Mr Giuseppe Vitiello
Professional Title: Librarian
Primary domain: Library science
Organization name: NATO Defense College
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Rome - Italy
I have been Head, Library and Knowledge Centre of the NATO Defense College in Rome since 2012. Earlier I held positions of Director of Publishing Activities (ISS, Rome), Head-Librarian at the EU-Institute for Security Studies (Paris) and, from 1994 to 2001, I was in charge of the Electronic Publishing, Books and Archives Project of the Council of Europe (Strasbourg). Served as programme adviser for the European Commission “Telematics for Libraries” programme (1989-1991). In parallel to professional occupations, I have lectured at the Hochschule fuer Bibliothekswissenschaft in Stuttgart (1995-2000) and at the universities of Venise (2000-2010), Toulouse and Orléans. Contributed to various NATO and IFLA publications, to the UNESCO World Information Report and Library and Information Work Worldwide (1995 and 2000). In 2013 and 2016 I was requested by the Italian Ministry of Education to evaluate research in library science in Italy.