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Donghee Sinn

Archives, archival research and public memory, archival use/user studies, personal archiving in the web environment, archiving web contents, public memory, Asian cultures and heritages.

The World Within Reach
Donghee Sinn
Associate Professor
 

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department: Information Science

Address:
DR 113
Phone:
518-442-5117

 

Education

2007 Ph.D. Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

1996 M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, Chung-Ang University (Seoul, Korea)

1993 B.S., Library and Information Science, Chung-Ang University (Seoul, Korea)

Research Interests

My research interests focus on personal archiving in the digital environment, digital preservation of archival materials to support public memory, and archival use/user studies of primary sources in digital formats.

Publications

Donghee Sinn and Nicholas Soares (2014). “Historians' Use of Digital Archival Collection: The Web, Historical Scholarship, and Archival Research,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65 (9): 1794-1809.

Donghee Sinn and Sue Yeon Syn (2014). “Personal Documentation on a Social Network Site: Facebook, a Collection of Moments from Your Life?” Archival Science, 14 (2): 95-124.

Donghee Sinn (2013), “The Use Context of the Digital Archival Collections: Mapping with Historical Research Topics and the Content of Digital Archival Collections,” Preservation, Digital Technology, and Culture, 42(2): pp. 73-86.

Donghee Sinn (2013). “Collaborative Education between Classroom and Workplace for Archival Arrangement and Description: Aiming for Sustainable Professional Education,” The American Archivist, 76 (1): 237-262.

Donghee Sinn (2012). “Impact of Digital Archival Collections on Historical Research,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63 (8): pp. 1521 -1537, DOI: 10.1002/asi.22650.

Donghee Sinn (2012). “Archival Memory on the Web: Web 2.0 Technologies for Collective Memory,” Journal of the Korean Biblia Society for Library and Information Science, 23 (2): pp.45-68. (Korean Journal)

Donghee Sinn, Sue Yeon Syn, and Sung-Min Kim (2011). “Personal Records on the Web: Who's in Charge of Archiving - Me or Archivists?” Library and Information Science Research, v.33 n.4: pp.320-330. (Selected as a Featured Article by the Informed Librarian Online in November 2011 issue.)

Donghee Sinn (2010). “Archival Description and Records from Historically Marginalized Cultures: A View from a Postmodern Window,” Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science, v.44 n.4: pp. 115-130. (Korean journal)

Donghee Sinn (2010). “Room for Archives?: Use of Archival Materials in No Gun Ri Research,” Archival Science, v.10 n.2: pp. 117-140.