rslib

Library

René
Steffensen
Director of Library and Campus Services
Room: SOL/A2.04
Tel:
+4538153700
E-mail:
rs.lib@cbs.dk
Responsibilities
  • Director of CBS Library
  • Director of CBS Campus Services
  • Financial management
  • Responsible for strategy and development
  • Supervision of project and quality activities
  • External negotiations and representation
Honorary Offices
  • Management Meeting, Chair (CBS Campus Services)
  • Management Meeting, Chair (CBS Library)
  • Joint Consultative Committee, Chair, (CBS Library)
  • Joint Consultative Committee, Chair, (CBS Campus Services)
  • General Joint Consultative Committee of the CBS, member (CBS)
  • Safety Committee and Organisation, Chair (CBS)
  • IT Portfolio Management, member (CBS)
  • CS Portfolio Management, member (CBS)
  • CBS Canteen and Operations Committee, Chair (CBS)
     

External:

  • Officially appointed external examiner, The Danish School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2002-
  • Member, Denmarks' Research Libraries, Directors' Board, 2005-
  • Member, European Business Schools' Librarians Group, 2005-
  • Member, VL Group 108, 2014-
  • Member, VL Døgnet 2017 Steering Commitee, 2016-
  • Member, VL Group 108, Steering Commitee, 2017-

Closed:

  • Member of steering committee, 'The Users' Library', 2006-2008
  • Member, Rotary Frederiksberg, 2006-2009
  • Member, Advisory Board, Royal School of Library of Information Science, 2007-2008
  • Member, Denmark's Electronic Research Libraries' programme 'Meet the users', 2008
  • Member, Conference of Managers of Danish Special Libraries, 2000-2003
  • Chair, Steering Committee, 'Denmark's Electronic Research Library' subject gateway for art, Arkade, 2001-2003
  • Executive member, treasurer, Danish Research Library Association, 2001-2007
  • Member, Academic Advisory Committee of the Danish Bibliographic Centre A/S, 2002-2003
  • Board member, Nordic Federation of Research Libraries Associations, 2004-2006
  • Chair, Steering Committee for the business economics subject gateway Bizigate, 2004-2010
  • Member, Library Network of Copenhagen, 2005-2006
  • Board member, Biblioteksvagten.dk (National Virtual Reference Forum), 2005-2007
  • Chair, working party, Danish Union of Librarians / Danish Research Library Association, 'Focus on Research Libraries', 2005-2007
  • IT Committee, member (CBS Committee)
  • Editor: Blog: 'Focus on Research Libraries', 2006-2009
  • Chief Editor, REVY, 2010-2013
  • Denmarks' Research Libraries, Directors' Board
  • Members Presidency 2011-2014 (President 2012-2013)
Other Activities

Strategic Project, Executive MBA, Copenhagen Business School:
Achieving a Dominant Position for QCX in Minerals. (2009)

Master of Arts Thesis (in history):
Terrorism and the media. (1998)

Thesis, Librarian:
Research methods in library science studies. (1993)

CV

Occupation:

  • Director of CBS Library and Campus Services, May 2011 -
  • Library Director, Copenhagen Business School, November 2005 -april 2011
  • Vice Library Director, Copenhagen Business School, January 2004 - October 2005
  • Head Librarian, The School of Architecture, January 2000 - December 2003
  • Librarian, Administrative Officer, Head of Department, Copenhagen Business School, October 1993 - December 1999

Education:

  • Executive MBA, Copenhagen Business School, October 2009
  • MA (History), University of Copenhagen, November 1998
  • BA (History), University of Copenhagen, June 1995
  • Trainee at The British Library of Political and Economic Science, London, April - June 1995
  • Librarian, Royal School of Library and Information Science, June 1993
  • Studies at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia July - November 1992