Isto Huvila Isto Huvila

Professor Isto Huvila holds the chair in library and information
science at the Department of ALM (Archival Studies, Library and
Information Science and Museums and Cultural Heritage Studies) at
Uppsala University in Sweden and is adjunct professor (docent) in
information management at Information Studies, Åbo Akademi
University in Turku, Finland. His primary areas of research include
information and knowledge management, information work, knowledge
organisation, documentation, and social and participatory
information practices. The contexts of his research ranges from
archaeology and cultural heritage, archives, libraries and museums
to health information and e-health, social media, virtual worlds and
corporate and public organisations. Huvila has given numerous
invited talks and published broadly on the topics ranging from
information work management, archaeological information management,
social media, virtual reality information issues to archival studies
and museum informatics, ancient history and archaeology. He received
a MA degree in cultural history at the University of Turku in 2002
and a PhD degree in information studies at Åbo Akademi University
(Turku, Finland) in 2006.


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