• Analysis of Work for the Design of Information Systems and Services


Luciana Duranti has been involved with the archival field since 1973 and has been a professor in the archival program at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at UBC since 1987. She teaches in the areas of diplomatics, records appraisal for selection and acquisition, and preservation of digital records at the master’s level, and advanced archival theory at the doctoral level. She also supervises master’s and doctoral students in the completion of their theses and directed study and research projects, as well as several students participating as Graduate Research Assistants in the research projects that she directs or to which she contributes as a co-investigator. In addition to teaching, Duranti carries out numerous scholarly, professional, and knowledge dissemination activities, including participation in national and international conferences and committees; delivery of public talks in events open to non-specialized audiences and invited lectures in several universities; and publication in the areas of archival science and history and diplomatics. Since 1998, she has been the Director of InterPARES, a multi-national and multi-disciplinary research project studying the long-term preservation of authentic electronic records.


  • BA, French Language, Ecole Internationale de Langue et Civilization Française, 1979
  • Diploma di Archivistica (Master’s equivalent), Scuola dell’Archivio di Stato di Roma, 1979
  • Ph D, Archivista-Paleografo, Scuola Speciale per Archivisti e Bibliotecari, Università di Roma, 1975
  • Dottore Lettere (Master’s equivalent, Arts), Università di Roma, 1973


  • Methods to ensure authentic preservation of digital evidence (2011)
    9th Annual IFIP WG 11.9 Digital Forensics Conference - Orlando, FL