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About the article
Eric Boamah is a faculty member at the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand/Kuratini Tuwhera, School of Social Sciences. He earned his doctorate from the School of Information Management, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand (with a Vice Chancellor’s Strategic Research Scholarship). His master’s degree, in Digital Library Learning, was from the European consortium of Oslo University College, Norway, Tallinn University, Estonia, and Parma University, Italy. Dr. Boamah’s research areas include digital libraries, information literacy, and digital preservation issues—particularly those involving ICT policy development and strategy implementation in developing countries.
Daniel George Dorner
Daniel George Dorner is Senior Lecturer, School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington. Dr. Dorner is currently the Chair of Division 5 (Regions), in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. In 2010 he was awarded a LIANZA Fellowship, an honorary award by peer nomination and a prestigious award in the New Zealand library and information profession. Dr. Dorner’s research interests fall into two areas: information literacy education in developing countries, and issues affecting the management of digital information over time. He is a prolific scholar.
Gillian Oliver is IST Programmes Director, School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington. Her Ph. D., from Monash University, was awarded the Emerald/EFMG Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Information Science and the Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal. She has represented New Zealand’s information studies education sector on the National Librarian’s strategic advisory forum and in 2013 was appointed to Archives New Zealand’s Archives Council. Dr. Oliver’s professional practice background spans information management in the UK, Germany, and New Zealand. Her research interests reflect these experiences, focusing on the information cultures of organizations. She is actively involved in digital preservation, including research at HATII, the University of Glasgow.
Published Online: 2015-04-01
Published in Print: 2015-06-01