Frank Scholze has been Director of Library Services at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) since January 2010. KIT is the merger of the University of Karlsruhe and one of the National Research Centers within the Helmholtz Association.
He is a federal board member of the German Library Association (dbv) as well as a member of a number of scientific boards and councils (among them German Classification Society, FIZ Karlsruhe and DARIAH-DE).
LIBER is the voice of European Research Libraries. It does lobbying and strategic planning in the areas of open science which correspond very well with the activities of KIT Library.