She has a Degree in Library Science and Documentation from the Faculty of Sociology and Politics in São Paulo, Brazil. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication from the University of São Paulo (USP). She taught at the Information Sciences Department of the Universidade Estadual de Londrina – Paraná, in the period between 1987 and 2008, for example in the areas of Library sciences, Archives, Law and Business Control, Information management, Archive management, and scientific documentation methodologies. She had a FCT grant and holds a Doctorate in Digital Information Platforms and Communication from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto/Aveiro. She is the author of several articles on information sciences, which were published in Brazilian and Portuguese scientific journals.