Area of Concentration

The general area is Information Management, which focuses on phenomena related to the core processes of information management, with the ideal of determining, exploring, understanding and explaining such phenomena. The program encompasses two lines of research:

Organization, Representation, and Mediation of Information and Knowledge

It investigates the theory, methodology, and practice of production, communication, and representation of information and knowledge. It develops studies related to information access, mediation, and preservation, and it examines the training and performance of information specialists. It is structured in three main topics: Knowledge Organization and Preservation; Information Production and Communication; and Information Professionals, Information Literacy, and Reading.

– Knowledge Organization and Preservation

Dra. Camila Monteiro de Barros

Dr. Cezar Karpinski

Dra. Eva Cristina Leite da Silva

Dra. Luciane Paula Vital

Dra. Marisa Brascher Basílio Medeiros 

Dra. Renata Cardozo Padilha

Dr. Rodrigo de Sales

Information professionals, Information Literacy and scientific publication

Dra. Clarice Fortkamp Caldin

Dra. Eliana Bahia Jacinto

Dra. Elizete Vieira Vitorino

Dr. Luis Roberto Sousa Mendes

Dra. Miriam Vieira da Cunha

Dra. Rosangela Schwarz Rodrigues

Information, Management, and Technology

It investigates the processes, environments, services, products, and management systems of information and knowledge, through interdisciplinary approaches on the management, production, storage, transmission, access, security and evaluation of data and information in the most diverse media, in view of the sustainability of organizations. It applies and develops intelligent and forward-looking techniques and technologies and revolves around two main topics: Information and Technology; and Information and Knowledge Management.

– Information and Technology

Dr. Adilson Luiz Pinto

Dr. Angel Freddy Godoy Viera

Dr. Douglas Dyllon Jerônimo de Macedo

Dr. Edgar Bisset Alvarez

Dr. Enrique Muriel-Torrado

Dr. Gustavo Medeiros de Araujo

Dr. Márcio Matias

Dr. Moisés Lima Dutra

Dr. Ursula Blattmann

Dr. Vinícius Medina Kern

– Information and Knowledge Management

Dr. Ana Clara Candido

Dr. Gregorio Jean Varvakis Rados

Dr. Marli Dias de Souza Pinto

Dr. Marcelo Minghelli

Dr. William Barbosa Viana