CURRICULUM VITAE

Vadim Konstantinovich Stepanov, Ph.D.

Office address:

Information Communications and Digital libraries Department
Library and Information Science Faculty
Moscow State University of Culture and Arts
Bibliotechnaya ul., 7
Khimki-6, Moscow Region, 141400
Russia

Telecom numbers:

Office Phone/Fax: (+7 495) 570-01-33
E-mail: stepanov at vadimstepanov.ru

Education:

Ph.D., Pedagogical Science, Moscow State Institute of Culture (1990)

M.S. (with Honor) Library Science, Moscow State Institute of Culture (1986)


Areas of special competence:

Intrernet Information Retrieval
Use of the Internet in the Information Service
Reference Service in Libraries
Distance Learning in Library and Information Science

Teaching experience:

Professor
Information Communications and Digital libraries Department
Library and Information Science Faculty
Moscow State University of Culture and Arts
2007 - present

Professor
Social Communication and Bibliography Department
Library and Information Science Faculty
Moscow State University of Culture and Arts
2001 - 2007

Docent (Associate Professor)
Social Communication and Bibliography Department
Library and Information Science Faculty
Moscow State University of Culture and Arts
1995 - 2001

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
General Bibliography Department
Library Faculty
Moscow State University of Culture
1992 - 1995

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
General Bibliography Department
Library Faculty
Moscow State University of Culture
1989 - 1992

Professional experience in libraries:

Major Librarian
Automation Department
State Historical Public Library
1996 - 2001

Senior Fellow
Library Network Department
Russian State Library
1993-1994

Fellow
Automation Department
Central Scientific Agricultural Library
1991-1993

Current web-projects:

Russian Reference Library (in Russian)

Internet Usage in the Professional Information Activity: Electronic Interactive Textbook (in Russian)

Research and publications:

(see full list of publication at these home pages)

Books:

Practical Lessons: Internet for librarians.-M.: Libereia, 1998.-64 p.: ill.

Materials for Index of the Russian Orthodox Literature 1801-1992.- Moscow: Rudomino, 1994.- 63 p.

Index of materials about Moscow Churches, that have been published at the journal “Moscow Eparchy Gazette - Moscow Church Gazette (1869-1918)” / Compiled by N.V.Vlasova, S.P.Prokhorova, V.K.Stepanov; Bibliographical edition by V.K.Stepanov.-M.,1993.-213 p. (in the co-authorship)

Journal articles:

Articles in Russian library journals, such as Library (formerly Librarian), Bibliography (formerly Soviet Bibliography), Scientific-Technical Libraries and into other anthologies. In sum about 50 items.

Conference speeches:

Library and it Competitors into the New System of Information Communications
Human into the Information Space of Civilization: Culture, Religion, Education
International Academic Conference
Krasnodar - Novorossyisk, Russia
September 19 - 21, 2000

Multilingual Capabilities of Search Engines
Internet Librarian International 2000
London,United Kingdom
March 20-23, 2000

Distance learning on the Internet: opportunities and challenges
Conference of Association of Academic and Education institutes - users of the RELARN data transmission Networks
Samara-Saratov, Russia
July 1-6, 1999

Search engines on the Internet: yesterday, today, tomorrow
New Book Economy
5th International BOBCATSSS Symposium
Budapest, Hungary
January 27-30, 1997

Operation with Internet as continuation of a library profession
Libraries and Associations in the changing world: the new technologies and new forms of cooperation: Third International conference "Crimea'96"
Crimea, Ukraine
June 1-9, 1996

Experience of teaching of the Global Networking Technologies at the Library and Information Science Faculty of the Moscow State University of Culture
Eighth scientific conference for bibliology problems “Book and publishing at the millenniums boundary”
Moscow, Russia
April 1996

Libraries in the New Information Age
Human in the World of Art: information problems: Interuniversity Conference
Krasnodar - Novorossiysk, Russia
September 7-10, 1994

and many others.

Professional membership:

Valid American Library Association individual member since 1998.

Awards:

Honorary Diploma of the All-Russian competition for research works in Library and Information Science and Bibliology in 1998.

Special Diploma of the second All-Russian competition for the best academic research paper among young scholars and specialists in Library and Information Science in 1997.

Grants received:

Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Moscow Russia)
“Travel grant for participation in the Internet Librarian International’2000 Conference 2000”

IREX (Washington, D.C.)
“Small grant for participation in the 6th International Conference “Crimea’99”

USIA/IREX Washington, DC.
“Freedom Support Act Fellowship in Contemporary Issues” 1998

Open Society Institute (Moscow Russia)
“Travel grant for participation in the 5th International BOBCATSSS Symposium”

USIA/CIES Washington, DC.
"Junior Faculty Development Program" 1994/95

Computer skills:

Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Power Point for Windows - advanced user;
All Internet applications including E-mail, UseNet, FTP, Gopher, Telnet, World Wide Web (Netscape Navigator, MS Internet Explorer) - expert;
HTML - advanced user.

Language proficiency:

English (good), Russian (native).

Personal:

Born in Moscow, USSR, April 13, 1962. Married with two children.

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