Olívia Pestana holds a PhD in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto, in partnership with the University of Aveiro.
She is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, since 2013, in the Department of Communication and Information Sciences. She is researcher at CITCEM (Transdisciplinary Culture, Space and Memory Research Centre) and CLUP (Centre of Linguistics of the University of Porto).
Her current interests are focused on knowledge organization systems, content analysis and subject indexing in various domains; on the production, organization and use of information, and on graduate and post-graduate training in Information Science, especially in information and knowledge organization.
In the framework of international protocols of the University of Porto, she lectured at Universidad Carlos III Madrid (Spain), Université Paris Descartes (France), Université Paris Nanterre (France), University of Pretoria (South Africa), University of Maryland Baltimore County (USA) and University of Macao (MSAR).
Areas of interest
- Humanities > Information science