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Phone: (310) 825-6164  Fax: (310) 206-4460

Twitter: @scitechprof

235 GSE&IS Building

Box 951520, UCLA

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520


Scholarly communication, digital libraries, scientific information, information seeking, information retrieval, information policy, infrastructure, learning and cyberlearning, human-computer interaction, bibliometrics

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Ph.D., Communication, Stanford University
Master of Library Science, University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Michigan State University


Christine L. Borgman, Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA, is the author of more than 200 publications in information studies, computer science, and communication. Her book, Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World, will be published by MIT Press in early 2015. Prior books, Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet(MIT Press, 2007) and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in a Networked World (MIT Press, 2000), each won the Best Information Science Book of the Year award from the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). In 2012-2013, Prof. Borgman was the Oliver Smithies Visiting Fellow at Balliol College, University of Oxford, and a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute and at the Oxford eResearch Centre. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Association for Computing Machinery, and a recipient of 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. She is 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.