Sümeyye Akça is an Assistant Professor in Marmara University, Department of Information and Records Management. She completed her PhD at the Hacettepe University in April, 2017, entitled “Increasing the visibility and usage of cultural heritage objects with the digital humanities approach: A proposal of a conceptual model for Turkey”. Her research interests are library and information science, digital humanities, cultural heritage, digital history, network analysis, Ottoman history and manuscripts. She has served as Editor for Information World since 2016 and as Referee for Library Hi Tech, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Journal of Academic Librarianship and so forth. She is a member of Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) and European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH). She has also served as ASIS&T-EC Country Representative since 2021.