Manager War Collections
Digitalisation, Web development, project management, NSB
+31 (0)20-5233800

Edwin Klijn (1970) is working at NIOD as Project Manager of Netwerk Oorlogsbronnen and teamleader Services at the Collections&Services department. Previously, from 2009 to 2011, he was Project Manager for the project Databank Digital Daily Newspapers at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands). From 1999 he has been involved in several digitisation and preservation projects for the European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA) and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). He is co-author of 'In the Picture. Digitization and Preservation of European Photographic Collections' (2000), 'SEPIADES. Recommendations for cataloguing photographic collections' (2003) and "Tracking the Reel World. A survey of audiovisual collections in Europe" (2008). He also published several articles on newspaper digitisation, imagebases and mass digitisation.

Edwin Klijn has a master degree in Modern History and a postdoctoral degree in Historical Information Science. In 2009 he co-authored De NSB. Ontstaan en opkomst van de Nationaal-Socialistische Beweging 1931-1935 (Amsterdam 2009), which was nominated for the Libris Geschiedenis Prijs 2010.

Previous positions: 

  • 1999-2007: Specialist Electronic Publishing, European Commission on Preservation and Access
  • 2007-2011: Project Manager, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague