Marija Dalbello, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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EDUCATION

University of Toronto
Ph.D., Information Studies, April 1999
Major fields: history of books and printing; ethnography
Dissertation: Croatian Diaspora Almanacs: A Historical and Cultural Analysis. Advisor: Patricia Fleming

Kent State University
M.L.S., 1991
Master's research paper: Hrvatski kalendar (=Croatian Almanac): A Case Study in Ethnic Publishing. Advisor: Lubomyr Wynar

Philosophy Faculty. University of Zagreb
Diploma of Graduate Librarian, 1988
Thesis: The Methodology of Compilation of a Bibliography of Ethnic Groups. Advisor: Aleksandra Horvat

Philosophy Faculty. University of Zagreb
Diploma, English and Indiology, 1984
Major: English language and literature; Minor: Sanskrit
Thesis: Austin's Taxonomy of Speech. Advisor: Dora Macek

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Center for Cultural Analysis (Rutgers University). Fellowship for 2005-2006 ("Intellectual Property" theme in the working group of "Old and New Media")

Research Award 2003 (Department of Library and Information Science. School of Communication, Information and Library Studies. Rutgers)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (held in 1995/96) (also 1994/95 recipient)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship (held in 1994/95)

University of Toronto Open Doctoral Fellowship (held in 1991/92, 1992/93; 1993/94; 1995/96)

Research fellowship at Fudan University, Shanghai (held Sept. 1986 through Feb. 1987)

GRANTS

Rutgers Research Council Grant   ($500) (2004/2005) (study: Historian as User of the Internet Archive: Historical Record on the Web, from "Way-Back" in 1996)

(with Maurica Fedors, Barbara Peters, Barbara Ringk) ($1,660) (2004) ASIST Chapter Development Grant (project: NJ-ASIST: Developing Future, Assessing the Past)

Rutgers Research Council Grant ($1,500) (2003/2004) (study: Statistical Worldview, Pictorial Representation and Popular Print Tradition, 1889-1935)

(with Mark Winston, and Claire McInerney) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (for four full-tuition scholarships for MLIS students) ($32,848)

2003 SCILS Research Initiative Grant ($387)

Rutgers Research Council Grant ($1,500) (2002/2003) (study: Theorizing Spectacle: The Transformation of Vision, 1886-1925)

Reinvest in Rutgers grant "Gendered Public Policies" ($1,700) (2002) (for course development: 'Gender & Technology')

Andrew A. Mellon Foundation colloquium participation grant ($500) (2002) (to showcase research project, Photography, Shadow Theatre, Silent Film: Transformation of Vision, 1886-1925)

Rutgers Research Council Grant ($2,000) (2001/2002) (study: Global Processes and Localization Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Study of National Digital Library Projects)

Andrew A. Mellon Foundation time-release grant ($6,000) (2001/2002) (for research and course development using Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum materials)

WebWorks Grant Program (1999). UW-Madison (application of web technology in classroom instruction)

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS (REFEREED)

A Phenomenological Study of an Emergent National Digital Library, Part II: The Narratives of Development. Library Quarterly 75 (3:2005)

A Phenomenological Study of an Emergent National Digital Library, Part I: Theory and Methodological Framework. Library Quarterly 75 (3:2005)

Visual Representation of Statistics and the Modern Nation State, 1889-1935: The “Humanization of Knowledge Through the Eye” in the Service of the State. Paper to be presented at the ICA (International Communication Association) annual meeting in New York, 26-30 May, 2005.

Statistics as Allegory: Envisioning Facts and Quantitative Relationships as Information for the Ordinary Citizen, 1889-1936. Paper to be presented at SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) annual meeting in Halifax, Canada, July 14-17, 2005.


Diffusion, Invention, or Production of Culture? Popular Print and the Formation of Historical Consciousness in the Croatian Diaspora Community in the 1950s. Paper presented at AAASS (The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies) 36th annual meeting, Boston, December 4-7, 2004.

(with Tefko Saracevic). Digital Library Research and Digital Library Practice: How Do They Inform Each Other? Paper presented at ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science and Technology) 2004 annual meeting in Providence, R.I., November 13-18, 2004. Abstract published in conference proceedings (pp. 564-566). (refereed panel)

Institutional Shaping of Cultural Memory: Digital Library as Environment for Textual Transmission. Library Quarterly 74 (3:2004): 265-299.  

Statistical Worldview, Pictorial Representation and Popular Print Tradition , 1889-1935 . Paper presented at ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science and Technology) 2003 annual meeting. Abstract published in conference proceedings; panel abstract on conference website (http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AK03/abstracts/Tues-830-1.html).

The City as Spectacle: French Photography in Printed Works, 1886-1917. Paper presented at SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) annual meeting in Claremont, California, July 9-12, 2003.  

(with Lisa Covi). Tool or Sign? Negotiated Learning and Socialization Process in the Students' Perceptions of Technology in the Digital Library Classroom. Information Technology, Education and Society 4 (2:2003): 35-52.

Architectures of Knowledge and Literary Tradition: A History of the Almanac in Croatia. Slavic and East European Information Resources 4 (1:2003): 25-74.

Franz Josef's Time Machine: Images of Modernity in the Era of Mechanical Photoreproduction . Book History 5 (2002): 67-103.

Is There a Text in This Library? History of the Book and Digital Continuity . Journal of the Association for Library and Information Science Education 43 (3:2002): 11-19.

(with Hyuk-Jin Lee). Digital Library Projects and Initiatives for Cultural Heritage in Korea. Poster presented at ECDL 2002 (European Conference for Digital Libraries), September 16-18, 2002.

Selection Criteria for Building Digital Collections: Is There an Emerging Model? Proceedings of Libraries in the Digital Age 2002 . Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 23-27, 2002, pp. [87-104].

(with Tefko Saracevic). A Survey of Digital Library Education . Proceedings of the 64th ASIST Annual Meeting . Washington, D.C., November 3-8, 2001. (Medford, NJ: Information Today). Vol. 38 (2001): 209-223.

(with Tefko Saracevic). A Survey of Digital Library Education . Paper presented at ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science & Technology) annual meeting in Washington, November 3-8, 2001.

Progress, Science, Reason, Nature ... and an Emperor: Multiplying the Images of Modernity in the Era of Mechanical Photo-Reproduction. Paper presented at SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) annual meeting in Richmond and Williamsburg, July 19-22, 2001.  

The Virtual Archive and National Memory: Towards A Comparative Study of the Digital Library Models in the European and North American Setting . Proceedings of Libraries in the Digital Age 2001 . Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 23-27, 2001.

(with Tefko Saracevic). A Survey of Digital Library Education . Proceedings of Libraries in the Digital Age 2001 . Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 23-27, 2001, pp. 1-14.

Authenticity, Reproduction, and Tradition: Retrospective Orientations in Current Digital Library Projects. Paper presented at MAASA (Mid-America American Studies Association) annual meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, April 20-21, 2001.

Genre, Memory, and Identity. Paper presented at SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing), Madison, Wisconsin, 16-18 July, 1999.

the text is a text is a text. Paper presented at CAIS (Canadian Association for Information Science), Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, 9-11 June, 1999. Abstract published in conference proceedings.

The Case for Bibliographical Archeology. Analytical & Enumerative Bibliography N.S. 10, No. 1 (1999): 1-20.

The Performative Model of the Text: Transformation of Oral Performance to Written Text Through the Acts of Print. Paper presented at SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing), Vancouver, B.C., 18-20 July, 1998.

The Popular Diffusion of Silent Reading: An Iconographic Analysis. Paper presented at the Second Great Lakes Information Science Conference Connections '96, Toronto, October 25-26, 1996. Abstract published in conference proceedings.

Verbalizing "Silences and the Faces": A Model of Popular Reading in the Silent Film Era. Paper presented at annual meeting of SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing), Worcester, Mass., 17-21 July, 1996. Abstract published in conference proceedings and on SHARP web site.

Almanacs that were not Read to Pieces: An Episode in the Life of Ephemera. Paper presented at the conference co-sponsored by the Center for the History of Print Culture in America at Madison, Wisconsin and the Center for the Book, Library of Congress, Print Culture in a Diverse America, Madison, Wisconsin, May 5-6, 1995.


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS (NON-REFEREED)

Images of Modernity, Baroque Fantasies, and the Waning Glory of the Habsburg Empire (1898-1918): A Study of Print Culture in the Borderlands. Invited speaker, Rutgers Seminar in the History of the Book series, March 30, 2005.

The City as Spectacle: French Photography in Printed Works, 1886-1925. Institut national d'histoire de l'art (Paris, July 8, 2004)

Historian as User of the Internet Archive: Historical Record on the Web, from "Way-back" in 1996. Workshop presented at LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2004. Dubrovnik, May 24-29, 2004.

Oral History and Documentary History: Applications in LIS. Workshop presented at LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2003. Dubrovnik, May 26-30, 2003.  

Oral History and Documentary History: Applications in LIS. Invited presentation at the University of Zagreb sponsored by the National and University Library and video-conferenced to Split University Library (June 23, 2003).  

Global/Local Dialectic and the National Digital Libraries: Fabricating (Virtual) Heritage. SCILS Research Day, March 12, 2003.

Photography, Shadow Theatre, Silent Film: Transformation of Vision, 1886-1925 .   Presented at Andrew W. Mellon colloquium , 'Art in Context: Multi-disciplinary Investigations of the Zimmerli Collection.' October 17, 2002. (selected works from the   Zimmerli collection displayed in October-November 2002).

Education for Librarianship: Between Tradition and Transformation . Invited presentations at the University of Zagreb (June 10), the University of Osijek (June 11), and Rijeka Town Library (June 13, 2002).

SIG Curriculum: Digital Library Education: Co-agency for the Convergence of Disciplines, Practices and Tools. Panel co-convened with Jane Robbins at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2002 National Conference, New Orleans, January 15-18, 2002.

Print Research in Applied Contexts . Paper presented at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2002 National Conference, New Orleans, January 15-18, 2002.

National and University Library of Croatia . In International Dictionary of Library Histories . Ed. David Stam. Chicago, Ill.: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2002, pp. 455-458.

What is the Emerging Pattern in Collection Development of Digitalized Libraries? Paper presented at LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2002 (Dubrovnik, May 21-26, 2002).  

Technology: What the Students Think that the Employers Need. Paper presented at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2001 National Conference, Washington, D.C., January 9-12, 2001.

Genre as a Hermeneutical Frame of Reference for Research: Textual Communities in Print and Electronic Reading Environments. Paper presented at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2001 National Conference, Washington, D.C., January 9-12, 2001.  

(with Tefko Saracevic). Education for Digital Libraries . Paper presented at LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2001, Dubrovnik (Croatia), May 23-27, 2001.  

The Virtual Archive and National Memory: Towards A Comparative Study of the Digital Library Models in the European and North American Setting . Paper presented at LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2001, Dubrovnik (Croatia) May 23-27, 2001.

Building Archival Digital Libraries: The Model of an Information Mosaic. Invited presentation at the National and University Library (Zagreb, Croatia), 13 June, 2000.  

Is There a Text in This Library? History of the Book and Digital Continuity. Paper presented at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 1999 National Conference, Philadelphia, Pa., January 26-29, 1999. (invited speaker, SIG Library History)

International Perspectives in Librarianship. School of Library and Information Studies. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 13 October, 1999. (colloquium, invited speaker)

Toronto Centre for the Book. Special Session for Graduate Students. Toronto, 29 January, 1997. (invited speaker)

Bibliographical Inference: The Archaeological Treatment of Book as Artifact. Paper presented at the Faculty of Information Studies Research Day at the University of Toronto, Toronto, February 1995.

Ethnic Almanac: A Tool for a Researcher of Ethnocultural Communities. Paper presented at the annual research forum at the Faculty of Library and Information Science at the University of Toronto, Toronto, February 1992.

Prilog bibliografiji o Romima (Ciganima) u SFR Jugoslaviji: s posebnim obzirom na etnolosku i folkloristicku gradju u periodici. (in Croatian) In Medjunarodni naucni skup Jezik i kultura Roma=International Symposium 'Romani Language and Culture' (Sarajevo, June 9-11, 1986), pp. 429-99. Sarajevo: Institut za proucavanje nacionalnih odnosa, 1989. (Also presented at the International Symposium Romani Language and Culture, Sarajevo, 1986).

Gradja za bibliografiju o tradicijskoj kulturi i folkloru narodnosti i etnickih grupa u SFR Jugoslaviji (in Croatian) (=Material for the Bibliography of Traditional Culture and Folklore of Ethnic Groups in Yugoslavia). Lipovljani and Zagreb: Organizacioni odbor Lipovljanskih susreta and Zavod za istrazivanje folklora, 1986. (Also presented at symposium Istrazivanje, prezentacija i zastita kulture narodnosti, Lipovljani, 1985).

(one of four authors) "Prilog bibliografiji o folkloru i tradicijskoj kulturi narodnosti u SR Hrvatskoj" (in Croatian) (=Contribution to the folklore and traditional culture of ethnic groups in Croatia). In Lipovljanski susreti '83 (1984), pp. 74-85. Lipovljani: Organizacioni odbor Lipovljanskih susreta, 1985.

Book, Serial, Conference and Exhibition Reviews appeared in SHARP Newsletter (2001; 2003), Journal of Croatian Studies (1996), Épilogue: Canadian Bulletin for the History of Books, Libraries, and Archives (1994), Ethnic Forum (1991), and Nase teme (1982-1984)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor. Department of Library and Information Science. School of Communication, Information and Library Studies. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. July 2000 to date

Visiting Assistant Professor. School of Library and Information Studies. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Aug. 1999 to May 2000

Visiting Assistant Professor. School of Library and Information Science. The Catholic University of America. Aug. 1997 to May 1999

Teaching and Research Assistant. Faculty of Information Studies. University of Toronto. Sept. 1992 to Aug. 1997

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Department of Library and Information Science.
The History of Books, Documents, and Records in Print and Electronic Environment (Fall 2005)
Comparative Epistemologies and Theories of Knowledge (Fall 2004)
Knowledge Structures and the Information Professions (Fall 2001, 2002, 2004; Spring 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Reference Sources and Services (Fall 2000; Spring 2001)
Reading Interests of Adults (Spring 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Gender and Technology (Fall 2002)

University of Wisconsin-Madison. School of Library and Information Studies
Information Sources (Fall 1999)
Special Collections in the Digital Environment (Spring 2000)
Cataloging and Classification (Fall 1999, Spring 2000)

The Catholic University of America. School of Library and Information Science
Seminar in Print, Non-Print, and Electronic Cultures (Fall 1997; Fall 1998)
History of the Book (Spring 1998; Spring 1999)
Organization of Information (Spring 1998; Fall 1998; Spring 1999)
Cataloging and Classification (Fall 1997; Spring 1998; Spring 1999)


WORK EXPERIENCE IN LIBRARIES

The Ohio State University Libraries (Columbus, Ohio).
Cataloger, Charvat Collection of American Fiction., Sept. 1988 to Dec. 1990 (full time until mid-Sept. 1990)
Library Assistant, Special Collections Cataloging, Sept. 1987 to Sept. 1988

Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku Archive and Documentation (Zagreb, Croatia)
Librarian, July 1984 to Sept. 1986
Library and Documentation Assistant, Sept. 1982 to July 1984

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Chapter Advisor, ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science & Technology), 2004-2006.

Chapter of the Year Jury, ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science & Technology), 2004/2005.

President Elect, New Jersey chapter of ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science & Technology) 2003-2004. Program Chair 2002-2003.

Conference organizer
LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2003; 2004; 2005 Program committee.
Connections '96 Great Lakes Doctoral Students Conference. Planning, Review Committee, Panel Chair

Panel organizer
"Diffusion of Knowledge in the Field of Digital Library Development: How is the Field Shaped by Visionaries, Engineers, and Pragmatists? Panel co-convened with Tefko Saracevic at ASIST 2004 annual meeting, Providence, R.I., November 12-17, 2004. (SIG HFIS, DL)
"Reading, Readers, and Reading Genres: How Reading Research May Inform Reader's Advisory " at New Jersey Library Association 2003 annual meeting. New Brunswick, April 1, 2003.
"Curricular Transformation and the Marketplace" at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2001 National Conference, Washington, D.C., January 9-12, 2001 ( SIG Curriculum)
"Digital Library Education: Co-agency for the Convergence of Disciplines, Practices and Tools. Panel co -convened with Jane Robbins at ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2002 National Conference, New Orleans, January 15-18, 2002. ( SIG Curriculum)

Panelist
Invited to chair panel at Folger Institute book history conference (March 2006)
"Libraries and the Internet: Promises and Pitfalls." LIDA (Libraries in the Digital Age) 2000. Dubrovnik, Croatia, 25-28 May, 2000.

Editorial Board Vjesnik bibliotekara Hrvatske (= Croatian Library Journal ), 2003 to date.

Reviewer
Library Quarterly, 2004.
Fulbright Senior Specialists Program Discipline Review Committee member for Library Science (2002/2003; 2003/2004)
Information Processing and Management, 2001; 2004.
Slavic & East European Information Resources, 2003.
ASIST 2002, Posters track
Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 1997.
Index to volumes 1-30 (1960-1989) of Journal of Croatian Studies (New York, 1995), 1996.  

Guest editor  Croatian Library Journal Vol. 48/3 (2005): "Print Culture in Croatia: The Canon and the Borderlands"

Member , SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) (1994-); Modern Language Association of America (1995- ); American Printing History Association (1995-1997); American Library Association   (1989- ). Association of College and Research Libraries; Academic Library Association of Ohio (1989-1990); ASIS&T (1999-); Croatian Academy of America (1994- ); Croatian Library Association (1984-1986).

Consultant , the Canadian Review of Books, 1997.  

Seminar participant , Rare Book School (Charlottesville, Va.): Electronic Texts and Images (SGML workshop) (1999); Rare Book Cataloging (1989)

LOCAL INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Rutgers University. School of Communication, Information and Library Studies. Department of Library and Information Science
Student Affairs Committee. 2004-2005 (member)
Affirmative Action Committee. 2002-2003 (chair); 2003-2004 (member)
Search Committee. 2001-2003.
Research Committee. 2001 to to date (member), (co-chair) 2001-2003.
Ph.D. Program Associate. 2000/2001 to date
Douglass College Fellow. 2001 to date
MCIS Program Associate. 2001 to date

School of Library and Information Studies. University of Wisconsin-Madison
COA Self-Study Subcommittee (Students). 1999-2000

School of Library and Information Science. The Catholic University of America:
Library, Colloquium, Curriculum Committee, 1997-1999

Faculty of Information Studies. University of Toronto
Doctoral Student Web Page Committee, 1996-1997
Vice-President, Doctoral Students Association (1993/94)

The Ohio State University
University Senate (Library Committee), 1990 (elected)

CIVIC OR OTHER ACTIVITIES
Croatian Academy of America Executive Board (member) (2003/2004; 2004/2005)
"Project Gutenberg" digital libraries initiative (volunteer contributor of etexts)
"Kareta," Canadian charitable organization helping women, victims of war, 1996

 

Last revised March 15, 2005
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