Patricia C. FRANKS
Prior to retiring from SJSU, Dr. Franks coordinated San Jose Stte University's Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) degree program. She was team lead for the ANSI/ARMA standard, Implications of Web-based Collaborative Technologies in Records Management (2011), and the technical report, Using Social Media in Organizations (2012). She is the current president of the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA). She is the author of Records and Information Management, published by ALA/Neal-Schuman (2013, 2018). With Dr. Luciana Duranti, she edited the Encyclopedia of Archival Science (2015) and the Encyclopedia of Archival Writers, 1515-2015 (2019). With Dr. Anthony Bernier she edited The International Diretory of National Archives (2018). She is the sole editor for the 2021 publication, The Handbook of Archival Practice. Dr. Franks is currently a member of the SJSU research team leading two ITrustAI projects (2021-2024): Employing AI for Retention & Disposition in Digital Recordkeeping Trusted Repositories and Preserving AI Techniques as Paradata.