Prof Carla Basili
Professional Title: Researcher
Primary domain: Knowledge Sharing and Transfer in the Humanities, Scientific Information Policies
Organization name: National Research Council, Italy
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Rome - Italy
Carla Basili is Senior Researcher at the Italian National Research Council. She has been Associate Professor of Documentation at the Macerata University (1995-2007) and the Lumsa University in Rome (1998-2008), Vice-president of the Italian Association for Advanced Documentation (1998-2004) and Italian delegate in the European Council of Information Associations (ECIA) (1997-2004). Carla Basili is co-ordinator and initiator (since 2001) of the European Network on Information Literacy (EnIL) and of the European Observatory on Information Literacy Policies and Research (since 2006). Since 2009, Carla Basili is the scientific responsible of the research project Information Policies in Science: Knowledge Sharing and Transfer in Scholarly Disciplines. Her research interests focus on Knowledge Sharing and Transfer in the Humanities, Scientific Information Policies and Information Literacy. Selected authored books: La biblioteca in rete: strategie e servizi nella Società dell'Informazione (1998), La biblioteca virtuale: accesso a risorse informative in rete (1994) (with C. Pettenati). Selected edited books: Information literacy in Europe. A first insight into the state of the art of information literacy in the European Union (2003), Information Literacy at the crossroad of Education and Information Policies in Europe (2008), The Observatory on Information Literacy Policies and Research in Europe (2009) and Sinergie invisibili. Ricerca e Informazione Scientifica nell’Economia della Conoscenza (2010), Information Policies in the Humanities(2014).