Reinhard Altenhöner (* 1963), member of DGI, position in IFLA, is head of the IT-departement of Die Deutsche Bibliothek (DDB), the national library of Germany. Based on his experiences in building up digital library services and infrastructure at different locations and positions he is now responsible for the IT-structure and -services at DDB with its locations in Frankfurt/Main, Leipzig and Berlin. DDB provides national services and is involved in a lot of national and European projects and acts in cooperation with national/international committees for standards for technical and general approaches - especially for data exchange and metadata. Presently, Reinhard Altenhöner serves as an overall manager for the project "kopal - Co-operative development of a Long-Term Digital Information Archive".
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