Maarten Heerlien

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Maarten Heerlien is Head of Collection Information at the Research Services department of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. He studied Early-modern History and has been active in the heritage sector since 2008, working on digitization, enrichment and meaningful integration of heterogeneous heritage collection. In his current position Maarten is responsible for the management of the various collection data and information resources and for the underlying support framework within the Museum. Prior to the Rijksmuseum he worked at Naturalis Biodiversity Center, the national museum of natural history in the Netherlands where he set up and contributed to several national and European interdisciplinary projects and infrastructures focused on digitized collections.