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Staff Profile

Dr Pauline Joseph

Dr Pauline Joseph Dr Pauline Joseph

BAppSci(Information & Library Studies)Hons(Curtin); PhD (UWA); MRIM

Position Lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
School School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts
Department Department of Information Studies
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 209.351, Level 3
Phone 08 9266 7180
Fax 08 9266 3166
Email P.Joseph@curtin.edu.au
ORCID orcid.org/0000-0001-7851-2872
Scopus Author Identifier www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=55132914100

Brief Summary

Pauline is a Lecturer in Records and Archives Management since October 2008. Pauline last held the position of Information and Records Manager at Shell Development Australia Pty, prior to her career move to Curtin University.

Pauline graduated from Curtin University of Technology with a Honours degree in Information and Library Studies in 1991. Pauline was introduced to the records management discipline while completing her Honours program. Her Honours research thesis is titled An investigation into records management issues in a large corporate resource based company.

In 2011, Pauline graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Doctor of Philosophy. Her PhD research was on EDRMS search behaviour: Implications for records management principles and practices. In case you are wondering, EDRMS stands for electronic document and records management systems.

Pauline has worked for the past 20 years in the provision of corporate information management services in both government and private sectors in Western Australia and Singapore.

In the formative stages of Pauline's career, she worked in special libraries in the education, banking and fund management industries. Pauline has also worked in public libraries in Singapore and at the State Reference Library in Western Australia.

Since, then Pauline has primarily worked in the role of a corporate information management professional. Overseeing aspects of records, archives, library, intranet, controlled documents, and other business information management systems implemented in organisations. Pauline has worked in this role in both government and private sector industries such as: mining; oil and gas; justice; training and education; and transport, in Perth.

Memberships, Awards and Training

Memberships

Awards

2014 - Award for industry contribution, Involvement with Leadership / Mentoring (WA) by the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA)

2014 - Award for Highest PRI Points, Early Career Researcher (ECR) for Publications, Faculty of Humanities.

2013 - Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013 for the refereed article on Paradigm shifts in recordkeeping responsibilities: implications for ISO 15489's implementation published in Records Management Journal.

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Teaching

Teaching - Undergraduate  

Teaching - Postgraduate 

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Research Fields

Information and Computing Sciences

Language, Communication and Culture

History and Archaeology

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Research Interests

Research Interests 

Pauline's research interests in information and records management are in the areas of design and implementation of electronic document and records management systems (EDRMS), development of classifications schemas, information-seeking behaviour of EDRMS users; and implementing change management through training and awareness raising on information and records management (IRM) programs and services.

Recently, Pauline's research have focused on the sustainability of community-based information needs and practices in the 21st century. How state and national cultural institutions like libraries, archives and museums could assist community-based organisations with their information management practices and information needs, is being explored. The motor sport community in Australia is used as a case study to identify the information management issues experienced by a community-based organisation in Australia.

 Research Project 1
This research on sustainability of community-based information managment practices investigates the following reserach questions, using a case study approach with the Australian motor sport community.

If this research interest you, please free to find out more on the research FaceBook site Australian Motor Sport History Archives - AMSHA at https://www.facebook.com/amsha.aus.

Research Project 2

Another is a joint research titled iSquares with Visiting Fellow, Associate Professor Jenna Hartel from the University of Toronton. This research extends Dr. Hartel's research in library science to the records and archives discipline. The research questions and upcoming events and conferences are outlined at the RAM iSquare Study webpage: http://www.isquares.info/ram-study.html.

Pauline's PhD research investigated:

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Publications

Featured Publications

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2016

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Conference Articles (Research)

2015

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2013

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2012

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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Additional publication categories

2013

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2008

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

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