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Colleen Addison
B.A. Honors (Alberta), M.A. (New Brunswick), M.L.I.S. (Western Ontario)
PhD Student
471 IBLC
colleenaddison@gmail.com

Research interests: Information avoidance, Health information, Information literacy.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Avoidance of Health Information

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luanne Freund

 



 Luciana Duranti

Jessica Bushey
B.A. (British Columbia), M.A.S. (British Columbia)
PhD Student
471 IBLC
jbushey@mail.ubc.ca

Research interests: Archives, Photography, Digital Preservation, Archival Description, Online Access Systems.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Digital Images as Accurate and Trustworthy Records.

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Professional Societies/Memberships:
Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)
Society of American Archivists (SAA)

Scholarly Activities/Publications:
Graduate Research Assistant, Records in the Cloud (11/2012-present)

Graduate Research Assistant, Law of Evidence in the Digital Environment (11/2012-present)

Bushey, Jessica (in press). “Photoblogs: Preserving the Contemporary Photographic Album.” In The Photograph and the Collection. Edinburgh: MuseumsEtc.

Bushey, J., Duranti, L. & Rogers, C. “Different Communities, same issue: Trust Relationships in a Networked Environment.” Panel Session at the Association of Canadian Archivists: Community as Archives, Archives as Community Conference, Winnipeg, MAN, June 13-15, 2013.

Bushey, Jessica. “Born-digital Images: Creation to Preservation.” Paper presented at the UNESCO Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation Conference, Vancouver, BC, September 26-28, 2012.

Bushey, Jessica. “ICA-AtoM: Open-source Software for Archival Description.” Archivi & Computer no.1 (2012): 10-25.

 



 Luanne Freund

Donald Force
B.A. (Millersville), M.A. (Southern Illinois Carbondale), M.L.S. (Indiana), MIS (Indiana)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
d.force@alumni.ubc.ca

Research interests:Records Management, Law, Archives, Digital Preservation, Digital Forensics.

Dissertation Topic/Title: The Inadmissible Business Record: An Exploratory Study of the Judicial Criteria for Admitting Business Records as Evidence in Canada

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Professional Societies/Memberships
Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)
Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Donald Force, “Guidelines for Managing Records Created in the Investigative and Litigation Process,” White Paper (April 2011). Available online at: http://www.ciferresearch.org/products_service/products

Donald Force, “From Peruvian Guano to Electronic Records: Canadian E-Discovery and Records Professionals,” Archivaria, no. 69 (Spring, 2010): 49-75.

 


 

 Rick Kopak

Sarah Gilbert
B.A. (Mount Allison), M.L.I.S. (Dalhousie)
PhD Student
471 IBLC
s.gilbert@alumni.ubc.ca

Research interests: Task-based and contextual information, seeking behaviour and use, Internet research, Social networking
Human computer interaction.

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite

 


 

 Victoria Lemieux

Elaine Goh
BSocSc, Honours (Singapore), M.A.S. (British Columbia)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
elaine.goh@alumni.ubc.ca

Research interests: Records Management, Archives, Digital Preservation, Organizational Culture

Dissertation Topic/Title: From the Trenches: An Exploratory Study of the Impact of Archival Legislation on Records Management in Commonwealth Countries

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Professional Societies/Memberships
Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) International
Society of American Archivists

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Goh, E. (2012). “Strengthening the Regulatory Framework in a Digital Environment: A Review of Archives Legislation.” In Proceedings of  The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. 26-28 September 2012. Vancouver, BC, Canada. UNESCO.

Goh, E. Duranti, L & Chu. S. (2012). “Archival Legislation for Engendering Trust in an Increasingly Network Digital Environment.” International Council on Archives Congress, 20-24 Aug 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

Goh, E. (2012). “What’s In It for Me: The Role of People in Developing and Implementing a Recordkeeping System: Research on Organizational Culture by InterPARES 3.” Archival Outlook (March-April 2012). http://files.archivists.org/periodicals/Archival-Outlook/Back-Issues/2012-2-AO.pdf

Goh, E. (2009). “Establishing a Trusted Recordkeeping System: Implementing an E-Registry System at the National Archives of Singapore.” In Module 3: Managing the Creation, Use and Disposition of Electronic Records, edited by Laura Millar, 65-74: International Records Management Trust, London, 2009.  http://www.irmt.org/documents/educ_training/term%20
modules/IRMT%20TERM%20Module%203.pdf



 

 Aaron Loehrlein

Adam Jansen
B.S. (Wisconsin-Oshkosh), MS Interdisciplinary: Public History, Business Administration and Computer Science (Eastern Washington)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
adamj@mail.ubc.ca

Professional Certificates
Executive Management Certificate, University of Washington, 2006
Master of Information Technology, AIIM International, 2003
Certificate in Intellectual Property, University of Washington, 2001
Certified Document Imaging Architect, Comp/TIA, 2001
Certified Records Manager, ICRM, 2000

Research interests
: Digital Preservation, Archival Diplomatics, Trustworthy Records, Database Design, Computer Forensics, Information Assurance.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Authenticity in Records Systems: An Analysis of Technological
Contexts in Digital Archives Supporting the Authenticity of Records.

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Professional Memberships and Committees
Society of American Archivists Annual Conference Student Program Sub-Committee Member, 2011

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Adam Jansen, “Challenges and Triumphs: Preserving HD Video at the UBC School of Journalism,” Proceedings of the UNESCO Memory of the World Conference, Sept. 2012.
Adam Jansen, “An archival diplomatics approach to the preservation of digital forensic evidence,” Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, Academic Publishing International, September 2011.
Adam Jansen, “Digital Records Forensics,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering, IEEE Publication, May 2010.
Conference Papers/Presentations
“Preserving Digital Records”, Keynotes Address, Water Research Dialogues, Feb. 2013, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
“Authenticity of Digital Records: Archival Diplomatics and Digital Forensics,” Fifth European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, September 2011, Como, Italy

 



 

Evelyn Dedei Markwei
B.Sc. Honors (Cape Coast), M.Phill. (Ghana), Ph.D. (British Columbia)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
e.markwei@alumni.ubc.ca

Research interests: Youth information seeking, Information seeking behaviour of specialized populations, Reference and information services, Youth library services, Use and impact of technology on our lives.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Everyday life information seeking behaviour of urban homeless youth

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Edie Rasmussen

Professional Societies/Memberships
Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Services, Resources and Benefits of the Internet Available to Academics in Ghana. Ghana Library Journal, Vol. 14, 2002, pp. 21-30 Internet Awareness and Use in the University of Ghana, Information Development, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2005, pp. 260-268

The Everyday Life Information Seeking Behaviour of urban Homeless Youth (Preliminary findings), The Great lakes Information Science Conference, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 20-21, 2011.

The Everyday Life Information Seeking Behaviour of urban Homeless Youth (Poster presentation), ALISE Annual Conference, Seattle Washington, January 22 – 25, 2013.

 


 

 

Drew Paulin
B.A. Honors (McMaster), M.Sc. (Simon Fraser)
PhD Student
471 IBLC
drew.paulin@sauder.ubc.ca

Research interests: eLearning, Educational Technology, Learning Analytics, Interaction Design, Information Visualization, Human Computer Interaction.

Dissertation Topic/Title: The design and evaluation of blended learning educational environments

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite

Professional Societies/Memberships
Association of Internet Researchers
Society of Learning Analytics Research
Association for Computing Machinery

 


 

 

Corinne Rogers
B.Sc. Honors (Bates College), B.Mus. (Durham), M.A. (Western Ontario), M.A.S. (British Columbia)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
cmrogers@mail.ubc.ca

Research interests: Archival Theory, Privacy, Identity, Authenticity, Digital Diplomatics, Digital Records Forensics.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Authenticity goes virtual: An exploration of authenticity and authentication as mechanisms for trusting information in a digital world

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Professional Societies/Memberships
Association of Canadian Archives
Society of American Archives

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Corinne Rogers and Jeremy Leighton John (2013) “Shared Perspectives, Common Challenges: A History of Digital Forensics & Ancestral Computing for Digital Heritage,” UNESCO Memory of the World in the Digital Age, Vancouver, BC September 26-28, 2012

Luciana Duranti and Corinne Rogers (2012) “Trust in Digital Records: An Increasingly Cloudy Area,” Computer Law & Security Review, 28 (5) 522-531.

Joe Tennis and Corinne Rogers (2012) “Authenticity Metadata and the IPAM: Progress Toward the InterPARES Application Profile,” DCMI, DCMI International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia, http://dcevents.dublincore.org/index.php/IntConf/dc-2012/schedConf/presentations

Luciana Duranti and Corinne Rogers (2011) “Educating for Trust,” Archival Science Vol. 11, issue 3-4, November 2011

Corinne Rogers and Elizabeth Shaffer (2011) “Archives Embrace Open Source Software – Can Records Management?” AABC Newsletter 21(1) Winter 2011

Luciana Duranti, Corinne Rogers, and Anthony Sheppard (2010) “Electronic Records and the Law of Evidence in Canada: The Uniform Electronic Evidence Act Twelve Years Later,” Archivaria 70, Fall 2010.

 



 Heather O'Brien

Elizabeth Shaffer
B.A. (British Columbia), M.A.S. (British Columbia)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
eshaffer@mail.ubc.ca

Research interests: Social Media, Archival theory, Information Policy, Intellectual Property, Digital Preservation.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Social media in government: An exploratory study of the nature of social media digital artefacts and the implications for public policy

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Professional Societies/Memberships
Association of Internet Researchers (AoiR)
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)
Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Shaffer, E. & Duranti, L. (2013). The Potential of E-Learning Records: Are we up to the task of managing them? Technology, Knowledge and Society Conference, 13-14 January 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Duranti, L., & Shaffer, E. (2013). eLearning records: Are there any to the New Academic Environment: Pedagogical Challenges. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2851-9

Nathan, L. & Shaffer, E. (2013). Preserving Social Media: Opening a multi-disciplinary dialogue. In Proceedings of the The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. Vancouver, BC, 26-28 September 2012. UNESCO.

Duranti, L. & Shaffer, E. Eds. (2013). Proceedings of the The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. Vancouver, BC, 26-28 September 2012. UNESCO.

Shaffer, E. & Nathan, L. (2012). “Heritage, Records & Trust: Understanding society’s past through social media? Workshop paper. CHI, 5-12 May 2012, Austin, Texas, USA.

Shaffer, E. (2011). Developing an Organisational Information Policy to Mitigate the Risks Posed by Social Media Technologies. Archives and Manuscripts 39(2), 118-138.

Shaffer, E. & Duranti, L. (2011). Records Governance in Enterprise 2.0: Toward an Archival Understanding of Social Media and Its Potential for Record Creation. Proceedings of the 2011 European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance.

Shaffer, E. (2011). Copyright in the Digital Era: Preserving digital memory. Panel presentation, Second UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries: The Book Tomorrow: the Future of the Written Word, Monza & Milan, Italy

Shaffer, E. (2010). Web 2.0/Social Media and its Challenges for Digital Preservation. Conference paper, InterPARES 3 International Symposium, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 


 

 Edie Rasmussen

Weimei Pan
B.M. (Tianjin Normal), M.M. (Tianjin Normal)
PhD Student
471 IBLC
weimei.pan@alumni.ubc.ca

Research interests: Appraisal, Records Management, Digital Preservation, Public Administration.

Dissertation Topic/Title: Record-making and recordkeeping in Chinese Government

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Weimei Pan, “Pioneer of the Practice of Macro-appraisal: Study of the PIVOT in the Netherlands,” Archives Science Bulletin 5 (2011).

Weimei Pan, “Reflection on the Theory of Canadian Macro-Appraisal,” Archives Management, no. 6 (2011).

Weimei Pan, “Reflection on the Practice of Macro-appraisal in Australia,” Lantai World, no.2 (October 2011).

Weimei Pan, “The Evaluation of Enterprise Archives Management Based on Fuzzy Model,” Archives Management, no.4 (2011).

 



 

Sherry Xie
M.L.I.S. (McGill), M.A.S. (British Columbia)
PhD Candidate
471 IBLC
Sherryx@interchange.ubc.ca

Research interests: Digital Records Management, Digital Preservation, Digital Government, Information Management, Metadata Management, Archival/Records Management Education.

Dissertation Topic/Title: The Nature of Record and the Information Management Crisis in the Government of Canada

Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Luciana Duranti

Scholarly Activities/Publications
Sherry Xi, “National Strategies for Digital Records: Comparing the Approaches of Canada and China.” International Journal of Information Management (2013) (accepted).

Sherry Xi, “Digital Records Management in the Canadian Government: A Strategy for “Success”. The RIM Professionals Australasia Quarterly, 29, no. 1 (2013), 48-52.

Sherry Xi, “Digital Records Management: The Lacking Foundation for Continuing Accessibility,” Online Information Review. 36, no. 2 (2012), 299-306.

Sherry Xi, “Preserving Digital Records: InterPARES Findings and Developments,” in Victoria Lemieux (Ed.), Financial Analysis and Risk Management: Data Governance, Analytics and Life Cycle Management (pp. 187-206). New York: Springer, 2012.

Sherry Xi and Luciana Duranti, “Knowledge Management & Records Management: Establishing Relationships for Common Development,” in Kecheng Liu and Joaquim Filipe (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing (pp. 247-250). Barcelona, Spain: Science and Technology Publications, 2012.

Sherry Xi, “Building Foundations for Digital Records Forensics: A Comparative Study of the Concept of Reproduction in Digital Records Management and Digital Forensics,” American Archivist, 74 (2011), 576-599.

Selected Presentations
(Keynote) Digital Diplomatics: The Application of Classic Diplomatics to Digital Records. Brazilian Archival Association Annual Congress. Salvador, Brazil, October 1-4, 2012.

(Keynote) Digital Records Management in the Government of Canada. Inforum 2012, Melbourne, Australia, August 28, 2012; Wellington, New Zealand, August 31, 2012.

National Strategy for Digital Records: Comparing the Approaches of Canada and China. ICA Congress. Brisbane, Australia, August 20 – 24, 2012.
“Long-Term Preservation of Digital Records: The InterPARES Project & Its Electronic Government Focus.” UNESCO The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. Vancouver, Canada. September 26-28, 2012.

“The Information Management Crisis in the Canadian Federal Government: A Grounded Theory Study” (poster presentation). ARMA 2012. Information Governance. Chicago, USA, September 23-25, 2012.

 



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