Friday, October 03, 2008

Brief Academic Vita

Brief Academic Vita
• Librarianship (Management, Information Literacy and Reference, Collection Development)
• Technology Integration and User Support
• Teaching (including online) in Library Science and Applied Ethics
• Research in Applied Ethics

October, 2008
Martha M. Smith (Marti)
13E Fairway Road
Reading, PA, 19607
Phone: 610-775-4914; Cell: 610-772-1632
Professional Blog: The InfoEthicist

Selected Work Experience

Dean of Library and Educational Services, Alvernia College, Reading, PA, 2006-2008

Auxiliary Associate Professor and Director of Distance Education for the Library and Information Science Curriculum, The College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2002- 2006

Director of Distance Education—Philadelphia Campus and Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Library Science, Clarion University, Clarion, PA, 2001-2002

Assistant Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program, The Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University, Brookville, NY, 1998-2001

Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 1997-1998

Director and Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, on the campus of IUSB, South Bend, IN, 1995-1997

Director of the Library, Saint Mary's College, Raleigh, NC, 1984-1995

Director of the Library, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC, 1983-1984
Assistant Professor of Religion and Campus Minister, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC, 1979-1983

Instructor in Religion Department, Part-time, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, 1977-1979

Director, Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN, 1975-1976


Ph.D. in Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1996
Ph.D. in Religion (Biblical Studies), Duke University, 1980
M.S.L.S. University of North Carolina, 1972
M.Div. The Divinity School, Duke University, 1970
B.A. (History) Duke University, 1967

Major Teaching Responsibilities (1994-2007)
Library and Information Science

Introduction to the Library and Information Science Professions; Information Sources and Services; Research Methods; Collection Development; Management; Internet for Information Professionals; Human Resources; Humanities Sources and Services; Social Science Sources and Services; Academic Libraries; Technology and Society; Issues in Urban Libraries; Doctoral Seminar in Qualitative Research Methods; Doctoral Seminar on Theory in Social Science Research

Applied Ethics

(Undergraduate) Business Ethics; Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Transfer; (Graduate programs) Information Ethics; Questioning Technology: Identity, Knowledge, and Community; Social Controversies and Information Technology (Social Informatics), Intellectual Freedom and Property Seminar

Selected Publications and Presentations

Carbo, Toni with Martha M. Smith. 2008. Guest editor with Dr. Toni Carbo of a Perspectives issue on Global Information Ethics (1111-1123), the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59 (7).

Elrod, Ed and Smith, Martha. 2005. Information Ethics for the Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (edited by Carl Mitcham). New York: Macmillan Reference.

Smith, Martha M. (2003, Fall). Walking with the FBI: Patriotism as personal dissent. The Journal of Information Ethics, 12 (2), 10-15.
_____. 2002. Portal Development for Hypertext Learners. Presentation for the annual Blackboard Users Conference. Phoenix, Arizona. March 17-21, 2002. Paper in proceedings and Pp.
_____. 2001. The Body as Information: A Prologue to BioInfoEthics. Proceedings of Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry (pp. 207-221) Conference theme: IT and the Body. Edited by Ruth F. Chadwick, Lucas Introna, and Antonio Marturano. December 14-16, 2001. Lancaster University, England.
_____. 2001. Information ethics. Advances in Librarianship, Vol. 25. (29-66). New York: Academic Press.
_____. 2001. Global information justice. Library Trends, 49, 3,519-537. Ethical Issues of Information Technology.
_____. 2001. Global Information Ethics. Public lecture. Stuttgart, Germany, January 17, 2001. Pp.
_____. 1997. Information ethics. In Annual Review of Information Science and Technology. Volume 32, pp. 339-366. Edited by Martha E. Williams. Medford, NJ: Information Today for the American Society for Information Science.
_____. 1993. Information ethics. Editor of special issue of North Carolina Libraries, 51 (1). Introduction, article (Information ethics: Freedom, democracy, responsibility), bibliography, and ethics quiz by Smith.
_____. (1992). Infoethics for leaders: Models of moral agency in the information environment, Library Trends, 40 (3),553-570. This article is included in Informationsethik (1995). Edited by Rafael Capurro, Klaus Wiegerling, and Andreas Brellochs. Konstanz: UVK.

Religious Affiliation:
Currently Ordained Member of the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ, 2001- the present
Formerly a member of the United Church of Christ Conferences—New York, Indiana-Kentucky, Southern Conference, 1983-2001
Ordained in the Eastern North Carolina Association of the Southern Conference, United Church of Christ, 1983
Formerly ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, Western North Carolina and North Carolina Conferences, 1971-1983


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