Professor Christine Borgman
Christine Borgman is Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). her sabbatical research project at the OII addressed e-Science, Digital Libraries, and Knowledge Communities.
Christine L. Borgman is Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a co-principal investigator for the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) and for the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) project, both funded by the National Science Foundation. She is the author of more than 150 publications in the fields of information studies, computer science, and communication. Her book, From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World (MIT Press, 2000), won the Best Information Science book of the year award from the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
Her professional activities include membership on the Study Committee on Internet Navigation and the Domain Name System (Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Academies), the Advisory Board to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and the Association for Computing Machinery Public Policy Committee. She is Chair of Section T, Information, Computing, and Communication, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is a Fellow of the AAAS.
Professor Borgman's sabbatical research project at the OII addressed E-Science, Digital Libraries, and Knowledge Communities.
Positions held at the OII
- Visiting Fellow, October 2012 - September 2013
- Visiting Fellow, September 2004 - September 2005
Recorded: 25 April 2013 Duration: 00:05:22
Bill Dutton interviews the former CEO of the British Library before her talk at the OII on the future of research libraries in the 21st Century.
Recorded: 25 April 2013 Duration: 00:08:33
Response to a talk by Dame Lynne Brindley, former CEO of the British Library, who presented a set of key themes tied to the future of research libraries in the 21st Century.
Recorded: 12 March 2012 Duration: 00:19:11
Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012.
Recorded: 29 May 2009 Duration: 00:42:02
Capturing and curating data for reuse is a key challenge of cyberinfrastructure: Christine Borgman compares developments in scholarly information infrastructure and cyberlearning, reflecting on the implications for scholarship in the digital age.
Recorded: 14 June 2005 Duration: 00:40:26
What behavioural, social, political, economic, technical and institutional information issues arise whem we attempt the interdisciplinary collaborations typicial of e-Research?