Thomas Guignard

Library technology and open data consultant

You bring your next challenge.

I bring over 15 years of experience helping libraries and cultural actors successfully manage technology projects.

TG Consulting

My expertise at your service

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Data migration & cleanup

Migrating to a new system? I use powerful tools to painlessly bring over your metadata.
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Custom development & system integration

Systems should adapt to your needs and not the other way around. I can help make it happen.
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Business needs analysis

Stay relevant and let me identify opportunities to grow your services and meet your users' needs.
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Technology Training

Empower your team to automate repetitive tasks and free up their valuable time. I offer bespoke training sessions on data manipulation and cleanup tools such as OpenRefine, data management, and introduction to computer programming.
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Project Management

I blend robust methods and empathy to help teams accomplish great things.
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Library photography

I have been documenting library architecture around the world for more than a decade. Hire me to take a portrait of your library!

Recent projects

Curationist platform

Technical project management and metadata support for an open artworks platform.

Page1+ implementation

Procurement, implementation and data migration support for ExLibris Alma as a next generation library services platform for 18 college libraries in Ontario.

Analysis of journal support services in Quebec

Business analysis for the development of support services for independant scholarly journals by Quebec university libraries.

Primo custom developments for the University of Geneva

Development of custom Alma/Primo modules for the University of Geneva library catalogue.

Authorities conversion for Basel African research collections

Semi-automated mapping of authority records from multiple vocabularies to the German GND registry.

Transition of authority records to IdRef

Technical support for a library network in Western Swizterland transitioning from local authorities to IdRef.