Curriculum Vitae

Thomas Krichel

2014‒10‒28

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Email krichel at openlib point org
Homepage http://openlib.org/home/krichel
USA Home Postal 34‒20 78th Street, Apt. 3D
Jackson Heights NY 11372‒2572
United States of America
Russia Home Postal Zwentoy Proesd 27, Apt. 56
630090 Novosibirsk
Russia
Born 5 June 1965 in Völklingen, Saarland, Germany, birth certificate number 691/1965.
Citizenship German since birth, American since 19 September 2013
Sex male
Marital Status single

Education

1998‒12 PhD in Economics from the University of Surrey. Dissertation on “Growth and Fiscal Policy in Dynamic Optimizing Models”, advisor Paul L. Levine
1990‒10 MA in Western European Studies from the University of Exeter
1989‒09 Magistère d'Economie from the Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
1986‒09 Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales in sciences économiques from the Université des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse
1984‒07 Abitur from Realgymnasium Völklingen

Software Skills

Linux, esp. GNU Debian Linux installation and maintenance
Server configuration and maintenance, Apache, BIND, exim, Mailman, nginx, spamassassin, openssh
procedural coding in bash, Perl, PHP, ruby
descriptive coding in CSS, XHTML, puppet, XSLT

Language Skills

German native
English near native
French fluent in speaking, intermediate in writing
Russian intermediate conversion, poor writing
Spanish intermediate conversion, poor writing

Employment

2006‒09 to 2012‒08 Associate professor at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science, of Long Island University
2007‒07 Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Economics and Finance of Queensland University of Techology
2005‒07 to now Student supervisor at Faculty of Information Technology, Novosibirsk State University.
2001‒01 to 2006‒08 Assistant professor at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science of Long Island University
2000‒10 to 2000‒12 Visiting professor in the Institute for Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University
1993‒02 to 2001‒04 Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Surrey
1992‒10 to 1993‒02 Houblon-Norman research assistant to Michael P. Devereux in the Department of Economics at Keele University and Bank of England
1990‒07 to 1992‒09 Building Societies Trust Research Assistant in the Department of Economics at Loughborough University of Technology
1989‒07 to 1989‒09 Computing Intern with Murex S.A.R.L., 142, Boulevard de Sébastopol, F‒75004 Paris
1988‒07 to 1988‒09 Research Intern at the Forecasting Unit of the French Finance Ministry

University Courses Taught (selected)

2010‒2012 Building Digital Libraries
2010‒2012 Technology for Information Management
2005‒2006 Introduction to Library and Information Science
2005‒2009 Web Content Management
2003‒2011 Online Information Retrieval Techniques
2002‒2012 Web Site Architecture and Design
2002‒2003 Introduction to Digital Information Technology
2003 Database searching
2001‒2003 Information Usage
2002 Webmastering II: The dynamic website
2002 Webmastering III: XML
2000 Internet for Business Economists
1995‒2000 Dynamic Macroeconomic Theory
1994‒1999 Open Economy Macroeconomics
1994‒1996 Financial Economics
1993‒1995 Macroeconomics Workshop

Other Departmental and University Service (selected)

2011‒2012 Member of the Palmer School Admissions Committee
2011‒2012 Member of the LIU Post Web Site and Bulletin Committee
2011‒2012 Member of the LIU Post Scholarship and Financial Aid Committee
2010‒2011 Member of LIU's Academic Standing Committee
2009‒2010 Member of the Faculty Technology Resource Committee
2008‒2009 Member of the CW Post Library Committee
2005‒2006 Member of LIU's Research Committee
2004‒2005 Chair of the Palmer School's ALA re-accreditation committee on physical resources
2004‒2006 Chair of the Palmer School's IT Committee
2004‒2006 Member of LIU's Research Committee
2001‒2003 Member of LIU's Academic Standing Committee
2001‒2005 Chair of the Palmer School's IT Committee
2002‒2004 Member of the Palmer School's Doctoral Committee
1999‒2000 Admissions Tutor for the BSc Economics and Sociology Degree
1999‒2000 Member of Departmental Teaching Peer Review Panel
1998‒2000 Admissions Tutor for the BSc Economics Degree
1998‒2000 Departmental Library Representative
1997‒2000 Member of the Departmental Space Committee
1997‒1999 Member of Management Board of the Digital World Research Centre
1996‒2000 Departmental WWW infrastructure officer
1996‒2000 Editor of Surrey Economics Electronic Discussion Paper Series
1994‒2000 Departmental Overseas Links Officer
1993‒2000 Departmental Computing Representative
1993‒2000 Member of the Departmental Computing Committee

Refereed Journal Articles

2012 A brief business history of an on-line distribution system for academic research called NEP, 1998-2010”, with with Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo, Journal of Management History, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 445‒468 March
2009 The economics of open bibliographic data provision”, with with Christian Zimmermann, Economic Analysis and Policy, vol. 39, no. 1, March
2007 Information retrieval performance measures for a current awareness report composition aid”, Information Processing and Management, vol. 43,pp. 1030‒1043
2006 “INCISO: Automatic Elaboration of a Citation Index in Social Science Spanish Journals”, with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz, Julia Osca Lluch, Thomas Krichel, Pedro Blesa Pons, Elena Velasco and Leonardo Salom (in French), AMETIST, no. 0, September
2005 Developing a predictive model of editor selectivity in a current awareness service of a large digital library”, with Nisa Bakkalbasi, Library and Information Science Research, vol. 27, no. 4,pp. 240‒252
2005 Building an Autonomous Citation Index for Grey Literature: RePEc, The Economics Working Papers Case” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz) The Grey Journal: An International Journal on Grey Literature, vol. 1, no. 2 pp. 91‒97
2001 “Does Precommitment raise Growth? The Dynamics of Growth and Fiscal Policy” (with Paul L. Levine), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 103, no. 2, pp. 295‒317, preprint available at papers/grusas.pdf
2000 “Prepublications: Centralized vs Decentralized Distribution” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz) Revista Espanola de Documentación Científica vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 137‒147, preprint available at http://openlib.org/home/krichel/papers/reig.pdf
1999 “The Welfare Economics of Rural to Urban Migration: The Harris-Todaro Model Revisited” (with Paul L. Levine), Journal of Regional Science, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 429‒447, preprint available at http://www.fahs.surrey.ac.uk/economics/discussion_papers/archive/surrec9702.pdf
1996 “Fiscal and Monetary Policy in a Monetary Union: Credible Inflation Targets or Monetized Debt?” (with Paul L. Levine and Joseph Pearlman), Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv--Review of World Economics, vol. 132, no. 1, pp. 28‒54
1995 “International Evidence on the long-run Implications of the Neoclassical Growth-Model” (with Apostolos Serletis), Applied Economics, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 205‒210
1995 “Growth, Debt and Public Infrastructure” (with Paul L. Levine), Economics of Planning, vol. 28, pp. 119‒146
1992 “Output Trends in EC Countries and the Implications for Transition to Monetary Union” (with Apostolos Serletis), Economics Letters 1992, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 211‒216

Invited Journal Articles

2008 Networks in digital libraries, a personal view”, forthcoming in El Profesional de la Informaión, vol. 17, no. 6, pp.662‒663, DOI 10.3145/epi.2008.nov.09
2008 From open source to open libraries”, in ASIST Bulletin, vol. 35, no. 2,pp. 39‒46
2003 NEP Current Awareness Service of the RePEc Digital Library” (with Heting Chu) Digital Libraries Magazine, vol. 9, no. 12
2002 The RePEc database and its Russian partner Socionet” (with Sergey I. Parinov) Russian Digital Libraries Journal vol. 5, no. 2
2000 The UPS Prototype: An Experimental End-User Service across E-Print Archives” (with Herbert van de Sompel, Michael L. Nelson, and others), Digital Libraries Magazine, vol. 6, no. 2, February
2000 Cataloging Economics preprints: an introduction to the RePEc project” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), Journal of Internet Cataloging, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 227‒241, available at papers/shankari.pdf
1999 “Access to prepublications about Economics: RePEc” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), El Profesional de la Información, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 28‒35, available at http://www.uv.es/=barrueco/epi.pdf
1997 About NetEc, with special reference to WoPEc”, CHEER vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 19‒24
1997 WoPEc: Electronic working papers in Economics Services”, Ariadne, Issue 8, March
1994 “Internet Primer for Economists” (with Thorsten Wichmann), Economic Journal, vol. 104, no. 427, pp. 1496‒1523

Contributions to books

2008 Working towards an Open Library for Economics: The RePEc project
2002 The Semantic Web and an Introduction to RDF”, in “Knowledge Management Lessons Learned: What Works and What doesn't” edited by Michael E. D. Koenig and T. Kanti Srikantaiah, available at papers/anhalter.letter.pdf
2001 RePEc, an Open Library for Economics”, in Mackie-Mason, Jeffrey and Wendy Lougee, ed. “Economics and Usage of Digital Libraries: Byting the Bullet” Ann Arbor, MI: Scholarly Publishing Office, 2008, available at papers/salisbury.html
2001 The Economic Impact of Labour Mobility in an Enlarged European Union”, published in a book “Migration and Mobility: The European Context” edited by Subrata Ghatak and Anne Showstack Sassoon, Palgrave Macmillan; ISBN: 0333920368, available at papers/surbiton.pdf

Working Papers and Tech Reports

2010 The creation of internet communities: A brief history of on-line distribution of working papers through NEP, 1998-2010” with Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo
2009 Subscription to digital libraries and corresponding journal impact : a value based approach to demand for digital research data” with Soumitra K. Mallick and Marco Novarese
2005 On-line distribution of working papers through NEP: A Brief Business History” with Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo
2005 The Economics of open bibliographic data provision”, with Christian Zimmermann
2000 The UPS Prototype project: exploring the obstacles in creating a cross e-print archive end-user service” (with Herbert Van de Sompel, Michael L. Nelson and others), Old Dominion University Computer Science TR 2000-01, February, available at papers/upsproto.pdf
1998 “Growing at Different Rates”, University of Surrey Economics Electronic Discussion Paper, available at http://www.fahs.surrey.ac.uk/economics/discussion_papers/archive/surrec9801.pdf
1995 “Dynamic Aspects of Growth and Fiscal Policy” (with Paul L. Levine), University of Surrey Economics Discussion Paper, available at http://www.fahs.surrey.ac.uk/economics/discussion_papers/archive/surrec9601.pdf
1994 “Seigniorage, Taxation and Myopia in EMU”, University of Leicester CEES Discussion Paper no. 5, available at http://www.fahs.surrey.ac.uk/economics/discussion_papers/archive/surrec9401.pdf

Other Reports (selected)

2007 Brisbane paper”, written as a thinking piece on how to integrate institutional repositories into RePEc
2007 Metz paper”, written to document "icanis", a software suite to build coauthorship network data web sites
2004 Altai paper”, written to document "ernad", a software suite to aid current awareness reports such as NEP
2003 “Open Access: Restoring Scientific Communication to its Rightful Owners” (with others), European Science Foundation Policy Briefing number 21, available at papers/SPB21_OAI.pdf
2001 Aeroflot paper” a thinking piece for a improvements to the NEP: New Economics Papers current awareness service available at work/aeroflot.html
2001 Academic self-documentation: which way forward for computing, library and information science?” (with Simeon Warner) available at papers/mitaka.letter.pdf
1999 Distributed Cataloging on the Internet: the RePEc project” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz) available at papers/jagt.pdf
1999 “ReDIF specification file documentation” (with Ivan V. Kurmanov)
1998 Access to Scientific Literature on the WWW: the RePEc concept” available at papers/osborne.letter.pdf

Refereed Conference Papers

2010 “RePEc as a model of sustainability for an open library of scientific contents”, with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz, presented at the 12th conference on information management: Economic value of information: markets, services and yields in Madrid, November 18 and 19 available at papers/pamplona.pdf
2010 “Distributed Open Access Reference Citations Service DOARC”, with Michael Maune, Thomas Severiens, Wolfgang Christen, Frank Havemann and Eberhard Hilf, presented at the 10th International Conference on Current Research Information Systems (euroCRIS 2010): Connecting Science with Society The Role of Research Information in a Knowledge-Based Society in Aalborg, Denmark 2010, June 2 to 5 available at papers/aalborg.pdf
2006 The Economics of open bibliographic data provision”, with Christian Zimmermann, presented at the 2006 Latin American meeting of the Econometric Society, in Mexico City, October 31 to November 4
2006 “Patterns of research collaboration in a large digital library”, with Nisa Bakkalbasi, presented at the American Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference, Austin, TX, November 3 to November 8 preprint available at at papers/elba.pdf
2006 “A social network analysis of research collaboration in the economics community”, with Nisa Bakkalbasi, presented at the International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Seventh COLLNET Meeting Nancy, France, May 10 to May 12 preprint available at at papers/nancy.pdf
2006 “INCISO: Automatic Elaboration of a Citation Index in Social Science Spanish Journals”, with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz, Julia Osca Lluch, Thomas Krichel, Pedro Blesa Pons, Elena Velasco and Leonardo Salom, presented at the conference on Strategic Scientific and Technological Intelligence (VSST2006) at the University of Lille 1, France, January 16 to 17 available at papers/lille.doc
2005 Metadata characteristics as predictors for editor selectivity in a current awareness service”, with Nisa Bakkalbasi, presented at the American Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference, Charlotte, October 28 to November 2 available at papers/chablis.pdf
2004 Building an autonomous citation index for grey literature : the economics working papers case” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at the Sixth International Conference on Grey Literature: Work on Grey in Progress in New York, NY, December 6‒7 available at papers/new_york.pdf
2004 RePEc and Socionet as partners in a changing digital library environment, 1997 to 2004 and beyond” (with Sergey I. Parinov), presented at the Russian Conference for Digital Libraries in Pushchino, Russia, September 29‒October 01, available at papers/bonn.pdf
2003 “Current awareness service of the RePEc digital library: Progress, performance and potentials” (with Heting Chu), presented at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Symposium on the Sustainable Development and Innovation of Libraries, in Beijing, China, December 20‒23, available at papers/omsk.pdf
2003 “Organizing current awareness in a large digital library” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz and Jeremiah C. Trinidad), presented at 2003 Conference on Users in the Electronic Information Environments in Espoo, Finland, September 8‒9 available at papers/espoo.pdf
2003 “Human-mediated current awareness in a large digital library” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz and Jeremiah C. Trinidad), presented at II Jornadas de Tratamiento y Recuperación de la Información in Leganés, Spain, September 8‒9 available at papers/leganes.pdf
2003 Subject description in the academic metadata format” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at the VI conference of ISKO Spanish chapter in Salamanca, Spain, May 7 available at papers/woking.pdf
2003 “Co-usage in a large digital library” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at Fesabid 2003 in Barcelona, Spain, February 7 available at papers/kodaira.pdf
2002 “OAI and AMF for academic self-documentation” (with Pavel Braslavsky), presented at the Russian Digital Library Conference, in Dubna, Russia, October 17 available at papers/forest_hills.pdf
2002 “Automatic extraction of citation data in a distributed academic digital library” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at the Second Workshop on New Developments in Digital Libraries in Ciudad Real, Spain, April 2 available at papers/ciudadreal.pdf
2001 “Open Archives and Free Online Scholarship” (with Simeon M. Warner), presented at the 4th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries in Bangalore, India, December 12‒15 pre-print version available at papers/koganei.html
2001 Design of a metadata framework to support scholarly communication” (with Simeon M. Warner), presented at the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications 2001 in Tokyo, Japan, October 24‒26 pre-print version available at papers/kanda.a4.pdf
2001 Disintermediation of Academic Publishing through the Internet: An Intermediate Report from the Front Line” (with Simeon Warner), presented at the ICCC/IFIP 5th Conference on Electronic Publishing in Canterbury, UK, July 4‒7 current print version available at papers/sants.a4.pdf
2000 Personal data in a large digital library” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz and Markus J.R. Klink), presented at the Fourth European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries in Lisbon, September 18‒21 current print version available at papers/phoenix.a4.pdf
2000 “A study of the Acceptance of Prepublications among Spanish Economics Researchers” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at the 15th meeting of the International Association of Bibliology on “The New Forms of Scientific Communication”, at the University of Salamanca, Spain, May 9‒11 available at http://www.uv.es/=barrueco/ddt.pdf
2000 “The Distribution of Scientific Publications over the Internet: the RePEc Model” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at the 15th meeting of the International Association of Bibliology on “The New Forms of Scientific Communication”, in the University of Salamanca, Spain, May 9‒11 available at http://www.uv.es/=barrueco/tnt.pdf
2000 Working towards an Open Library for Economics: The RePEc project”, presented at the “PEAK 2000 Conference: The Economics and Use of Digital Library Collections” at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 23‒24
2000 Working towards an Open Library for Economics: The RePEc project”, presented at the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics Workshop “The Economics of Scientific Publication”, in Rotterdam, April 19
1999 “An Active Information Robot as a Network Agent for Researchers (illustrated through the RePEc/RuPEc online resources in Economics)” (with David Levin and Sergei I. Parinov), presented at the First Russian National Conference on “Digital Libraries: Advanced Methods and Technologies, Digital Collections” in Saint-Petersburg, October 19‒21 available at papers/eland.pdf, and published in the conference proceedings
1999 “Online Scholarly Information for Economics: The RePEc database and the RuPEc web portal” (with Victor M. Lyapunov and Sergey I. Parinov), presented at the Russian-British Digital Libraries Workshop in Moscow, June 16‒17 available at papers/zhenya.pdf, and published in a special edition of “Russian Digital Libraries
1999 RePEc and S-WoPEc: Internet access to electronic preprints in Economics” (with Sune Karlsson), presented at the “Third ICCC/IFIP Conference on Electronic Publishing” in Ronneby, May 10‒12 May available at papers/lindi.pdf and reprinted in the conference proceedings by ICCC press
2013 “RePEc: A digital commons for economics”, presented at the “Workshop Open Access Infrastructures in the Humanities and Social Sciences” organized by European Research Council in Brussels, Belgium, February 6 ‒7
2012 “Open Metadata for Expertise in Economics, and beyond”, presented at the conference on “Oasie Semenary (Open access, services, interdisciplinarity, expertise)” at National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts in Paris, France, March 28
2012 “Open Access to Scholarly Metadata: Author Claiming and Institutional Identification”, presented at the conference on “The Value of Unique Scholarly Identifiers to Academics, Institutions and Countries” at the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania in Vilnius, February 14
2011 “IR repository data in AuthorClaim” (with Wolfram Horstmann), presented at the “Repository Fringe 2011” in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, August 3[sound]
2010 “Open and closed access to author data”, presented at the “Open-Access-Tage” in Göttingen, Germany, October 5
2009 “RePEc as frontier repository, the business model and what it means to survive as network in a more and more web-collaborative academia and a developing semantic web”, presented at the ERIM meeting on “Web-repositories, Web-collaborative academia and concept-web, worlds who are called to meet?” in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, March 13
2007 “Challenges for the E-LIS team”, presented at the second E-LIS meeting 2007 in Valencia, Spain, November 13‒14
2007 “document data and personal data”, presented at the CERN Workshop on Scholarly Communication Innovation (OAI5) in Geneva, Switzerland, April 12‒14
2005 “Web Site Design: Thinking for the Non-thinker”, presented at the “Fall into WLA” meeting at Yonkers Public Library, in Yonkers, NY, November 18,
2005 “rclis in vision and reality”, presented at the “First Workshop on eprints in Library and Information Science” at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, October 22,
2005 “Opening remarks”, presented at the First Workshop on eprints in Library and Information Science at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, October 22
2005 “Use your bean. Count your beans.”, presented at the DINI-Symposium "Wissenschaftliches Publizieren der Zukunft - Open Access" in Göttingen, Germany, May 23‒24
2005 “Designing for the Discipline: Open Libraries and Scholarly Communication”, presented at the “LACUNY Institute 2005 Scholarly Publishing and Open Access: Payers and Players” in New York, NY, May 20,
2005 “Open access and commercial publishers”, presented at a pre-conference for the XIth IAALD World Congress/USAIN Biennial Conference “The Globalization of Information: Agriculture at the Crossroads” in Lexington, KY, May 15‒21,
2004 Building a discipline-specific aggregate for computing and library and information science”, presented at the CERN Workshop on Scholarly Communication Innovation (OAI3) in Geneva, Switzerland, February 12‒14
2004 From open access to open libraries: claims and visions for Open Academic Libraries” (with Michael E.D. Koenig), presented at the “Conference of Digital Library --- Advance the Efficiency of Knowledge Utilization” in Beijing, China, September 06‒08, available at papers/dijon.pdf
2003 “Distributed current awareness”, presented at the SINN03 meetings in Oldenburg, Germany, September 17‒19
2003 “Open Archives and Open Libraries”, presented at the ALA/CLA Annual conference in Toronto, Canada, June 18‒24,
2002 “The Setting up of a large-scale Archives Network”, “presented”(presentations/geneva_2002-10-18.ppt) at the “2nd Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI): Gaining independence with e-prints archives and OAI” in Geneva, Switzerland, October 18‒20
2002 “Shto delat?”, presented at the Meeting of the Arbeitskreis Information of the German Physical Society in Leipzig, Germany, March 21‒22,
2001 “Open Archives Initiative Primer”, presented at the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications 2001 in Tokyo, Japan, October 24‒26,
2001 “Digital Library Interoperability with the Open Archives Initiative”, presented at the Russian Digital Library Conference, in Petrozavodsk, Russia September 11‒13,
2000 “The Open Archive Initiative Story”, presented at the first annual conference of the German Initiative for Networked Information (DINI), in Dortmund, Germany, September 11‒12,
2000 “The RePEc project as an example for academic self-documentation”, presented at the “First International Symposium on Basque Cultural Studies”, in London, England, June 29 to July 2,
2000 WoPEc usage in 1999 AD” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz), presented at the “Logged into Economics: An assessment of the European Digital Library DECOMATE II” conference, in Barcelona, Spain, June 22‒23
2000 Open Archives Initiative”, presented at the 2nd Workshop on Electronic Publishing: New Schemes for Electronic Publishing in Physics, at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, March 31,
1999 UPS ReDIF Conversion Report” (with Victor M. Lyapunov), presented at the first meeting of the Open Archives Initiative in Santa Fe (New Mexico), October 21‒22 available at work/.papers/ups_redif_conversion_report.a4.pdf
1999 “The Santa Fe Agreement”, presented at the first meeting of the Open Archives Initiative in Santa Fe (New Mexico), October 21‒22

Other Conference Presentations

2011 “A co-authorship network for E-LIS”, presented at the First International Workshop “Transfer Information for Innovation” in Valencia, Spain November 3
2008 “How to become an 800 pound gorilla: the case of RePEc”, presented at the American Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, October 24 to October 29
2001 “OAI primer”, presented at the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications 2001 in Tokyo, Japan, October 24‒26,
1999 Universal Preprint Service BOF at ECDL'99” (with Michael L. Nelson and Herbert Van de Sompel), presented at the Third European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries available at work/ecdl99-ups-bof.letter.pdf
1997 “The WoPEc project”, presented at the Royal Economics Society Conference at Staffordshire University in Stoke on Trent, April 17
1993 “Ten questions and answers about BibEc and WoPEc”, presented at the Royal Economics Society Conference at Alcuin College, University of York, April 22

Distinguished/Banquet/Keynote Presentations

2011 “The RePEc idea: Federating people and collections”, with Christian Zimmermann, presented at a the workshop on “Digital Repositories and Field-Specific Digital Libraries: Opportunities and Challenges” at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, in Ottawa, Canada, 16 June 2011
2003 “Towards an open library of relational metadata: the experience of RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)”, presented at New York Technical Service Librarians in New York, NY, November 7,
2000 The future of scholarly publications in Economics”, given at the 5th Spring meeting for Young Economists, at St Catherine's College Oxford, March 26‒28,
1999 The RePEc Model for the Digital Academic Library”, given at the “Five Center Seminar”, Kyoto University, December 13‒15 printed in the conference proceedings by the Institute for Research in the Humanities, Kyoto University, pp. 4‒9,

Invited Talks

2014 “NEP: New Economics Papers. What we have learned, what we can learn, how we can do more”, presented at GESIS in Cologne on October 28
2012 “Author identification: theory and current state of play”, presented at the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton
2012 “Who is the Erd&#x0151s of Economics?”, presented at the Department of Economics at the University of Surrey
2011 “RePEc and Socionet for researchers”, presented at the Central Institute for Economics and Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Science
2011 “From RePEc to 3lib: the long march for free bibliographic data”, presented at a meeting for the ASIS&T NYC chapter
2011 “Authors, their names and their documents: new thoughts on an old topic”, presented at Kolloquium Wissenstruktur of Bielfeld University in Bielefeld, German, May 4
2010 “Centrality calculation with a large co-authorship network”, presented at IDSC RedCube Seminar of IZI in Bonn, German, on May 12
2009 “RePEc: the digital library for economists. Perspectives for other disciplines”, presented at Institute for Library and Information Science of Humbold University in Berlin, German, March 19
2008 “Free author registration”, presented at the Department of Information Science at Loughborough University, in Loughborough, UK
2007 “Quality assessment of an academic current awarness system: the case of NEP”, presented at the Faculty of Information and Documentation of the Carlos III University, in Madrid, Spain, on November 21
2007 “Quality assessment of an academic current awarness system”, presented at the Faculty of Communication and Documentation of the University of Granada, in Granada, Spain, on November 7
2007 “Quality assessment of an academic current awarness system”, presented at GESIS ‒ IZ Socialwissenshaften, in Bonn, Germany, on October 23
2007 What is the central matter of economics? An investigation using JEL code centrality”, presented at the Department of Economics and Finance of the Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane, Australia, on July 19
2007 “RePEc, a case to illustrate the evolution and future trends of repositories and open access”, presented at a given at the Faculty of Library Science and Documentation, University of Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain, January 15
2006 “RePEc: an early example of an open library”, presented at the Swedish School of Economics and Business, Helsinki, December 14
2006 “Academic Self-organization on the Internet. The example of RePEc”, presented at the University of Vienna, April 7
2006 “RePEc: a public-access database that promotes scholarly communicationin Economics”, presented at a meeting of the LIU ASIS&T student chapter, in Brookville, NY, March 21
2006 “Organizing current awareness in a large volunteer-based digital library”, presented at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, in Newark, NJ, February 5
2005 “Transforming Scholarly Communities with Open Digital Libraries”, presented at the Moscow State University of Art and Culture, in Moscow, Russia, September 5
2005 “Open and self-sustaining digital library services: the example of NEP”, presented at the Urals Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, in Ekaterinburg, Russia, June 29
2005 “Anwendung von Open Source Ideen in Digitalen Bibliotheken: die Beispiele RePEc and rclis”, presented at Stuttgart University Library, in Stuttgart, Germany, June 1
2005 “Transforming Scholarly Communities with Open Libraries”, presented as part of the Drexel University Library's Scholarly Communication Speaker Series, in Philadelphia, PA, on March 3
2003 “Introduction to Mailman”, presented at a seminar of the CW Post faculty technology resource center, in Brookville, NY, on October 9
2002 “Open Archives and Free Online Scholarship”, presented at Institute for Science Networking in Oldenburg, Germany, January 14
2002 “Open Archives Initiative from the needle box”, presented at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, March 21,
2001 “Current work on CitEc”, presented at the op-cit technical seminar workshop in the Department of Electronics and Computer Scienceat the University of Southampton, in Southampton, UK, July 13
2001 “AMF design in brief”, presented at the op-cit technical seminar workshop in the Department of Electronics and Computer Scienceat the University of Southampton, in Southampton, UK, July 13
2000 “New Century, New Metadata”, presented as an invited talk at the University of Library and Information Science, in Tsukuba, Japan, December 26
2000 “Digital scholarly communication in Economics: from NetEc to RePEc”, presented at the Institute for Oriental Culture at the University of Tokyo, in Tokyo, Japan, October 27
2000 “Working towards an Open Library in Economics: The RePEc project”, presented at the “International Summer School on the Digital Library”, in Tilburg, the Netherlands, August 7‒11
2000 Working towards an Open Library for Economics: The RePEc project”, presented at the Department for Library and Documentation Sciences at University of Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain, June 21
2000 “Bringing scholarly communication in Economics kicking and screaming into the Internet age: NetEc, RePEc and more to come”, presented at the Department of Economics at the University of Vienna, in Vienna, Austria, June 16

Expert Consultancy

2000 Written statement”, for a hearing held by the Working Party on New Media and Libraries of the Wissenschaftsrat (scientific council of the German government) in Cologne, Germany, December 21. Here is the final report.

Workshop contributions

2001 “RePEc and OAI and AMF”, presented “2nd workshop on RePEc/socionet” in Novosibirsk, Russia, September 17‒18
2001 “The RePEc database about Economics”, presented at the workshop “Open Archives and peer review in Europe” at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, March 21‒24,

Web Sites and Services

2011‒07 to now Creator and maintainer of the CollEc that maintains centrality calculation for an author collaboration network in RePEc.
2008‒01 to now Creator and maintainer of the RePEc governance site.
2008‒01 to now Creator and maintainer of AuthorClaim, the first open-access multi-disciciplinary author claiming services.
2007‒12 to now Creator and maintainer of ARIW, a dataset about institutional names with identifiers.
2003‒10 to now Maintainer of the OAI-PMH harvesting interface of RePEc
1998‒03 to now Founder and technical coordinator of the “NEP: New Economics Papers” current awareness lists for the RePEc collection
1998‒03 to now Founder and technical coordinator of the “NEP: New Economics Papers” current awareness lists for the RePEc collection
1997‒05 to now Founder and coordinator of the RePEc collection of data about academic economics
1993‒04 to now 2004 Founder and coordinator of the WoPEc collection of data on printed Economics Working Paper (now joint with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz)
1993‒02‒2004 Founder and coordinator of the NetEc group of academic Internet projects, on sites in in Japan at http://netec.ier.hit-u.ac.jp/, the United Kingdom at http://netec.mcc.ac.uk/, and the United States at http://netec.wustl.edu/.
1993‒02 to now Founder and coordinator of the BibEc collection of data on printed Economics Working Papers (with Fethy Mili)

Coordinating Work on Standards Drafts

2001‒06 to now Vocabulary and Syntax of the Academic Metadata Format”, available at http://amf.openlib.org/doc/.papers/ebisu.letter.pdf
1997‒05 to now Guildford Protocol”, available at acmes/root/docu/.papers/guilp.a4.pdf
1997‒05 to now ReDIF version 1”, available at acmes/root/docu/.papers/redif_1.a4.pdf

Research Funding awarded

2004 Grant from the Spanish ministry of Education for “Development and implementation of a system for automatic recognition of citations in Spanish reviews of social sciences” (with José Manuel Barrueco Cruz and Maria Julia Osca Lluch), 45,000 Euros.
2002‒01‒2003‒12 Grant from the Information Program of the Open Society Institute for the Academic Contributor Information System, $50,000
1997‒04‒1999‒08 Grant from the Joint Information Systems Committee of the UK Higher Education Funding Councils to develop the WoPEc project, £129,000

Funding proposals (selected)

2007 “An author-driven identification system”(proposals/pavlodar.html) to CrossRef.org
2006 “Citations in Spanish journals of modern and contemporary history published between 2000 and 2005: extraction methods, homologation and diffusion, bibliometric indicators social networks and themes”, for the 2006 competition of research projects held by the Spanish ministry for education and science, with Elías Sanz Casado, Francisco Fernández Izquierdo and Julia Osca Lluch
2004 Precise evaluative data for a current awareness service”, submitted to the OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program
2004 Preserving the informal scholarly record from the Web”, submitted to the National Science Foundation as a response to call 04‒592
2003 Current Awareness and Evaluative Data in Academic Digital Libraries”, submitted to the OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program
2002 International Digital Library Interoperability for Physic E-learning Objects” (with others) submitted to the DFG/NSF call for international digital libraries.
2002 LISPrints” (with others) submitted to the JISC Fair programme call,
2002 Montreal Proposal” (with Ivan V. Kurmanov) submitted to the Soros Foundation

Other Professional Activities

2011 to now Member of the program committee of the All-Russian scientific conferences “Digital Libraries: Advanced Methods and Technologies, Digital Collections”(http://rcdl.ru)
2003 to now Member of the organizing committee of the CERN Workshop Series on Innovation in Scholarly Communication in Geneva
2003 Initiator and joined organizer (with Pat Harris of NISO) of OpenURL Day 2003
2002 Member of the organizing committee of the 2nd Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI): Gaining independence with e-prints archives and OAI in Geneva, 17‒19 October
2001 ‒ 2005 Member of the OAI task force organized by the Access Division of LIBER
2000 ‒ 2002 Member of the Technical Committee of the Open Archives Initiative
2002 Member in the program committee of “Workshop on Distributed Computing Architectures for Digital Libraries (DCAL)”, held at the 31st International Conference on Parallel Processing, in Vancouver, Canada, on 2002‒08‒19.
2001 Member in the program committee of the third all Russian scientific conference on “Digital Libraries: Advanced Methods and Technologies, Digital Collections” (RCDL2001)
2001 ‒ 2003 Member of the OAI task force organized by the Access Division of LIBER
2001 ‒ 2004 Member of the steering committee of the NSF/JISC-funded op-cit project.
Refereed for the Applied Economics, the Journal of the American Association of Information Science and Technology, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the Journal of Information Science, the Journal of Macroeconomics, and others.

Documents written about my work

2008 “Mediation in selective dissemination services in federated digital libraries”, by Leonardo Fernandes Souto, PhD dissertation, Information Science Division of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, available at http://nep.repec.org/research/lfsouto/leo_tese-doutorado-30-06.pdf. The empirical part of the dissertation is based exclusively on the NEP service which I founded in 1998.
2006 “Thomas Krichel: a man with ideas and drive”, by Heather G. Morrison, OA librarian post at http://oalibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/02/thomas-krichel-man-with-ideas-and.html
2001 “Creating an academic self-documentation system through digital library interoperability: the RePEc model”, by Emily Walshe, The New Review of Information Networking, Volume 7, pp. 43‒58
2001 “RePEc: An Open Library for Economics”, by Gerry McKiernan, Library High Tech News, Spring, no. 3, pp. 21‒31, preprint available at doc/mckiernan_lhtn.doc

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