Douwe Zeldenrust is Collection Manager and Senior Research Data Manager. He is responsible for the collection and data management of the Meertens Institute. The Meertens Institute and the Huygens ING work together in this regard and are both part of the KNAW Humanities Cluster. Douwe’s activities include developing and implementing the department’s policies, managing teams of data curators and the introduction of new methods and techniques for processing digital data. He also contributes to research proposals (in particular to the data management sections).
Douwe studied History at the University of Amsterdam and Information and Document Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is currently working on a dissertation about the collections of the Meertens Institute. For more information see: www.douwezeldenrust.nl.