Scholars Council, 2016-present
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CHRISTINE L. BORGMAN, Distinguished Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles, is the author of more than 250 publications in information studies, computer science, and communication. These include three books from MIT Press: "Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World" (2015), winner of the 2015 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Computing and Information Sciences; "Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet" (2007); and "From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World" (2000). The latter two books won the Best Information Science Book of the Year award from the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).
Dr. Borgman is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Association for Computing Machinery; a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center; U.S. Co-Chair of the CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation and Attribution; and previously served on the U.S. National Academies’ Board on Research Data and Information and the U.S. National CODATA. She received the Paul Evan Peters Award from the Coalition for Networked Information, Association for Research Libraries, and EDUCAUSE, and the Research in Information Science Award from ASIST. In 2004-2005 she was a Visiting Scholar at the Oxford Internet Institute; in 2012-2013, she was an Oliver Smithies Fellow at Balliol College and a Visiting Scholar at both the Oxford Internet Institute and the Oxford eResearch Centre, University of Oxford. Prof. Borgman directs the Center for Knowledge Infrastructures at UCLA with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Her educational background includes a Ph.D. in Communication from Stanford University, MLS from the University of Pittsburgh, and B.A. in Mathematics from Michigan State University.
- "Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World" (2015)
- "Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet" (2007)
- "From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World" (2000)
- "Scholarly Communication and Bibliometrics" (1990)