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Joachim Schöpfel

Joachim Schopfel
Joachim Schöpfel is director of the French National Centre for the Reproduction of Theses (ANRT) and scientist in information and communication sciences at the University of Lille (France). From 1999 to 2008, he was head of the library and document delivery of INIST (CNRS). He holds a PhD in Psychology of the University of Hamburg (Germany). He has signed several publications and communications on scientific information, documentation and job development, see Many of them are available at the French national LIS repository He is member of the editorial board, peer reviewer and evaluator of different journals, collections and organizations (Interlending & Document Supply, Library Review, Canadian Journal of Library and Information Sciences, International Information and Library Review, Documentaliste Sciences de l’Information, Scientometrics, European Science Foundation, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, AERES …). 

His research interests are related to open access, grey literature, ETDs, open data, scientific communication and library development. He is member of the GERiiCO laboratory on information and communication sciences (Lille), the Council for Documentary Information of the Free University of Brussels, the International Advisory Board of the Project COUNTER and the program committee of different conference series. He has taught psychology, education and information sciences at the universities of Hamburg, Nancy, Lille, Cologne (University of Applied Sciences) and Ljubljana. His personal site on LinkedIn is