University of Maryland, USA
John Bertot is Professor and co-director of the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) in the University of Maryland College Park iSchool. He also serves as director of the MLS program, a position he began in July 2011. John joined the iSchool faculty in August 2008. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. His research spans information and telecommunications policy, e-government, government agency technology planning and evaluation, and library planning and evaluation. He is President of the Digital Government Society of North America (DGSNA), serves as chair of the International Standards Organization’s (ISO) Library Performance Indicator (ISO 11620) working group, and serves as a member ISO Library Statistics (ISO 2789) working group. John has previously served as Chair of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Library Research Round Table, and currently serves on the ALA Committee on Research and Statistics and E-government Services Subcommittee. In addition, John is Editor of Government Information Quarterly and co-Editor of The Library Quarterly. Over the years, John has received funding for his research from the National Science Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Government Accountability Office, the American Library Association, and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.