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Curriculum Vitae Sílvia Barcellos Southwick updated January Amber Pine St., Apt. 206 Las Vegas, NV website: Phone: (702) Education Ph. D. (2001) Information Transfer Syracuse University, School of Information Studies Dissertation: Understanding Intermediation in a Digital Environment: An Exploratory Case Study Dissertation Advisor: Barbara H. Kwasnik Masters of Science Library and Information Science (Dec 2009) GPA: 4.0 Certificate of Advanced Study in Digital Libraries (Dec 2009) GPA: 4.0 Masters of Science (1981) Applied Computation Focus: Information Retrieval Bachelor of Science (1976) Electrical Engineering Syracuse University, School of Information Studies Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais, São Paulo, Brazil Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil Skills (applied in professional practice) Digital library projects: design, development and deployment System development: system analysis and design, computer programming, project management, database design, report and grant writing Metadata practices and standards: Open Access Initiative (OAI-pmh) protocol, Dublin Core, MARC, etdms (electronic theses and dissertations), CDWA (works of art) Digital asset management system: CONTENTdm Web technologies: HTML, XML, XSLT and XML schema Graduate level teaching (see Academic Experience below for list of courses) Research: experience with qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, and the use of software tools for data analysis such as Atlas.ti, QDA and SPSS. Languages: fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish Professional Goals My primary professional interest is in the area of digital library development. I have prior experience in managing information system and digital library projects for university libraries in Brazil. I have recently completed my M.S.L.I.S degree at Syracuse University with a concentration in digital libraries. Currently I am working as Metadata Specialist on a digitization project at the Lied Library at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. My immediate professional goal is to apply my experience in a position of responsibility in a university or research library. Ideally, this position would also provide an opportunity to use my prior experience in teaching and research. Curriculum Vitae: Silvia Barcellos Southwick 1 Professional Experience 09/01/2009 to present Metadata Specialist at University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 10/02/2006 to 08/30/2007 South American Client Service Representative, The Bank of New York Mellon 01/2004 to 08/2006 Assistant Professor at SUNY Buffalo School of Informatics Department of Library and Information Studies 02/1983 to 10/2003 System Analyst and Project Manager, Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia (IBICT), Brasília, DF Brazil. 02/1979 to 01/1983 System Analyst, Ministry of Agriculture, Brasília, DF Brazil Professional Responsibilities: Metadata Specialist University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas In my current position I am working collaboratively with UNLV Special Collections and digitization staff to plan and create metadata, contributing to the development of the LSTA grant-funded Menus: The Art of Dining digital collection to be launched in August My main responsibilities are the definition of a metadata schema for menus and creation of metadata records using the CONTENTdm application. I also have devised and implemented automated color corrections for the menu images using Photoshop. Other key responsibilities include: Create and use controlled vocabularies Research information related to menus Define file naming structure for archival and processed images Revise digitization procedures from previous projects to incorporate the newly defined scanning settings and procedures Define and design a workflow for processing images including scanning, pre-processing and color correction phases Prior Professional Responsibilities Project Manager: Brazilian Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations a networked digital library that provides unified access to distributed electronic theses and dissertations among Brazilian universities. Coordinator: government initiative to establish a national metadata standard for electronic theses and dissertations (mtd-br) adopted by members of the Brazilian information community. Project Manager: Open Archives Protocol Project - implementation project of the Open Archive Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) for the digital library being developed. This allowed metadata transfer from Brazilian universities and information centers (data providers) to a union catalog of metadata hosted by IBICT. The union catalog is used to offer public access to the harvested resources and expose metadata to be harvested by other data services such as the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (developed by Virginia Tech). Selected Prior Consulting Projects Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Brasília, Brazil member of the Technical Committee for Interchange and Production of Information to Support Research and Development Actions Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique; supported by United Nations Development Program. Objective: design an information system for university libraries. Curriculum Vitae: Silvia Barcellos Southwick 2 1991 CONICIT, San Jose Costa Rica; supported by UNESCO. Objective: design an automated Union Catalog of Serials for Costa Rican university libraries Consejo Superior de las Universidades Centroamericanas; supported by UNESCO. Objective: design an automated union catalog of serials for Central American university libraries. Academic Experience Teaching SUNY Buffalo, School of Informatics Department of Library and Information Studies Spring 2004 Fall 2004 Spring 2005 Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Systems Analysis and Design Information Storage and Retrieval Survey of Information Science and Services Systems Analysis and Design Knowledge Management (two sections) Research developed at SUNY Buffalo Medical Image Retrieval (2006) This project focused on developing and evaluating an information retrieval technique to combine content-based image retrieval and text-based information retrieval for retrieval of medical images. I was a co-investigator in this research project. The authors have participated in the image task in the Cross Language Evaluation Forum 2005 and Cross-Language Information Retrieval (2006) This project involved developing and evaluating a system to perform cross-language information retrieval. The authors have participated in CLEF 2005 in the Portuguese monolingual information retrieval task as well as in the bilingual English-Portuguese information retrieval task. Research Grants AT&T grant for developing research for medical image retrieval system Traveling grant as part of a larger university grant from a large Buffalo-based company (I also have developed a knowledge management workshop for the company as part of the grant). Service at SUNY Buffalo Chair of the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee from Fall 2004 through Spring A major responsibility was in writing the Student Chapter of the MLS accreditation program presentation. Member of the Advisory Committee for the Master in Informatics Member of the university advisory committee for testing and evaluating the adoption of the Turnitin software Scholarships and awards 2002 Doctoral Prize School of Information Studies Graduate School / Syracuse University Virtual Reference Desk (VRD) 2000 Conference Best Student Paper Award, Seattle Curriculum Vitae: Silvia Barcellos Southwick 3 Spring and Summer Research Creative Project , Syracuse University Brazilian Government Scholarship to pursue doctoral degree ( ) Publications Dissertation Southwick, S. B. (2001). Understanding intermediation in a digital environment: An exploratory case study. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Syracuse University, Syracuse. Review of Dissertation Hahn, K. L. (2003). Understanding Intermediation in a Digital Environment: An Exploratory Case Study: By Silvia Barcellos Southwick. Unpublished PhD dissertation, Syracuse University, UMI order number AAT Library & Information Science Research, 25(1), Journal Articles Southwick, S. B. (2006). The Brazilian electronic theses and dissertations digital library: Providing open access for scholarly information. Ciência da Informação, 35(2), Lobo, M. d. F. D., & Barcellos, S. d. O. (1992). Guias de fontes de informação: Metodologia para geração e automação. Ciência da Informação, 21(1), Barcellos, S. d. O. (1989). A project for improving interaction between users and information centers: Public access to databases in Brazil. The Electronic Library, 7(4). Barcellos, S. O. (1985). Problemas de desenvolviment de software para automação de bibliotecas com pequenos computadores. Revista de Biblioteconomia de Brasília, 13(1), Papers Published in Conference Proceedings Ruiz, M. E., Shapiro, S., Abbas, J., Southwick, S. B., & Mark, B. (2007). UB at GeoCLEF 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 4730/2007, pp ): Springer Berlin Ruiz, M. E., & Southwick, S. B. (2006). UB at CLEF 2005: Bilingual CLIR and Medical Image Retrieval Tasks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 4022/2006, pp ): Springer Berlin Southwick, S. B. (2003). Factors perceived as affecting digital intermediation: User, intermediary and the researcher perspectives. ASIST Annual Meeting. Southwick, S. B., & Southwick, R. (2003). Learning digital library technology across borders. Proceeding of the 2003 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Southwick, S. B. (2002). Biblioteca Digital de Teses e Dissertações: Integrando sistemas nacionais de informação de teses e dissertações. Proceedings of the 54a. Reunião Anual da SBPC. Zhang, P., Small, R. V., M., V. D. G., & Barcellos, S. (2000). A two factor theory for website design. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 6, Zhang, P., Small, R. V., M., V. D. G., & Barcellos, S. (1999). Websites that satisfy users: A theoretical framework for web user interface design and evaluation. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2, Barcellos, S., & Gaspar, A. C. (1996). Antares: Uma experiência brasileira no estabelecimento de uma rede de serviços de informação em C&T. Proceedings of the V Foro de Redes de América Latina y el Caribe, Lima, Peru, Barcellos, S. (1987). A utilização da RENPAC para acesso às bases de dados do IBICT. Proceedings of the 14o Congresso de Biblioteconomia e Documentação, Recife, PE, Brazil. Barcellos, S. (1985). Características desejáveis de software para exploração de bases de dados bibliográficas. Proceedings of the VII Congresso Regional de Informática, Brasília, DF, Brazil. Santana, P. H., & Barcellos, S. O. T., E. (1983). Um sistema de recuperação de informações apoiado por thesauro. Proceedings of the V Congresso Regional de Informática, Olinda, PE, Brazil. Curriculum Vitae: Silvia Barcellos Southwick 4 Santana, P. H., & Barcellos, S. O. (1981). Um sistema flexível de recuperação de dados documentários. Proceedings of the Congresso Nacional de Informática, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Conference Presentations Southwick, S. B., & Pavani, A. (2004). Building a national networked ETD digital library in Brazil: A collaborative project involving government and universities. Paper presented at the 7th Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Lexington, KY. Pavani, A., & Southwick, S. B. (2004). Some practical points on organizing ETD consortia. Paper presented at the 7th Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Lexington, KY. Southwick, S. B. (2002a, October). Arquivos abertos como solução de interoperabilidade para bibliotecas digitais. Paper presented at the XII Seminário Nacional de Bibliotecas Universitárias Recife, Brazil. Southwick, S. B. (2002b, October). Biblioteca Digital de Teses e Dissertações. Paper presented at the XII Seminário Nacional de Bibliotecas Universitárias, Recife, Brazil. Barcellos, S. (2000, October). Understanding intermediation in a digital environment: An exploratory case study. Paper presented at the Virtual Reference Desk 2000, Seattle, WA. Barcellos, S. (1988). Un Proyecto para mejorar la interacción entre usuarios y centros de información: Acceso público a bases de datos en Brasil. Paper presented at the Congreso Internacional de Informacion Cientifica y Tecnica, La Habana, Cuba. Molino, E., Telles, C., Visiedo, O., Cruz, R., & Barcellos, S. O. (1988). Formato de intercambio de información referencial. Paper presented at the Congreso Internacional de Informacion Cientifica y Tecnica, La Habana, Cuba. Curriculum Vitae: Silvia Barcellos Southwick 5
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