Are you a
Name of Your Library (if applicable):
Åbo Akademi University
Blog or Personal/Professional Website:
Twitter or other URL:
Dr. Isto Huvila, Ph.D., docent, is a senior lecturer in information management at the School of Business and Economics, Department of Information Studies, Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland, an associate professor and research associate (forskare) at the Department of ALM (Archival Studies, Library and Information Science and Museums and Cultural Heritage Studies) at Uppsala University in Sweden, and an independent consultant. His primary areas of research include information work and information management, knowledge organisation, documentation, and social and participatory information practices. The contexts of his research ranges from archaeology and cultural heritage, archives, libraries and museums to social media, virtual worlds and corporate and public organisations. Huvila has given numerous invited talks and published broadly on the topics ranging from information work management, archaeological information management, social media, virtual reality information issues to archival studies and museum informatics, ancient history and archaeology. He received a MA degree in cultural history at the University of Turku in 2002 and a PhD degree in information studies at Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland) in 2006.