"Albrechtsen, Hanne" <HAL who-is-at ex.db.dk>

Albrechtsen, Hanne (HAL who-is-at ex.db.dk)
Wed, 27 Aug 1997 14:13:20 +0200


Hanne Albrechtsen, IT Consultant, Associate Professor. Department of
Consultancy, The Royal School of Librarianship, Birketinget 6, DK-2300
Copenhagen S, Denmark. Phone: +45 31 58 60 66 Fax: +45 32 84 02 01
E-mail: hal who-is-at db.dk
Born: 9 March 1949, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen, Denmark. Diploma in
Librarianship, 1975
Royal School of Librarianship, Copenhagen, Denmark. Master's degree
(Master of Library and Information Science), 1992

Professional Experience:
The Royal School of Librarianship, 1992-present: Position: Associate
Professor and Senior Consultant. Main areas: see Academic Fields, =

Computer Resources International (CRI) a/s, 1987-1992. Position:
Researcher and Systems Consultant. Focus: classification of software =
design documents; prototyping software tools using a participatory
approach for development and evaluation

The Danish National Broadcasting Company, 1976-1987. Position:
Information Officer. Main area: Design of electronic information
services for journalistic research

Herlev Public Library, 1975-76. Position: Librarian. Main area:
Information services for children

Academic Field:
Library and Information Science: Knowledge organization and information
systems design; research methods; professional development; knowledge
organization in specific domains; user interface design and evaluation;
Web services; electronic fiction
Other areas of interest/expertise: Project management; IT consultancy;
evaluation research and technology assessment; sociology of technology;
experience in participatory, action-oriented research; activity theory

Professional Affiliations:
President of ISKO (the International Society for Knowledge
Organization), 1996-98
Vice president of ISKO, 1994-96
Member of ISKO Executive Board, 1994-98
Member (ex officio) of ISKO Scientific Advisory Board, 1994-98
Member of ASIS (American Society for Information Science), 1992-
Elected representative of the Board for Special and Industrial
Libraries, The Association of Danish Librarians, 1990-92
Appointed representative for the Federation of Danish Industries at the
Danish Member Body of ISO/TC46 (Information and Documentation), 1988-92
Member of the Association of Danish Librarians, 1975-

Other Professional Assignments:
Conference and Program Chair for the 3rd International ISKO Conference,
held June 20 -24,1994, Copenhagen
Seminar and Program Chair for "Fiction, OPACs, Networks", international
research seminar, held 11-13 November 1996
Consultant (preparatory activities) and programme evaluator for the
European research programmes, ESPRIT Longterm Research and Libraries
Programme, 1992 - present
Visiting scholar, Graduate School of Library and Information Science,
Indiana University, USA, October 1996
Visiting scholar, School of Information and Library Science, University
of North Carolina, USA, February to March 1997

Grants, Contracts, and Fellowships:
Contract with the European Commission's ESPRIT Programme, for the
development of a methodology and a tool for software reuse, 1987-91
Grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers, for feasibility study,
development project and research seminar in electronic fiction, 1994 -
Grant from the Research Foundation of the Danish Ministry of =
for a development project for design of a multimedia Web service for
communication of fiction, 1996-1997
Contract with the European Commission's Libraries' Programme, for a
European study on "Public Libraries and the Information Society",
Contract with the Public Library of Ballerup, on the development and
evaluation of a new Web-service, 1995-1996

Presentations and Publications:
Hanne Albrechtsen is published in professional journals and has
presented her research at several international seminars, workshops and
conferences. In the United States, these include presentations and
session chairmanships at the ASIS Annual Meetings, and presentations =
papers for the classification research workshop, held by the ASIS
Special Interest Group in Classification Research, and a panel
presentation on knowledge representation at the first International
Conference on Expert Systems, Florida, 1991. Her recent publications
include an article in Journal of the American Society for Information
Science, "Toward a New Horizon in Information Science - Domain
Analysis", written together with her Danish colleague, dr Birger
Hj=F8rland (JASIS, 1995 46(6), pp. 400-425)

Hanne Albrechtsen
Associate Professor, IT Consultant
Royal School of Information and Library Science
Birketinget 6
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
phone: +45 32 58 60 66
fax: +45 32 84 02 01
e-mail: hal who-is-at db.dk