Hans van Dormolen
Hans van Dormolen is the founder of Hans van Dormolen Imaging & Preservation Imaging (HIP). He is working internationally as an independent imaging consultant in the cultural heritage community. He is the author of the Metamorfoze Preservation Imaging Guidelines, version 1 and he is currently writing version 2. Hans is also the designer of CET 357 and co-designer of UTT. Hans is a member of ISO TC42 JWG26 and IS&T. He received an IS&T Service Award for his work in objective capture practices for cultural heritage imaging in 2014. See more information on www.preservationimaging.com
An enthusiast of phonetics and phonology, fascinated with their evolution over the centuries, and a keen supporter of linguistic engineering. Involved in developing his own project titled ‘Pronuntiatio’ dedicated to the reconstruction of the sound of selected linguistic artefacts.
A graduate of the Faculty of Management and Social Communication at the Jagiellonian University. Currently acting as Manager of Digital Resources Department of the Jagiellonian Library, Manager of Section of Jagiellonian University Repository and Manager of the Bibliography of Publications of the Jagiellonian University Employees. Coordinates the activities concerned with establishing and managing the Jagiellonian Digital Library and the Jagiellonian University Repository, as well as providing access and cataloguing digital collections. He has participated in the proceedings of the Advisory Team for the Ministry of Science and Higher Education on Open Access to scientific content. His interests focus on issues related to digitization of library collections, archiving digital resources and application of modern technologies in libraries. Academic lecturer and author of scientific and popular science publications on establishing digital libraries and repositories. A member of the Polish Librarians’ Association. He co-created the tab “For University Librarians” on the Association’s Internet portal.
Technology and media expert, a medievalist, author of POLONA’s publicity success in 2013-2015. Author of the most popular online reviews of digitized collections (including Discarding Images and Old Pictures with Animals). Cooperates with cultural institutions from around the world on the use, sharing and promotion of digital content
Member of the National Library staff in the Digital Collections Department, involved in the development of Polona. His research work focuses primarily on the early modern culture (especially the writings by Polish Protestants of the sixteenth century) and the textual criticism of Old Polish literature.