Caulfield Sch of Info Technology

    Research areas

  • Archival systems, Community archives, Cultural informatics, Participatory design, Recordkeeping informatics, Recordkeeping metadata, Records continuum

Research interests

Dr Joanne Evans is an ARC Future Fellow in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, and co-ordinator of the Records Continuum Research Group, part of the Faculty's Centre of Organisational and Social Informatics. Her research explores the multifarious roles metadata plays in creating, managing, and sustaining information and recordkeeping infrastructure and systems, particularly in community settings. Her Connecting the Disconnected: Co-designing Integrated and Inclusive Recordkeeping and Archival Networks Future Fellowship research program is exploring inclusive archival design methodologies for sustainable living archives.

Biography

Joanne undertook her PhD at Monash as part of the Australian Research Council Linkage funded Clever Recordkeeping Metadata Project (2003-2006)and received a Vice Chancellors Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence for her thesis, Building Capacities for Sustainable Recordkeeping Metadata Interoperability. Prior to her Monash appointment Joanne had many years of experience in archival systems development at the eScholarship Research Centre and its predecessors at the University of Melbourne, with the technologies she was involved in designing and developing deployed into a number of research projects, as well as being utilised in small archives settings.

Monash teaching commitment

Dr Joanne Evans has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT2074 Technology,information and organisations
  • FIT3072/FIT5107 Managing business records
  • FIT3121/FIT5087 Archival systems
  • FIT5104 IKM Professional practice

Joanne has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT2074 Technology,information and organisations
  • FIT3072/FIT5107 Managing business records
  • FIT3121/FIT5087 Archival systems
  • FIT5104 IKM Professional practice

 

Activities

  1. Member - International Council on Archives

    Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

  2. Member - Australian Society of Archivists

    Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

  3. Member - Australian Library and Information Association Ltd

    Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

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