Anne J. Gilliland

Books and Commissioned Reports
  • Gilliland, Anne J., Sue McKemmish and Andrew J Lau, eds. Research in the Archival Multiverse (Social Informatics Monograph Series, Monash University Press, 2016), http://www.publishing.monash.edu/books/ram-9781876924676.html.
  • Willer, Mirna, Anne J. Gilliland, and Marijana Tomic, eds, Records, Archives and Memory: Selected Papers from the Conference and School on Records, Archives and Memory Studies, University of Zadar, Croatia, May 2013, (Zadar: University of Zadar Press, 2015).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. Conceptualizing Twenty-first-century Archives (Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, 2014).
  • Gilliland, Anne and Sue McKemmish, eds. Nuevos métjodos de investigación en archivística, Cartagena, Spain: Tendencias monograph series, 2007 (translation of guest edited double issue of Archival Science on Building a Research Infrastructure for Archival Science).
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. Enduring Paradigm, New Opportunities: The Value of the Archival Perspective in the Digital Environment (Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2000).


Editorship of Journal Special Issues
  • Cifor, Marika and Anne J. Gilliland, guest eds. "Affect and the Archive, Archives and Their Affects," Archival Science, 15 (2015). DOI: 10.1007/s10502-015-9263-3
  • McKemmish, Sue, Frada Burstein, Shannon Faulkhead, J. Fisher, Anne J. Gilliland, I. McLoughlin, and R. Wilson, co-guest eds. “Working with Communities: Community Partnership Research in Information Technology, Management and Systems,” Information, Communication and Society, 15, no. 7 (September 2012).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue Mc.Kemmish, guest eds, "Building a Research Infrastructure for Archival Studies," Archival Science, 4,  nos. 3-4 (2004): 143-147 (published 2006). (Republished in Spanish: Gilliland, Anne y Sue McKemmish. “Introducción” Tendencias, 5 (2006); 9-11.  Republished in Lezen! Teksten over het archief, Y. Bos-Rops et al. eds. Amsterdam: Stichting Archiefpublicaties, 2009): 101-104.
  • Rinehart, Richard and Anne J. Gilliland-Swetland, guest eds., "Encoded Archival Description," Archives & Museum Informatics, 12, nos. 3/4 (1998).

Archival Affect and Agency

  • Gilliland, Anne J. "To What Lengths the 'Physical and Moral Defence of the Record' in Times of Conflict and Exigency?" Archives and Records: The Journal of the Archives and Records Association[UK], in press.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Evidence and Exigency: Reconstructing and Reconciling Records for Life After Conflict.” In Emerging Trends in Archival Science, Karen F. Gracy, ed. (Rowman & Littlefield (in press).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "A Matter of Life and Death: A Critical Examination of the Role of Official Records and Archives in Supporting the Agency of the Forcibly Displaced," Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, 2 (2017), http://libraryjuicepress.com/journals/index.php/jclis/issue/view/2.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "'Dead on Arrival'? Impartiality as a Measure of Archival Professionalism in the Twenty-first Century." Essay in Values in Transition: Perspectives on the Future of the Archival Profession, Hildo van Engen, ed. (Royal Society of Archivists in the Netherlands (KVAN), June 2017).
  • Vukliš, Vladan and Anne J. Gilliland. "Archival Activism: Emerging Forms, Local Applications," in Filej, B. ed., Archives in the Service of People - People in the Service of Archives Conference (Maribor, Slovenia: Alma Mater Europaea, March 2016), pp.14-25.
    Gilliland, Anne J. "Permeable Binaries, Societal Grand Challenges, and the Roles of the Twenty-first-century Archival and Recordkeeping Profession," Archifacts, (December 2015): 12-30.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Studying Affect and its Relationship to the Agency of Archivists Since the Yugoslav Wars.” In Archival Research and Education: Selected Papers from the 2014 AERI Conference, Richard J. Cox, Alison Langmead and Eleanor Mattern, eds. (Sacramento, CA: Litwin Press, 2015), pp.29-58.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Moving Past: Probing the Agency and Affect of Recordkeeping in Individual and Community Lives in Post-conflict Croatia,” Archival Science, 14, nos.3-4 (2014): 249-274.
    Gilliland, Anne J. “Neutrality, Social Justice and the Obligations of Archival Educators and Education in the Twenty-first Century,” Archival Science, 11, nos. 3-4 (2011).


Archival Appraisal
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Archival Appraisal: Practising on Shifting Sands.” In Archives and Recordkeeping: Theory Into Practice, Caroline Brown, ed. (Facet Publishing, 2014), pp.31-61.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Designing Expert Systems for Archival Evaluation and Processing of Computer Mediated Communications: Frameworks and Methods.” Chapter 23 in Research in the Archival Multiverse, Gilliland, A.J., S. McKemmish and A.J Lau, eds. (Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2016), pp.685-721.
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. Policy and Politics: A Case Study in the Management of Electronic Communications at the University of Michigan, in the Society of American Archivists’ case study series Archival Administration of Electronic Records and the Use of New Technologies in Archives  (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1996).
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J., and Gregory T. Kinney, “Uses of Electronic Communications to Document an Academic Community: A Research Report,” Archivaria, 38 (Fall 1994): 79-96.


The Archival Multiverse
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Archival Traditions in the Multiverse and their Importance for Researching Situations and Situating Research," Chapter 1 in Research in the Archival Multiverse, eds. A. Gilliland, A. Lau and S. McKemmish (Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2016).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Building the Scholarly Base of a Field: Reflections on 8 Years of AERI," Preservation Digital Technology and Culture (PDT&C), 45, no.1 (April 2016): 27-31.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Pluralizing Archival Education: A Non-Zero-Sum Proposition.” In Through the Archival Looking Glass: A Reader on Diversity and Inclusion, Mary Caldera and Kathy Neal, eds. (Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, 2014): 231-268.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Mirna Willer. “Metadata for the Information Multiverse.” In Proceedings of iConference 2014 (Berlin, March, 2014).
  • Gilliland, Anne J., Andrew J Lau and Sue McKemmish. “Pluralizing the Archive.” In Archives for Maintaining Community and Society in the Digital Age, Keiji Fujiyoshi, ed. (Koyasan University, Japan, 2013), pp. 65-74.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish. “Recordkeeping Metadata, the Archival Multiverse, and Societal Grand Challenges.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications 2012, Kuching, Malaysia, September 2012, pp.106-115, http://dcpapers.dublincore.org/pubs/article/view/3661.
  • Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) Pluralizing the Archival Curriculum Group (PACG), “Educating for the Archival Multiverse,” American Archivist (Spring/Summer 2011): 68-102.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish. “Pluralising the Archives in the Multiverse: A Report on Work in Progress,” Atlanti: Review for Modern Archival Theory and Practice, 21 (2011): 177-185.
  • Gilliland, Anne. “Afterword:  In and Out of the Archives,” special issue  on Interdisciplinary Essays on European Knowledge Culture, 1400-1900, Randolph Head, ed. Archival Science, 10, no.3 (September 2010): 333-343.
  • White, Kelvin and Anne J. Gilliland. “Promoting Reflexivity and Inclusivity in Archival Education, Research and Practice,” Library Quarterly, 80, no.3 (July 2010): 231-248.
  • Gilliland, Anne J., Sue McKemmish, Zhang Bin, Kelvin White, Yang Lu and Andrew Lau). “Pluralizing the Archival Paradigm: Can Archival Education in Pacific Rim Communities Address the Challenge?” American Archivist (Spring/Summer 2008): 84-114.
  • Gilliland, Anne J., Andrew Lau, Yang Lu, Sue McKemmish, Shilpa Rele and Kelvin White). “Pluralizing the Archival Paradigm: Critical Discussions Around the Pacific Rim,” Archives & Manuscripts 35 no. 2 (November 2007): 10-39.

Archives and Diaspora
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Networking Records in Their Diaspora: A Reconceptualization of "Displaced Records" in a Postnational World.” Chapter 11 in Displaced Records, James Lowry, ed. (Routledge, March 2017), pp. 180-195.

  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Hariz Halilovich. "Migrating Memories: Transdisciplinary Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching About Diasporic Memory, Identity and Human Rights in Archival Studies," Archival Science (2017), DOI: 10.1007/s10502-016-9265-9.

Archives and Memory
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Memory Politics and Reconciliation in the Wake of Ethnic Conflict: A Northern Irish Example." In Archives, Records and Memory: Selected Papers from the Conference and School on Records, Archives and Memory Studies, M. Willer, A.J. Gilliland and M. Tomić, eds. (Zadar: University of Zadar Press, 2015).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish, “Archives and Records in Post-Conflict Contexts.” In M. Willer, A.J. Gilliland, and M. Tomić, eds., Archives, Records and Memory: Selected Papers from the Conference and School on Records, Archives and Memory Studies, May 2013 (Zadar: University of Zadar Press, 2015).
  • McKemmish, Sue, Anne J. Gilliland and Eric Ketelaar. “‘Communities of Memory’: Pluralising Archival Research and Education Agendas,” Archives and Manuscripts, 5 (2005): 146-175.

Community Archives and Community Informatics
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Andrew Flinn. “The Wonderful and Frightening World of Community Archives: What Are We Really Talking About?” in Proceedings of CIRN 2013 Community Informatics Conference: ‘Nexus, Confluence, and Difference: Community Archives meets Community Informatics,’ Prato, Italy, 28-30 October 2013 (CIRN: 2014).
  • Lau, Andrew J, Anne J. Gilliland, and Kimberly Anderson). “Naturalizing Community Engagement in Information Studies: Pedagogical Approaches and Persisting Partnerships,” Information, Communication & Society, 15, no.7 (2012): 991-1015.

Digital Recordkeeping and Archival Informatics
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Electronic Records, Paper Minds." in "All Shook Up": The Archival Legacy of Terry Cook (Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, in press).
  • Furner, Jonathan and Anne J. Gilliland. “Archival IR: Applying and Adapting Information Retrieval Approaches in Archives and Recordkeeping Research.” Chapter 20 in Research in the Archival Multiverse, eds. A. Gilliland, A. Lau and S. McKemmish (Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2016), pp.580-630.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. Conceptualizing Twenty-first-century Archives (Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, 2014). Gilliland, Anne J. “Reconceptualizing Records, the Archive and Archival Roles and Requirements in a Networked Society,” Knygotyra: Book Science, 63 (2014): 17-34.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Enduring Paradigm, New Opportunities:The Value of the Archival Perspective in the Digital Environment." In Preserving Our Heritage: Perspectives from Antiquity to the Digital Age, Michèle V. Cloonan, ed. (Neals-Schuman, ALA Editions, 2014). Excerpted and updated from Anne J. Gilliland, Enduring Paradigm, New Opportunities: The Value of the Archival Perspective in the Digital Environment (Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2000).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “’To the Tasks and the Skills:’ Considerations and Competencies for Designing Glocal Archival Access Systems,” INFuture2013 The Future of Information Sciences: Information Governance, Proceedings (Zagreb, Croatia: University of Zagreb Department of Information and Communications Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, November 2013): 5-15.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "El Archivo en un mundo digital" / “The Archive in a Digital World,” Revista D'Arxius, no. 9 (2010): 227-242/243-256.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Kelvin White. “Digital Recordkeeping in Support of Social Inclusion in an eSociety.” In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Society 2009, Barcelona, Spain (IADIS Press, 2009).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Testing Our Truths: Delineating the Parameters of the Authentic Archival Electronic Record,” American Archivist  (Fall/Winter 2002): 196-215.  Reprinted as “Testando nossas verdades: Delineamento dos parâmetros de autenticidade do documento eletrônico de arquivo,” in Documentos Electrônicos: Fundamentos Arquivísticos para a Pesquisa em Gestão e Preservação,Marta Eloisa Melgaço Neves and Leaondro Ribeiro Negreiros, eds. (Mineiro, Brazil: secretaria de Estado de cultura, Arquivo Público Mineiro, 2008).
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. “Management of Electronic Records,” Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST), 39 (2005): 219-253.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Securing Our Identities in the Age of Digital Recordkeeping: The Role of Reliable and Authentic Records in the Establishment and Preservation of Human Rights.” In Approaching a New Millennium: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future. Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas Seventh Annual Conference, Bergen, Norway, August 14-18, 2000 (Haifa, Israel: ISSEI, 2000).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Philip Eppard).  “Preserving the Authenticity of Contingent Digital Objects: The InterPARES Project,” D-Lib Magazine, 6, no.7 (2000). 


Imagined Archives and Archival Imaginaries
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Foreword." In Valerie Johnson, Simon Fowler and David Thomas, The Silence of the Archive, Geoffrey Yeo, ed. Principles and Practice in Records Management and Archives series (London: Facet, April 2017).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Michelle Caswell, "Impossible Archival Imaginaries and Imagined Records," Archival Science, 16 (2015), DOI: 10.1007/s10502-015-9259-z.
  • Caswell, Michelle and Anne J. Gilliland. “False Promise and New Hope: Dead Perpetrators, Imagined Documents, and Emergent Archival Evidence,” Samuel Martínez and Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, eds. special issue on Interrogating the Perpetrator, International Journal on Human Rights, 19, no.5 (2015): 615-627.


Metadata Creation, Management and Archaeology
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Setting the Stage.” In Introduction to Metadata: Pathways to Digital Information, Murtha Baca, ed.. Third edition (Los Angeles: Getty, 2016). [previous editions also available]

  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Mirna Willer. "Implications of the Information Multiverse for Bibliographic and Archival Information Organization." In A Festschrift in Honour of Tatjana Aparac-Jeluśić, Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic, ed., (2016), pp.217-228.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Professional, Institutional and National Identities in Dialog: The Development of Descriptive Practices in the First Decade of the U.S. National Archives,” Information & Culture, 49, no.1 (2014): 54-73.
  • Wood, Stacy, Marika Cifor, Anne J. Gilliland, Kathy Carbone and Ricardo Punzalan. “Mobilizing Records: Re-Framing Archival Description to Support Human Rights,” Archival Science, 14, nos.3-4 (2014): 397-419.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Contemplating Co-creator Rights in Archival Description,” Knowledge Organization, 39 no.5 (September 2012): 340-346.

  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Reflections on the Value of Metadata Archaeology for Recordkeeping in a Global, Digital World,” Journal of the Society of Archivists, 32, no.1 (April 2011): 97-112.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. Nadav Rouche, Joanne Evans, and Lori Lindberg. “Towards a Twenty-First Century Metadata Infrastructure Supporting the Creation, Preservation and Use of Trustworthy Records: Developing the InterPARES2 Metadata Schema Registry,” Archival Science, 5, no. 1 (2005): 43-78.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish. “A Metadata Schema Registry for the Registration and Analysis of Recordkeeping and Preservation Metadata,” in Proceedings of the Second IS&T Archiving Conference, April 26-29, 2005, Washington, D.C. (Springfield, VA: Society for Imaging Science and Technology, 2005): 109-112.
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J., Layna White and Robin L. Chandler. “We’re Building It, Will They Use It? The MOAC II Evaluation Project,” in Proceedings of Museums and the Web 2004, Arlington, Virginia, March 31-April 3, 2004. Available: http://www.archimuse.com/mw2004/papers/g-swetland/g-swetland.html
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J., Carina.M.MacLeod, M.Kathleen Svetlik, and Layna White. “Evaluating EAD as an Appropriate Metadata Structure for Describing and Delivering Museum Content: MOAC II Evaluation Study,” in Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference of Digital Libraries, February 24-27, 2004, New Delhi, India (New Delhi, India: The Energy and Resources Institute, 2004): 504-512.
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J., Robin L. Chandler, and Layna White. “MOAC II User Evaluation: Making Museum Content Useful,” in Proceedings of the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information & Technology -- Humanizing Information Technology: From Ideas to Bits and Back, Long Beach, California, October 20 - 23, 2003 (Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2003).
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Metadata – Where Are We Going?” in International Yearbook of Library and Information Management 2003: Metadata Applications and Management (London: Facet Publishing, G.E. Gorman, ed., 2003): 17-33.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Popularizing the Finding Aid: Exploiting EAD to Enhance Online Browsing and Retrieval in Archival Information Systems by Diverse User Groups,” Journal of Internet Cataloging, 4, nos. 3/4 (2001): 199-225.  Reprinted in Encoded Archival Description on the Internet, Daniel V. Pitti and Wendy M. Duff, eds. (New York: Haworth Information Press, 2001).
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. “The Potential of Markup Languages to Support Descriptive Access to Electronic Records: The EAD Standard,” Archivi & computer 2 (2001): 110-121.
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. “Popularizing the Finding Aid: Exploiting EAD to Enhance Online Browsing and Retrieval in Archival Information Systems by Diverse User Groups,” Journal of Internet Cataloging, 4, nos. 3/4 (2001): 199-225.  Reprinted in Encoded Archival Description on the Internet, Daniel V. Pitti and Wendy M. Duff, eds. (New York: Haworth Information Press, 2001).
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J., Yasmin Kafai, and William E. Landis. “Metadata Applications in the Creation and Description of Digital Primary Sources for Elementary School Classrooms,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 50, no.14 (1999): 193-201.
  • Gilliland‑Swetland, Anne J. and Carol Hughes. “Enhancing Archival Description for Public Computer Conferences of Historical Value: An Exploratory Study,” American Archivist, 55, no.2 (Spring 1992): 316-330.


Participatory Archiving
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish. "Rights in Records as a Platform for Participative Archiving." In Archival Research and Education: Selected Papers from the 2014 AERI Conference, Richard J. Cox, Alison Langmead and Eleanor Matter, eds. (Sacramento, CA: Litwin Press, 2015), pp.355-385.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish. “The Role of Participatory Archives in Furthering Human Rights, Reconciliation and Recovery,” Atlanti: Review for Modern Archival Theory and Practice 24 (2014).

Research Methods and Design in Archival Studies
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish, "Archival and Recordkeeping Research: Past, Present and Future." In Research Methods: Information, Systems and Contexts, Kirsty Williamson and Graeme Johanson, eds. Second ed. (Elsevier, 2017, in press) [revised and updated from 2014 edition]
  • Gilliland, Anne J., Sue McKemmish and Andrew J Lau, "Preface," in Research in the Archival Multiverse (Social Informatics Monograph Series, Monash University Press, 2016), pp.16-30.

  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Archival Traditions in the Multiverse and their Importance for Researching Situations and Situating Research," chapter 1 in Research in the Archival Multiverse (Social Informatics Monograph Series, Monash University Press, 2016), pp.31-73.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. "Building the Scholarly Base of a Field: Reflections on 8 Years of AERI," Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture(PDT&C), 45, no. 1 (April 2016): 27-31.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Fostering High Impact Preservation Research,” Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture(PDT&C), 42, no.2 (2014): 54-60.
  • McKemmish, Sue and Anne J. Gilliland. "Archival and Recordkeeping Research: Past, Present and Future." In Research Methods: Information Management, Systems, and Contexts, Kirsty Williamson and Graeme Johanson, eds. (Prahan,Vic: Tilde University Press, 2012), pp.80-112.
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Research Ethics and Academic-Indigenous Communities Collaboration,” in Traditional Knowledge & Indigenous Peoples, Ulia Popova-Gosart editor and translator (World Intellectual Property Organization and L’auravetl’an Information & Education Network of Indigenous Peoples (LIENIP), 2009), pp.124-127. 
  • Gilliland, Anne J. and Sue McKemmish. “Building an Infrastructure for Archival Research,” Archival Science 3-4 (2004): 149-199. (Republished as “Construir una Infrastructura para la investigación archivística,” Tendencias 5 (2006); 9-62.  Republished in Lezen! Teksten over het archief, Y. Bos-Rops et al. eds. Amsterdam: Stichting Archiefpublicaties, 2009): 101-150. 
  • Gilliland, Anne J. “Building the Research Front in Archival Studies,” Shangxi Archives 3 (2004): 12-16.
  • Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. “Evaluation Design for Large-Scale, Collaborative Online Archives: Interim Report of the Online Archive of California Evaluation Project," Archives & Museum Informatics, 12, nos. 3-4 (1998): 177-203.