Awards Committee Chair
Matthias Ammon is currently working as Research Support Librarian in the Modern and Medieval Languages Library at the University of Cambridge, where he is responsible for managing the Germanic Languages and Film Studies collections and supporting the work of graduate students and academic staff. Prior to that, he was Project Coordinator in Office of Scholarly Communication at Cambridge, with a particular focus on electronic theses and university-led digital publishing. He retains an interest in Open Access and Open Research, particularly with regard to the humanities.
Matthias holds a PhD in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic from the University of Cambridge (where he also gained his BA and MPhil) and is currently studying as a part time distance learner for a Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies at the University of Aberystwyth. He became involved with SLA after being awarded an Early Career Conference Award co-sponsored by the Science-Technology Division for the 2016 konferens i Philadelphia.