David Aymonin



Directeur de la Bibliothèque 2011 - 2015

Université de la Nouvelle Calédonie (Noumea NC)

Soutenir et conduire une équipe de 15 professionnels pour accueillir notre public du lundi au samedi et satisfaire 100% des besoins d'information d'icelui, grâce à nos collections papier et électroniques. A cela s'ajoutent diverses opérations de valorisation de la production scientifique de l'université et des organismes de recherche de Nouvelle Calédonie, via la mise en place d'archives institutionnelles et la numérisation de documents.

Head Librarian 2003 - 2011

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Lausanne CH)

Missions : - Manage and support the activities of the Bibliothèque de l'EPFL, settled into the Rolex Learning center, the 21st century EPFL library, open to the public on the 22nd of February 2010. - Coordination of the scientific information and library activities of EPFL in order to provide the best possible service to students and to research staff. - Build Infoscience, the repository for the scientific output of the EPFL so as to identify researchers and their expertise and the current research. This project is headed by the Service d'Information scientifique et des Bibliothèques and the Knowledge Information service, in partnership with the CERN. - Create strong ties with sections and faculties so as to engage actively stakeholders in the establishment of a collection development policy. - And also establish firm and lasting contacts and cooperation with NEBIS scientific libraries, and Leman lake region's University libraries. BIOGRAPHY David Aymonin took up his appointment of Director of Scientific Information on 1st April 2003 and as such is also the Institute’s Librarian. He is a science graduate in Chemistry and Biochemistry who also has the grade of “Conservateur des bibliothèques” in the French academic hierarchy. His knowledge and understanding of the academic world, his previous activities - he was the director of the Lorient University Library, a part of the University of South Brittany, until February 2003 -, together with his appreciation of other peoples’ cultures (he worked in Chad and in India) made him the candidate of choice among the fifty or so applicants that postulated.

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