Odin Essers, MA (O.L.M.J.)

Special Collections Maastricht University | stimulating, supporting and facilitating the use of UM's Special Collections in education and research and emphasizing their sociocultural relevance. Using exciting, new ways to promote the collections, with a focus on innovative digital technologies.


Making the Special Collections as visible and useful as possible for a wide and diverse public, both inside and outside the academic community. Contributing to education and research, focusing on active partnership in the province of Limburg and the Euregion, and involving the wider community in our events and projects. Offering physical and online access to UM's Special Collections and professional support when using them. Investing in preserving the collections and expand them where useful for UM and the region.


policymaking | collection management | education/research support | fundraising | outreach