Howard Besser
Cinema Studies Professor and
Director, Moving Image Archiving & Preservation Program
New York University Tisch School of the Arts
665 Broadway, 6th flr
New York, NY  10012
tel: (212) 992-9399
fax: (212) 995-4844
besser@ucla.edu
http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/

Published Information Studies Works (and  Published Bibliographical Works)
Media Works
Grants, Gifts, Sponsored Research
Professional Organizations, Committees, Awards
Graduate Courses Taught (and Other Instructional Experience)
Talks, Guest Lectures, and Papers Delivered
Major Computer Consulting
Previous Employment
Education
 
 

Published Information Studies Works

Besser, Howard (2002).  The Next Stage: Moving from Isolated Digital Collections to Interoperable Digital Libraries, First Monday 7:6, June (http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue7_6/besser/)

Besser, Howard (2002).  Commodification of Culture Harms Creators, The Information Commons, New Technology, and the Future of Libraries, vol 1, issue 1, June, American Library Association (http://www.info-commons.org/arch/1/issue1.html)

Besser, Howard (2002). Moving from Isolated Digital Collections to Interoperable Digital Libraries in Victorian Association for Library Automation's E-Volving Information Futures (Proceedings of the 11th Biennial Conference, 6-8 February, 2002, Melbourne), vol. 2, pages 707-725 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/vala01.html)

Besser, Howard (2001).  Digital Preservation of Moving Image Material, The Moving Image, Fall, pages 39-55 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/amia-longevity.html)

Besser, Howard (2001).  Longevity of Electronic Art,  in David Bearman and Franca Garzotto (eds.) ICHIM 01 International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting: Cultural Heritage and Technologies in the Thrid Millennium, Volume 1 - Full Papers (Proceedings of the September 3-7, 2001 Milan meeting), Milan: Politecnico di Milano, pages 263-275 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/elect-art-longevity.html)

Besser, Howard et. al. (2001) Preserving Digital Materials: Final Report of the Digital Preservation and Archive Committee, University of California Systemwide Operations and Planning Advisory Group, October 18 http://www.slp.ucop.edu/sopag/DPACFinalReport.pdf (co-authored with 9 other committee members)

Besser, Howard (2001).  Intellectual Property: The Attack on Public Space in Cyberspace, Processed World 2.001, Fall, pages 19-27 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/pw-public-spaces.html)

California Digital Library, Technology Architecture and Standards Committee (2001), California Digital Library Digital Image Format Standards, July 9 http://www.cdlib.org/about/publications/ (co-authored with 7 other committee members)

California Digital Library, Technology Architecture and Standards Committee (2001), California Digital Library Digital Object Standard: Metadata, Content and Encoding, May 18 (http://www.cdlib.org/about/publications/) (co-authored with 7 other committee members)

Besser, Howard (2000).  Digital Longevity, in Maxine K. Sitts (ed.) Handbook for Digital Projects: A Management Tool for Preservation and Access Andover Mass: Northeast Document Conservation Center, pages 155-166 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/sfs-longevity.html)

Besser, Howard (2000).  Network access to visual information: a study of costs and uses, Art Libraries Journal  25:2, May, pages 5-9

Besser, Howard (2000).  Film and the Anarchist Imagination.  By Richard Porton (book review), Cineaste XXV:3, June, pages 60-61 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/cineaste.html)

California Digital Library, Technology Architecture and Standards Committee (2000), California Digital Library Technical Architecture and Standards, June 16 http://www.cdlib.org/libstaff/technology/tas/Standards/  (co-authored with 7 other committee members)

Besser, Howard (2000).  In Athena’s Camp: Preparing for Conflict in the Information Age. By John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt (book review), Library Quarterly 70:1, January, pages 133-35

Committee on Intellectual Property Rights and the Emerging Information Infrastructure, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (2000).  The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age, Washington: National Academy Press (co-authored with 17 other committee members)

Besser, Howard (1999).  Digital Image Distribution: A Study of Costs and Uses, D-Lib Magazine 5:10, October (http://www.dlib.org/dlib/october99/10besser.html)

Besser, Howard and Rosalie Lack (1999).  Image and metadata distribution at seven university campuses: Reports from a Study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project  in Serge Abiteboul and Anne-Marie Vercoustre (eds.) Research and advanced technology for digital libraries: third European conference, ECDL '99, Paris, France, September 22-24, 1999: (proceedings), Berlin: Springer, pages 3-18

Besser, Howard (1999).  Network access to visual information: a study of costs and uses, in International  Federation of Library Associations, Conference Programme and Proceedings, 65th IFLA Council and General  Session Conference, Bangkok Thailand, August 20 - August 28, 1999 (Code Number: 021-112-E), (http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/021-112e.htm)

Hurley, Bernard, John Price-Wilkin, Merrillee Proffitt, and Howard Besser (1999).  The Making of America II Testbed Project: A Digital Library Service Model, Washington: Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources, December (http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/moa2/wp-v2.html)

Besser, Howard and Robert Yamashita (1999).  Issues in Electronic Publication of Image Databases: Report from a Study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project, in John W. T. Smith et. al. (eds) Electronic Publishing ’99: Redefining the Information Chain -- New Ways and Voices (Proceedings of an ICCC/IFIP Conference held at the University of Karlskrona/Ronneby, Ronneby, Sweden, 10-12 May), Washington: International Council for Computer Communication Press, 1999, pages 137-143

Besser, Howard, Rosalie Lack, and Robert Yamashita (editors) (1999). Cost and Use of Digital Images on University Campuses: Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project, special issue of Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation 14 (4), pages 355-503

Besser, Howard and Robert Yamashita (1999).  Issues of Network Access to Visual Information: The UCB Mellon Study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project, Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation 14 (4), pages 359-374

Besser, Howard (1999).  The MESL Experience versus Slide Libraries: Comparison and Analysis, Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation 14 (4), pages 477-499

Besser, Howard and Robert Yamashita (1999).  The Cost of Digital Image Distribution: The Social and Economic Implications of the Production, Distribution and Usage of Image Data, a report to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, June (http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Imaging/Databases/1998mellon/)

Besser, Howard (1999).  Will Copyright Protect the Public Interest?, Peace Review 11 (1) March, pages 25-31

Besser, Howard (1998).  MESL Implementation at the Universities in Christie Stephenson and Patricia McClung (eds.), Delivering Digital Images: Cultural Heritage Resources for Education, volume 1, Los Angeles: Getty Information Institute, pages 70-84 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/Restricted/mesl-univ.html)

Lyman, Peter and Howard Besser (1998).  Defining the Problem of Our Vanishing Memory: Background, Current Status, Models for Resolution in Margaret MacLean and Ben H. Davis (eds.), Time and Bits: Managing Digital Continuity, Los Angeles: Getty Information Institute and Getty Conservation Institute, pages 11-20 (http://www.longnow.com/10klibrary/TimeBitsDisc/tbpaper.html)

Besser, Howard (1998).  The Shape of the 21st Century Library, in Milton Wolf et. al. (eds.), Information Imagineering: Meeting at the Interface, Chicago: American Library Association, pages 133-146 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/peters.html)

Lanzi, Elisa (1998).  Introduction to Vocabularies: Enhancing Access to Cultural Heritage Information, Los Angeles: Getty Information Institute (contributing Editor)

Besser, Howard and Maria Bonn (1997).  Interactive Distance-Independent Education: Challenges to Traditional Academic Roles, Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 38 (1), Winter, pages 35-42 (http://www.besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/Restricted/alise.html)

Besser, Howard (1997).  Comparing Five Implementations of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project: "If the museum data’s the same, why’s it look so different?", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums, (Paris France, 3-5 September 1997), Pittsburgh: Archives and Museum Informatics, 1997, pages 317-325 [republished in David Bearman and Jennifer Trant (eds.), Museum Interactive Multimedia 1997: Cultural Heritage Systems Design and Interfaces (Selected Papers from ICHIM 97), Pittsburgh: Archives and Museum Informatics, pages 50-58]

Besser, Howard (1997).  Image Databases: The first decade, the present, and the future, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing: Digital Image Access and Retrieval, Urbana: Univ of Illinois, pages 11-28 (http://HOWARD-SWET/besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/Restricted/illinoisDPC6-22.html)

Besser, Howard (1997).  Integrating Collections Management Information into Online Exhibits: The Web as Facilitator for Linking Two Separate Processes, in David Bearman and Jennifer Trant (eds.), Museums and the Web (selected papers from the 1997 conference), Pittsburgh: Archives & Museums Informatics, pages 201-205

Besser, Howard (1997).  The Transformation of the Museum and the way it’s Perceived, in Katherine Jones-Garmil (ed.), The Wired Museum, Washington: American Association of Museums, pages 153-169

Besser, Howard (1997).  The Changing Role of Photographic Collections with the Advent of Digitization, in Katherine Jones-Garmil (ed.), The Wired Museum, Washington: American Association of Museums, pages 115-127 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/eastman.html)

Commission on Preservation & Access and Research Libraries Group, Task Force on Archiving of Digital Information (1996). Preserving Digital Information  (http://www.rlg.org/ArchTF/tfadi.index.htm)  (co-authored with 20 other committee members)

Besser, Howard (1996).  Difficulties of Implementing and Maintaining a WorldWide Web Site to Support Instruction, Revue Informatique et Statistique dans les sciences humaines 32 (1-4), pages 11-28 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/Restricted/belgium.html)

Besser, Howard and Stacey Donahue (1996).  editors, Special Perspectives Issue on Distance-Independent Learning, Journal of the American Society for Information Science 47 (11), November

Besser, Howard (1996).  Issues and Challenges for the Distance-Independent Environment, Journal of the American Society for Information Science 47 (11), November, pages 817-820 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/Restricted/hbjasis.html)

Besser, Howard and Maria Bonn (1996).  The Impact of Distance-Independent Education, Journal of the American Society for Information Science 47 (11), November, pages 880-883 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/Restricted/mbjasis.html)

Besser, Howard and Christie Stephenson (1996).  The Museum Educational Site Licensing Project: Technical Issues in the Distribution of Museum Images and Textual Data to Universities,  James Hemsley (ed.), E.V.A. ’96 London (Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts), Thursday 25th July 1996 (vol 2), Hampshire UK: Vasari Ltd, pages 5-1 - 5-15

Besser, Howard (1996).  Designing a Digital Documents Curriculum, in M. Stuart Lynn (ed.), Proceedings of the 29th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Vol 5: Digital Documents, Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, pages 153-158

Besser, Howard (1995).  Image Databases Update: Issues Facing the Field, Resources, and Projects, in Mimi King (ed.), Going Digital: Electronic Images in the Library Catalog and Beyond, Chicago: Library Information Technology Association, pages 29-34

Besser, Howard (1995).  Multimedia and Networks Teach about Museums: Issues in Maintaining a WWW Site to Facilitate Distance Learning, in David Bearman (ed.), Multimedia Computing and Museums (Selected Papers from the Third International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums), Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, pages 124-140

Besser, Howard and Jennifer Trant (1995).  Introduction to Imaging: Issues in Constructing an Image Database, Santa Monica: Getty Art History Information Program, (48 pages)

Besser, Howard (1995).  Image Databases, Database 18 (2), April, pages 12-19

Besser, Howard (1995).  From Internet to Information Superhighway, in  James Brook and Iain A. Boal (eds.), Resisting the Virtual Life: The Culture and Politics of Information, San Francisco: City Lights, pages 59-70

Besser, Howard (1994).  Movies-on-demand May Significantly Change the Internet, ASIS Bulletin 20 (7), Oct/Nov, pages 15-17 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/asis-bul.html)

Besser, Howard (1994). Future Trends in Library Video and Film Collections, in  Gary Handman (ed.), Video Collection Management and Development: A Multi-type Library Perspective, Westport, CT: Greenwood, pages 411-426

Besser, Howard (1994).  Image Databases, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences 53:16, New York: Marcel Dekker, pages 1-15

Besser, Howard (1993).  The Educational Marketplace, in  Robert Muffoletto and Nancy Knupfer (eds.), Computers in Education: Social, political, historical perspectives, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, pages 37-69

Besser, Howard (1993).  Visualization of Historic Urban Data, in Diane Lees (ed.), Museums and Interactive Multimedia  (Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the Museum Documentation Association and the Second International Conference on Hypermedia and Interacivity in Museums), London: Museum Documentation Association, pages 86-91 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/gates.html)

Besser, Howard (1992).  Adding an Image Database to an Existing Library and Computer Environment: Design and Technical Considerations,  in Susan Stone and Michael Buckland (eds.),  Studies in Multimedia (Proceedings of the 1991 Mid- Year Meeting of the American Society for Information Science), Medford, NJ: Learned Information, Inc, pages 31-45

Besser, Howard (1991).  Advanced Applications of Imaging: Fine Arts, Journal of the American Society of Information Science 42, (8), September, pages 589-596

Besser, Howard (1991).  User Interfaces for Museums, Visual Resources 7, pages 293-309 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/newpapers/MCN89.html)

Besser, Howard and Maryly Snow (1990).  Access to Diverse Collections in University Settings: The Berkeley Dilemma, in Toni Petersen and Pat Moholt (eds.), Beyond the Book: Extending MARC for Subject Access, Boston: G. K. Hall, pages 203-224

Besser, Howard (1990).  Visual Access to Visual Images: The UC Berkeley Image Database Project, Library Trends 38 (4), Spring, pages 787-798

Besser, Howard, Robert Yamashita, and Troy Duster (1989).  New Computer Technologies and Social Science Research Methods, in Lawrence J. McCrank (ed), Databases in the Humanities and Social Sciences 4: (Proceedings of the International Conference on Databases in the Humanities and Social Sciences), Medford, NJ: Learned Information, Inc, pages 62-69

Besser, Howard (1988).  Independent Peace Groups and how they make their appeals: Structures, relationships to governmental bodies, and personal empowerment, International Seminar for World Peace (Proceedings), Seoul: F.A.K.

Besser, Howard (1988).  Image Processing Integrated Into a Database for Photographic Images: Applications in Art, Architecture, and Geography,  Electronic Imaging ’88 vol. 2 (Advanced Paper Summaries), Waltham, MA: Institute for Graphic Communication.

Besser, Howard (1988).  Adding Analysis Tools to Image Databases: Facilitating Research in Geography & Art History,  Proceedings of RIAO 88, March, volume 2, pages 972-990

Besser, Howard (1987).  Digital Images for Museums,  Museum Studies Journal 3 (1), Fall/Winter, pages 74-81

Besser, Howard (1987).  The Changing Museum, in Ching-chih Chen (ed), Information: The Transformation of Society (Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science), Medford, NJ: Learned Information, Inc, pages 14-19 (http://besser.tsoa.nyu.edu/howard/Papers/newpapers/asis87changingmus.html)

Besser, Howard (1987).  Computers for Art Analysis, in R. A. Braden, et al. (ed), Visible & Viable: The Role of Images in Instruction & Communication (Readings from the 18th Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association), Blacksburg, VA: IVLA

Besser, Howard (1985).  The Meaning Behind Computer Advertising, in L. W. Miller (ed), Creating Meaning (Readings from the Visual Literacy Conference at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona), Silver Spring, MD: IVLA, pages 44-54

Besser, Howard (1983).  Poland: The Making and Unmaking of the News, Berkeley: ASUC

Besser, Howard (1982).  Mass-Media E Polonia, Revista Anarchica 12 (7), October


Besser, Howard (1981).  How the Polish Workers Made the News, Journal of Community Communications 4 (2), Spring



 
Published Bibliographical Works

Besser, Howard, Terry Downs, and Brian Kane (1983). International Blacklist: an Anti-Authoritarian Directory, Berkeley: ASUC

Besser, Howard and Nancy Goldman (1980). Film Journals, Berkeley: ASUC

Provinzano, Linda, Howard Besser, Audie Bock, and Frank Motofuji (1979). Films in the Collection of the Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley: University Art Museum

Besser, Howard and Karen Murphy (1978). UCB Media Resources Available to Film Students, Berkeley: ASUC

Besser, Howard and Ofra Benjamini (1977). Film Journals in California Libraries, Berkeley: ASUC (2nd edition by Howard Besser and Rosemary Clarke published 1978, 3rd edition by Howard Besser and Nancy Goldman published 1981)

Besser, Howard, and Nancy Goldman (1977). Film-Study Resources at UCB: Printed Materials, Berkeley: ASUC (2nd edition by same authorrs published 1978)

Besser, Howard, Eric Brenner, and Nancy Goldman (1977). Film-Study Resources at UCB: Non-Print Materials & Journals, Berkeley: ASUC

 
Media Works
Lunin, Lois F., Howard Besser, and Linda Zirnitis (1990). Transformation of an Icon, Computer Art, Published in the book Many Pages by the Textile Study Group of New York

Besser, Howard (1986). The Spanish Revolution, Video, Berkeley

Besser, Howard (1976). The Anarchist Film, Unpublished Bachelorís Thesis, Berkeley

Besser, Howard, Ellen Bernstein, and Ken Dreyfus (1972). Ready Maid, Film, Berkeley

Besser, Howard (1970). Strum Your Strumpet, Film, Berkeley

 
Exramural Sponsored Projects (Grants and Gifts)
 
Position Topic Funding Source Amount
Dates
Co-Director (with Dean Aimée Dorr) Initiative on 21st Century Literacies Pacific Bell
$1,000,000
2000-01
Recipient Workstations for Innovative Research Intel Research
$29,000
1999
Research Team Making of America II Testbed Project National Endowment for Humanities
$266,760
1998-99
Director Web-based Instructional Support for large classes Anonymous
$270,000
1997-99
Director Economic and Social Implications of the Production, Distribution, and Usage of Image Data Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
$250,000
1996-99
Professional Organizations, Committees, Awards

National Archives Electronic Records Preservation Review Panel,  National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, 2002-

Preservation Committee, Electronic Literature Organization, 2002-

InterPARES Project, International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems, 2002-

Actors/Agents Metadata,  International Working Group, National Science Foundation/European Community DELOS, 2002-

Committee on Education, American Library Association, 2002--2003

Strategic Architecture, Technology, and Standards Working Group, California Digital Library, University of California Office of the President, 1998-

Information Commons Task Force, American Library Association, 2001-2002

Pervasive Computing and Society, UCLA, 2001-2002

Task Force on Digital Preservation and Archiving , University of California Systemwide Library Operations and Planning Group, 2001

Society & Technology, UCLA Chancellor's Campuswide Planning Group, 2001

Pilot Art and Technology Network Planning Committee, The Kitchen (Ford Foundation funded), 2001

Art, Technology, & Intellectual Property, Steering Committee, American Assembly, 2000-2001

Instructional Resources Committee, UCLA Department of Information Studies (Chair), 2000-2001

Building Blocks Visual Resources Visual Resources Group, National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage, 2000-2001

Steering Committee, Invitational Meeting on Technical Metadata Elements for Image Files (sponsored by National Informational Standards Organization and the Digital Library Federation), 1998-2000

Intellectual Property Study Committee, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, 1998-99

Metadata Committee, Digital Library Collaboratory (co-sponsored by European Community and US National Science Foundation), 1998-99

The Economics of Networked Access to Visual Information, Principle Investigator on $250,000 2-year grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 1996-98

The Outstanding Information Studies Teacher of 1995, American Society for Information Science, 1995

Commission on Preservation & Access and Research Libraries Group, Task force on Preservation of Digital Information, 1995-96

Museum Education Site License Project, Steering Committee, 1994-1998

American Association of Museums, Interactive Multimedia Competition, Jury Chair, 1994-95

International Standards Organization, Committee for Coded representation of picture, audio, and multimedia/hypermedia information (JTC1/SC29), 1991-95

Coalition for Networked Information, 1991- (various task forces)

Clearinghouse for Museum Information, 1990-96 (Board of Directors)

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, 1990-

American Society for Information Science, 1979- (Standards Committee, 1991-97)

American Library Association, 1979-

  • Association of College & Research Libraries (chair, Arts & Technology Committee, 1990-96)
  • Library Information Technology Association (chair, CLSI Scholarship Committee, 1991-92)

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    Museum Computer Network, 1986-2000

    Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 1989-93 (Board of Directors and Chair of long-range planning committee, 1991-92)

    International Visual Literacy Association, 1982-1991

    Association for Educational Communication & Technology, 1979-1990

    Anarchos Institute, 1982-85

    California Library Association, 1983-1989

    UC Berkeley Campus Media Coordination Committee, 1976-1988

    California Media Library Educators Association, 1978-1988

    Committee to Set Standards for a National Computerized Database for Moving Image Materials (Library of Congress/National Endowment for the Arts), 1984

    American Association for State and Local History, 1986-1989
     

     
    Graduate Courses Taught

    Information and Society

    Visual Materials: Metadata and Best Practices for Digital Libraries Digital Collections of Still and Moving Images Multimedia: Issues in using Visual Material in Cultural Heritage Organizations Web Design and Development Impact of New Information Environments: Multimedia and Networks, Protection of Digital Information Image Databases, Organization of Information, Social Effects of Information Technology, Applications of Microcomputers, Computer Approaches to Qualitative Social Science Research,


    Other Instructional Experience

    Instructor, Digital Libraries Workshop,

    Instructor, Workshop on Digitization Projects for Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian Institution, October 29, 2001

    Organizer and Facilitator, Digital Preservation Workshop, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 2, March 23, and April 13, 2001

    Instructor, Metadata Workshop,

    Instructor, Distance Education Workshop, Instructor, Workshop on Advanced Issues in Image Databases, Instructor, Image Databases Mini-Course, Instructor, Image Databases for Museums: A Mini-Course, Instructor, Image Databases for Librarians Short Course, Instructor, Image Databases for Art Librarians, Art Librarian Society of North America, San Francisco, January 30, 1993

    Instructor, Using Computers in Qualitative Research, American Sociological Association Teaching Services Program Workshop, Stanford University, July 1987

    Co-Instructor, Production of Mediated Programs, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education, 1983-1986

    Instructor/Consultant, Computer and Media Operation and Interfacing, UCB Graduate School of Education, 1977-1986

    Co-Instructor, The Art, Science, and Techniques of Video Utilization; An Innovative Institute, American Orthopsychiatric Convention, 1978

     

    Summer 2001 Additional Public Outreach

    Author of article on Digital Divide The Next Digital Divides,Teaching to Change LA 1:2, Spring 2001,http://www.tcla.gseis.ucla.edu/divide/politics/besser.html
    Interviewee on National Public Radio New York Times Archive,All Things Considered, 6/29/01, http://www.npr.org/ramfiles/atc/20010629.atc.17.ram
    Author of article on how Supreme Court Intellectual Property decision will affect scholarship Publishers Should Preserve E-Record, UCLA Today 22:1, July 31, 2001, page 7  http://www.today.ucla.edu
    Interviewee for newspaper article Freelancers Own Electronic 'Reprints', Los Angeles Times, 6/26/01


    Talks, Guest Lectures, and Papers Delivered



    The Iraq War, Language, and Games
    The Media and the Iraq War, NYU Department of Cinema Studies, New York, May 2, 2003
    Copyright Issues for Faculty
    American Association of University Professors, New York, May 2, 2003
    An Academic Program in Moving Image Archiving & Preservation
    Tisch School of the Arts Administrators, New York, May 2, 2003
    Digital Longevity and Sustainability
    School for Scanning, Getty, Los Angeles, April 25, 2003
    Moving Images and Preservation Metadata
    Bobst Library, New York University, New York, April 21, 2003
    Will Your Production Last? Problems in Moving Image Preservation
    Film Production, NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, April 16, 2003
    Preservation of Moving Image Material and New Digital Media
    Museum Studies Program, New York University, New York, April 8m, 2003
    Recent Digital Preservation Initiatives and New Directions
    Electronic Literature Online: Preservation, Archiving, & Dissemination, Electronic Literature Organization, UC Santa Barbara, April 3, 2003
    Archiving Digital Works: Problems and Approaches to Solutions
    Electronic Literature Online: Preservation, Archiving, & Dissemination, Electronic Literature Organization, UC Santa Barbara, April 3, 2003
    Moving Image Preservation: Analog or Digital?
    Preservation Reformatting: Digital vs. Analog Technology, National Archives, College Park, MD, March 27, 2003
    The Importance of Moving Image Preservation: Research, Teaching, Professionalism, and Collaboration New York University Board of Trustees, New York City, March 3, 2003
    Moving Image Archiving: A New Academic Field
    NYU Tisch School of the Arts Student Conference, New York, February 21, 2003
    Preservation of Moving Images: Importance, Context, and Future Directions
    Washington University, St. Louis, February 20, 2003
    Moving Image Archiving & Preservation
    NYU History Department Archiving Program, January 31, 2003
    The Politics of the Ephemeral: Rethinking the Archive
    Pedagogy, Activism, and Research: Tactical Media in the Space of the University, NYU Center for Media, Culture, & History, December 14, 2002
    The Challenge of Media Preservation:


    Digital Works and Time-Based Media

    Laezerow Lecture, Simmons College, Boston, December 10, 2002 (honorary lecture)
    Preserving Digital Multimedia Works: Proposal for comparison of approaches
    Association of Moving Image Archivists, November 22, 2002
    Copyright & Illegal Art
    Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age, NYU Center for Media, Culture, & History, November 15, 2002
    Building a Digital Future: Sustainable, Interoperable, Accessible Repositories
    School for Scanning, The Hague, October 18, 2002
    Image Metadata: Important Recent Activities
    International Image Symposium, Joint Information Systems Committee (UK), London, June 21, 2002 (keynote)
    The Case for an Information Commons: Responses to the Current Copyright Environment BayNet Library Network, San Francisco, March 22, 2002
    Adaptive Design: Repurposing Museum Content for Different User Groups American Association of Museums, Dallas, March 14, 2002
    Adaptive System Design and Digital Divide Policy Seminar on Information Access, School of Information Management & Systems, UC Berkeley, April 26, 2002
    Preserving New Media: Issues in Saving the Orphan/Ephemeral/Experimental Films of the Future Department of Cinema Studies, New York University, April 11, 2002
    Problems of Preserving Electronic Literature Electronic Literature Organization, April 6, 2002
    Commodification of Information: The Disappearance of Public Space in Cyberspace I T Littleton Invitational Seminar, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, April 2, 2002
    Commodification of Information and the Assault on Public Space Golden Gateway Library Network, San Francisco, March 19, 2002
    International Standards, Collaboration, and Interoperability International and Comparative Library & Information Studies, UCLA, March 5, 2002
    Values-Based Design Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, UC Berkeley, March 1, 2002
    Moving from Isolated Digital Collections to Interoperable Digital Libraries Victorian Association for Library Automation, Melbourne Australia, February 8, 2002 (keynote)
    The Importance of Information Literacy to University Faculty University of Laverne Faculty Retreat, UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, January 30, 2002
    Recent Digital Preservation Activities National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage, Los Angeles, December 8, 2001
    Building Blocks: Getting Projects Done National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage, Los Angeles, December 7, 2001
    Administrative, Longevity, and other Metadata School for Scanning, Delray Beach, December 7, 2001
    Digital Divide Policy and Adaptive System Design Coalition for Networked Information, San Antonio, November 30, 2001
    Implications of the Wireless Society 9/11 -- Networks to Nanosystems, UC Digital Arts Research Network, UCLA, November 13, 2001 (panelist)
    Design Principles for Information Delivery Systems: The UCLA/PACBELL Initiative for 21st Century Literacies American Society for Information Science, Washington, November 6, 2001 (poster)
    Research and Education for Information Professionals Resolution to Representation: Current Research in Digital Imaging and the Education of Digital Image Managers, American Society for Information Science, Washington, November 5, 2001
    Why 21st Century Literacies Matter Technology Marketplace: Unlocking Technology's Productivity Potential, Pleasanton, CA, October 23, 2001
    Commodification of Culture Harms Creators American Library Association Information Commons retreat, Wye River Maryland,  November 3, 2001
    What is an Information Commons and Why Should We Care Nurturing the CyberCommons, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, Ann Arbor, October 19, 2001 (keynote)
    Intellectual Property Issues for the University Intellectual Property, Copyright, & the Internet: Scholarship in the Digital Age, UC Santa Barbara, October 12, 2001
    Intellectual Property Issues for Multimedia NINCH Copyright Town Hall Meeting, New York Public Library, September 24, 2001
    Longevity of Electronic Art International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting, Milan, September 5, 2001
    Preservation of Variable Media The Arts & Streaming Media, California Digital Arts Workshop, American Film Institute, Los Angeles, August 17-18, 2001
    Partnerships Between Collections that are Different: The California Digital Library UCLA/Getty Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing, Los Angeles, August 9, 2001
    Introduction to Special Collection Digitization Projects UCLA/Getty Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing, Los Angeles, August 6, 2001
    Digital Longevity: Problems and Policy Colorado Cultural Heritage Collaboration in the Digital Age, Denver, June 29, 2001
    Contextualizing Anarchism throughout History History of Anarchism, La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, June 20, 2001
    Introduction to Metadata for Digital Asset Management Collaborative Collection Development of Web Resources, Library Information Technology Association, American Library Association, San Francisco, June 16, 2001
    The Napster Phenomenen: Why Should Librarians Care? I Want My MP3: Intellectual Property and Libraries, American Library Association, San Francisco, June 16, 2001
    Metadata for Digital Asset Management Preservation Seminar on Microfilming and Digitization, Belo Horizante, Brazil, June 1, 2001
    Planning to Maximize Longevity of Digital Information Preservation Seminar on Microfilming and Digitization, Belo Horizante, Brazil, May 31, 2001 (keynote)
    How can we save digital information? Panel, Digital Information: Access and Preservation in a Changing World, Academic Business Librarians Exchange, California Association of Research Libraries, Stanford, May 25, 2001
    Digital Longevity, Preservation, and Access Digital Longevity: Access and Preservation in a Changing World, Academic Business Librarians Exchange, California Association of Research Libraries, Stanford, May 25, 2001
    Services, Users, and a Social Mission The Digital Library, TextOneZero Electronic Publishing Conference, Brooklyn, May 23, 2001
    The New Information Environments: Helping Content Persist Over Time TextOneZero Electronic Publishing Conference, Brooklyn, May 22, 2001
    Digital Documents: Longevity and Copyright Issues Organization of American Historians, Los Angeles, April 27, 2001
    Disappearing Public Spaces: A Metaphor for the Disappearing Public Domain Art Library Society of North America, Los Angeles, April 3, 2001
    Copyright as Commodification of Information Bay Area Anarchist Conference, March 25, 2001
    Preserving Moving Image Materials Archiving & Media Production in the Digital Age, UCLA, March 16, 2001
    A Research Agenda PhD Student Forum, UCLA, March 15, 2001
    Metadata for Planning School for Scanning, Habana Cuba, March 8, 2001
    Adaptive Systems: Bridging the Gap To Have & Have-Not, Visual Resources Association, Chicago, February 28, 2001
    Longevity of Complex Works Seminar on Information Access, School of Information Management & Systems, UC Berkeley, February 16, 2001
    Art in a Digital World: Technology & Intellectual Property Art, Technology, & Intellectual Property, American Assembly, Harriman NY, February 9, 2001
    Moving from Isolated Digital Collections to Interoperable Digital Libraries, Museums, & Archives Missouri Statewide Digitization Conference, St. Louis, February 8, 2001 (keynote)
    Longevity of Digital Art San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Seminar on Digital Preservation, San Francisco, February 2, 2001
    Information Literacy: Beyond Users to Design: the UCLA/Pacbell Initiative for 21st Century Literacies Coalition for Networked Information, San Antonio, December 7, 2000
    Copyright Dangers: Implications for Public Access Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age, National Academy of Sciences, UCLA, November 28, 2000
    PhD Student Research on Moving Images Association of Moving Image Archivists, Universal City CA, November 18, 2000
    The Digital Dilemma Public Policy, UCLA, October 30, 2000
    Design Issues for 21st Century Literacies California Association of Philosophers of Education, UCLA, October 29, 2000
    UCLA/Pacbell Initiative for 21st Century Literacies National Forum on Information Literacy, DC, September 25, 2000
    Visual Resources and New Information Technologies Building Blocks, National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage, September 23, 2000
    Digital Imaging: What's in the Future? School for Scanning, Seattle, September 20, 2000
    Educating Museum Professionals Museum Computer Network, Las Vegas, September 8, 2000
    What's So Special About Electronic Art?: Issues in Conservation of Digital Works Museum Computer Network, Las Vegas, September 8, 2000
    Information Literacy: Beyond Users to Design Museum Computer Network, Las Vegas, September 7, 2000 (keynote)
    Digital Asset Management: An Academic View Building the Archive, Seybold Publishing Conference, San Francisco, August 29, 2000
    Digital Longevity Knowledge Sharing Institute, UCLA, August 4, 2000
    UCLA/Pacbell Initiative for 21st Century Literacies Digital Divide, National Academy of Sciences, Menlo Park, August 3, 2000
    Planning for Digital Projects: Interoperability and Standards Knowledge Sharing Institute, UCLA, July 31, 2000
    Museums and Technology: What Business are we really in? California Association of Museums, San Jose, July 29, 2000 (keynote)
    The Future of Digital Imaging Digital Imaging Preconference, Library Information Technology Association, Chicago, July 7, 2000
    Emerging Standards for Complex Works JISC, Stratford-upon-Avon, June 16, 2000
    The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age JISC, Stratford-upon-Avon, June 14, 2000
    Saving Conservation Documents Over Time Emerging Technologies, American Institute for Conservation, Philadelphia, June 11, 2000
    What's so Special About Electronic Art? Issssues in Conservation of Digital Works The Preservation Imperative, American Institute for Conservation, Philadelphia, June 9, 2000
    Image Metadata Issues Challenge of Information Retrieval, Brighton UK, May 5, 2000 (keynote)
    Pornography and New Technology Research GSE&IS Faculty Executive Committee, UCLA, April 20, 2000
    The Disappearing Public Domain: what is it, what's happening to it, and why should we care? Public Domain: Implied, Inferred, and In Fact, NINCH Town Meeting on Intellectual Property, Visual Resources Association, San Francisco, April 5, 2000
    Issues in Archiving and Access to Rich Media Internet Archive Colloquium 2000, San Francisco, March 9, 2000
    Digital Delivery of Instructional Support Materials: How will our learning institutions change? Learning Resources Association of California Community Colleges, Sacramento, March 3, 2000 (keynote)
    Multimedia Librarianship: What the Next Generation Librarian Needs to Know Association of Library & Information Science Educators, San Antonio TX, January 13, 2000
    Research Results from Multi-Institutional Collaborative Digital Image Distribution Great Plains Image Bank Consortium, Austin TX, January 7, 2000
    Impact of technological and economic changes on social institutions and daily life Information in Society, UCLA, Los Angeles, December 7, 1999
    Copyright and Digital Information Contemporary Issues in National Information Policy, UCLA, Los Angeles, December 6, 1999
    University Digital Image Distribution: Results of a Study EDUCAUSE, Long Beach CA, October 28, 1999
    Research into Image Distribution Costs and Use SIMS Affiliates, School of Information Management & Systems, UC Berkeley, October 22, 1999
    Recent Digital Imaging Issues Electronic Images in Libraries, University of North Texas, Denton, October 19, 1999
    Textbook Methodology Confronts Reality in Digital Libraries: Lessons from studies of a multi-site digital image distribution project UCLA Department of Information Studies Colloquium, Los Angeles, October 14, 1999
    Image and Metadata Distribution at 7 University Campuses: Reports from a Study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Third European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, Paris, September 22, 1999
    The Library of the Future Information Futures Institute, San Francisco, September 18, 1999
    Network Access to Visual Information: A Study of Costs and Uses International Federation of Library Associations, Bangkok, August 24, 1999
    Making of America II: Structural & Administrative Metadata for Distributed Digital Libraries Digital Libraries í99, Association for Computing Machinery, Berkeley, August 12, 1999
    OAC as an example of Special Collection Digitization: the Collection, the Institution, Scholarship, Interoperability, Longevity Getty/UCLA Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing, Los Angeles, August 3, 1999
    Implications in Digitizing Special Collections Materials Rare Books & Manuscripts, American Library Association Pre-Conference, Montreal, June 23, 1999 (keynote)
    Metadata, Images, and Digital Libraries School for Scanning, Chicago, June 2, 1999
    Network Access to Visual Information: a Study of Costs and Use American Society for Information Science, Pasadena, May 25, 1999
    Structural and Administrative Metadata for Distributed Digital Libraries: the Making of America II Project American Society for Information Science, Pasadena, May 24, 1999
    Providing Network Access to Visual Information: Results from a study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts, New York Museum of Modern Art, May 21, 1999
    Image Metadata Standards Issues for Museums, Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts, New York Museum of Modern Art, May 21, 1999 (keynote)
    Issues in Electronic Publication of Image Databases: Report from a study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Electronic Publishing í99, Ronneby Sweden, May 11, 1999
    Copyright and Distance Education Information Resources for the 21st Century: Content, Access, People, EDUCAUSE & Coalition for Networked Information, Portland Oregon, May 6, 1999
    Recent Findings from Multi-Institution Digital Image Distribution Projects Coalition for Networked Information,, Washington DC, April 27, 1999
    Instructional Support Material on the Web: Collaborative Efforts Coalition for Networked Information,, Washington DC, April 26, 1999
    Why is Image Metadata Important? Workshop on Technical Metadata Elements for Images, National Information Standards Organization & Digital Library Federation, Washington DC, April 18, 1999
    Using Digital Images on Campus: Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project and its descendants Association of College & Research Libraries, Detroit, April 9, 1999
    The UCB Mellon Grant Studying MESL: What Have We Learned about Digital Image Distribution Visual Resources Association, Los Angeles, February 13, 1999
    Why Copyright Exemptions for Distance Learning Need to Continue Copyright Office Hearings on Distance Education And the Millenium Copyright Act, Los Angeles, February 10, 1999
    Compression Poses Longevity Problems Issues in Compression of Digital Images, ALCTS/PARS Reformatting Section, American Library Association, Philadelphia, January 31, 1999
    Designing and Maintaining Online Curriculum Support Materials Distance Learning Forum, American Library Association, Philadelphia, January 31, 1999
    Designing Websites for Large Undergraduate Classes Berkeley Multimedia Research Center Retreat, Berkeley, January 14, 1999
    Project Planning for Digitization: Where are we and where are we going? School for Scanning, New Orleans, December 7, 1998
    Metadata, Images, and Digital Libraries School for Scanning, New Orleans, December 8, 1998
    Issues and Cautions for Museum Images in a Digital Environment Current Issues in Intellectual Property, American Association of Museums, December 4, 1998
    Recent Copyright Changes: Dangers to the Public Interest University of San Francisco, November 3, 1998
    Information Technology and changes to the Social Fabric Information in Society, UCLA School of Education & Information, Los Angeles, November 2, 1998
    Teaching with Advanced Technology Center for Western European Studies, UC Berkeley, October 21, 1998
    Structural and Administrative Metadata for Distributed Digital Libraries Making of America II, Digital Library Federation, New York, September 29, 1998
    Continuing Education for Cultural Heritage Information Professionals Museum Computer Network, Santa Monica, September 26, 1998
    The UCB Mellon Grant Studying MESL: What Have We Learned about Digital Image Distribution & Museums? Museum Computer Network, Santa Monica, September 25, 1998
    Imaging: Quality Control, Preservation, Longevity Collaborative Planning for Digitization, Western Council of State Librarians, Denver, September 19, 1998 (keynote)
    Web-based Instructional Support Webnet Developers, UC Berkeley, September 15, 1998
    Digital Image Distribution on University Campuses Technology & the Arts, American Library Association, Washington, June 28, 1998
    Copyright & the Suppression of Access to Digital Information: Attacks on the Concept of Fair Use Union for Democratic Communications, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, June 13, 1998
    Assessing Digital Distribution of Images and Metadata National Online Conference, New York, May 14, 1998
    The Making of America II: Structural and Administrative Metadata for Distributed Digital Libraries School of Information Management & Systems, UC Berkeley, May 8, 1998
    Delivery, Deployment, and Use of Digital Images: Lessons from a major University/Museum Consortial Project Xerox PARC Forum, Palo Alto, April 30, 1998
    Dissemination of Images on University Campuses: Preliminary Results of a Mellon-sponsored study of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Coalition for Networked Information, Crystal City VA, April 15, 1998
    Image Databases and Digital Libraries Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, March 26, 1998
    Issues in Migration of Information to New Systems: the Value of Metadata Information Ecosystems Conference, National Archives, College Park, March 12, 1998
    Planning Information Management Systems to Maximize Longevity Information Ecosystems Conference, National Archives, College Park, March 10, 1998
    Digital Libraries, Metadata, and Longevity Computers in Libraries, Crystal City VA, March 2, 1998
    Fair Use and Licensing Copyright Town Hall Meeting, College Art Association, Toronto, February 26, 1998
    Long-term Preservation of Digital Material Time and Bits, Los Angeles, February 8, 1997
    Creating and Revamping Course Websites Tools for Classrom Technology, Berkeley Multimedia Research Center, Berkeley, January 13, 1998 (keynote)
    Imaging: What have we learned? What must we still learn? School for Scanning, New York City, November 5, 1997
    Digital Technology: Where Are We? School for Scanning, New York City, November 3, 1997 (keynote address)
    Distance Learning American Council of Learned Societies, Houston, October 30, 1997
    Different Query Systems on Identical Data Sets Coalition for Networked Information, Minneapolis, October 27, 1997
    Intellectual Property: Distribution Issues for Museums Museum Computer Network, St. Louis, October 18, 1997
    Professional Standards for Museum Documentation Museum Computer Network, St. Louis, October 16, 1997
    Emerging Metadata Standards Museum Computer Network, St. Louis, October 15, 1997
    Images & Text: Teaching, Using, and Saving Mixed Messages, Univ of North Carolina, Charlotte, October 12, 1997
    Comparing Five Implementations of the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums, Paris, September 5, 1997
    Business and Military Influences on the Contemporary Library "The Cold War: Social Science Research, Scholarly Communication, and the Development of New Information Resources", ACRL Anthropology & Sociology Section, American Library Association, June 29, 1997
    Commentary "Universal Access Tomorrow: Silicon Valley Meets the Library", LITA Technology and Access, American Library Association, San Francisco, June 28, 1997
    The Variety of Displays for a Single set of Museum Images Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, June 16, 1997
    Metadata Issues for Digitized Photographic Collections Digitizing Photographic Collections Conference, Rochester, June 8, 1997
    Options for Protection of Digital Images: Watermarks, Signatures, & Encryption Protection and Rights Management Schemes for Digital Images, American Society for Information Science, Scottsdale, June 4, 1997
    Security and Intellectual Propterty Management Systems: Social and Cultural Impact Protection and Rights Management Schemes for Digital Images, American Society for Information Science, Scottsdale, June 4, 1997
    Issues in Scanning (daily commentary and summary) School for Scanning, National Park Service and Northeast Document Conservation Center, Berkeley, May 12-14, 1997
    The Erosion of Public Protection: Attacks on the Concept of Fair Use Copyright Ownership and Fair Use in an Age of Licensing, Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley, May 10, 1997
    The Future Cybersemester, UC Berkeley, April 22, 1997
    Privacy and Medicine in the New Information Environment Technology and Public Health, School of Public Health, April 17, 1997
    Issues in Delivering Images and Text from Diverse Environments via University Information Systems Berkeley Multimedia and Graphics Seminar, Computer Science Department, UC Berkeley, April 16, 1997
    Integrating Collections Management Information into Online Exhibits: The Worldwide Web as a facilitator for linking 2 separate processes Museums and the WorldWide Web, Los Angeles, March 19, 1996
    Issues in Delivering Images and Text from Diverse Environments Via University Information Systems: Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Department of Library & Information Science, UCLA, Los Angeles, March 4, 1997
    Copyright for Multimedia Producers Internet Webvideo Studio, UC Berkeley, February 19, 1997
    Observations on Teaching with Technology New Media Teaching and Learning Technologies, UC Berkeley, February 16, 1997
    Protection of Digital Information Berkeley Multimedia Research Center, UC Berkeley, February 16, 1997
    Distance Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences: Doing it, Supporting it, and Looking at its Impact Advanced Information Technologies Group and Digital Library Research Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, February 10, 1997
    Metadata Standards for Visual Images Museum Computer Network, Ottawa, November 1, 1996
    Retrieval and Study of Digital Images: Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Digital Imagery: Photographs and Art, American Society for Information Science, Baltimore, October 22, 1996
    Current Developments in Imaging Standards National Information Standards Organization, American Society for Information Science, Baltimore, October 22, 1996
    The Museum Educational Site Licensing Project: The Libraryís Role in Multi-Institution Distribution of Digital Images Joint National Conference of the Library Information Technology Association and the Library Administration & Management Association, Pittsburgh, October 15, 1996
    Impact of Information Commercialization: The Downside Joint National Conference of the Library Information Technology Association and the Library Administration & Management Association, Pittsburgh, October 14, 1996
    Image Metadata: What do we need? (plenary) CNI/OCLC Workshop on Metadata for Digital Images, Dublin Ohio, September 24, 1996
    What have we learned? What must we learn? (closing plenary) School for Scanning, National Park Service/Smithsonian, September 13, 1996
    Threats to Public Access in the Digital Age San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, August 7, 1996
    Issues in Image Delivery and Deployment: Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts, London, July 25, 1996
    Resources for Image Databases Digital Library Clinic, Berkeley, July 18, 1996 and August 1, 1996
    Distribution of Images from Museums to Universities: The Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Technology and the Arts, American Library Association, New York, July 8, 1996
    The Museum Educational Site Licensing Project: Distribution and Deployment Issues American Society for Information Science, San Diego, May 22, 1996
    Distant-Independent Learning American Society for Information Science, San Diego, May 21, 1996
    Distant-Independent Learning Community Networking Conference, Taos, May 16, 1996
    Lessons from the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, March 26, 1996
    Image Databases: The First Decade, the Present, and the Future Illinois Clinic on Digital Image Access and Retrieval, Champaign, March 24, 1996 (keynote)
    Hypermedia in Support of Distant-Independent Education Hypertext í96, Association for Computing Machinery, Bethesda, March 20, 1996
    Developing a New Curriculum for Digital and Multimedia Publishing Computers in Libraries, Washington DC, February 29, 1996
    Networked distribution of digital images: The Museum Education Site License Project Computers in Libraries, Washington, DC, February 28, 1996
    Art Resources on the Internet College Art Association, Boston, February 21, 1996
    Collaboration and Sharing: The Museum Education Site License Project Information Highways and Byteways, American Association of Museums, San Francisco, February 16, 1996
    Issues in Cataloging Digital Files New York State Library, Albany, February 5-6, 1996
    Interactive Distance-Independent Education: Challenges to Traditional Academic Roles Association for Library and Information Science Education, San Antonio, January 18, 1996
    Building a Curriculum for Digital Documents Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Maui, January 4, 1996
    Authenticity, Ownership, & Commercialism of Digital Images Ethics of the Internet, UC Berkeley, November 18, 1995
    Using Multimedia and Networks to Teach about Museums: Issues in Maintaining a WWW Site to Facilitate Distance Learning Hands-On: The International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums, San Diego, October 12, 1995
    Imaging: The Myth and the Mysticism Michigan ASIS, Detroit, September 26, 1995
    Converging Media, Converging Corporate Interests: The Impact of Digital on Libraries Institute on Motion Media and the Library of the Future, Austin, August 4, 1995
    Multimedia Issues on the WorldWide Web International Business Programs, University of California Extension, Berkeley, July 18, 1995
    The Museum Education Site License Project Time, Space, & Distance: The Future of Preserving & Accessing the Past, Charlotte, June 2, 1995
    Teaching With Electronic Documents American Society for Information Science, Minneapolis, May 25, 1995
    Privacy, Security, and Ownership of Health Information Technology and Public Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, April 28, 1995
    Defining Digital Images: Versions, Editions, and Derivative Images Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, April 10, 1995
    Authenticity in Cyberspace Ethics of the Internet, School of Library & Information Studies, University of California, Berkeley, April 8, 1995
    Update on Imaging Standards and Activities School of Library & Information Studies, University of California, Berkeley, February 24, 1995
    The Future of Public Libraries Maryland Association of Public Library Administrators, Solomonís Island, MD, February 23, 1995
    Introduction to Electronic Imaging Visual Resources Association, San Antonio, January 26, 1995
    Images and the Research Library New York Public Library Trustees, New York, December 12, 1994
    Developing Curriculum for Digital Documents New frontiers: graphic design in emerging technologies, American Institute of Graphic Artists, Boston, December 11, 1994
    What is an Archival Image? George Eastman Lecture, Optical Society of America, Rochester, December 6, 1994
    Images, Storage, Bandwidth, Architectures Electronic Publishing, School of Information & Library Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, November 14, 1994
    Social and Cultural Aspects of Advanced Information Technology School of Library & Information Studies, University of Illinois, Champaign, November 3, 1994
    Museums, Networks, Multimedia, & Libraries School of Library & Information Studies, University of Illinois, Champaign, November 3, 1994
    Hot Topics: Pornography American Society for Information Science, Alexandria Virginia, October 19, 1994
    Standards for Imaging and Multimedia American Society for Information Science, Alexandria Virginia, October 17, 1994
    Understanding and planning for Digital Imaging Projects Digitization and the Creation of Virtual Libraries, VTLS, Mountain Lake Virginia, September 19, 1994
    Planning an Intergrated Museum Information Management System Museum Computer Network, Washington, September 2, 1994
    Progress Towards Implementing Open Exchange: Images and Multimedia Museum Computer Network, Washington, September 2, 1994
    Technical Standards Issues facing Image Databases University of California Systemwide Academic Computing Services Conference, Berkeley, July 25, 1994
    Image Databases Access to Digital Images: Finding your way in the Labyrinth, Library Information Technology Association, Optical Information Systems Interest Group, American Library Association, Miami, June 26, 1994 [LITA Newsletter 15:4, Fall 94, pp 27-28]
    The Information Highway Has Many Potholes The NII: Universal Access or Information Apartheid, Social Responsibilities Roundtable, American Library Association, Miami, June 25, 1994
    Video and the Information SuperHighway Emerging Technologies: Dilemma or Challenge to Video Services in Libraries, ALA Video Round Table, American Library Association, Miami, June 25, 1994
    The Future of Video Acquiring Librarians Want to Know: Acquisition and Collection Development of Video Resources, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, American Library Association, Miami, June 25, 1994
    Social Change from using digital images Curatorial Use of Images: Working Group for Digital Imaging, George Eastman House, Rochester, June 4, 1994
    Using Internet Resources to Teach About Internet Impact American Society for Information Science, Portland, OR, May 23, 1994
    Architectures for Image Databases Canadian Centre for Imaging and Sound, Vancouver, BC, May 14, 1994
    High End Multimedia Applications and the Internet American Association of Museums, Seattle, April 27, 1994
    The Global Village: Navigating the Internet American Association of Museums, Seattle, April 27, 1994
    Networks and Imaging for Museums Museum Trustee Association, Seattle, April 22, 1994
    An Imaging Primer: Application Areas, Technical Processes, and Important Issues IBM Informa Conference, Mobile, April 17, 1994
    High End Imaging Applications for Museums Institute of Information Technology, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, March 31, 1994
    Image Databases: The Past, the Present, the Future School of Information and Library Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 7, 1993
    Providing Research Tools to Exhibition Attendees: An Interactive Workstation for 3-D visualization of Historic Urban Data Museum Computer Network, Seattle, November 5, 1993
    Multimedia Standards Museum Computer Network, Seattle, November 4, 1993
    Geographic-related Tools for Architecture and City Planning Imaging/Imagining, New England ASIS, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, October 7, 1993
    Visualization of Historic Urban Data International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums, Museum Documentation Association, Cambridge, UK, September 24, 1993
    Standards for Multimedia on Networks The Inter-Op Conference, San Francisco, August 27, 1993
    3-D Visualization of 18th Century Montreal Technology and the Arts: High Tech Approaches to Architecture and City Planning Information, American Library Association, New Orleans, June 28, 1993
    Planning for Imaging of Collections McGill University, Montreal, June 22, 1993
    Standards Issues for Color American Society for Information Science, Knoxville, May 26, 1993
    Image Database Issues for Libraries UC Berkeley Library Forum, University of California, Berkeley, May 19, 1993
    To MARC or not to MARC Association of Moving Image Archivists, San Francisco, December 12, 1992
    Technical Issues of Multimedia Multimedia and Networking, Network Advisory Committee, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, December 8, 1992
    Digitization of Art Images: Visualizing Historic Data American Society for Information Science and Museum Computer Network (joint session), Pittsburgh, October 29, 1992
    Image Databases: A Workshop Advances in Information Technology Applied to Libraries, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Peidras Campus, San Juan October 9, 1992
    Multimedia Databases III Semana de Ingenieria En Systemas Computacionales, I.T.E.S.O. University, Guadalajara, Mexico, September 24, 1992
    Managing Visual Collections School of Library Science, McGill University, Montreal, September 18, 1992
    Access to Images: Issues of Compression and Standards Library Information Technology Association, Denver, September 16, 1992
    Arts on the Cutting Edge: Organization, Display, & Distribution of Visual Information ACRL Arts and Technology, American Library Association, San Francisco, June 29, 1992
    Images in the OPAC LITA Emerging Technologies Section, American Library Association, San Francisco, June 28, 1992
    The Challenge of Distributing Multimedia Information Workshop on Electronic Texts, Library of Congress, Washington, June 9, 1992 [pages 38-40 of Workshop Proceedings, published by LC and edited by James Daly]
    Access to Cultural Information: Multimedia, Networks, and the Transformation of Museums & Libraries Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, April 29, 1992
    The ABCs of Electronic Visual Imaging: Visual Media Art Library Society of North America, Chicago, February 11, 1992
    Emerging Technologies and the education of art librarians and visual resources professionals Art Library Society of North America, Chicago, February 9, 1992
    Educational Computing: Social Considerations -- Education as a Marketplace Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, February 8, 1992
    Trends in Library Automation: Film and Video Collections School of Library & Information Studies, University of California, Berkeley, November 26, 1991
    A Vision of the Future: How Might a Geographic User Interface Join Together Interdisciplinary Information? American Society for Information Science, Washington, DC, October 28, 1991
    Information Retrieval or Instruction? Combining the differing multi-media information needs of Museums, Universities, and Libraries International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Musuems, Pittsburgh, PA, October 15, 1991
    Multiuser Image Databases National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, Newsletter, Vol. 3, no. 10, October 1991, pages 125-126
    Adding an Image Database to an Existing Library and Computer Environment: Design and Technical Considerations American Society for Information Science Midyear Conference, Santa Clara, CA, April 28, 1991
    Moving Images: A History of Cataloging Standards and a Proposal for using digitally stored film to teach cinema Multimedia and Advanced Technology, UC Berkeley Computer Science Department, March 7, 1991
    Extending Retrieval Systems to Include Images: What do we need to consider? OCLC Distinguished Seminar Series, Dublin, Ohio, February 27, 1991
    Managing Collections of Images Columbus Ohio American Society for Information Science, Columbus, Ohio, February 26, 1991
    Multi-Media User Interfaces Interface 2000 -- New technologies for User Interaction, American Society for Information Science, Toronto, November 5, 1990
    The Current State of Computer-Based Image and Multimedia Databases Optical Information Systems, Washington, DC, September 12, 1990
    Managing Images in Museums, Archives, and Libraries Indian Library Association, New Delhi, July 13, 1990
    Digital Technology for Preservation of Photographs and Slides ACRL Arts Section, American Library Association, Chicago, June 25, 1990
    Scanning of High Resolution Color and Black & White Images "Optical Scanning -- The Image of Information", LITA preconference, American Library Association, Chicago, June 21, 1990
    Delivery of High Resolution Images Across a Network "Delivery of Information and Materials Between Libraries: The State of the Art" ASCLA preconference, American Library Association, Chicago, June 21, 1990
    Image Databases: Retrieval and Analysis Eastern Communications Forum, Boston, May 8, 1990
    Image Databases in a University Environment Pittsburgh SUN Users Group Pittsburgh, April 18, 1990
    A Design for Managing Collections of Visual Materials & Objects: The UC Berkeley Image Database ITC Speaker Series, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, April 5, 1990
    Maximizing Access to Visual Collections Advanced Technology Seminar, University of California Long Range Academic Support Planning Committee, San Diego, March 28, 1990
    User interface to a high resolution digital color image database Electronic Imaging West, Pasadena, February 27, 1990
    Image Retrieval and Manipulation of Manuscripts Houghton Library, Harvard University, February 15, 1990
    Workshop on Image Databases Academic Computing Speaker Series, Princeton, February 8, 1990
    Image Databases Pittsburgh Association for Computing Machinery, Pittsburgh, January 25, 1990
    A Database for Managing Collections of Images: Applications in Art, Anthropology, Architecture, and Geography Computers in Academia, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, January 17, 1990
    User Interfaces for Museums Museum Computer Network, Chicago, October 13, 1989
    Image Processing Integrated into a Database of Photographic Images: Applications in Art, Anthropology, Architecture, & Geography Electronic Imaging East, Boston, October 4, 1989
    Image Databases on Optical Disk Optical Information Systems 89, Arlington, VA, September 6, 1989
    The Shaping of Teleculture: The Media Arts Information Network National Computer Graphics Association Arts Conference, San Jose, CA, June 10, 1989
    Image Processing Integrated into a Database of Photographic Images: Applications in Art, Anthropology, Architecture, & Geography Electronic Imaging West, Pasadena, April 13, 1989
    The Media Arts Information Network National Alliance of Media Arts Centers, Rochester, NY, March 20, 1989
    Image/Information Retrieval and Analysis: The UCB Image Database Project International Conference on Japanese Art History: The State of the Field, Berkeley, February 20, 1989
    Imagebases and Image Management Visual Resources Association, College Art Association, San Francisco, February 16, 1989
    New User Interfaces to Museum Records: The Advanced Workstation Museum Computer Network, Los Angeles, October 28, 1988
    Image Processing Integrated into a Database of Photographic Images: Applications in Art, Architecture, & Geography Electronic Imaging East, Boston, October 6, 1988
    Incorporating Images and Analysis into an Information Retrieval System Library Information Technology Association, Boston, October 4, 1988
    Image Management and Analysis Systems for Visual Image Retrieval Library Information Technology Association, Boston, October 4, 1988
    A Geographic Query System Bay Area Mapping Association, Berkeley, July 28, 1988
    High Resolution Image Retrieval & Processing in a SUN Environment Beyond CD ROM, Monterey, June 20, 1988
    An On-line Information-Sharing Model for Media Arts National Alliance of Media Arts Centers, Atlanta, May 19, 1988
    Coordinate-Based Image Databases: A Model for Natural History Collections California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, May 11, 1988
    Developing an Image Database for Instruction and Research Association for Educational Communications and Technology, New Orleans, January 16, 1988
    Image Database Construction Programmer/Analysts Group, Library Information Technology Association, ALA Mid-Winter, San Antonio, January 11, 1988
    Computer Technologies and the Shaping of Social Science Research Methods American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 18, 1987
    New Computer Technologies and Research Methods International Conference on Data Bases in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Montgomery, AL, July 12, 1987
    Extending the On-Line Catalog: Incorporating digital images into information retrieval systems Library Information & Technology Association, American Library Association, San Francisco, June 29, 1987
    Image Processing and Text-Based Data: A Look to the Future American Association of Museums, San Francisco, June 9, 1987
    The Promises of High Technology: A Social View Sociology of Contemporary American Society, UC Santa Cruz, March 5, 1987
    Using Digitized Computer Images in Art History Instruction Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Atlanta, February 27, 1987
    The Automated Collection of the Future Museum Computer Network, New Orleans, November 7, 1986
    Computers for Art Analysis International Visual Literacy Association, Madison, November 1, 1986
    Image Processing and Text-Based Data: A Look to the Future Western Museums Conference, Los Angeles, September 26, 1986
    Film in Public Libraries Popular Culture in Libraries, UCB School of Library & Information Studies, July 31, 1986
    Technology and Consciousness Institute for the Study of Social Change, UC Berkeley, March 21, 1986
    High Technology Promises: A Social View Sociology of Contemporary American Society, UC Santa Cruz, February 18, 1986
    Use of Non-Broadcast Channels to Communicate Information in Social Change Situations: Berkeley Anti-Apartheid and Solidarity Poland Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Las Vegas, January 21, 1986 [ERIC document ED279321]
    Computer Ads International Visual Literacy Association, Pomona California, November 1, 1985
    Ideology and Computer Advertisements Media, Ideology, and Society Conference, UC Berkeley, May 7, 1985
    The Appeal of Computer Advertising West Coast Computer Faire, San Francisco, April 1, 1985
    The Appeal of Computer Advertising: Popular Images of Computers Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Anaheim, January 20, 1985
    The Videodisc and Publishing: Towards a new definition of publishing Computers in Publishing, UC Extension, Berkeley, December 6, 1984
    Advertising Computer Products: Selling lifestyle, not usefulness Institute for the Study of Social Change, UC Berkeley, November 30, 1984
    High Technology and Sociology Sociology of Contemporary American Society, UC Santa Cruz, November 8, 1984
    New technologies and Popular Culture Sociology of Popular Culture, UC Davis, June 4, 1984
    Poland in Black & White: How the media framed a social revolution Anarchos Institute, Montreal, June 5, 1982
    Issues in Collection Management of Films Society of California Archivists, Stanford, October, 1980

    Major Computer Consulting
















    Exploratorium, 2001-7

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2001

    Getty Art History Information Program and Getty Information Institute (CA), 1993-98

    Canadian Heritage Information Network, 1996-1997

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), 1993

    Museum of Civilization (Ottawa), 1993

    Centre Canadien díArchitecture (Montreal), 1992

    Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts UN Development Program, 1990

    Image Understanding Systems (CA), 1987

    Museum Management Institute (CA), 1986

    Reel Research (CA), 1979-1981

    American Zoetrope (CA), 1978-1979
     

    plus scores of museums, libraries, and archives
    Previous Employment
    Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Information Management & Systems, University of California at Berkeley, 1996-1999

    Visiting Associate Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, 1994-1996

    Instructor, School of Library and Information Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1993-1995

    Chief Information Officer, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 1992-1994

    Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1989-1992

    Image Database Specialist, Advanced Technology & Planning, UC Berkeley Academic Computing, 1986-1989

    Research Specialist, UC Berkeley Institute for the Study of Social Change, 1982-1989

    Information Systems Manager, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, 1977-87

    Media/Computer Specialist, UC Berkeley School of Education, 1977-1986

    Library Assistant, Cooperative Services, UCB General Library, 1977-78

    Research Assistant, UCB Afro-American Studies Department, 1976-77
     
     

    Education

    PhD, Library & Information Studies, UC Berkeley, 1988

    Certificate in Bibliography, Non-print Media, UC Berkeley, 1980

    Master of Library Science, UC Berkeley, 1977

    Bachelor of Arts, Media, UC Berkeley, 1976

    Centre Internationale díEtudes des Cinema, Paris, 1973-74

    Stanford Summer Institute in Broadcasting and Film, Stanford University, 1971