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Margret Plank

Competence Centre for Non-Textual Materials, German National Library of Science and Technology

Margret Plank is the Head of the Competence Centre for Non-Textual Materials at the German National Library of Science and Technology in Hannover. The aim of the Competence Centre is to develop emerging tools and services that actively support users in the scientific work process enabling non-textual material such as audiovisual media, 3D objects and research data to be published, found and made available on a permanent basis as easily as textual documents. Previously she was responsible for Information Competence and Usability at the TIB. She has also worked as a researcher at the Institute of Information Studies and Language Technology of the University of Hildesheim. She represents TIB on a number of boards including IFLA Steering Committee Audiovisual and Multimedia Section as well as the Executive Board of the International Council of Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI).