Ákos Lencsés

  • Governmental Agency for IT Development, Hungary

Ákos Lencsés is data steward at Govemmental Agency for IT Development, Hungary (KIFÜ), with a strong focus on Open Science. Ákos was trained as librarian and mathematician, and received his PhD at Eötvös Loránd University. He worked actively as a librarian between 2002 and 2020 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, and Budapest Corvinus University (the leading university for economics in Hungary). Currently, he holds lectures on library and information science at Kodolányi János University, and at the Hungarian Library Institute of National Széchényi Library. He is member of the Scientific Committee on Statistics and Future Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Ákos was awarded the prize ’Young Librarian of the Year’ in 2012 by the Association of Hungarian Librarians, and the Alliance of Libraries and Information Institutes. He is member of the Academy of Young Researchers (Hungary). He spent 5 years as Head of Institutional Coordination at the Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ) at the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. EISZ, as the Hungarian national consortium for e-resources provides access to more than 60 scientific journal collections and databases for 240 member institutions. The consortium is also an early adopter of transformative Open Access agreements in Eastern Europe. Since 2021 he has been actively involved in the NI4OS-Europe project. Dedicating his time to Research Data Management and stakeholder management, he has been developing the Research Data Management and FAIR modules for KIFÜ’s e-learning course. Ákos was elected to be Executive Board member of the Hungarian Young Academy for 2022/2023.

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4461-1105

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