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Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo

  • PhD in Information and Communication Science
  • Research Professor
  • Autonomous University of Chihuahua
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Research interests

research and technologysocial mediainformation literacy


Full-time professor and researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (UACH) in Mexico and is a member of the National Researchers System. He holds a PhD in Information and Communication Science (Tallinn University, Estonia), a Master’s degree in Digital Library Learning (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway; Tallinn University; and Parma University, Italy), and a Bachelor’s degree in Library Science (Universidad Central de Venezuela). He has more than 12 years of work experience in archives, libraries, higher education, and professional development. He has excelled in different roles, such as: cataloguer, database developer, reference librarian, instructor, collection developer, designer of library promotion materials and multimedia resources, coordinator of information literacy programs in higher education institutions, scientific production analyst, consultant, and peer reviewer for scientific journals. He has published 30 refereed and indexed articles, three books, 12 book chapters and has presented papers in 44 international conferences related to his various lines of research: informational literacy, evaluation of scientific production, open access, information architecture, and digital libraries. Machin-Mastromatteo is a permanent editorial board member of the scientific journals Information Development (Sage) -where he also publishes, since 2015, the regular column Developing Latin America- and Information and Learning Science (Emerald). He is a peer reviewer for Information Development, Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), Scientometrics (Springer), International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education (Springer), Information and Learning Science, PLOS ONE, Data in Brief (Elsevier), International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (Elsevier), Nóesis, and Annals of Library and Information Studies.

Co-authors (24)

Recent publications

  • A Mexican strategy to promote greater ethics in academic communications through nation-wide access to Turnitin

    • Cortés-Vera J
    • Garcia T
    • Machin-Mastromatteo J
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  • Modelo de transferencia de conocimiento como herramienta para potenciar las Instituciones de Educación Superior

    • Armendariz Nuñez E
    • Machin-mastromatteo J
    • Ascencio Baca G


Information and Learning Science


2017 - Present



2017 - Present

International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education


2016 - Present



2015 - Present

Annals of Library and Information Studies


2014 - Present

Information Development

Editorial Advisory Board Member

2013 - Present

Journal of Academic Librarianship


2013 - Present

Information Development


2013 - Present

Information and Learning Science

Guest Editor


Professional experience

Research Professor

Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua

March 2017 - Present

Information and Learning Development Librarian

Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior CETYS Universidad

May 2013 - June 2017(4 years)


PhD in Information and Communication Science

Tallinn University (Tallinna Ülikool)

December 2010 - March 2015(4 years)

International Master in Digital Library Learning

Hogskolen i Oslo og Akershus

August 2008 - August 2010(2 years)

Bachelor in Librarianship

Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Humanity and Education

June 2000 - June 2006(6 years)