Gibbons, Leisa. (2015). Culture in the continuum: YouTube, small stories and memory-making. [PhD. Thesis]. Monash University. Faculty of Information Technology. Caulfield School of Information Technology. Chapters 1 & 2 are available for download at

Book Chapters

Gibbons, Leisa. (2016). Exploring Social Complexity: Continuum Theory and a Research Design Model for Archival Research. In A. Gilliland, A.J. Lau, and S. McKemmish, eds. Research in the Archival Multiverse. Social Informatics Monograph Series, Monash University Press. (peer reviewed).

Journal Papers

Gibbons, Leisa. (2009). Testing the Continuum: user-generated cultural heritage on YouTube.  Archives & Manuscripts. 37 (2). pp. 89-112

Gibbons, Leisa. (2009). Business Classification Scheme as tool for change at the Brotherhood of St Laurence. InfoRMAA Quarterly. 25(4)

Gibbons, Leisa. (2007). Cultural film heritage and independent film production in Australia. Archives & Manuscripts. 35 (1).  pp. 34-53.

Conference Presentations, Workshops & Papers

Evans, Joanne; McKemmish, Sue; Timbery, Narissa; Battely, Belinda; Gibbons, Leisa. (2016). Inclusive Design: Working with Community Presenters. [Workshop]. Archival Education and Research Institute. (AERI), Kent.

Yakel, Beth & Gibbons, Leisa. (2016). Communicating You: How to Create Persuasive Academic and Teaching Statements. [Workshop]. Archival Education and Research Institute. (AERI), Kent.

Gibbons, Leisa. (2016). What it means to teach ethics to students: exploring the complexity of representation and equity in records, recordkeeping and archivesACA 2016 : ‘Futur proche’: Archives & Innovation. Why the discipline and the profession needs activist archivists. [Panel organizer and presenter].

Gibbons, Leisa & Mihelcic, Joanne. (2016). Exploring the Person-Centered Record on Facebook. [Workshop]. Personal Digital Archiving Conference.

Gibbons, Leisa. (2016). My experiences of AERI. Midwest Archives Annual Meeting.

Gibbons, Leisa. (2015). Continuum informatics and the emergent archive. 12th Prato CIRN Conference 9-11 November 2015, Monash Centre, Prato Italy. [paper]

Records Continuum Research Group Symposium. (2015). Modelling the continuum. Presenter & co-chair of session.

Records Continuum Research Group Symposium. (2015). Co- as transformative. Invited presenter.

Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) Conference, Canberra. (2013). Engaging complexity: YouTube as cultural heritage. [paper].

Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI), Boston. (2011). Grounded theory PhD research.

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Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) InForum Convention, Brisbane. (2010). Regaining identity: A case study from the community sector. [paper].

Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), Brisbane. (2009). Testing the Continuum: user-generated Cultural Heritage on YouTube. [paper].

Conference Posters

Archival Education and Research Institute. (AERI), Kent. (2016). Theory for archiving online cultural heritage.

Association of Canadian Archivists. (2016). Theory for archiving online cultural heritageACA 2016 : ‘Futur proche’:  Archives & Innovation

Society of Ohio Archivists. (2016). Engaging Theory and Practice: Collaborating Across the DivideSOA Spring Conference 2016 – Knocking Down Walls and Reaching Out: Archives in Our Community

Personal Digital Archiving. Remembering the Internet: Preserving our experiences of being online. (2016).

Community Informatics Research Network (CIRN). (2015). Continuum informatics and the emergent archive  – ideas for research. 13th Prato CIRN Conference 2-4 November 2016, Monash Centre, Prato Italy.

Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI), Boston. (2011). Engaging complexity (1st place)

Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI), Michigan. (2010). Culture in the Continuum

Monash University Poster Competition. (2009). Culture in the Continuum: Youtube, small stories and memory making 2009

Other works

Gibbons, L. (2016). Multiple Stories of Cultural Heritage. Beauty of Data Exhibition, Muselab, Kent State University.

Wikipedia contributors. (2015, November 4). Sue McKemmish. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. [sole author]

Wikipedia contributors. (2015, October 26). The Records Continuum Model. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. [sole author]