Authors and editors

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Mario Barité

Mario Barité is Full Professor at the Faculty of Information and Comunication, University of the Republic, Uruguay. He holds a Doctorate and has a Master's degree in Scientific Information from the University of Granada, Spain. His main research interests include knowledge organization, terminology and e-governance. He is a level I researcher of the Uruguayan National System of Researchers. Among another contributions, he has published a Dictionary of Knowledge Organization, the sixth edition of which is available as a PDF file. He is editor-in-chief of Informatio Journal.

Maria Teresa Biagetti

Maria Teresa Biagetti is professor at the Sapienza University of Rome since 1998, where she teaches in the area of Library and Information Science. Formerly she was researcher at the School of Archival and Library Studies at the Sapienza University of Rome. Her main research interests include: theoretical foundations of knowledge organization; theory of indexing; history of cataloguing and library history; developments of digital libraries; semantic Web, ontologies and their application to the cultural heritage. She is a member of the Italian ISKO chapter since 1999, and of ISKO Scientific Advisory Council since 2010. She is a member of the editorial boards of Nuovi annali della Scuola speciale per archivisti e bibliotecari (Sapienza University of Rome), Bibliothecae.it (Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna), Open Information Science (De Gruyter).

Vanda Broughton

Rachel Cooper

Rachel Cooper is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Lancaster. She is the author of Classifying Madness (Springer, 2005), Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science (Routledge, 2007) and Diagnosing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Karnac, 2014).

Stella G. Dextre Clarke

Martin Frické

Martin Frické is a Full Professor in the School of Information, at the University of Arizona, in the United States. His long term research interest involves the intersection between the organization of knowledge, logic, and processing by computer. Currently he is working on the Bitcoin blockchain technology and its relation to distributed trust and recorded information.

Claudio Gnoli (co-editor and web editor)

Claudio Gnoli is librarian at the University of Pavia Science and Technology Library. His interests include knowledge organization in general, theory of classification, their philosophical grounds and their application to online knowledge bases. He is a former vice-president and the current webmaster of international ISKO, and a member of the UDC Consortium Advisory Board. He is a member of the editorial boards of Knowledge Organization, Axiomathes and AIDA Informazioni.

Birger Hjørland (editor-in-chief)

Birger Hjørland holds an MA in psychology and PhD in library and information science. He is professor in knowledge organization at the Royal School of Library and Information Science in Copenhagen since 2001 and at the University College in Borås 2000-2001. He was research librarian at the Royal Library in Copenhagen 1978-1990, and taught information science at the Department of Mathematical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Copenhagen 1983-1986. He is chair of ISKO Scientific Advisory Council and a member of the editorial boards of Knowledge Organization, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology and Journal of Documentation. His h-index on 2017-02-11 is 41 in Google Scholar and 23 in Web of Science.

Michael Kleineberg

Michael Kleineberg is research librarian at the university library of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and teaches library management at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. He is member of the ISKO Scientific Advisory Council and the editorial board of Knowledge Organization. His research interest involves the intersection between knowledge organization, cognitive psychology, sociology of knowledge, and cultural anthropology. Currently, he is working on a dissertation project on the organizing principle of integrative levels of knowing.

Daniel Martínez-Ávila

Daniel Martínez-Ávila works at the Department of Information Science, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil, since 2014, and is a member of the Brazilian ISKO Chapter since 2016. Previously, he was a member of the Spanish ISKO chapter (currently Spain+Portugal) since 2008, and worked as an assistant professor at Charles III University of Madrid (UC3M), Spain. In 2013-2014 he also taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and worked as editorial assistant of the journal Knowledge Organization. Currently, he also collaborates with the Satija Research Foundation for Library and Information Science (SRFLIS), India, and the Institute for Gender Studies (IEG) at Charles III University of Madrid, Spain.

Fulvio Mazzocchi

Fulvio Mazzocchi, biologist and philosopher, is a researcher at the Institute for Complex Systems of the CNR (Italy). His research activity is focused on epistemology (e.g., realism vs. constructivism; epistemology of complexity), philosophical issues of scientific research (e.g., the reductionism-holism debate in biology; climate model validation and robustness), and knowledge organization. He has participated in many projects concerning the development of thesauri, such as the General European Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus (GEMET) of the European Environmental Agency.

Widad Mustafa El Hadi

Widad Mustafa El Hadi is professor of Information and Documentation Studies at the University of Lille 3, where she is in charge of International Relations and of the Master Diploma program. She holds a PhD in linguistics (multilingual terminologies) from the University of Lyon 2, France. Her main areas of interest are: theoretical approaches to knowledge organization; language & culture and their impact on knowledge organization; knowledge organization systems and their evaluation; cross-language and cross-cultural information retrieval, and, more recently, Digital Humanities. She has been active in ISKO since 1996, as co-founder of the French ISKO Chapter (with Jacques Maniez) and as the first elected ISKO-France president (1996-2001). She is a member of ISKO Scientific Advisory Council and a member of the editorial boards of Knowledge Organization, les Cahiers du Numérique, Lavoisier-Hermès; Études de Communication, revue du Geriico, Université Lille 3; Zagadnienia Informaji Naukowei, ZIN - Issues in Information Science: Information Studies, University of Warsaw, Brazilian Journal of Information Science.


Daniel Parrochia

Daniel Parrochia is emeritus professor of logic at the University Jean Moulin-Lyon 3. He started studying philosophy, linguistics and mathematics in Lyon, joined CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) in 1979 and got his PHD in 1987. Professor at the University of Toulouse-Le- Mirail (1990-97) and then at the University Paul Valéry-Montpellier III (1997-2003), he collaborated with the CNES (National Center of Spatial Studies) and the LIRMM (Laboratory of Computer Science, Robotics and Microelectronics in Montpellier). He was the director of the CRATEIR (Research Center About Technology, Information and Networks) in Montpellier, and of the CAF (Center for the Analysis of Forms) in Lyon. Member of the steering committee for the Cluster 14, a pole of excellence in the Rhône-Alpes region, he has written 32 books, numerous articles and participated in many conferences in France and abroad.

Mohinder P. Satija

Dr. Mohinder Partap Satija retired as Professor and UGC Emeritus Fellow from the Department of Library and Information Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India. He has written more than twenty books, about 150 papers and numerous book reviews and conference papers published in India and abroad. His textbooks on Colon Classification and Dewey Decimal Classification are being used in many library schools in India. His PhD was in Ranganathan studies. He is a member Advisory Board of the UDC Consortium and of the Editorial Advisory Board of Knowledge Organisation and was the Indian coordinator of the ISKO from 1990 to 2007.

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