Theme: Digital transformation and the preparation of new generations of LAM professionals
Anne Gilliland is Associate Dean for Information Studies, School of Education & Information Studies, and Professor and Director of the Archival Studies specialization in the Department of Information Studies, as well as Director of the Center for Information as Evidence at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a faculty affiliate of UCLA’s Centers for Digital Humanities, European and Russian Studies, and for the Study of International Migration, and of the Promise Institute for Human Rights of the UCLA Law School.
She is a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and recipient of numerous awards in archival and information studies. She is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Centre for Global Research, RMIT University in Melbourne and also of the University of Liverpool Department of History. She has served as a NORSLIS (Nordic Research School in Library and Information Science) Professor (with Tampere University, Finland; Lund University, Sweden; and the Royal School, Denmark), and as an Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute, University of Glasgow. She has also taught courses as a visiting faculty member at Renmin University of China and the University of Zadar, Croatia.