Ana Margarida Dias da Silva

Ana Margarida Dias da Silva


Ana Margarida Dias da Silva has worked as an archivist since 2004, in both public and private archives. She is an Executive Officer in the Archive of the University of Coimbra’s Department of Life Sciences. She is an Information Science PhD student in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She holds a Master’s degree in Information and Documentation Science from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the NOVA University of Lisbon, and a Master’s degree in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra (2014). Her Master’s dissertation (“Usage of the Internet and Web 2.0 for providing access to archival information: a case study of Portuguese municipal archives”) has won the first Olga Gallego Award for Research on Archival Science(2015).

Main interests and research topics: Information Science; Archival Science; Information Organisation and Representation; Information Communication; Memory Institutions; Crowdsourcing; Citizen Science; Personal and family archives; Social History; History of Religion.



Research group(s): The study and publishing of primary sources