Sasha Skenderija

34-07 42nd Street, #3L

Long Island City, NY 11101

Phone: 607.229.7694

Email: sasha@skenderija.com

 

EDUCATION

1997    Ph.D. Charles University Prague

Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship

Thesis: "Information Science and Cyberspace: Communication-Information Models and Processes in Cyberspace from the Perspective of the Methodological and Categorial Framework of Information Science" (Abstract in English: http://www.cuni.cz/~skenders/theses.htm)

 

1991    B. A.  University of Sarajevo

Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative Literature and Librarianship

                 

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

 

EXPERIENCE

 

July 2012 - present

Digital Strategist, Pronobia Consulting

http://www.pronobiaconsulting.com

        September 1999 - June 2012
Research Technology Coordinator, Cornell University, Law Library.
http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/library/

 

September 1999 - September 2009

Visiting Lecturer, New Media Studies (MED), Charles University, Prague
http://novamedia.ff.cuni.cz/?q=en/node/158

 

June 2005 - January 2006

Fulbright Senior Specialist/Senior Counselor for the National Library of Technology in Prague Project

 

September 1996 - May 1999

Assistant Professor, Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship, Charles University, Prague

http://uisk.ff.cuni.cz                           

 

Teaching

Research     

University (interdisciplinary study of New Media, http://www.cuni.cz/ffuisk/med)

 

June 1995 - May 1999

Systems Librarian, State Technical Library, Prague

http://www.stk.cz/en/                 

  • Created, organized and maintained the library's e-resources, collections and access to them            
  • Initiated and designed the INVIK project (Integrated Virtual Library), the most significant information product in the Czech Republic between 1996-1999
  • Co-authored INVIK*Net System (http://www.stk.cz/en/invik.htm), a modular system for digitalization, collections management and document delivery. This system is the technological and procedural core for the SFX based Czech Polytechnic Virtual Library (http://www.vpk.cz/).

    AWARDS AND GRANTS

2007 The U.S. Department of State's Office of International Programs' U.S. Speaker and Specialist grant

 

2005-2006 Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant, Project 1701- the National Library of Technology, Prague

 

2004 Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster

 

2003 Outstanding Performance Award Nomination, Cornell University Library

http://www.pawprint.cornell.edu/docs/PP_Dec_4_web_03.pdf

 

1999 INFORUM Award (INVIK was selected by Czech information professionals as the most significant information product/service in the Czech Republic between 1996-1999 - http://www.inforum.cz/archiv/inforum1999/)

 

1998 Czech Science Foundation PostDoc Grant


SELECTED ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

"Permanent Digital Legal Information: Disappearing URLs and Preservation of Digital Objects Cited in Court Decisions."  International Journal of Legal Information. Vol 37, Issue 3 (2009)
http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/ijli/vol37/iss3/6/  

 

"Enhanced Legal E-ducation: Knowledge Technology at Cornell Law School" (July 31, 2008). Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 33. http://lsr.nellco.org/cornell/clsops/papers/33

 

"How to Present Web-Based Legal Information: Towards Library Web 2.0" (October 9, 2007). Cornell Law School. Starr Workshop Series. Paper 4. http://lsr.nellco.org/cornell/sws/papers/4

 

"LAW LIBRARY 2.0: New Roles for Law Librarians in the Information Overload Era." Proceedings of the 14th International Seminar: IT and Scholarly Communication. Bratislava, Slovakia, June 3-7, 2007. Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 36. http://lsr.nellco.org/cornell/clsops/papers/36

 

["From the Institution of Knowledge towards Knowledge Environments: What Can and What Should Do Research Libraries"]. "Od instituce vedeni k sitovym znalostnim a vzdelavacim prostredim aneb Co mohou a co by mely delat akademicke knihovny budoucnosti." Olomouc: KROK, Vol 3, Issue 2, Spring 2006. http://www.vkol.cz/data/soubory/krok/krok0602.pdf  

 

["Research Libraries Within New Emerging Academic Knowledge Environments"]. "Knihovny v novych akademickych znalostnich prostredich" (June 19, 2005). Cornell Law School. Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 38. http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/clsops_papers/38/


"Miroslav Petricek and the Quest for a New Ontology of Information" (July 30, 2008). Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 34. http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/clsops_papers/34/


["Building Digital Future at Cornell"]. "Budovani digitani budoucnosti na Cornellu." Ikaros: the electronic magazine on digital society, Vol 6. July 2002. http://www.ikaros.cz/budovani-digitalni-budoucnosti-na-cornellu  


"The Media Paradigm for Information Science." In: Information Science: Where Has It Been, Where Is It Going?, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS 1999), Sherbrooke, June 9-11, 1999. p. 332-341. Accessible also at: http://www.cais-acsi.ca/proceedings/1999/Skenderija_1999.pdf  


"Library Cooperation and Procedural Models within the Cyberspace Paradigm". In: Knowledge Management und Kommunikationssysteme: Workflow Management, Multimedia, Knowledge-Transfer; Proceedings des 6. Internationalen Symposiums fuer Informationswissenschaft (ISI '98), Prague, 4-7 November 1998. pp.253-255. [online: http://www1.cuni.cz/~skenders/ISI98.pdf]

 

LANGUAGES

Fluent: English, Czech, Bosnian (Croatian, Serbian); Basic: Russian, Slovak, Polish, Slovenian

 

EXSTRACURRICULAR 

Poetry:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasha_Skenderija