Anna Maria Tammaro
Anna Maria Tammaro has centered her research and teaching on digital library and digital heritage. Following the principle of putting the user community at the center, she has published the results of her research on the support of the digital library to the community and in particular to digital humanities scholars.
She obtained her PhD from the University of Northumbria with a thesis on the internationalization of LIS education for the digital library. She subsequently became involved in the design and teaching of joint courses between different universities.
She has been teaching in Parma since 2000 as a coordinator and lecturer of the International Information Studies Master (MAIS) with Northumbria University and subsequently (2006) of the International Master Digital Library Learning (DILL) with the University of Oslo, Tallinn and Parma. She has been a lecturer in the joint course of the Universities of Parma and Modena and Reggio since 2011, teaching digital publishing. Tammaro also dealt with open education and designed and taught (2016) the MOOC “Digital Library in Theory and Practice” on the European EMMA platform: the course in Italian, Spanish and English had 1500 participants.
Tammaro has coordinated and participated in numerous European projects on the digital library such as the most recent ROMOR, NMPLIS, NAVIGATE, OBERRED, concerning information literacy, gamification and research data management and NEWCOMER on community libraries.
Anna Maria Tammaro has been the Editor in Chief of the international journal Digital library perspectives (Emerald) since 2018.
She is active in international associations and is currently a member of the board of directors of ASIS & T and a member of AILIS. She was previously a member of the IFLA Governing Board (2007-2009; 2011-2013).
CV updated on 2021-10-11.