Simona INSERRA

Researcher of Archival science, bibliography and librarianship [M-STO/08]
Office: studio 246
Email: simona.inserra@unict.it simona.inserra@gmail.com
Phone: 095 7102 804
Web Site: unict.academia.edu/SimonaInserra
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Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:00 to 13:30 Controllare sempre gli avvisi prima di presentarsi al ricevimento.



I'm Lecturer in Library and Archival Science and Professor of Libriarianship and Conservation of Archival and Book Materials.

Oustide Catania, I gave seminars on Bibliology at Bologna University (2019); Conservation, Cataloguing and Bibliographical Description at Elwan University (Cairo, Egypt) for the Master Course in Paper and Photograph Conservation (2015-2016); seminars at Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alessandria d'Egitto, 2016); seminars on Conservation for the Master Course Archivi e Biblioteche in rete: cataloghi e inventari, Bologna University (2009).

PI of the Project Incunaboli a Catania, editor of Incunaboli a Catania I: Biblioteche Riunite "Civica e A. Ursino Recupero, MEI (Material Evidence in Incunabula) editor, member of the team of  RICI - Le biblioteche degli ordini regolari in Italia alla fine del secolo XVI and L&L Lives and Libraries. Lettori e biblioteche nell'Italia contemporanea (Sapienza, Università di Roma).

Education

  • Studies on antiquarian books and special collections in libraries, University of Siena (Arezzo), 2005
  • Conservation of cultural heritage (Librarianship), Tuscia University, 2004
  • Book Restoration and Conservation, Spoleto, Fondazione per la conservazione e il restauro del libro, Ministero per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali, Regione dell’Umbria, 1996-1999
  • Modern Litterature (Medieval Philology), University of Catania, 1994

Experiences

  • Researcher (Archivistica, Bibliografia e Biblioteconomia), at DISUM (Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche), University of Catania, since may 2013, where I teach ‘Librarianship” and “Conservation of Library Materials”
  • Consultant at International Master “Conservation of Antique Photographic and Paper Heritage”, Universy di Catania – Elwan University (Cairo, Egypt), a.a. 2014-2015 e 2015-2016
  • Consultant for Museum education and workshop at Officine Culturali, Catania (since 2010)
  • Librarian at Biblioteca della Società di Storia Patria per la Sicilia orientale (since 2010)
  • Coordinator of the project “Incunaboli a Catania” (University of Catania, 2016-2020)
  • Research grants (3 years) – Archivistica, Bibliografia e Biblioteconomia at DISUM,  2010-2013. Studies on history of libraries and librarians

Teaching

  1. Librarianship, University of Catania, Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche – since 2010
  2. Conservation of archival and library materials, University of  Catania, Dipartimento di Scienze Umanistiche – since 2013
  3. Conservation and Restoration, Archival and Bibliographic Cataloguing, Conservation principles, at International Master “Conservation of Antique Photographic and Paper Heritage”, Universy di Catania – Elwan University (Cairo, Egypt), october-november 2015
  4. Cataloguing and Classification, Università di Catania, since 2002/2003 to 2008/2009
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