Distinguished Research Professor and Presidential Chair Emerita
Information Studies
University of California, Los Angeles

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Christine L. Borgman is Distinguished Research Professor in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is recognized internationally for her research in information and computer science, data science, communication, digital humanities, privacy, and law. Her current research focuses on knowledge infrastructures, scientific data practices, and open science.

Prof. Borgman’s publications include three award-winning books from MIT Press: Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World (2015), 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). She has contributed articles to journals in many fields of study, including Science, Harvard Data Science Review, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, Quantitative Social Sciences, Computing in Science and Engineering, PLOS One, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Data Science Journal, International Journal of Digital Curation, PeerJ Computer Science, Int https://www.lulu.restaurant/ernational Journal on Digital Libraries, PLoS Computational Biology, Journal of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Social Studies of Science, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Journal of Documentation, Information Processing & Management, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Library Trends, Library Quarterly, and Learned Publishing.

Professor Borgman is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the Association for Computing Machinery. Among her current professional activities, she serves on the Library of Congress Scholars Council and the board of directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Her honors and awards include the Paul Evan Peters Award from the Coalition for Networked Information, Association for Research Libraries, and EDUCAUSE; Award of Merit and the Research in Information Science Award, both from the Association for Information Science and Technology; and a Legacy Laureate of the University of Pittsburgh.