Scholarly Activities

Publications (completed and in progress)

Books and book chapters
 
Miksa, S.D., editor.(2014). Functional Future for Bibliographic Control : transitioning into new communities of practice. London : Routledge.
 
Miksa, S.D. (2013). Social Cataloging ; social cataloger. (2013). In J. Parks & L. Howarth (Eds.) New Directions in Information Organization. Emerald Library and Information Science Book Series. (pp. 91-106). Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Journal articles and conference proceedings
 
Miksa, S.D., Zavalina, O., Shakeri, S., & Brown, M. (in progress). Cataloging over time : Library metadata quality and metadata change of RDA-based audiovisual records in OCLC (Part I).
 
Zavalina, O., Miksa, S.D., Shakeri, S., & Brown, M. (in progress). Cataloging over time : Library metadata quality and metadata change of RDA-based audiovisual records in OCLC (Part II).
 
Miksa, S.D., guest editor. (2012). Functional future for bibliographic control : Transitioning into new communities of practice and awareness [Special issue]. Journal of Library Metadata 12(2-3).
 
Miksa, S.D.. (2012). Introduction. Journal of Library Metadata 12(2-3), 53-60. (8 pages) PDF
 
Schultz-Jones, B., Snow, K., Miksa, S.D., & Hasenyager, R. (2012). Historical and current implication of understanding quality in cataloging in school, public and academic libraries. Library Trends,61(1), 49-82. (34 pages). PDF
 
Miksa, S.D..(2011).Implicaciones de las RDA sobre la práctica e investigación de la catalogación [Implications of RDA on cataloging practice and research]. In Martinez Arellano, F.F. (Ed.), V Encuentro de Catalogación y Metadatos (Sistematización de la Información Documental) (p. 3-21), Centro Universitario de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, D.F. (28 pages)
In Martinez Arellano, F.F. (Ed.), Proceedings of the annual 5th Conference on Cataloging and Metadata, (Systematization of Documentary Information) (p. 3-21), University Center for Library Science Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, September 29-October 1, 2010. Keynote, Invited. 2011. Available at PDF
 
Chung, E., Miksa, S.D., & Hastings, S. (2010). A Framework of automatic subject term assignment for text categorization: An indexing conception-based approach. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(4), 688-699. (12 pages) PDF
 
Eklund, A., Miksa, S.D., Moen, W.E., Polyakov, S. & Snyder, G. (2009). Comparison of MARC content designation utilization of WorldCat records with National, Core, and Minimal Level Standards. Journal of Library Metadata, 9(1/2), 36-64. (28 pages) PDF
 
Kim, J. Lim, S., Kyoungsik, N., Burnett, K., Bonnici, L.J., & Miksa, S.D. (2009). Frequency, Intensity, and Topicality (FIT) analysis of instructional styles & interaction practices in online learning. In Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Society for Knowledge Organization Spanish Chapter (pp. 71-82), 11-13 March 2009, Valencia, Spain. (11 pages) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D. (2008). A Survey of local library cataloging tool and resource utilization. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 49(2), 128-146. (19 pages) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D. (2008). You need my metadata: Demonstrating the value of cataloging. A response to the Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control, Library of Congress. Journal of Library Metadata, 8(1), 23-36. (14 pages) PDF Submitted July 2007 to the Working Group in response to open call for testimony.
 
Miksa, S.D.. (2008). Educators: What are the cataloging issues students get excited about? – professional and intellectual appeals of cataloging and students’ misconceptions of cataloging. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 45(3), 17-24. (7 pages) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D.. (2007). Challenges of change: A review of cataloging and classification literature, 2003-2004. Library Resources and Technical Services, 51(1), 51-68. (18 pages) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D., Burnett, K., Bonnici, L., Dagli, A., & Kim, J. (2007). The development of a facet analysis system to identify and measure the dimensions of interaction in online learning. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(11), 1569-1577. (9 pages) PDF
 
Burnett, K., Bonnici, L., Miksa, S.D., & Kim, J. (2007). Frequency, Intensity, and Topicality in online learning: an exploration of the interactive dimensions that contribute to student satisfaction in online learning. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 48(1), 21-35. (15 pages) PDF
 
Moen, W.E., Miksa, S.D., Eklund, A., Polyakov, S. & Snyder, G. (2006). Learning from artifacts: Metadata utilization analysis. In Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, June 11-15, 2006, Chapel Hill, NC. (10 pages) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D., Moen, W.E., Snyder, G., Polyakov, S., & Eklund, A. (2006). Metadata assistance of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records’ four user tasks: A report on the MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project. In G. Budin, C. Swertz, & K. Mitgutsch (Eds.) Knowledge organization for a global learning society. Proceedings of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) 9th International Conference, Vienna, Austria, July 2006. (pp. 41-49). Advances in Knowledge Organization 10. (11 pages) PDF
 
 
Grants Awarded
 
Miksa, S.D. (2004). A Survey of the extent and utilization of cataloging tools and resources within technical services in the North Texas public libraries. Grant proposal submitted for the OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program, September 2004. Grant awarded December 2005. PDF
 
Moen, W.E., Miksa, S.D. (2004). Examining present practices to inform future metadata use: an empirical analysis of MARC Content Designation Utilization.
Grant proposal submitted to The Institute for Museum and Library Studies, February 2004.
Grant awarded September 2005. PDF
 
 
Dissertation
 
Miksa, S.D. (2002). Pigeonholes and punchcards: identifying the division between library classification research and information retrieval research, 1952-1970. Dissertation. Florida State University, 2002. PDF
(please note pagination is slightly off in this version)
 
 
Other
 
Miksa, S.D..(2009). Resource Description and Access (RDA) and new research potentials.
ASIST Bulletin, 35(5), 47-51. (5 pages) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D..(2007). Them! Google's ambivalence to Library and Information Science.
ASIST Bulletin, 34(1), 30-33. (4 pages)
(Chosen as Editor's Pick in Informed Librarian Online, November 2007) PDF
 
Miksa, S.D..(2007). Understanding "support" of FRBR's four user tasks in MARC encoded bibliographic records.
ASIST Bulletin, 33(6), 24-26. (3 pages) PDF

Presentation, Lectures and Workshops

Educating Catalogers: the State of the Art (invited panel member)
ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group Meeting
American Library Association mid-winter conference
Chicago, Illinois
January 30, 2015
 
RDA Workshop
Southwest Florida Library Network
Florida Keys Community College
Key West, Florida
February 25, 2013
 
"For whom do classifiers classify? (And other questions)"
Keynote panel: Classification Workshop
SIG/CR
American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
Baltimore, Maryland
November 26, 2012
 
"Social cataloging; Social cataloger"
panel: Social Tagging and its Effect on the Catalog
Cataloging and Metadata Roundtable
Texas Library Association annual conference
Houston, Texas
April 17, 2012
PDF of powerpoint slides ; PDF of social tagging bibliography
 
"Cataloger Tasks"
FRBR Interest Group
American Library Association mid-winter conference
Dallas, Texas
January 20, 2012
PDF
 
"Working with RDA: cataloging advances for school libraries" (with B. Schultz-Jones, R. Hasenyager)
American Association of School Librarians, 15th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN.
October 27-30, 2011
 
Participant, panel on emergence of e-readers, held during National Library Week
Discovery Park Libraries
University of North Texas, April 6, 2011.
 
Closing Keynote: Training the Cataloger of the Future.
OCLC's Good Practices for Great Outcomes: Cataloging Efficiencies that Make a Difference, Dallas, TX
McDermott Library, University of Texas at Dallas, May 5, 2011. Link
 
Keynote lecture: Implications of RDA on cataloging practice and research. Video
Conference on Cataloging and Metadata, (V Encuentro de Catalogacion Y Metadatos)
University Center for Library Science Research (Centro Universitario de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas),
National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Mexico City, September 29-October 1, 2010.
 
RDA, new MARC21 fields, and a non-book example
RDA 101 Pre-conference
American Library Association annual conference
Washington, D.C., June 25, 2010
 
RDA: What Cataloging Managers Need to Know
Heads of Cataloging Interest Group
American Library Association annual conference Washington, D.C., June 28, 2010
PDF
 
From AACR2 to RDA: An Update
Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 14, 2010
PDF Powerpoint presentation w/ notes (based in part on presentation at Executive Briefing on RDA in March 2010)
 
Introducing Resource Description and Access (virtual, pre-recorded presentation)
Executive Briefing on RDA, CILIP, Bloomsbury Hotel, London, England, March 23 and 30, 2010
PDF of Powerpoint presentation (original has audio voice over)
 
Preparing School Library Media Specialists for RDA (co-presenter with Dr. Barbara Schultz-Jones)
American Association of School Librarians, 14th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Charlotte, NC, Nov. 7, 2009
PDF of Powerpoint presentation
 
RDA, FRBR, and FRAD: an overview of the new cataloging rules and the Functional Requirements for bibliographic & authority records
Border Regional Library Association and Texas Library Association, Fall Conference 2008, El Paso, TX, October 17-18, 2008
 
CTR-NT: a survey of local cataloging tool and resource utilization American Library Association Annual Conference, June 28, 2008, Anaheim, CA.
Presentation--PDF of Powerpoint presentation
 
Hello RDA, Goodbye AACR2! Preconference held at Texas Library Association Annual Conference, April 15, 2008, Dallas, TX.
Preconference materials--PDF of all materials used
 
Creating Access Points: cataloging basics and beyond. Workshop given for North Texas Regional Library System (NTRLS).
Wichita Falls Public Library, Dec. 19, 2007
Lewisville Public Library, Jan. 4, 2008
PDF of flyer
 
Are You Ready? Resource Description and Access (RDA)
A discussion given at the School of Library and Information Sciences, University of North Texas, Nov. 16, 2007
PDF of Powerpoint presentation
 
Informing the Future of MARC: an empirical approach. (with W.E.Moen)
American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 12-17, 2007.
 
Brave New World of HD Cataloging: a look at RDA.
Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 11-13, 2007.
 
Diffusion of Re-conceptualizations of Bibliographic Control: a look to the future implementation of the new Resource Description and Access (RDA).  
Presented at the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) 9th International Conference, Vienna, Austria, July 2006.
 
CTR-NT : a report on a survey of the extent and utilization of cataloging tools and resources in North Texas public libraries (an OCLC/ALISE funded project).
Association for Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, January 16-19, 2006
 
Metadata Education Resources Clearinghouse: background and future plans. A joint presentation with MERIC Advisory Board members.
Association for Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, January 16-19, 2006
 
The Realty of Real-Time Library Cataloging: implications and solutions for a potentially failing discipline
Speaker Series of the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri at Columbia, September 23, 2005
 
Cataloging Workshop. In-Service for School Librarians, Midland Independent School District, August 8th, 2005
 
From Cataloging to Resource Description and Access. University of Arlington at Texas, Central Library, June 20, 2005
 
Thoughts on MARC Mapping and Maintenance. Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April 5-8, 2005.
TRGCC Panel: MARC Mapping, presenter
 
Foucault and Ranganathan Walked into a Bar... a Theoretical Conversation
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Providence, R.I., November 12-17, 2004
SIG-HFIS, CR panel: Outside Theory on the Inside of LIS, planner and presenter
 
Jessica Melton: Linguistics, with a Twist of IR
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Providence, R.I., November 12-17, 2004
SIG-HFIS panel: Ain't Ms. Behavin: More Pioneer Women in Information Science, planner and presenter
 
Barbara Kyle: Lessons Learned
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Long Beach, CA., October 19-22, 2003
SIG-HFIS panel: Pioneer Women in Information Science, planner and presenter
 
Citation Behaviors of Lumpers and Splitters: a analysis of classification research and information retrieval research, 1952-1970
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Long Beach, CA., October 19-22, 2003
SIG-HFIS panel : A Science of Public Knowledge, presenter
 
Classification Across Disciplines: the same, only different
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Long Beach, CA., October 19-22, 2003
SIG-CR panel : planner and moderator
 
Structured Information Organization in a Digital Era
Texas Library Association annual conference, Houston, Texas, April 1-4, 2003
TRGCC panel: Cataloging Today and Tomorrow, presenter
 
Interactivity in Web-Based Learning (with Arif Dagli)
13th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, Florida, April 9-13, 2002
 
Interactivity in Web-Based Learning (with Dr. Kathleen Burnett)
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Washington, D.C., November 3-8, 2001
SIG-LAN panel: presenter
 
The Classification Research Group (CRG) and Information Retrieval Research, 1950-1970
American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Washington, D.C., November 3-8, 2001
SIG-HFIS panel: presenter
 
Distance Teaching
School of Information Studies, Florida State University
Seminar for FSU/SIS Teaching Assistants
September 2000, 2001
 
Doctoral Student Posters at ALISE annual conferences:
  • 2002-- "Identifying the division between library classification and information retrieval research: a co-citation analysis of the Classification Research Group (CRG) and the Center for Documentation and Communication Research (CDCR), 1952-1970"
  • 2001-- "Coding for Interactivity: an examination of the coding scheme used in a content analysis of online classroom log files"
  • 2000-- "The Typology of Public Knowledge: A study of Popper, Ziman, and Wilson"
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