CURRICULUM VITAE

GLEN WORTHEY


CONTACT

email: gworthey@stanford.edu
mail: 221C Green Library
  Stanford, CA 94305
phone: (650) 213-6759
fax: (650) 723-9383

EDUCATION

  University of California 1990-1997 Russian Literature
  Berkeley, California   (M.A. 1991, A.B.D. 1994, Ph.D. expected 2010)

Ph.D. Dissertation (in progress): Author, Authority, Authoritarian: Cultural Mythologies of the Russian Child from Tolstoy to Stalin


PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Head, Humanities Digital Information Service
Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, 1997-present.  

In charge of creating, procuring and delivering full-text literary databases; creation and maintenance of image databases; text and image database software implementation; electronic publication of primary source materials; intra- and extramural lecturing and publishing on digital library collections and methods.

Graduate Student Instructor and Researcher, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
University of California at Berkeley, 1990-1997.

Topics included Russian language, literature and culture; children's literature; freshman writing.

Serials Cataloger, The Library
University of California at Berkeley, 1992-1994. 

Full-level original and copy cataloging of legacy serials in Slavic and East-European languages; name and series authority work in related areas; OPAC maintenance.

PUBLICATIONS

“‘Long Live the Corpse!’ At-Risk Open-Access Humanities Journals in LOCKSS.” Against the Grain, v. 21, #1 (Feb. 2009), 22-26.

Douglas R. Hofstadter: Analogy as Core, Core as Analogy. Stanford University Presidential Lecture Website, 2006. (Author or co-author of 3 original essays, and editor/curator of the entire site.)
http://prelectur.stanford.edu/lecturers/hofstadter/

"Digital Delivery of Interlibrary Loan at Stanford."  Against the Grain, v.15 #4 (Sep. 2004).

"Pionerskii nakaz" [in Russian; "Young Pioneers' Mandate"].  Ezhenedelnyi zhurnal (Moscow, Russia), No. 28 (23 July 2002), 44-45.

"Gender Poetics and the Structure of 'Domik v Kolomne.'"  Elementa, 1997 (v. 3), 271-290.

Semantic Index to Laboratory of Dreams: The Russian Avant-Garde and Cultural Experimentation, Olga Matich, ed. (Stanford University Press, 1996).

Translation (from the Russian) of Representations of the crystallographic space groups : irreducible representations, induced representations, and corepresentations, by O.V. Kovalev; Harold T. Stokes and Doran Hatch, eds. (Yverdon, Switzerland ; Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A. : Gordon and Breach Science, 1993).

Numerous articles for internal Stanford University Libraries print and online publications (Speaking of Computers; SULAIR News; many parts of the SULAIR website; the Stanford Presidential Lecture Series websites; et al.).


INVITED LECTURES

“¿Nuevos usuarios, nuevas bibliotecas?” [in Spanish; “New Users, New Libraries?”]. For the conference “Amigos 2008: Tecnología aplicada, innovación en los servicios biblitecarios. 5o. Congreso Bianual del la Red de Instituciones Mexicanas para la Cooperación Bibliotecaria,” Puebla, Mexico, September 2008.

"E-libros en español para bibliotecas académicas norteamericanas" [in Spanish; "E-books in Spanish for North American Academia Libraries"]. For the seminar "El libro electrónico: tipo de demanda y canales de comercialización en Estados Unidos" ["The Electronic Book: Demand and Commercialization in the United States"], sponsored by the Spanish Institute for Foreign Commerce, Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce. Barcelona and Madrid, Spain, November 2007.

"Why Children's Literature Belongs in Academic Libraries" panelist. A Centenary Celebration of Crockett Johnson, Stanford University, October 2006.

"De panes y peces y vino nuevo: modelos culturales para la distribución de conocimiento" [in Spanish; "Of Bread and Fishes and New Wine: Cultural Models for Knowledge Distribution"] ("Open Access" invited panelist).  Primer Encuentro Iberoamericano de Editores Científicos: Nuevos paradigmas en la edición científica [First Ibero-American Meeting of Scholarly Editors: New Paradigms in Scholarly Editing], Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 2005.

"Innovation in Interlibrary Lending" panelist.  Sharing the Wealth: Research Libraries Group Members Forum, Washington, D.C., December 2002.

"Luna Insight for Visual Collections."  VRA-Northern California Chapter; ARLIS-Northern California chapter; Museum Computer Network California Chapter joint meeting. Stanford, November 2002.

Digital Libraries and e-Learning Course, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (one week lecture course, in Spanish).  Santander, Spain, August 2002.

"From Chinese Texts to Chicana Art: Digital Content from the Pacific Neighborhood at Stanford," at the meeting of the Pacific Neighborhood Library Consortium, Guadalajara, Mexico.  June 2002.

"Stanford's Digital Delivery of Interlibrary Loan Program."  ALA RUSA MOUSS ILL Discussion Group, American Libraries Association Annual Conference.  Atlanta, June 2002.

"Russian Children's Literature."  Office for Resources in International and Area Studies Summer Institute (K-12 teacher outreach program).  Berkeley, July 2001.

Numerous invited lectures in the creation and use of electronic resources for scholarly research, Stanford University Libraries, 1997-present.


SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Corralling an Okay Text Corpus from a Whole Heap o' Sources," at the Digital Humanities 2008 Conference, University of Oulu, Finland, June 2008; and at the Digital Library Federation Spring Forum, Minneapolois, MN, April 2008.

"Cultural Metaphors for Knowledge Distribution," poster at the Stanford University Libraries Scholarly Communication Colloquium, Stanford, CA, 2006.

"LOCKSS for At-Risk Humanities e-Journals," at the Digital Library Federation Spring Forum, San Diego, CA, 2005.

"Children's Literature in Kharms's Way" at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Denver, November 2000.

"Big Literature for the Little Ones: Poetry and Prose for the Children of the First Five-Year Plan," at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Toronto, Ontario, December 1997.

"Pavlik Morozov from Turgenev to Eisenstein" at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Seattle, Washington, November 1997.

"Gender Poetics and the Structure of Domik v Kolomne" at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Washington, D.C., December 1996.

"Chukovskii vs. Charskaia: A Model for the Ravaging of a Woman Writer" at the conference "Double Lives: Women Writing in the Russian Tradition," Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Slavic and East European Studies, University of California at Berkeley, February 1996

"An Electronic Text of Pushkin's 'Domik v Kolomne' for the Teaching of Metrics" at the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities Summer Seminar, Princeton University, June 1995

"'Don't Listen to This Book for Anything, and Never Read It Yourself': Grigorii Oster and Early Post-Soviet Literature for Children" at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Colloquium Series, March 1995

"Enormous Consequences, or War and Peace on the Very Big Screen: Some thoughts on narrative authority" at the California Slavic Colloquium, University of California at Berkeley, April 1994

"Some Thoughts on Author, Text and Prototext in Kievan Rus' (or, How Metropolitan Hilarion's 'Slovo o zakone i blagodati' Is Made)" at the California Slavic Colloquium, University of California at Los Angeles, April 1993; version also presented at the Berkeley Workshop in Medieval Slavic Language and Literature, May 1993

"The Cook, the Poet, His Muse, and Her Lover: Form and Metapoetic Meaning in Pushkin's 'Domik v Kolomne'" at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Colloquium Series, September 1991; version also presented at the California Slavic Colloquium, University of California at Berkeley, April 1992


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Twice participant in the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities Summer Seminar (Princeton University, 1995, and Rutgers University, 1997), and in two-day practical workshop on the Text Encoding Initiative (given by Michael Sperberg-McQueen and David Chesnutt), University of California at Berkeley, 1996

Co-chair of Organizing Committee for the conference Double Lives: Women Writing in the Russian Tradition, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Slavic and East European Studies, University of California at Berkeley, February 1996

Freelance Proofreader and Language Consultant, McGraw-Hill Publishers, San Francisco, California, 1995-1996.  Proofreading and consulting for first-year Russian textbook Nachalo: When in Russia, by Sophia Lubensky, et al. (McGraw-Hill, 1996) and second-year Russian textbook Grammatika v kontekste, by Benjamin Rifkin (McGraw-Hill, 1996).

Author of grant proposal "Prototype for a Multimedia Article by Sergei Eisenstein" (University of California at Berkeley Office of Instructional Technology); Co-author of grant proposal "Electronic Editions in Russian Language and Literature" (National Endowment for the Humanities, 1995, unfunded).

Translator and pre-press text encoder, The Physics of Atmospheric Luminescence of Planets and Comets, by V.A. Krasnopolsky (Research Assistantship, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, 1992).


AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California at Berkeley, 1997

Dissertation Writing Grant, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California at Berkeley, 1997

Humanities Research Grant, Graduate Division, University of California at Berkeley, 1997

Regents' Fellowship (tuition and fees for Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities Summer Seminar), granted by the University of California at Berkeley, 1995.

Research Fellow at Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (administered by the Institute of International Education), 1988-1989.


LANGUAGES, TECHNOLOGIES AND STANDARDS