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Director of the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics, Monash University

Sue McKemmish, PhD, is Chair of Archival Systems, Monash University, and Director of the Monash University Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics. She has also held positions as Head of the School of Information Management and Systems, and Associate Dean Research of the Faculty of Information Technology. Sue is engaged in major research initiatives relating to the use of metadata in archives and records systems, information resource discovery, Indigenous archiving and the development of more inclusive archival education programs to meet the needs of diverse communities. She directs the postgraduate teaching programs in records and archives at Monash, and has published extensively on recordkeeping in society, records continuum theory, and recordkeeping metadata.She is a Laureate of the Australian Society of Archivists.


  • 2004–present
    Professor of Archival Systems, Monash University


  • 2001 
    Monash University, PhD

Research Areas

  • Library And Information Studies (0807)