Pedro Sanchez

Library Coordinator

​Pedro holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Library and Information Science from the University of Granada, Spain, and an MA in Librarianship from the University of Sheffield. He has been working in information services for more than a decade. Before joining AKU-ISMC, he worked in libraries at fine arts museums, mining and engineering companies, and medical, business and media schools.

Since 2016, Pedro has worked on improving all Aga Khan Library systems, electronic resources and digital projects. He has developed the Aga Khan Library Digital Collections platform and the Aga Khan Library website. As part of his current position, he oversees the development of the new library management system and other system migrations.

He is currently working with the Head Librarian to develop the new library strategy and oversees all library operational functions, including planning and budgeting, financial management, and policy development.

His professional interests include the marketing and promotion of libraries, librarianship advocacy and politics, bibliometrics and other impact evaluation metrics, open-source software, and open-science strategies.