Tula Giannini

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Professor School of Information giannini@pratt.edu (212) 647-7692 p (212) 367-2492 f Manhattan Campus, Manhattan 6TH FL

Current Course Listing (2)

18/FA-INFO-679-01 Museums and Digital Culture:Theory and Practice

18/FA-INFO-698-01 Practicum/Seminar Information Science


B.M., M.M., Manhattan School of Music; M.L.S., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College.


A leader in the field of cultural informatics, especially as it applies to GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) in the digital world. She authored and was awarded several IMLS grants in partnership with leading New York City cultural institutions, Project CHART is noted for creating the Brooklyn Visual Heritage website hosted by the Brooklyn Public Library; as Dean of the School of Information 2004-2017, she introduced and coordinates the School's M.S. in Museums and Digital Culture 2015, advanced certificate in Conservation and Digital Curation 2016, advanced certificate in Museum Libraries 2008, and the Digital Cultural Heritage M.S.L.I.S. concentration 2010. She regularly presents papers at the Electronic Visualization and the Arts conference in London and the annual Museums and the Web conferences An internationally recognized scholar in musicology, She specializes in French musical wind instruments and archival research methods and practice. Her work includes 22 articles in Grove Music Online (2013); and her book, Great Flute Makers of France, also published in Japanese (2007), is considered a seminal work on this subject;.