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Anja Smit

University Library Utrecht
University Librarian
The Netherlands
After an international career of over 30 years in library management and library automation, Anja Smit joined Utrecht University in 2010 as University Librarian. In 2018, was one of the initiators of the Utrecht University Open Science Program.
Previously, Anja has served as a University Librarian at the Radboud University and Maastricht University and worked with Academic Libraries in the US as Executive Consultant.
Anja is active in national and international networks, including the Dutch Consortium Library Consortium UKB, the LIBER Board, LERU INFO group. In addition to her work for Utrecht University, she is chair of the Board of the Public Library South East Utrecht and a member of the Board of the Utrecht Archive on behalf of the National Government. She is also a Global Council elected member of the Executive Board of OCLC.
Anja holds an MA from Utrecht University in Dutch Literature.