Eino Sierpe, Ph.D.

Eino Sierpe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Email: sierpee1@southernct.edu
Phone: 203.392.6883

B.A., Concordia University; M.L.I.S., Ph.D., McGill University.

Scholarships and Awards
 
1997 - 2000     McGill University. Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. Max E. Binz McGill Major Fellowship.
 
1993                Concordia University. Graduation with Distinction.
 
1988 - 1993     Concordia University. Faculty of Arts and Science. Dean's Honour's List.
 
 
Language Skills
 
English:            Spoken and written.
French:            Textual comprehension.
Spanish:           Spoken and written.
 
 
Academic Work Experience
 
                        Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven, Conn.)
 
                        Department of Information and Library Science
 
2000 -              Assistant Professor
 
                        Courses taught:
 
                        Spring, 2003
 
                        ILS 504-70      Reference and information resources and services (Online).
                        ILS 606-70      Advanced cataloging and classification (Online).
                        ILS 680-70      Evaluation and research (Online).
 
                        Fall, 2002
                      
                        ILS 504-01      Reference and information resources and services.
                        ILS 504-70      Reference and information resources and services (Online).
                        ILS 537-70      Information seeking behavior (Online).
 
                        Summer, 2002         
 
                        ILS 538-01      Computer-mediated communication in libraries. Independent study.
 
                        Spring, 2002
 
                        ILS 503-72      Foundations of librarianship (Online).
                        ILS 506-70      Information analysis and organization (Online).
                        ILS 680-01      Evaluation and research (Online).
 
ILS 585-01      Field project. Supervision of: Janene K. Batten. Project title: Heuristic evaluation as a way to determine website usability and user-centeredness: a case study.
 
 
 
 
Fall, 2001
 
                        ILS 506-70      Information analysis and organization (Online).
                        ILS 537-01      Information-seeking behavior.
                        ILS 606-70      Advanced cataloging and classification (Online).
 
                        Summer, 2001
 
                        ILS 506-01      Information analysis and organization.
                        ILS 506-70      Information analysis and organization (Online).
                        ILS 506-71      Information analysis and organization (Online).
                        ILS 680-01      Evaluation and research           .
 
                        Spring, 2001
 
                        LSC 503-02     Foundations of librarianship.
LSC 506-70     Information analysis and organization (Online).
                        LSI 580-70      Evaluation and research (Online).
 
Fall, 2000
 
                        LSC 506-71     Information analysis and organization (Online).
                        LSI 564-70      Information-seeking behavior (Online).
 
                        McGill University (Montreal, Quebec)
 
                        Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
 
1998                Lecturer
 
Course taught:
 
                        405-611/b        Research principles and analysis.
 
1997                Graduate Assistant (Dr. J. Leide): Organization of information, 405-607/a.
 
1996 - 2000     Research Assistant (Dr. D. Mittermeyer): Canadian Public Library Effectiveness                             Study.
 
1995 - 1997     Graduate Assistant (Dr. D. Mittermeyer): Research Methods, 405-611/a.
 
                        Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec)
 
                        Library Studies Programme.
 
1994 - 1995     Lecturer
 
Courses taught:
 
Fall, 1995
 
LIBS 322/2-51             Subject Access and Classification I.
 
Winter, 1995
                                  
LIBS 320/4-51             Cataloguing.
LIBS 398Z/4-51           Subject Access and Classification II.
LIBS 576Z/4-51           Subject Access and Classification II.
 
Fall, 1994
 
LIBS 320/2-01             Cataloguing.
LIBS 398X/2-51          Subject Access and Classification I.
LIBS 576X/2-51          Subject Access and Classification I.
 
1992 - 1994     Replacement Lecturer.
 
1990 - 1992     Teaching Assistant and Cataloguing Lab Supervisor.
 
1989 - 1990     UTLAS/MARC Demonstrator.
 
1988 - 1989     Teaching Assistant.
 
 
Research Supervision
 
2002-2003       Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
Supervision of Graduate Research Fellow: Saeko Sato. Project title. Gender and participation in electronic discussions among online students of library and information science.
 
 
Service and Membership in Committees
 
2002 -              Southern Connecticut State University.
                        Academic Strategic Plan Faculty Committee.
 
2002 -              Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
Ad Hoc Committee for Teaching Portfolios.
 
2001 - 2002     Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
                        Faculty Search Committee.
 
2001 -              Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
                        ALA Accreditation Committee.
 
 
 
2001 -              Southern Connecticut State University.
                        BANNER Faculty Task Force Committee.
 
2001 -              Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
                        Committee on Student Affairs.
 
2000 -              Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
Graduate Admissions Committee.
 
2000 -              Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Information and Library Science.
Curriculum Committee.
 
2000                Southern Connecticut State University. Graduate School of Communication, Information and Library Science.
Ad Hoc Committee on the Dean's Role and the Future of the Graduate School of Communication, Information, and Library Science.
 
1998 - 2000     McGill University. Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
                        Curriculum Committee. Ph.D. (Ad Hoc.) Student Representative.
 
1998 - 2000     McGill University. Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
Student Standing and Academic Affairs Committee.
 
1995 - 1996     Fraser-Hickson Institute (Montreal, Quebec).
Assessment Report Committee.
 
1994 - 1995     Concordia University. Library Studies Programme.
                        Departmental Personnel Committee.
 
1994 - 1995     Concordia University. Library Studies Programme.
                        Academic Planning Committee.
 
1994 - 1995     Concordia University. Library Studies Programme.
                        Student Standing Committee.
 
1993 - 1994     McGill University. Libraries.
                        Public Services Supervisors' Committee. Library Systems Office (LSO) Representative.
 
 
Library Work Experience
 
                        McGill University (Montreal, Quebec)
 
1995 - 1996     McGill University Libraries. Central Technical Services. Acquisitions Dept.
                        Acquisitions Assistant.
 
 
1993 - 1994     McGill University Libraries. Library Systems Office.
                        NOTIS/McGill Library Management System Support Assistant.
 
1991 - 1993     McGill University Libraries. Central Technical Services. Cataloguing Dept.
                        Cataloguing Editor (Romance Languages and Audio-visual materials).
 
1988 - 1991     McGill University Libraries. Central Technical Services. Database Maintenance Dept.
                        UTLAS, NOTIS/McGill Input Operator, Shelflist Editor.
 
 
Additional Work Experience
 
1997 - 2000     Consulate of Venezuela (Montreal, Quebec)
Bibliographic Consultant.
 
1988 - 1995     Collector Grade Publications (Toronto, Ont.)
            Indexing and Bibliographic Consultant.
 
 
Membership in Professional Associations
 
2002 -              American Library Association (ALA).
 
2000 -              Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE).
 
1998 -              Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS).
 
 
Activities
 
2003                Annual Conference of the Association of Library and Information Science Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 21-24. Attendance and faculty recruitment.
 
2002                National Institute of Multimedia Education (Japan). Symposium on Distance Education Technologies. Chiba-shi, Japan, December 26, 14:00-17:00. Attendance.
 
2002                Southern Connecticut State University. Fall, Graduate Open House. November 14, 15:00-19:00. Department representative.
 
2002                New England Library Association Annual Conference. Sturbridge, Massachusetts, October 20-22. Department representative.
 
2002                Southern Connecticut State University. Open House. October 13, 2002, 11:00-15:00. Department representative.
 
2002                Southern Connecticut State University. Fall, Graduate Orientation. August 26, 17:00-19:00. Department representative.
 
2002                Annual Conference of the Association of Library and Information Science Education. New Orleans, Louisiana, January 15-18. Faculty recruitment.
 
2001                Southern Connecticut State University. Fall, Graduate Open House. November 15, 15:00-19:00. Department representative.
 
2001                Grant Writing Training Workshop. June 4-8, Southern Connecticut State University. Attendance.
 
2001                Southern Connecticut State University. Spring, Graduate Open House. April 19, 15:00-19:00. Department Representative.
 
2000                Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference. April 2-4, Waterbury, Connecticut.
                        Department Representative.
 
 
Conference Presentations
 
2001                "Gender and participation in computer-mediated LIS education topical discussions: an examination of JESSE, the Library / Information Science Education Forum."
                        Paper presented at the 2001 Annual Conference of the Association of Library and Information Science Education. Washington, D.C., January 9-12, 2001. Refereed proposal [Later published in JELIS, see list of publications].
 
1999                "Gender in computer-mediated communication: an examination of JESSE, the Library /                                   Information Science Education Forum."
Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. UniversitΘ de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, June 2-11, 1999. Refereed proposal [Later published in proceedings, see list of publications].
 
 
Publications
 
Sierpe, Eino (Under review). "Gender and the formation of personal impressions in computer-mediated communication." Journal of computer-mediated communication. Refereed journal.
 
Sierpe, Eino (Under review). "Gender distinctiveness, communicative competence, and the problem of gender judgments in computer-mediated communication." Computers in human behavior. Refereed journal.
 
Sierpe, Eino (Forthcoming). "Communicative competence and the problem of gender judgments in computer-mediated communication: some theoretical perspectives." In Women in the information age: global and local dimensions. Edited by Krystyna Gorniak-Kocikowska and Elzbieta Pakszys.
 
Sierpe, Eino (2001). "Gender and participation in computer-mediated LIS education topical discussions: an examination of JESSE, the Library / Information Science Education Forum." Journal of education for library and information science. v. 42, no. 4, Fall: p. 339-347. Refereed journal.
 
Sierpe, Eino (2000). "Gender and technological practice in electronic discussion lists: an examination of JESSE, the Library / Information Science Education Forum." Library and information science research, v. 22, no. 3: p. 273-289. Refereed journal.
 
Sierpe, Eino (1999). "Gender in computer-mediated communication: an examination of JESSE, the Library / Information Science Education Forum electronic discussion list." In Information science: where has it been, where is it going? : proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. Congress of the Social Sciences and the Humanities, University of Sherbrooke, June 9-11, 1999. p. 321-331. Refereed paper.
 
Sierpe, Eino (1998). "Job satisfaction among librarians in English‑language Quebec universities." Library and information science research. v. 21, no. 4: p. 479-499. Refereed journal.
 
Mittermeyer, Diane; Sierpe, Eino (1996). The Fraser-Hickson Institute: free library: much more than a place. Assessment of the Fraser-Hickson Library. Prepared under the authority of the Board of Governors, Fraser-Hickson Institute, Montreal, Quebec.
 
Sierpe, Eino (1996). "Job satisfaction among librarians in English-language Quebec universities." Research report, 405-646 (Research Project). Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, McGill University.
 
Sierpe, Eino; Stevens, R. Blake (1989). The FAL series index. Toronto: C.G.P.
 
 
In Preparation
 
Sierpe, Eino. "The detection of gender cues and gender judgements in LIS electronic messages."
            Expected date of completion: February, 2003.
 
Sierpe, Eino. "The assignment of personal attributes in electronic communication."
            Expected date of completion: April, 2003.
 
Sierpe, Eino. "Perceptual differences of two occupational labels among library science and information science graduate students."
            Expected date of completion: June, 2003.
 
 
Presentations, Lectures, Etc.
 
2003                McGill University. McGill Center for Research and Teaching on Women.
                        Seminar series: Gender, power, and social change.
                        Guest speaker, January 16, 2003: 14:00-16:00.
                        "Gender, technological practice, and computer-mediated communication."
 
2002                Connecticut Library Association Support Staff 4th Annual Conference. Manchester Community College (Manchester, Conn.).
                        Presentation, November 1, 2002: 14:15-15:30.
                        "LTA Education options."
 
2002                Keio University (Tokyo, Japan). School of Library and Information Science.
                        Presentation, July 17, 2002: 16:00-18:00.
                        "Distance education technologies and their application in library and information science education."
 
2002                Yunnan University (Kunming, P.R. of China). Department of Archives, Information Management Systems and Library Science.
                        Presentation, July 4, 2002: 10:00-12:00.
                        "Computer-mediated communication technologies in distance education: the experience of Southern Connecticut State University."
 
2002                Yunnan Radio and Television University (Kunming, P.R. of China).
                        Presentation, July 10, 2002: 14:00-16:00.
                        "Web-based distance education."
 
2000                Southern Connecticut State University. Department of Library Science and Instructional Technology.
                        Presentation, April 5, 2000: 9:30-10:30.
                        "Gender judgements and the assignment of personal attributes in computer-mediated communication: research findings."
 
1999                McGill University (Montreal, Quebec). Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
                        405-611/b: Research principles and analysis
                        Presentation, March 16, 1999: 13:30-16:30.
                        "The relationship between occupational labels and perception: the development of the                              standardized measure of perception."
 
1997                McGill University (Montreal, Quebec). Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
                        405-601/a: Information and society.
                        Guest speaker, November 28, 1997: 9:30-10:30.
                        "The Ph.D. (Ad Hoc) Program."
 
McGill University (Montreal, Quebec). Graduate School of Library and Information Studies.
                        Introductory week.
                        Guest speaker, September 10, 1997: 13:00-13:30.
                        "Opportunities for advanced studies at the GSLIS."
 
 
Last update: Sunday, December 10, 2002.