Rosanne van der Waal studied Information and Library Science at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) and Culture, Organization and Management at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam. From 1997 she worked as an (assistant) librarian in IViR's Documentation Centre. Since 2006 she's the information/communication specialist of the Institute.
She is responsible for the acquisition, classification and curation of the information law collection, assists the research staff and students with their information inquiries and is the general coordinator and content editor of the IViR website. She is also responsible for the external communication about IViR’s research and activities via social media and for the registration of the Institute’s academic research output.