John Carlo Bertot

John Carlo Bertot

John Carlo Bertot

Professor and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
Telephone: 
(301) 405-3267
Fax: 
(301) 314-9145

Education

Ph.D.  (School of Information Studies at Syracuse)

Office Address

2117 Administration Building
University of Maryland College Park
College Park, MD 20742

Biography

John Bertot is an Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and also Professor and co-director of the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC). John is serving as associate editor of Government Information Quarterly. He has previously served as Chair of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Library Research Round Table, and currently serves on the ALA Committee on Research and Statistics and E-government Services Subcommittee.

Research Interests

Information access and dissemination issues
Policies that govern access and dissemination
Media through which access and dissemination are provided
Ability of information users to engage with information content to meet their needs
Ability of organizations (particularly public libraries and government institutions) to understand access and dissemination issues from both a management and user perspective
Public service innovation and evaluative frameworks

Recent Publications & Products

  • Bertot, J.C. (2016). Building Digitally Inclusive Communities: The Role of Public Libraries in Inclusion and Equity. 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance. Montevideo, Uraguay. (Conference Paper at iConference 2016, At Philadelphia)From Information Professionals to Information Creatives: OnEducating Future Generations in iSchools
     
  • Bertot, J.C., Estevez, E., & Janowski, T. (2016). Digital Public Service Innovation: Framework Proposal. 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance. Montevideo, Uraguay.
     
  • Bertot, et al. (2015). 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey Results: Survey Findings and Results. College Park, MD: Information Policy & Access Center. Available at: http://digitalinclusion.umd.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/2014DigitalI....

 

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