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Phone: +49 (0)221 478-5685

Cologne Site

Medicine and Health

ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences
Gleueler Straße 60
50931 Cologne (Köln)

Bonn Site

Nutritional, Environmental and Agricultural Sciences

ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences
Friedrich-Hirzebruch-Allee 4
53115 Bonn




An infrastructure and research centre for data and information in the life sciences.

Dr. Miriam Albers

Head of the department Information Supply – Development, Head of the specialist group Library Services in the department Information Supply – Services

Key tasks and activities

  • Strategic Library Managment
  • Organisational and personal development
  • Change Management
  • Key figures and usage analysis


Miriam Albers (born 1980) studied Psychology and Library Science. Afterwards she worked at the Frauenhofer Institut’s infromation service developing strategic projects. She also worked as a lecture for Institute for Information Science at the Technical University of Cologne in sectors like human resource management, project management, electronic publishing or empirical methods. She graduated her PhD cooperative at Technical University of Cologne and Humboldt University on the subject of “Journal management at academic libraries and the implication of the open access initiative”.
At the moment, she works on an innovative project dealing with the opportunity of using bibliometric methods for user studies and the design of new library services.