Patricia Franks

San Jose State University

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San Jose State University


Patricia C. Franks is professor and program coordinator for the Master of Archives and Records Administration degree in the School of Information at San José State University. She is a Certified Archivist, Certified Records Manager, and Information Governance Professional as well as a member of ARMA International’s Company of Fellows. Franks is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Archival Science, the Encyclopedia of Archival Writers, 1515-2015, and the International Directory of National Archives. She is author of Records and Information Management now in its second edition. As a member of the InterPARES Trust research program (2013-2019) she led projects in Social Media and Trust in Government and Retention and Disposition in the Cloud.