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Portrait of Helen Vincent

Helen Vincent

Head of Rare Books, Maps and Music Collections National Library of Scotland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, GB Cultural Heritage

Helen Vincent is Head of Rare Books, Maps and Music Collections at the National Library of Scotland. She is currently a member of IFLA’s Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee, and was Chair of IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section, 2015-19 and a member of IFLA’s Professional Committee and Governing Board 2019-21. She contributed to the IFLA standards Guidelines for Setting Up A Digital Reunification Project and Competencies for Rare Book and Special Collections Librarians. She represents the Library on the Scottish Nationals Climate and Culture Group, which evolved out of a coalition of Scottish cultural bodies that produced the short film ‘Climate Action Need Culture’ for COP26.