Mike Mertens

Mike Mertens

Deputy Director and Data Services Manager
Research Libraries UK
United Kingdom
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At RLUK, an organization of 34 leading research universities in the UK and Ireland, Mike is helping to redefine the research library model and the library’s role in research data management. 
 
His experience includes purchasing data for the consortium; developing RLUK’s bibliographic, collection management and open data services; liaising with data hosts; and providing RLUK policy on intellectual property rights.
 
Mike earned his PhD in comparative German-British history and an MA in modern German studies from the University of Birmingham, and a BA from Northumbria University.