Urban Andersson

Librarian at Operational support

Urban Andersson has 20 years of experience from working with IT within the academic library world. Between 1994 and 2007 he worked as System Librarian and IT developer at the University College of Borås, and also held a position as technical coordinator for the Swedish Voyager Library Consortium (GSLG), with a focus on system administration, programming and coordination of several development projects within the consortium, and was also the technical representative for Sweden in the international Voyager user groups, as well as other national and international initiatives. Other areas of work during this period included web development, database management, search systems, institutional repository, web services, link server and other systems and general library related IT issues. Between 2007 and 2011 he worked as IT Librarian at the University of Gothenburg, with a primary focus on the institutional repository (DSpace) and the publication database. Since 2011 he has been working as IT Librarian and developer at Chalmers University of Technology. He is the primary developer and technical coordinator of Chalmers Publications Library (CPL), as well as the locally developed publication platform, Scigloo. Current focus is on the continuous development of CPL into a fully grown system for research information. This include working with web services, e-publishing, metrics and altmetrics, social media and authentication services, such as ORCID.

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Att växa med utvecklingen – systembibliotekariens roller

Urban Andersson, Jessica Lindholm
När nyfikenhet, driv och kreativitet möts: Bibliotekariens roll som producent och utvecklare, p. 180-195
Book chapter

ORCiD @ Chalmers: Membership and implementation

Urban Andersson, Susanne Hansson, Martina Ramstedt
Open Repositories 2014, June 9-13, Helsinki, Finland
Conference poster

Erfarenheter av medlemskap och implementering av ORCID på Chalmers

Urban Andersson, Jonas Gilbert, Stina Johansson et al

Projektet Forskningsdata inom humaniora och konstnärliga vetenskaper – open access? : slutrapport

Urban Andersson, Iris Alfredsson, Sofia Arvidsson et al

Download data versus traditional impact metrics : measuring impact in a sample of biomedical doctoral dissertations

Urban Andersson, Jonas Gilbert, Karin Henning
World Library and Information Congress : 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly : Meeting: 155. Science and Technology Libraries (10-15 August 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden)
Other conference contribution

GSLG – Ett svenskt bibliotekskonsortium

Elisabet Andersson, Urban Andersson, Bertil Jansson et al
BBL : Biblioteksbladet. Vol. 93 (10), p. 22-24
Magazine article

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Open data flagship project

Urban Andersson Operational support
Jeremy Azzopardi E-commons


Erfarenheter av medlemskap i ORCID

Jonas Gilbert Information Literacy for Learning and Research
Stina Johansson Information Literacy for Learning and Research
Martina Ramstedt Information Literacy for Learning and Research
Urban Andersson Development and Blended Learning
National Library of Sweden


Författaridentifikatorer och publiceringsdatabaser – scenarier och utvecklingsmöjligheter

Jonas Gilbert Information Literacy for Learning and Research
Urban Andersson Development and Blended Learning
Jessica Lindholm Research support, bibliometrics and ranking
National Library of Sweden

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