Dr Timo Borst

Information Systems / Publishing Technologies
T: +49-431-8814-312
Düsternbrooker Weg 120
24105 Kiel

Function

  • Head of Department Innovative Information Systems and Publishing Technologies (IIPT)

Key activities

  • Library Applications
  • Information retrieval
  • Data search
  • Repositories for scientific information
  • Use of ontologies and thesauri in library applications
  • Publishing technologies
  • Sustainability of Research Software

Professional background

  • 1987-1992
    Computer studies and graduation at the TU Berlin
  • 1989-1996
    Studies and graduation in Political Science at the FU Berlin and University of Marburg
  • 1996-1998
    Student trainee and programmer at the Chair for Comparative Politics, Professor Dirk Berg-Schlosser, University of Marburg
  • 1996-1999
    PhD at the University of Marburg, grant from the Hessian Graduate Programme
  • 1999-2004
    Working in industry as project manager and concept developer in the field of Electronic Publishing and eGovernment
  • 2005-2007
    Project manager at the DFG Centre of Excellence CampusContent, FernUniversität Hagen
  • since 2007
    Head of Department Information Systems and Publishing Technologies at the ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

Publications

Publications

Articles (peer reviewed)

Borst, Timo / Lehmann, Maren / Pianos, Tamara / Witt, Nils
Taking Libraries’ Cultural Content to the User – Approaches and Experiences from the EEXCESS Project
In: LIBER Quarterly - Den Haag: LIBER, ISSN 2213-056X, Vol. 26 (2016), No. 3, pp. 125-140, doi:10.18352/lq.10168 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Behnert, Christiane / Borst, Timo
Neue Formen der Relevanz-Sortierung in bibliothekarischen Informationssystemen: Das DFG-Projekt LibRank
In: Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 1865-7648, Vol. 39 (2015), No. 3, pp. 384–393, doi:10.1515/bfp-2015-0052 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Latif, Atif / Borst, Timo / Tochtermann, Klaus
Exposing data from an Open Access repository for Economics as Linked Data
In: D-Lib Magazine: The Magazine of Digital Library Research - Reston, VA: Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), ISSN 1082-9873, Vol. 20 (2014), No. 9/10,, doi:10.1045/september2014-latif Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo / Langer, Christian / Schäfers, Susanne
Journal rankings as a means for structuring bibliographic databases: a case study in Economics and Business Studies
In: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) e-Journal - an International Journal of Library and Information Science - S.l.: ISAST, ISSN 2241-1925, Vol. 2 (2013), No. 1, pp. 9-16 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo
Usage and impact of controlled vocabularies in a subject repository for indexing and retrieval
In: LIBER Quarterly - The Journal of the Association of European Research Libraries - Utrecht: Igitur, Utrecht Publishing & Archiving Services, ISSN 1435-5205, Vol. 21 (2012), No. 3/4, pp. 445-453 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo / Neubert, Joachim / Seiler, Anette
Bibliotheken auf dem Weg in das Semantic Web: Bericht von der SWIB2010 in Köln
In: BuB - Bad Honnef: Bock + Herchen, ISSN 0340-0301, Vol. 63 (2011), No. 3, pp. 160-161
Borst, Timo / Fingerle, Birgit / Neubert, Joachim / Seiler, Anette
How do libraries find their way onto the semantic web? Conference report from the SWIB09 (Semantic Web in Libraries '09) in Cologne
In: LIBER Quarterly - The Journal of the Association of European Research Libraries - Utrecht: Igitur, Utrecht Publishing & Archiving Services, ISSN 1435-5205, Vol. 19 (2010), No. 3/4, pp. 336-343 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo / Fingerle, Birgit / Neubert, Joachim / Seiler, Anette
Auf dem Weg in das Semantic Web: Anwendungsbeispiele und Lösungsszenarien in Bibliotheken
In: BuB, Forum Bibliothek und Information - Bad Honnef: Bock + Herchen, ISSN 0340-0301, Vol. 62 (2010), No. 2, pp. 108-109

Conference Papers (peer reviewed)

Plassmeier, Kim / Borst, Timo / Behnert, Christiane / Lewandowski, Dirk
Evaluating Popularity Data for Relevance Ranking in Library Information Systems
In: Proceedings of the 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting Silver Spring, USA: ASIS&T - Association for Information Science and Technology, 2015, pp. 2-5 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo
Sustainable Software as a Building Block for Open Science
In: New Avenues for Electronic Publishing in the Age of Infinite Collections and Citizen Science: Scale, Openness and Trust. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Electronic Publishing Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2015, pp. 31-36, doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-562-3-31 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Articles in Other Journals

Borst, Timo / Loehden, Aenne / Pohl, Adrian
SWIB 14 - Semantic Web in Bibliotheken
In: ABI Technik - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 2191-4664, Vol. 35 (2015), No. 1, pp. 48–52, doi:10.1515/abitech-2015-0013 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo / Fingerle, Birgit / Neubert, Joachim / Seiler, Anette
Wie finden Bibliotheken den Weg in das Semantic Web? Bericht von der SWIB09 in Köln
In: ABI-Technik - Berlin: de Gruyter Saur, ISSN 0720-6763, Vol. 30 (2010), No. 1, pp. 31-34 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Borst, Timo / Fingerle, Birgit / Neubert, Joachim / Seiler, Anette
Wie finden Bibliotheken den Weg in das Semantic Web? Bericht von der SWIB09 in Köln
In: B.I.T. online - Wiesbaden: Dinges & Frick, ISSN 1435-7607, Vol. 13 (2010), No. 1, pp. 57-60

Contributions (peer reviewed)

Borst, Timo
Improving Library Services with Semantic Web Technology in the Realm of Repository Systems
In: Antony Jose (Ed.): Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization, ISBN 978-935-059-076-8, Delhi: Macmillan Publishers India, 2012, pp. 372-380 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Conference Papers

Borst, Timo
Improving Library Services with Semantic Web Technology in the Realm of Repository Systems
In: International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK 2011), 14-16 February 2011, Gurgaon/Haryana, India Gurgaon/Haryana, India: ICDK, 2011,