Christine Borgman
GSE&IS 235
300 North Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520

Christine Borgman

Distinguished Research Professor


  • Professor of Information Studies
  • Presidential Chair in Information Studies


  • Ph.D., Communication, Stanford University
  • M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A., Mathematics. Michigan State University

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Scholarly communication
  • Data and data practices
  • Digital libraries
  • Scientific information
  • Digital humanities
  • Information seeking
  • Information retrieval
  • Information policy
  • Infrastructure
  • Bibliometrics

Select Publications

Borgman, C. L. (in press). Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.

Borgman, C. L. (2000). From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure: Access to Information in the Networked World. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Borgman, C. L. (2007). Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Borgman, C. L. (2012). The conundrum of sharing research data. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(6), 1059–1078. doi:10.1002/asi.22634

Wallis, J. C., Rolando, E., & Borgman, C. L. (2013). If We Share Data, Will Anyone Use Them? Data Sharing and Reuse in the Long Tail of Science and Technology. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e67332. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067332