Dr Anna Wałek
Anna Wałek is an experienced library manager, Open Access and digital libraries expert. Her most important achievement was to create and organize a new university-wide unit at Wrocław University of Technology, responsible for the collection and sharing of scientific and technical information, intellectual property management, technology transfer and cooperation between science and economy – the Center for Scientific and Technical Information. She was also the first director of the Center for two years, the originator of the cutting-edge concept of the university repository of research results and Open Access policy creator. Since January 2017 she is a director of Gdańsk University of Technology Library. She is an author of over 20 scientific publications especially about digital libraries and Open Access. A graduate of the Institute of Information and Library Science at the University of Wroclaw, where she obtained a PhD in the field of Library and Information Science in 2013.