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Portrait of Helena Patrício

Helena Patrício

Director of the Special Collections Services National Library of Portugal Portugal

Helena has been the Director of the Special Collections Services at the National Library of Portugal since 2012 and is in charge of the National Digital Library and the NLP information systems. She is also responsible for the management of several national digitisation projects and for the NLP participation in European Projects. Graduated in Law in 1996 and post-graduated in Library and Information Science (1998), she holds a master degree in Information Studies and Digital Libraries since 2004 (Thesis title: "Comparative analysis of the relational model and the RDF applied to the conceptual modelling of legislative information"). She is a PHD student, researching in the semantic web and linked open data areas. From 2007 to 2012, she was the Director of Information Systems Services at the National Library of Portugal.