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Biography

Professor Sue McKemmish, PhD, is the Associate Dean Graduate Research for the Faculty of Information Technology. Professor McKemmish is also Chair of Archival Systems, Monash University and Director of the Monash University Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics. She is engaged in major research and standards initiatives relating to the use of metadata in records and archival systems, information resource discovery and smart information portals, Australian Indigenous archives, and the development of more inclusive archival educational programs that meet the needs of diverse communities. Sue McKemmish directs the postgraduate teaching programs in records and archives at Monash, has published extensively on recordkeeping in society, records continuum theory, recordkeeping metadata, and archival systems, and is a Laureate of the Australian Society of Archivists.

Monash teaching commitment

Professor Sue McKemmish has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT3124/FIT5104 Professional practice
  • FIT5087 Archival systems
  • FIT5144 Research strategies and skills
  • FIT6021 Advanced research methods 1
  • FIT6022 Advanced research methods 2

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

  • FIT5144 Research strategies and skills
  • FIT6021 Advanced research methods 1
  • FIT6022 Advanced research methods 2

Keywords

  • Archival Science
  • Community Archives
  • Indigenous Archives
  • Recordkeeping Metadata
  • Records Continuum Theory
  • Smart Information Portals

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Projects 2000 2020

Research Output 1997 2019

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

Weapons of affect: the imperative for transdisciplinary information systems design

Rolan, G., Evans, J. E., Bone, J., Lewis, A., Golding, F., Wilson, J., McKemmish, S. M., Mendes, P. & Reeves, K., 2018, Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting - Building & Sustaining An Ethical Future With Emerging Technology: 10-14 November 2018. S. Middleton, L. (ed.). Silver Spring Maryland USA: Association for Information Science and Technology, p. 420-423 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Critical approaches to archiving and recordkeeping in the continuum

Evans, J. E., McKemmish, S. M. & Rolan, G., 2017, In : Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. 1, 2, p. 1-38 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Preface: Genesis and scope of this book

Gilliland, A. J., McKemmish, S. & Lau, A. J., 2017, Research in the Archival Multiverse. Gilliand, A. J., McKemmish, S. & Lau, A. J. (eds.). Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing, p. 16-30 15 p.

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

Recordkeeping in the continuum: An Australian tradition

McKemmish, S., 2017, Research in the Archival Multiverse. Gilliand, A. J., McKemmish, S. & Lau, A. J. (eds.). Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing, p. 122-160 39 p.

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

Activities 2010 2016

Chair - FIT Graduate Research Committee - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Susan McKemmish (Chair/ Co-Chair)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Associate Dean (Graduate Research) - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Susan McKemmish (Executive Member)
1 Jan 20141 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching

Monash University (External organisation)

Susan McKemmish (Member)
2011

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Elected Member - Faculty Board - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Susan McKemmish (Member)
1 Jan 201131 Dec 2012

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

Director - Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics (COSI) - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

Susan McKemmish (Chair/ Co-Chair)
1 Jan 201031 Dec 2014

Activity: External Academic EngagementGrant review responsibilities