Dóra Gaálné Kalydy

Deputy Director General,Library and Information Centre,Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Dóra Gaálné Kalydy is the deputy director general of the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, and a member of LIBER’s Citizen Science Working Group.

She is responsible for the daily works of the library, renewing of the traditional library services. She is also involved in the international relations of the Library and Information Centre. She participated in the LIBER Journées Programme in 2017.

She is an active member of the Association of Hungarian Librarians, head of the Academic and Special Libraries’ Section of the Association.

Citizen Science is a great challenge in Eastern Europe. We are at a stage when we can form the thinking of our society. We need a plan of how to involve the public and how to make research more visible. Libraries have much more than facilities!