Áreas de especialización/ Research areas:
Knowledge Organization; Classification; Epistemology; Critical Theory;
Domain Analysis; Research Methods
Daniel Martínez Ávila received his PhD degree in Documentation from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in 2012. He worked as a researcher and adjunct instructor at the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States, in 2013-2014. In 2013 he also taught at Bryant & Stratton College Milwaukee in the United States. In 2014 he started to work at the Department of Information Science of São Paulo State University (UNESP), in Brazil.
During his time at UNESP (2014-2019), he co-chaired the doctoral program in Information Science. He has been a guest professor in the graduate programs in Information Science of the University of Salamanca (2015) and the University of Coimbra (2017-2018), Portugal.
Today, he still collaborates with the Graduate Program in Information Science at São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil, and supervises several master's students and doctoral students at UNESP and at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Since 2014 he serves as International Coordinator of the Satija Research Foundation for Library and Information Science (SRFLIS), India. He is a member of the ISKO (International Society for Knowledge Organization) Scientific Advisory Council, a member of the Institute for Knowledge Organization and Structure, United States, a member of the Committee 50 of AENOR (the Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification), and a member of several editorial boards of JCR and Scopus indexed journals from Germany, South Korea, and the Netherlands. He has been invited to give talks at the University of Urbana-Champaign, United States, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and he has authored more than 100 publications including journal articles, books, book chapters, and conference papers published in the United States, United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands, India, Brazil, Portugal, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Mexico, and Argentina.
Recent Publications / Publicaciones:
Leitão, Helena Isabel Pereira, Maria da Graça de Melo Simões, Patrícia de Almeida and Daniel Martínez-Ávila. 2019 “Ação das bibliotecas académicas na prevenção do plágio” Ciência da Informação, 48, no.3: 239-251
Machado, Luís Miguel Oliveira, Daniel Martínez-Ávila and Maria da Graça Melo Simões. 2019 “Concept theory in Library and Information Science: an epistemological analysis of the literature” Journal of Documentation 75, no. 4: 876-891.
Satija, M.P. and Daniel Martínez-Ávila. 2019 “Plagiarism: An Essay in Terminology” DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology 39, no. 2: 87-93.
Sales, Rodrigo De, Daniel Martínez-Ávila and José Augusto Chaves Guimarães. 2019. “The Contribution of James Duff Brown to the Analytic-Synthetic Method: Comparisons with Otlet, Kaiser, and Ranganathan” NASKO 7: 1-6 https://journals.lib.washington.edu/index.php/nasko/article/view/15535/12917
Satija, M.P., Daniel Martínez-Ávila and Nirmal K Swain (eds.). 2019. Plagiarism: An International Reader. New Delhi: Ess Ess Publications.
Mello, Mariana Rodrigues Gomes de, Selma Leticia Capinzaiki Ottonicar, Daniel Martínez-Ávila and Ellen Valotta Dias Borges. 2019. “Competência em informação e teoria da complexidade: uma valorização da multiplicidade de conhecimento” In: VIII Seminário em Ciência da Informação - SECIN. Londrina: Universidade Estadual de Londrina, 48-61. http://www.uel.br/eventos/cinf/index.php/secin2019/secin2019/paper/viewFile/523/366.