Bonnie Mak

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Personal profile

Bonnie Mak is an associate professor in the School of Information Sciences (iSchool) at the University of Illinois. She holds 0% appointments in History and Medieval Studies.

Professional Information

Manuscript, print, and digital cultures; the production and circulation of knowledge; information history; manuscript studies; book history; history of science; medieval and early modern collecting; history of archives and libraries.

Education

PhD, Medieval institute, University of Notre Dame.

Teaching

History of the Book
Information History
Libraries, Information, Society

Honors & Awards

List of Teachers Rated as Excellent; University of Illinois (2019, 2018, 2016, 2014, 2011, 2010).
Senior Fellow, Center for Humanities and Information; The Pennsylvania State University (2015–16).
Faculty Fellow, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities; University of Illinois (2012–13).

Office Address

230 LIS Bldg
M/C 493
Champaign, IL 61820

Office Phone

Research Interests

Manuscript, print, and digital cultures; the production and circulation of knowledge; information history; manuscript studies; book history; history of science; medieval and early modern collecting; history of archives and libraries.

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Research Output

How the Page Matters

Mak, B., 2011, Toronto: University of Toronto press. 160 p. (Studies in Book and Print Culture)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Cataloguing

    Mak, B. & Pollack, J., Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) Transmissions: Critical Tactics for Making and Communicating Research. Jungnickel, K. (ed.). MIT Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Period, theme, event: Locating information history in history

    Black, A. & Mak, B., Feb 5 2020, Information and Power in History: Towards a Global Approach. Nijenhuis, I., van Faassen, M., Sluijter, R., Gijsenbergh, J. & de Jong, W. (eds.). Routledge, p. 18-36 (Routledge Approaches to History).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The Research Box

    Mak, B. & Pollack, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Boxes: A Field Guide. Bauer, S., Schlünder, M. & Rentetzi, M. (eds.). Mattering Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Engaging with Records and Archives: Histories and theories

    Foscarini, F. (ed.), MacNeil, H. (ed.), Mak, B. (ed.) & Oliver, G. (ed.), Nov 2016, Facet Publishing. 256 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook