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Nita Camotim

Nita Camotim

Nita Camotim (nita.camotim@fcsh.unl.pt) has a BA in Anglo-American Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lisbon (1977) and a post-graduation in Library and Archive Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Coimbra (1981).

Official translator (English and French) and part of the library staff at the Attorney General’s Office, Ministry of Justice (1977-1981) indexing journal articles and making the inventory of the periodicals collection.

Librarian at Biblioteca Nacional working in the Boletim de Bibliografia Portuguesa (1981-1983) and in the Classification and Indexing Department (1989-2002). Head of the Periodicals Department from 1990 to 1992. In charge of the Scholar Program for foreign PhD students from 1998 to 2000. From August 1983 to July 1989 lived in Ankara, Turkey, and England and did translation work (Italian to English) for the British Institute of Archaeology, in Ankara.

Librarian at Biblioteca Mário Sottomayor Cardia, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, since 2002, and in charge of classification and indexing. Head librarian from 2009 to 2011.

Teacher of classification (Universal Decimal Classification) at Biblioteca Nacional, Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon, BAD – Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas and ISLA – Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração (1997-2004).

Member of the group of librarians working on the Information Literacy Project at Nova since 2009.