

July 2008 - Present

Science Journalist

Heise Zeitschriften Verlag

September 2006 - Present

Repository Manager, Specialist Electronic Publishing

Saarland University and State Library

April 2005 - Present

Visiting Lectureship

Saarland University

October 2011 - March 2012(5 months)

Visiting Lectureship in Information Science

University for Applied Science Chur (Switzerland)

February 2011 - July 2011(5 months)

Projectmanager OPUS 4

Saarland University and State Library

July 2008 - December 2010(2 years)

Projectmanager Digital Psychology Information

Saarland University and State Library

October 2002 - March 2005(2 years)

Project Manager Virtual Library Psychology

Saarland University and State Library

September 2001 - August 2002(a year)


PhD in Information Science

Universitat des Saarlandes

June 2006 - October 2015(9 years)

Diploma Degree Sociology

Universität des Saarlandes - University of the Saarland

October 1990 - July 1999(9 years)


Editorial board member (Information, Wissenschaft & Praxis), Reviewer for several scientific journals (including Scientometrics, First Monday, Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, Mitteilungen der Vereinigung Österreichischer Bibliothekarinnen & Bibliothekare und Information, Wissenschaft & Praxis).


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