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The following is a list of 2020 publications by faculty, students, and alumni of the UCLA Department of Information Studies.

Alison Booth and Miriam Posner, “Introduction—The Materials at Hand,” PMLA, 135, no. 1 (January 2020): 9-22.

Research by Miriam Posner, assistant professor of information studies, includes digital humanities, materialist feminism, and data and global capital. Photo: Amelia Burns

Kathy Carbone, “ Archival Art: Memory Practices, Interventions, and Productions.” Curator: The Museum Journal 62, no.2 (2020): 257-263.

Kathy Carbone, “A Collection and its Many Relations and Contexts: Constructing an Object Biography of the Police Historical/Archival Investigative Files.” Journal of Documentation 76, no.3 (2020): 753-767.

Kathy Carbone, Anne J. Gilliland and María Montenegro, “Rights in and to Records and Recordkeeping: Fighting Bureaucratic Violence through a Human Rights-Centered Approach to the Creation, Management and Dissemination of Documentation,” Education for Information (October 2020): 1-24.

Kathy Carbone is a postdoctoral scholar and lecturer in the UCLA Department of Information Studies. Photo: UCLA GSE&IS

Anne J. Gilliland and Kathy Carbone, “An Analysis of Warrant for Rights in Records for Refugees.” The International Journal of Human Rights 24, no.4 (2020): 483-508.

Michelle Caswell, “Affective Bonds: What Community Archives Can Teach Mainstream Institutions.” In Bastian, Jeannette and Flinn, Andrew, Eds. Community Archives, Community Spaces: Heritage, Memory and Identity (London: Facet, 2020).

Michelle Caswell, Joyce Gabiola, Gracen Brilmyer and Jimmy Zavala, “‘Carry It Forward’: Community-Based Conceptualizations of Accountability,” In Elizabeth Yakel and Jeannette Bastian, Eds. Defining a Discipline: Essays in Honor of Richard Cox. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2020).

Johanna Drucker is a UCLA Distinguished Professor of Information Studies and the
Bernard and Martin Breslauer Professor of Bibliography. Photo: Jennifer Young

Michelle Caswell, “Dusting for Fingerprints: Introducing Feminist Standpoint Appraisal.” Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 3:1 (2020).

Johanna Drucker, “Dynamic Poetics,” introduction to J.R. Carpenter, This is a Picture of Wind, (Sheffield: Longbarrow Press, 2020).

Johanna Drucker, “Participating Witness: The Poetics of Granary Press,” Exhibition catalogue essay, Spring 2020, Poets House, New York (NY: Granary Books and Tibetan Kite Society, 2020). 

Michelle Caswell, associate professor of information studies, is the co-founder of the South Asian American Digital Archives and director of the Community Archives Lab at UCLA. Courtesy: Michelle Caswell

Wendy Duff and Michelle Caswell. “Methodologies for Archival Impact Studies,” in Archives, Recordkeeping and Social Justice (London, UK: Routledge, 2020), 52-69.

Patrick Feaster, Shawn VanCour, Thomas Witherspoon, “The Radio Spectrum Archive: A New Approach to Radio History and Preservation.” Journal of Archival Organization (July 2020).

Professor Shawn VanCour is the founding project director for the new UCLA Center for the Preservation of Audiovisual Heritage. Courtesy: Shawn VanCour

Anne J. Gilliland, “Moving Across, Moving Between, Moving Forward: Equipping the Archival Profession for a World that is both Coming Together and Coming Apart.” In Tinka Katić and Nives Tomašević, Mirna Willer: Festschrift (Zagreb: National Library of Croatia, 2020): 507-518.

Anne J. Gilliland, “Simply ‘Archives’: A Recordkeeping Post-custodial Perspective.” In “All Shook Up”: The Archival Legacy of Terry Cook, Schwartz, J., T. Nesmith and G. Bak, eds. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2020).

Associate Professor Safiya U. Noble is a scholar of racist and sexist algorithmic oppression and the co-director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry. Photo: John Davis

Gilliland, Anne J. and Kathy Carbone. “”Movement and Transformation: Teaching to the Fourth Dimension.” In Elizabeth Yakel and Jeannette Bastian, Eds. Defining a Discipline: Essays in Honor of Richard Cox. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2020).

Anne J. Gilliland and James Lowry, “Human Security Informatics, Global Grand Challenges and Digital Curation,” International Journal of Digital Curation, 14, no.1 (2020).

Anne J. Gilliland and Tamara Štefanac, “Post-x: Community-based Archiving in Croatia.” In Bastian, Jeannette and Flinn, Andrew, Eds. Community Archives, Community Spaces: Heritage, Memory and Identity (London: Facet, 2020), pp.165-184.

Sarah T. Roberts, UCLA associate professor of information studies, is a co-founder and co-director of the Center for Critical Internet Inquiry at UCLA. Photo: Stella Kalinina

Safiya U. Noble, “The Loss Of Public Goods To Big Tech: What has not been questioned enough during the COVID-19 crisis is unrelenting capitalism itself,” Noēma (July 1, 2020).

Sarah T. Roberts, “Digital Humanity: Social Media Content Moderation and the Global Tech Workforce in the COVID-19 Era,” FlowTV: A Critical Forum on Media and Culture 26 (2020).

Ramesh Srinivasan is a scholar of how society, politics, and culture across the world interact through technology and the founder and director of the UC Digital Cultures Lab. Courtesy: Ramesh Srinivasan 

Ramesh Srinivasan and Peter Bloom, “Tech barons dream of a better world – without the rest of us.” Salon (June 30, 2020) 

Eira Tansey and Robert D. Montoya, “Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene,” Journal of Critical Library and Information Science, 3 no. 1 (2020): 1-9. 

Assistant Professor Robert D. Montoya is an alumnus of UCLA IS and the new director of the California Rare Book School at UCLA. Photo: Maxwell Poth

Laura J. Treat and Shawn VanCour, “Introduction: The State of Radio Preservation,” Journal of Archival Organization, 17, nos. 1-2 (2020): 1-12.

Above: UCLA Associate Dean for Information Studies Anne J. Gilliland, is a scholar of post-conflict community archives.

Photo by Todd Cheney, UCLA