Directing and developing the library. Responsible for the results and finances of the library.

Jarmo Saarti is the Library Director of the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and adjunct professor (docent) both in the University of Oulu and in the University of Tampere. He graduated from the University of Jyväskylä in 1986 (MA). He started to work on his doctoral thesis (information studies) in 1996 and was awarded his PhD at the beginning of 2000. He was awarded his second PhD at the end of the 2013 from the University of Jyväskylä (literature). He has specialized in the knowledge organization of fiction and in the management of libraries. He has published about 400 professional and academic papers and he has written, co-written or edited about 50 books.