Professor Gobinda Chowdhury

Computer and Information Sciences

Personal statement

I am a Professor of Information Science in the Department. I have been involved in teaching and research in Information Science for over 25 years and have taken senior management positions at universities in UK and Australia. This year I finished my term as the Chair of the global iSchools Organization (, and currently I am the 'Past Chair' and a member of the Board of Directors of the iSchools Inc. My research focuses on digital libraries and information services trying to understand how people access and use information and data in different contexts. Recent research includes information systems and services for addressing global challenges and sustainable development. I am always looking out for interesting partnerships and good PhD students.


Exploring older people's challenges on online banking/finance systems : early findings
Thomas Dain, Chowdhury Gobinda, Ruthven Ian
2023 ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR) (2023)
Accessing digital cultural heritage information : users vs institutional perspectives of metadata and searching
Gibson Ryan Colin, Chowdhury Sudatta, Chowdhury Gobinda
From Born-Physical to Born-Virtual The 24th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol 13636, pp. 207-221 (2022)
Young informal carers' information needs communicated online : professional and personal growth, finance, health and relationships
Chowdhury Gobinda
Journal of Information Science, pp. 1 (2022)
Understanding the costs and challenges of the digital divide through UK council services
Harvey Morgan, Hastings David P, Chowdhury Gobinda
Journal of Information Science (2021)
Promoting access to indigenous information in Africa : challenges and requirements
Chowdhury Gobinda, McLeod Julie, Lihoma Paul, Teferra Abate Solomon, Wato Richard
Information Development (2021)
A recommendations-based reading list system prototype for learning and resource management
Chowdhury Gobinda, Koya Kushwanth, Bugaje Maryam
Journal of Information Science, pp. 1-16 (2021)

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