Vita of Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Work Experience

Publisher, Digital Scholarship, 4/05-present.

Assistant Dean for Digital Library Planning and Development, University Libraries, University of Houston, 11/87-1/07.

Prior titles: Assistant Dean for Systems, 11/87-7/03, and Assistant Director for Systems, 1/97-6/03. Promoted to the academic rank of Librarian (equivalent to Professor) effective 9/05.

  • Envisioned, planned, and directed strategic technological initiatives and programs.
  • Led the digital library program, including digitization projects, digital exhibit development, and copyright and scholarly communication task forces. Chaired a task force that developed a comprehensive Transforming Scholarly Communication website and organized a related symposium.
  • Wrote or coauthored technology grant applications that raised over $2.1 million, including two federal grants.
  • Established and supervised the Systems Division, which grew to a dozen librarians and exempt technical support staff.
  • Expanded the Libraries' computing infrastructure from a small number of workstations in 1987 to about 500 Windows workstations, over 25 Linux/Windows/Unix servers, and a Gigabit Ethernet/100BaseTX network in the main library. Supervised cradle-to-grave 100% in-house support for this infrastructure.
  • Planned and implemented a public access facility in conjunction with Public Services Division staff, which grew from seven stand-alone workstations with nine CD-ROM products in 1988 to over 140 networked workstations with over 90 electronic resources in 2003.
  • Designed, specified, implemented, and provided technical support for large-scale local area networks.
  • Managed the procurement, implementation, and support of a multi-institutional Innovative Interfaces integrated library system and its migration to a new Innovative Interfaces system. Previously, managed a GEAC integrated library system.
  • Planned and managed major computing facility and infrastructure improvements during a renovation of the main library that increased its space by 48%.
  • Oversaw the design and development of the website for over 8 1/2 years.
  • Served as the Libraries' primary Linux/Unix administrator for eight years and acting Webmaster three times (3 years total).
  • Coauthored the first two proposals for the statewide TexShare system.
  • Pioneered open access journal and book projects in the late 1980's and the 1990's.
  • Served in various acting capacities, such as Assistant Director for Public Services (15 months; supervised over 30 staff members, including 13 librarians) and Assistant Dean in charge of Branch Services (seven months).

Head, Systems and Research Services, Health Sciences Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 9/85-10/87.

  • Supervised two systems librarians.
  • Administered a cradle-to-grave microcomputer support program.
  • Analyzed, designed, programmed, tested, and maintained database programs.
  • Maintained SAS and SPSS programs.
  • Coordinated the Health Sciences Library's technical support for a locally developed integrated library system (TRLN).
  • Directed technical support for an acquisitions and serials control system.
  • Planned and implemented a public microcomputer lab in conjunction with the Library's Learning Resources department.
  • Designed and specified a library-wide local-area network.

Systems Librarian, The Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University, 2/83-9/85.

  • Provided technical support for an integrated library system.
  • Introduced the use of IBM microcomputers in the library and provided cradle-to-grave technical support.
  • Analyzed, designed, programmed, tested, and maintained database programs.
  • Planned and implemented a public microcomputer lab in conjunction with the Academic Services department.
  • Developed a document delivery request system for end-users (Eisenhower Express).
  • Maintained programs for a circulation system.

User Documentation Specialist, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, 1/81-1/83.

  • Wrote hardware and software manuals, technical bulletins, functional specifications, and product brochures.
  • Participated in software development projects, including functional specification review and system testing.

Media Library Manager, Learning Resources Center, SUNY College at Oswego, 9/76-8/79; 8/80-9/80.

  • Managed a nonprint library and audiovisual equipment service.
  • Supervised one full-time and five to six part-time clerical employees.
  • Worked with the Provost and Deans to establish a centrally funded campus-wide film preview/purchase program.
  • Cataloged the Media Library's nonprint collection.

Awards, Honors, and Profiles

Best Content by an Individual Award by The Charleston Advisor.

Outstanding Issue Award, Dr. Ilene F. Rockman Award, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, 2006 (Given for my work on a special issue of Reference Services Review on reference librarians and institutional repositories.)

Movers & Shakers 2003: The People Who Are Shaping the Future of Libraries.

Library Journal Staff. "The Imagineer-Charles W. Bailey." Library Journal, 15 March 2003. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2003/03/people/movers-shakers-2003/charles-w-bailey-movers-shakers-2003/

Special Achievement Award, University of Houston Libraries, 1998.

Moothart, Tom. "Charles W. Bailey, Jr.: Editor, Publisher, Innovator." Serials Review 23, no. 1 (1997): 59-62. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098791397900071

LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Achievement in Communicating to Educate Practitioners Within the Library Field in Library and Information Technology, Library and Information Technology Association, 1993.

Network Citizen Award, Apple Library of Apple Computer, Inc., 1992.

"Brought to You by . . ." Interview by Carol Ebbinghouse. Research & Education Networking 2 (March 1991): 12-15.

Second Place, Wallace Stevens Poetry Award, 1973.

Education

MLS, Information and Library Science.
Honors: Beta Phi Mu International Library Honor Society.

M.A., Education (Instructional Media and Technology).
Honors: Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

B.A., Speech (Communication).

Continuing education: 35 credits in computer science and programming.

Editorial Boards and Publication Teams

Current Cites, team member, 2001-present.

Information Technology and Libraries, Editorial Board member, 2006-2010.

Library Software Review, Editorial Board member, 1991-1999.

Open Access Directory, Editorial Board member, 2008-present.

Reference Services Review, Editorial Board member, 1989-2008.

Publications

Books and Book Supplements

Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works, 2012 Supplement. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2013. http://digital-scholarship.org/dcbw/s1/dcbw-s1.htm

Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2012. http://digital-scholarship.com/dcbw/dcb.htm

Institutional Repository and ETD Bibliography 2011. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2011. http://digital-scholarship.org/iretd/iretd2011.htm

Digital Curation and Preservation Bibliography 2010. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2011. http://digital-scholarship.com/dcpb/dcpb2010.htm

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography 2010. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2011. http://digital-scholarship.com/sepb/annual/sepb2010.htm

Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2010. http://digital-scholarship.org/tsp/transforming.htm

Digital Scholarship 2009. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2010. http://digital-scholarship.org/sepb/annual/ds2009.htm

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2008 Annual Edition. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2009. http://digital-scholarship.org/sepb/annual/sepb2008.htm

Institutional Repositories, SPEC Kit 292, with Karen Coombs, Jill Emery, Anne Mitchell, Chris Morris, Spencer Simons, and Robert Wright. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2006. Front matter and Executive Summary: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/arlir.htm

Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2005. http://digital-scholarship.org/oab/oab2.htm

Advances in Library Automation and Networking, vol. 5., coeditor with Joe A. Hewitt. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1994.

Expert Systems in ARL Libraries, SPEC Kit 174, with Judy E. Myers. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 1991. Also, ERIC, ED337178.

The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, Volume 5, 1994, coeditor with Leslie B. Pearse and Dana Rooks. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 1996.

The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, Volume 4, 1993, coeditor with Leslie B. Pearse, Dana Rooks, and Roy Tennant. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 1994.

The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, Volume 3, 1992, coeditor with Leslie B. Pearse, Dana Rooks, and Roy Tennant. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 1993.

The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, Volume 2, 1991, coeditor with Leslie B. Pearse, Michael Ridley, and Dana Rooks. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 1992.

The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, Volume 1, 1990, coeditor with Leslie B. Pearse and Michael Ridley. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 1992.

Articles

"Cuts, Freezes Widespread in Academic Libraries," with Leonard Kniffel. American Libraries 40, 6/7 (2009): 26-27. http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2009/may2009/academiclibrarywoes051309.cfm

"Open Access and Libraries." Collection Management 32, no. 3/4 (2007): 351-383. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/OALibraries2.pdf (Abstract)

"Strong Copyright + DRM + Weak Net Neutrality = Digital Dystopia?" Information Technology and Libraries 25, no. 3 (2006), 116-127, 139. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/ital25n3.pdf

"Open Access Webliography," with Adrian K. Ho. Reference Services Review 33, no. 3 (2005): 346-364. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/oaw.htm (Abstract)

"The Role of Reference Librarians in Institutional Repositories." Reference Services Review 33, no. 3 (2005): 259-267. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/reflibir.pdf (Abstract)

"Evolution of an Electronic Book: The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography." The Journal of Electronic Publishing 7 (December 2001). http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0007.201

"Network-Based Electronic Publishing of Scholarly Works: A Selective Bibliography." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 6, no. 1 (1995): 5-21. (An archive of the 26 versions of this article is available.) http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v6/n1/bail6n1.html

"Electronic Publishing on Networks: Part II of a Selective Bibliography." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 5, no. 2 (1994): 5-14. http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v5/n2/bailey.5n2

"Scholarly Electronic Publishing on the Internet, the NREN, and the NII: Charting Possible Futures." Serials Review 20, no. 3 (1994): 7-16. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/schpub.htm

"Networked Electronic Information Systems at the University of Houston Libraries: The IRIS Project and Beyond," with Kathleen Gunning and Judy E. Myers. Library Hi Tech 11, no. 4 (1993): 49-55, 83. (Abstract)

"The Coalition for Networked Information's Acquisition-on-Demand Model: An Exploration and Critique." Serials Review 18, no. 1-2 (1992): 78-81. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/cni.htm

"Electronic Publishing on Networks: A Selective Bibliography of Recent Works." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 3, no. 2 (1992): 13-20. http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v3/n2/bailey.3n2

"Fostering Technical Innovation in Libraries." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 3, no. 7 (1992): 19-22. http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v3/n7/bailey.3n7

"The Intelligent Reference Information System Project: A Merger of CD-ROM LAN and Expert System Technologies." Information Technology and Libraries 11 (September 1992): 237-244. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/ital11n3.htm

"Network-Based Electronic Serials." Information Technology and Libraries 11 (March 1992): 29-35. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/ital11n1.htm

"Electronic (Online) Publishing in Action . . . The Public-Access Computer Systems Review and Other Electronic Serials." ONLINE 15 (January 1991): 28-35. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/2eserial.pdf

"Library-Oriented Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials on BITNET and Internet." Database Searcher 7 (February/March 1991): 22-23.

"Network-Based Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials for Librarians." Research & Education Networking 2 (September 1991): 8-9.

"Symposium on the Role of Network-Based Electronic Resources in Scholarly Communication and Research," edited with Dana Rooks. The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 2, no. 2 (1991): 4-60. http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v2/n2/bailey1.2n2

"Intelligent Multimedia Computer Systems: Emerging Information Resources in the Network Environment." Library Hi Tech 8, no. 1 (1990): 29-41. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/mmedia.htm (Abstract)

"The Intelligent Reference Information System," with Kathleen Gunning. CD-ROM Librarian 5 (September 1990): 10-19.

"Libraries With Glass Walls." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 1, no. 2 (1990): 91-93. http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v1/n2/bailey.1n2

"The Public-Access Computer Systems Forum: A Computer Conference on BITNET." Library Software Review 9 (March-April 1990): 71-74.

"Symposium on Staffing Issues and Public-Access Computer Systems," edited with Mike Ridley. The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 1, no. 2 (1990): 15-49. http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/pr/v1/n2/ridley.1n2

"The Index Expert System: A Knowledge-Based System to Assist Users in Index Selection," with Jeff Fadell, Judy E. Myers, and Thomas C. Wilson. Reference Services Review 17, no. 4 (1989): 19-28. (Abstract)

"The Need to Develop a Graphic User Interface Command Standard for Information Retrieval." LITA Newsletter 10 (Summer 1989): 13-14.

"Public-Access Computer Systems: The Next Generation of Library Automation Systems." Information Technology and Libraries 8 (June 1989): 178-185.

"Computer Technology and Scholarly Editing: The CINDEX and CACTUS Systems at the University of South Carolina." Research Libraries in OCLC: A Quarterly 1 (April 1981): 4-7.

Book Chapters

"Open Access and Libraries." In Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles, ed. Mark Jacobs, 351-383. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2007. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/OALibraries2.pdf

"What Is Open Access?" In Open Access: Key Strategic, Technical and Economic Aspects ed. Neil Jacobs, 13-26. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2006. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/WhatIsOA.htm

"Bricks, Bytes, or Both? The Probable Impact of Scholarly Electronic Publishing on Library Space Needs." In Information Imagineering: Meeting at the Interface, ed. Milton T. Wolf, Pat Ensor, and Mary Augusta Thomas, 89-99. Chicago: American Library Association, 1998. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/bricks.htm

"Intelligent Reference Information System (IRIS)," with Robin N. Downes. In 101 Success Stories of Information Technology in Higher Education: The Joe Wyatt Challenge, ed. Judith V. Boettcher, 402-407. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993.

"Library-Oriented Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials." In Building Information Literacy Using High Technology: A Guide for Schools and Libraries, Roxanne Mendrinos, 47-53. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1994.

"Library-Oriented Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials." In Team Power: Making Library Meetings Work, Barbara I. Dewey and Sheila D. Creth, 113-119. Chicago: American Library Association, 1993.

"Library-Oriented Lists and Electronic Serials." In Internet Connections: A Librarian's Guide to Dial-Up Access and Use, Mary E. Engle et al., 131-139. Chicago: LITA, 1993.

"Library-Oriented Lists and Electronic Serials." In Source Book on Digital Libraries, Edward A. Fox, ed., 313-321. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993. http://fox.cs.vt.edu/pub/DigitalLibrary/DLSB.pdf

"The Intelligent Reference Information System CD-ROM Network," with Thomas C. Wilson. In Library LANs: Case Studies in Practice and Application, ed. Marshall Breeding, 157-171. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1992.

"Truly Intelligent Computers." In Thinking Robots, An Aware Internet, and Cyberpunk Librarians, eds. R. Bruce Miller and Milton T. Wolf, 99-104. Chicago: Library and Information Technology Association, 1992. http://www.cni.org/pub/LITA/Think/Bailey.html

"Intelligent Library Systems: Artificial Intelligence Technology and Library Automation Systems." In Advances in Library Automation and Networking, vol. 4, ed. Joe A. Hewitt, 1-23. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1991. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/intlibs.pdf

"Library-Oriented Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials." In Directory of Computer Conferencing in Libraries, Brian Williams, 72-73. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1992.

"Library-Oriented Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials." In Directory to Fulltext Online Resources, Jack Kessler, 74-76, 85-87. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1992.

"Library-Oriented Computer Conferences and Electronic Serials." In Libraries, Networks and OSI: A Review, with a Report on North American Developments, Lorcan Dempsey, 113-114. Bath, England: UK Office for Library Networking, 1991.

"Building Knowledge-Based Systems for Public-Use: The Intelligent Reference Systems Project at the University of Houston Libraries." In Convergence: Proceedings of the Second National Conference of the Library and Information Technology Association, October 2-6, 1988, ed. Michael Gorman, 190-194. Chicago: American Library Association, 1990.

"Integrated Public-Access Computer Systems: The Heart of the Electronic University." In Advances in Library Automation and Networking vol. 3, ed. Joe A. Hewitt, 1-33. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1989. E-print: http://www.digital-scholarship.org/cwb/ipacs.pdf

Digital Bibliographies and Webliographies

Transforming Peer Review Bibliography (2014): This selective bibliography presents English-language articles that are useful in understanding significant transformations of the peer review process. http://digital-scholarship.org/tpr/tpr.htm

Altmetrics Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2013. http://digital-scholarship.org/alt/altmetrics.htm (CC BY-NC 3.0 License)

Digital Curation Resource Guide. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2012. http://digital-scholarship.org/dcrg/dcrg.htm (CC BY-NC 3.0 License)

Research Data Curation Bibliography Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2012-2016. http://digital-scholarship.org/rdcb/rdcb.htm

E-science and Academic Libraries Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2011. http://digital-scholarship.org/dcpb/dcpb.htm

Open Access Journals Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2010. http://digital-scholarship.org/oajb/oajb.html

Digital Curation and Preservation Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2010-2011. http://digital-scholarship.org/dcpb/dcpb.htm

Institutional Repository Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2009-2011. http://digital-scholarship.org/irb/irb.html

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2005-2012. http://digital-scholarship.org/etdb/etdb.htm

Google Book Search Bibliography. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2005-2011. http://digital-scholarship.org/gbsb/gbsb.htm

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography. Houston: University of Houston Libraries, 1996-2006; Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2006-2011. http://digital-scholarship.org/sepb/sepb.html

Serials

Digital Curation News, 2013-present. http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/category/current-news-digitalcurationnews-twitter-updates/

Public-Access Computer Systems News, coeditor with Dana Rooks, 1990-1992. http://web.archive.org/web/20070205230427/http://epress.lib.uh.edu/news/pacsnews.html

The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1989-1996. http://web.archive.org/web/20070124234520/http://epress.lib.uh.edu/pr/pacsrev.html

"Standard Fare" column. LITA Newsletter, 1990-92.

Discussion Lists

PACS-L Founder and Moderator, 1989-1991. http://web.archive.org/web/20021130161848/http://info.lib.uh.edu/pacsl.html

PACS-P Founder and Moderator, 1992-96 and 11/99-11/06. http://web.archive.org/web/20061031194056/http://epress.lib.uh.edu/pacsp/pacsp.html

Other Publications

Over 200 book reviews and Current Cites reviews.

Author's Rights, Tout de Suite. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2008. http://digital-scholarship.org/ts/authorrights.pdf

"Interview by Michele Cloonan." Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture 44, no. 3 (2015): 136-142.

Institutional Repositories, Tout de Suite. Houston: Digital Scholarship, 2008. http://digital-scholarship.org/ts/irtoutsuite.pdf

"Brought to You By . . ." Interview by Carol Ebbinghouse. Research & Education Networking 2 (March 1991): 12-15.

Open Access Directory (base Wiki page or significant contribution)

The University of Houston Libraries' Chemistry Research Information Service: A Research Support Service Based on End-User Searching and Document Delivery. Final Report to the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. Houston: University Libraries, University of Houston, 1988. ERIC, ED 305078. http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED305078.pdf

Social Media

DigitalKoans (April 2005-present) http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/

Digital Curation LinkedIn group (founder and moderator): http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Digital-Curation-4158855

Twitter (DigitalKoans, over 10,000 tweets): https://twitter.com/DigitalKoans

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Weblog (August 2001-December 2013) http://digital-scholarship.org/sepb/sepw/sepw.htm

Poetry Chapbooks

The Cave of Hypnos: Early Poems. Houston, Digital Scholarship, 2012. http://digital-scholarship.org/poems/cave-of-hypnos.htm

Invited Referee

PLoS ONE, 2011 and 2013.

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2007.

Journal of Electronic Publishing, 2005.

Journal of Industrial Ecology, 2002.

The Library Quarterly, 2002.

American Library Association Service

Association of College and Research Libraries

Electronic Library Development in Academic Libraries Discussion Group 1989-1991 (Vice Chairperson, 1989-1990; Chairperson, 1990-91).

Library and Information Technology Association

Library and Information Technology Editorial Board, 2006-2010.

Frederick G. Kilgour Award Committee, 2003.

Publications Committee, 1992-94 (Chairperson, 1993-94).

Nominating Committee, 1992.

Technical Standards for Library Automation Committee, 1988-1992.

Imagineering Interest Group, 1988-1991 (Cofounder and Vice Chairperson, 1988-1990; Chairperson, 1990-91).

Information School Service

Digital Information Management Certificate Program Advisory Group, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, 2006-2011.

Mentor, Mentor Program for Master's Students in Houston, School of Library and Information Sciences, University of North Texas, 2001-2007.

Advisory Groups

Gensler, The Future of Academic Libraries Round Table Discussion, 2012.

National Information Standards Organization, Institutional Repository Thought Leader, 2008.

Microsoft Corporation, Live Search Academic, 2006.