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Research interests

Associate Joanne Evans is an archival and recordkeeping researcher and educator in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University. She is currently lead of the Societal Informatics Sub Group,  and co-ordinator of the Records Continuum Research Group in the Centre of Organisational and Social Informatics. Through an ARC Future Fellowship (2015-18), Connecting the Disconnected: Co-designing Integrated and Inclusive Recordkeeping and Archival Networks, she has established the interdisciplinary Archives and the Rights of the Child Research Program to address the lifelong identity, memory and accountability needs of childhood out of home care. This involves the exploration of participatory design and research strategies to develop dynamic evidence and memory management frameworks, processes and systems supportive of multiple rights in records and recordkeeping.

Biography

Joanne undertook her PhD at Monash as part of the Australian Research Council Linkage funded Clever Recordkeeping Metadata Project (2003-2006)and received a Vice Chancellors Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence for her thesis, Building Capacities for Sustainable Recordkeeping Metadata Interoperability. Prior to her Monash appointment Joanne had many years of experience in archival systems development at the eScholarship Research Centre and its predecessors at the University of Melbourne, with the technologies she was involved in designing and developing deployed into a number of research projects, as well as being utilised in small archives settings.

Monash teaching commitment

Dr Joanne Evans has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT2074 Technology,information and organisations
  • FIT3072/FIT5107 Managing business records
  • FIT3121/FIT5087 Archival systems
  • FIT5104 IKM Professional practice

Joanne has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT2074 Technology,information and organisations
  • FIT3072/FIT5107 Managing business records
  • FIT3121/FIT5087 Archival systems
  • FIT5104 IKM Professional practice

 

Research area keywords

  • Archival systems
  • Community archives
  • Cultural informatics
  • Participatory design
  • Recordkeeping informatics
  • Recordkeeping metadata
  • Records continuum

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Projects 2012 2020

Research Output 2004 2019

Decolonizing recordkeeping and archival praxis in childhood out-of-home Care and indigenous archival collections

McKemmish, S., Bone, J., Evans, J., Golding, F., Lewis, A., Rolan, G., Thorpe, K. & Wilson, J., 21 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Archival Science. 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Participatory information governance: transforming recordkeeping for childhood out-of-home care

Evans, J., McKemmish, S. & Rolan, G., Mar 2019, In : Records Management Journal. 29, 1-2, p. 178-193 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Beyond findings: conversations with experts

Evans, J. & Rolan, G., 2018, In : Preservation, Digital Technology and Culture. 47, 2, p. 60-62 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Inclusive archives and recordkeeping: towards a critical manifesto

Evans, J. & Wilson, J. Z., 1 Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Heritage Studies. 24, 8, p. 857-860 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Multiple rights in records: the role of recordkeeping informatics

Reed, B., Oliver, G., Upward, F. & Evans, J., 2018, Archival Futures. Brown, C. (ed.). London UK: Facet Publishing, p. 99-116 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Activities 1995 2018

  • 3 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Australian government response to the redress related recommendations of the royal commission

Greg Rolan (Fellow), Joanne Elizabeth Evans (Fellow)
8 Oct 2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Member - International Council on Archives

Joanne Evans (Member)
2014 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Member - Australian Society of Archivists

Joanne Evans (Member)
1997 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Member - Australian Library and Information Association Ltd

Joanne Evans (Member)
1995 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body