Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

2016
Ph.D. Information Science
University of Washington
Dissertation title: “It’s Not Rocket Library Science: Design Epistemology and American Librarianship” [PDF]
Advisor: Allyson Carlyle

Winner of the 2017 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award

Winner of the 2018 ALISE Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition

2013
M.S.I.S
University of Washington

2008
M.L.I.S
San José State University

2000
B.A. English
California State University, Long Beach

1998
A.A. English
Long Beach City College


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2016-
Assistant Professor
Syracuse University, School of Information Studies


PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journals

2018

Clarke, R. I.Toward a Design Epistemology for Librarianship.” The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy 88 (1): 41-59.

2017

Clarke, R. I.Using Critical Design to Explore the Future of Libraries.” Library Hi-Tech News 34 (9): 6-9. Invited contribution.

Lee, J. H., Clarke, R. I., Cho, H. & Windleharth, T. “Understanding Appeals of Video Games for Readers’ Advisory and Recommendation.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 57 (2): 127-139.

2015

Lee, J. H., Clarke, R. I. & Rossi, S. “A Qualitative Investigation of users’ discovery, access, and organization of video games as information objects.” Journal of Information Science. doi:10.1177/0165551515618594

Lee, J. H., Clarke, R. I. & Kim, Y. S. “Survey of Video Game Users: Information Organization and Seeking Behaviours.” Information Research 20(3), paper 683.

Clarke, R. I., Lee, J. H. & Clark, N. “Why Video Game Genres Fail: A Classificatory Analysis.Games & Culture. DOI: 10.1177/1555412015591900

Jett, J., Sacchi, S., Lee, J.H., and Clarke, R. I.A Conceptual Model for Video Games and Interactive Media.Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1002/asi.23409

Lee, J.H., Clarke, R. I. and Perti, A. “Empirical Evaluation of Metadata for Video Games and Interactive Media.Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1002/asi.23357

Clarke, R. I.Breaking Records: The History of Bibliographic Records and Their Influence in Conceptualizing Bibliographic Data.Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 53(3/4): 286-302. DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2014.960988

2013

Clarke, R.I.Color By Numbers: An Exploration of the Use of Color as Classification Notation.” Art Documentation 32 (2): 222-238.

Lee, J.H., Tennis, J.T., Clarke, R.I. & Carpenter, M. “Developing a Video Game Metadata Schema for the Seattle Interactive Media Museum.” International Journal on Digital Libraries, 13(2): 105-117.

2009

Clarke, R.Preservation of Mixed-Format Archival Collections: A Case Study of the Ann Getty Fashion Collection at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.” The American Archivist 72 (1): 185-196.

Book Chapters

2018

Clarke, R. I. “Designing Innovative Library and Information Services.” In Hirsh, S. (ed.) information Services Today: An Introduction, 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Forthcoming. Invited contribution.

Clarke, R. I. and Bell, S. “Transitioning From the MLS to the MLD: Integrating Design Thinking and Philosophy Into Library and Information Science Education.” In Sarin, L. C., Percell, J. Jaeger, P. T. and Bertot, J.C. (eds.) Re-Envisioning the MLS: Perspectives on the Future of Library and Information Science Education. Advances in Librarianship. Forthcoming.

2017

Clarke, R. I. “Design Thinking for Design Librarians: Rethinking Art and Design Librarianship.” In Glassman, P. and Dyki, J. (eds.) Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, 2nd ed. London: Facet. Invited contribution.

2015

Clarke, R. I. “Beyond Buildings: A Design-Based Approach to Future Librarianship.” In Eden, B. (ed.) Leading the 21st-Century Academic Library: Successful Strategies for Envisioning and Realizing Preferred Futures. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

2010

Clarke, R. “Cataloging and Classification for Art and Design School Libraries: Challenges and Considerations.” In Glassman, P. and Gluibizzi, A. (eds.) Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship for Higher Education, London: Facet.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

2015

Clarke, R. I. and Lee, J.H. “User Perceptions of Associative Thesaural Relationships: A Preliminary Study.” In Proceedings of the iConference 2015, Newport Beach, California.

2014

Lee, J.H., Clarke, R.I., Jett, J. & Sacchi, S. “Relationships among Video Games: Existing Standards and New Definitions.” In ASIS&T 2014: Proceedings of the 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Silver Spring, Maryland: American Society for Information Science and Technology.

Lee, J.H., Clarke, R. I. and Perti, A. “Metadata for Digitally Distributed Video Games at the Seattle Interactive Media Museum.” In Proctor, N. and Cherry, R. (eds.) Museums and the Web 2014: Silver Spring, Maryland: Museums and the Web.

Lee, J.H., Karlova, N., Clarke, R.I., Thornton, K. and Perti, A. “Facet Analysis of Video Game Genres.” Proceedings of the iConference 2014: Berlin, Germany: 125-139.

2012

Lee, J.H., Tennis, J.T. and Clarke, R.I. “Domain Analysis for a Video Game Metadata Schema: Issues and Challenges.” In Zaphiris, P., Buchanan, G., Rasmussen, E., Loizides, F. (Eds.) Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7489: 280-285.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Posters

2017

Clarke, R. I. “Timeline of the Far Future of Libraries.” Presented at the American Library Association annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 23-26. [PDF of poster]

Clarke, R. I. “Where Do Librarians Come From?: Examining Educational Diversity in Librarianship.” Presented at the American Library Association annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 23-26. [PDF of poster]

Clarke, R. I. “It’s Not Rocket Library Science: Design Epistemology and American Librarianship.” Presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education conference, Atlanta, Georgia, January 17-20.

Clarke, R. I., Lee, J.H. and Mayer, K. “Design Topics in Graduate Library Education: A Preliminary Investigation.” Presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education conference, Atlanta, Georgia, January 17-20.

Mills, J.E., Clarke, R. I., Lee, J. H., Williams, H., Hendry, D. G., and Yip, J. “More Than Form and Function: Developing a Design Course for Graduate Library Education.” Presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education conference, Atlanta, Georgia, January 17-20.

2016

Mills, J. E., Campana, K., and Clarke, R. I.Learning by Design: Creating Knowledge Through Library Storytime Production.” In ASIS&T 2016: Proceedings of the 79th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark. Silver Spring, Maryland: American Society for Information Science and Technology.

Clarke, R.I. “Where Do Librarians Come From?: A Pilot Study Investigating the Educational and Disciplinary Backgrounds of MLIS Applicants.” Presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education conference, Boston, Massachusetts, January 4-8. [PDF of poster] [key to poster symbols]

2015

Clarke, R. I. “Designing Disciplinary Identity: An Analysis of the Term ‘Design’ in Library and Information Science Vocabulary.” Presented at the 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, November 6-10. [PDF of poster]

2014

Clarke, R.I. “Find, Identify, Select…Socialize?: Alternative Objectives of Library Catalogs.” In ASIS&T 2014: Proceedings of the 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Silver Spring, Maryland: American Society for Information Science and Technology. [PDF of poster]

Clarke, R. I., Lee, J.H., Jett, J. & Sacchi, S. “Exploring Relationships Among Video Games.” In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, London, England.

2013

Clarke, R.I., Carlyle, A., Fox, V., Weiss, P. J., & Gandour-Rood, E. “Everyday Cataloger Concerns: Focus on Education.” Presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education conference, Seattle, Washington. Poster #24. [PDF of poster]

2012

Clarke, R.I. & Lee, J.H. “Can You Relate? A Study of User Perceptions of Thesaural Subject Relationships.” In ASIS&T 2012: Proceedings of the 75th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Silver Spring, Maryland: American Society for Information Science and Technology.

Clarke, R.I. “Color By Numbers: Exploring Color as Classification Notation.” In Proceedings of the 2012 iConference: New York, New York, Association for Computing Machinery: 484-485.

Professional Publications

2018

Clarke, R.I.Designing a New Librarianship.” Journal of New Librarianship 2(2).

2017

Clarke, R. I.Understanding Design Education in Librarianship.” iSchools blog, October 4. Invited contribution.

2013

Clarke, R.I.Picturing Classification: The Evolution and Use of Alternative Classification in Dutch Public Libraries.” Public Libraries 52(2): 34-37.

2007

Clarke, R. “LISSTEN Library Tours: University of California, Riverside.” The Call Number XIV (2): 7.


 

CREATIVE WORK

Solo Exhibitions

2017

The Invisible Maintenance of Bibliographic Data. The Maintainers II: Labor Technology and Social Order, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, April 6-8.

2010

The Visual Display of Quilted Information. Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles, California.

2009

You Are Here: Explorations in Textile Art Inspired by Architectural Details at the Brewery Arts Complex. Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles, California.

2006

Fashioning Community. Burning Man, Black Rock City, Nevada.

Group Exhibitions

2017

On My Own Time. Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. April 28-May 17.

2014

“Hidden Facets.” VIEWPOINTS. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington. Invited contribution.

2012

Hall Health Primary Care Center student works. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Added to permanent collection.

2010

Images: The Best of Today’s Traditional and Contemporary Quilts. Lowell Quilt Festival, Lowell, Massachusetts.

New From Old. Alliance for American Quilts, Columbus, Ohio; Knoxville, Tennessee; and online. Honorable Mention winner.

Denver National Quilt Festival V. Denver Merchandise Mart, Denver, Colorado.

More Than Fiber. GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, Pennsylvania. Juried by Warren Selig.

Fiction

2006

“Slow Starvation.” Alimentum, vol. 3.

2001

“Blackeye.” In Let Go of My Ear, I Know What I’m Doing, Vol. 2. Sulisa Publishing.

1999

“Aftershocks.” In Expect Aftershocks: an Anthology of Stories about Earthquakes by New Writers. Epicenter Press.

“Strange Place.” In Double Down #1. Epicenter Press.


 

AWARDS & HONORS

2018

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition Winner
Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

2017

Doctoral Dissertation Award
iSchools Caucus

2010

Top Incoming Student Award
University of Washington Information School

2008

Ken Haycock Award for Exceptional Professional Promise
San José State University School of Library and Information Science


 

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2017

Designing Future Library Leaders
Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Forum

2016

Eugene Garfield Dissertation Award
Beta Phi Mu

2015

Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellowship
Newberry Library

2013

Travel Grant
Society for the History of Technology

Doctoral Colloquium Bursary
North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization

2007

Karen Sternheim Memorial Scholarship
Special Libraries Association Southern California Chapter

1999 and 1997

Alice C. Wright Creative Writing Scholarship
Long Beach City College


INVITED TALKS

2017

“You Are a Designer: Rethinking Librarianship as a Design Profession.” American Association of Law Librarians Upstate New York Chapter annual meeting, October 28.

“Rethinking Librarianship as a Design Profession.” Syracuse University Libraries Librarian’s Affinity Group, August 24.

“Librarianship & Democracy: Creating an Informed Citizenry.” Syracuse University School of Information Studies webinar series, January 25.

2016

“From ‘Design Thinking’ to ‘Design Knowing’: Reconceptualizing Librarianship as a Design Discipline.” Blended Librarian webinar, May 12.

“Beyond Library Science: Reexamining Librarianship from a Design-Based Perspective.” Syracuse University School of Information Studies Brown Bag Seminar Series, February 4. .

2015

“Design Epistemologies and American Librarianship: The Wicked Problem of Poole’s Index.” Newberry Library Colloquium, September 9; reprised September 19 by popular request.


 

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY & PARTICIPATION

Juried Papers

2018

Clarke, R. I. “Toward a Third Wave of User-Centered Librarianship: Using the Concept of Design Desiderata to Balance User Needs and Professional Expertise.” Association for Library and Information Science Education annual conference, Historical Perspectives SIG, Denver, Colorado, February 6-9.

Clarke, R. I. “STEMming the Tide: Trends in Librarians’ Educational Backgrounds.” Association for Library and Information Science Education annual conference, Denver, Colorado, February 6-9.

2017

Clarke, R. I. “Powerful Propaganda: Patrons’ Reading Selections in the Washington County (MD) Free Library, 1901-1915.” Presented at the American Literature Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, May 29-31.

2016

Clarke, R. I. “Designing the Future of Librarianship.” Association for Library and Information Science Education annual conference, Boston, Massachusetts, January 5-8. [slides]

2014

Clarke, R. I. “Breaking Records: The History of Bibliographic Records and Their Influence in Conceptualizing Bibliographic Data.” Faster, Smarter and Richer: Reshaping the Library Catalog, Rome, Italy, February 27-28.

2013

Clarke, R. I. “The Power of the Card Catalog: Affordances, Evolution, and Identity in American Librarianship.” Society for the History of Technology annual meeting, Portland, Maine, October 10-12.

2008

Clarke, R. I. “Radical Conformity: Fashion Trends at Burning Man.” Popular Culture Association National Conference, San Francisco, California, March 19-22.

Talks & Presentations

2018

Mills, J. E. and Clarke, R. I. “A Library for Everyone: Community Centered Design to Promote Inclusive Librarianship.” American Library Association annual conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 21-26.

Clarke, R. I. “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Critique.” To be presented at the California Conference on Library Instruction, San Fransisco, California, June 1.

2017

Bell, S. and Clarke, R. I. “Time for the M.L.D.: Design and the Future of LIS Education.” LACUNY Institute, May 19.

2016

Clarke, R. I. “You are a Designer: Rethinking Librarianship as a Design Profession.” Central New York Regional Library Council Annual Meeting, Syracuse, New York, October 4.

2012

Carlyle, A., Clarke, R.I., Weiss, P. J. and Fox, V. “Everyday Cataloger Concerns: A Research-Based Agenda for Library Cataloging.” Cataloging and Metadata Management Section Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group, ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, California, June 21-26.

2010

Clarke, R. I. “Avant-Garde Cataloging: Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Cataloging to Better Serve Arts Library Patrons.” ACRL Arts Section Virtual Discussion Forum, ALA Midwinter, Boston, Massachusetts, January 15-18.

Panels

2018

Latham, J., Clarke, R. I., Bossaler, J., Freeland, C., and Ndumu, A. “History and Theory, Past and Future: Understanding the Changing Ideals of Professional Service.” Historical Perspectives SIG, Association for Library and Information Science Education annual conference, Denver, Colorado, February 6-9.

Hoff, A., Kaczmarek, M., Schafer, R., Shankar, S. & Tulloch, B. (organizers). “iWorlds: Exploring the Interdisciplinary Vocabularies of Information Research.” iConference 2018, Sheffield, UK, March 25-28. Invited panelist.

2017

“I’m A Librarian! Ask Me Anything.” New York Library Association Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, November 8-11. Invited panelist.

Bell, S., Clarke, R. I., Frisque, M., Howarth, L., Ippoliti, C., Marek, K. and Diaz, G. “From MLS to MLD: it’s Time to Integrate Design Thinking and Philosophy into LIS Education.” American Library Association annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 22-27.

Workshop Participation

2012

Clarke, R.I.Materiality, Juxtaposition, and Discovery: The Case for Libraries.” Materials to Materiality: Connecting Practice and Theory in HCI, ACM SIGCHI, Austin, Texas, May 5-10.

Doctoral Colloquia

2013

North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 13-14.

2012

iConference 2012, Toronto, Canada, February 7-10.


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Syracuse University School of Information Studies

Courses taught

Foundations of Research methods in Information Studies (graduate level; residential & online)
Fall 2017 (co-developed and taught with Caroline Haythornthwaite)

Information Resources: Organization & Access (graduate level; online)
Spring 2017

Cataloging of Information Resources (graduate level; online)
Spring 2018; Spring 2017

Reference and Information Literacy Services (graduate level; residential)
Fall 2017; Fall 2016 (co-taught with Jill Hurst-Wahl)

University of Washington Information School

Courses taught

Organization of Information Resources (graduate level; residential & online)
Spring 2015, Winter 2015, Winter 2013, Winter 2012

History & Foundations of Libraries & Librarianship (graduate level; online)
Spring 2014

Design and Construction of Indexing Languages (graduate level; residential)
Spring 2013

Teaching assistance

Project Management for Informatics (undergraduate level; residential)
Fall 2014

Analytic Research Methods for Information Professionals (graduate level; residential)
Spring 2012

Design Methods for Interactive Systems (graduate level; residential)
Fall 2012

Design Thinking (undergraduate level; residential)
Fall 2011

Information Resources, Services and Collections (graduate level; residential)
Fall 2010


 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

University of Washington Information School

Research assistantships

Empirical Investigation of User Requirements for Video Game Metadata, 2013-2014
Conduct semi-structured interviews; large scale survey design & deployment; qualitative coding and data analysis

Everyday Cataloger Concerns, 2011-2013
Moderate focus groups; qualitative coding and data analysis


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OCLC, Inc.

Training Intern, 2012
Design and create self-paced online tutorials; descriptive analysis of survey data

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Catalog Librarian, 2005-2010
Cataloging materials in all formats; train and supervise cataloging staff; perform reference service, bibliographic instruction and information literacy instruction

Veer, Inc.

Keyworder, 2008-2010
Image cataloging and controlled vocabulary maintenance

Los Altos Trophy

Graphic Artist, 2001-2005
Graphic design for promotional products and awards

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Bookseller/Café Manager, 1996-2000
Cashiering, readers’ advisory, visual merchandising, and employee management


 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Reviewing

2018
CHI, iConference

2017
Art Documentation, CHI, iConference, North American Symposium for Knowledge Organization

2015
Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology (JASIST)

2012
Art Documentation

2011
Archival Science

 

Committee Service

2018-20
Member, Norman Horrocks Leadership Award Committee, Association for Library and Information Science Education

2017-18
Chair-elect, History and Foundations of Information Science SIG, Association for Information Science & Technology

2016-17
Member, Program Committee, North American Symposium for Knowledge Organization
Member, Margaret Mann Award Jury

2015-2016
Member, Program Committee for ASIS&T SIG/CR conference workshop

2008-2010
Member, Task Force on Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging, American Library Association, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services


 

DEPARTMENTAL & UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 

Syracuse University School of Information Studies

2017-18
Member, Personnel Committee

2017
Invited Juror, Climate Disruption Awareness Generator, Campus as Lab for Sustainability Program

2016-present
Faculty Advisor, LISSA: Library and Information Science Student Assembly (student ALA chapter)

 

University of Washington Information School

2012
Search Committee Member, Information Management Candidate Search

2011-2013
Treasurer, Doctoral Student Association


 

MEMBERSHIPS

American Library Association
—Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
—Library History Round Table
—Library Research Round Table
Association for Library and Information Science Education
Association for Information Science & Technology
Art Libraries Society of North America
International Society for Knowledge Organization
New York State Library Association
—Reference and Adult Services Section