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Stuart Sutton

CV Associate Professor Emeritus
sasutton@uw.edu
Off-campus
Fax: 206-616-3152

Specialization

  • Information Modeling
  • Metadata
  • Semantic Web Knowledge Structures

Biography

Dr. Stuart Sutton’s research areas include metadata and networked information discovery and retrieval, technology-mediated teaching and learning, cognition and the information seeking behavior of discourse communities, mental models in information system design, and the law and policy of intellectual property. He teaches in the areas of information law and policy, legal informatics, and the organization of information. Associate Professor Sutton received his MLIS (1986) and PhD (1991) degrees from the University of California at Berkeley School of Library and Information Studies. He is a member of the California Bar and received his JD (1981) from Golden Gate University School of Law and his LLM in copyright from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He holds BA (1968) and MA (1968) degrees in theatre arts from San Francisco State University. He has served on the faculties of Syracuse University and San Jose State University and in a visiting position at the University of California at Berkeley.

Education

  • Ph D, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
  • MLS, University of California, Berkeley, 1987
  • Master of Laws, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
  • JD, Golden State University, 1981
  • MA, San Francisco State, 1968
  • BA, San Francisco State, 1967

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Library Association
  • American Society for Information Science & Technology
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Association for Library and Information Science Education
  • California Library Association
  • California Library Association
  • Federal Bar of the Ninth Circuit
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • New York Library Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Washington Library Association
  • Policy Committee of the National Science Foundation’s National Science Digital Library

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Poster
    Learning Linked Data for Educators (2013)
    Authors: Michael Crandall, Joseph T. Tennis, Stuart Sutton, David Talley, Thomas Baker
  • Conference Poster
    Planning a Platform for Learning Linked Data (2013)
    DC-2013 Linking to the Future Authors: Michael Crandall, Joseph T. Tennis, Stuart Sutton, T Baker, D Talley
  • Conference Paper
    A Configurable RDF Editor for Australian Curriculum (2010)
    ICADL'10 Proceedings of the role of digital libraries in a time of global change, and 12th international conference on Asia-Pacific digital libraries , Page 189-197 Authors: Diny Golder, Les Kneebone, Jon Phipps, Steve Sunter, Stuart Sutton
  • Conference Paper
    Conceptual Discovery of Educational Resources through Learning Objectives (2009)
    Authors: Stuart Sutton, Diny Golder
  • Conference Paper
    Achievement Standards Network (ASN): An Application Profile for Mapping K-12 Educational Resources to Achievement Standards (2008)
    Authors: Stuart Sutton, Diny Golder
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Extending the Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) for Concept Management in Vocabulary Development Applications (2008)
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, Volume 59, Issue 1, Page 25-37 Authors: Joseph T. Tennis, Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Metadata Quality, Utility and the Semantic Web: The Case of Learning Resources and Achievement Standards (2008)
    Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Volume 46, Issue 1 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Conference Paper
    A Metadata Registry from Vocabularies Up: The NSDL Registry Project (2006)
    Authors: Stuart Sutton, Diane I. Hillman, Jon Phipps, Ryan Laundry
  • Conference Paper
    The Notion of the 'Concept Instance': Problems in Modeling Concept Change in SKOS (2006)
    International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Metadata for Knowledge and Learning Authors: Joseph T. Tennis, Stuart Sutton, D. Hillmann
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Digital Library Infrastructure: Metadata & the Education Domain (2004)
    Metadata in Practice Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Metadata and the Education Sector (2003)
    International Yearbook of Library and Information Management 2003: Metadata Applications and Management Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Principled Design of Metadata Generation Tools for Educational Resources (2003)
    Developing Digital Libraries for K-12 Education, Page 195 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Metadata Principles and Practicalities (2002)
    D-Lib Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 4 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Erik Duval, Wayne Hodgins, Stuart L. Weibel
  • Conference Paper
    StandardConnection: Correlating Educational Resources in Digital Libraries to Content Standards (2002)
    JCDL '02: Proceedings of the 2002 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries Authors: Stuart Sutton, Elizabeth D. Liddy, John Kendall
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Integrating 21st Century Access to ERIC Services and Resources (2001)
    Government Information Quarterly, Volume 18, Issue 1, Page 19-30 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Technology-Mediated Education: eLearning at the iSchool (2001)
    Alki: The Washington Library Association Journal, Volume 17, Issue 1, Page 14-17 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Trends, Trend Projections and Crystal Ball Gazing (2001)
    Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, Volume 42, Issue 3, Page 241-247 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-New
    Network Information Discovery and Retrieval of Educational Materials: GEM (2000)
    Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2000, Volume 25, Page 43-48 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Study
    The ERIC Database and Its Technical Processes: Entering the 21st Century (2000)
    Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The Panda Syndrome: An Ecology of LIS Education (2000)
    Journal of Education for Library and Information Science , 40th Anniversary Special Edition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 52-68 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Nancy Van House
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Conceptual Design and Deployment of a Metadata Framework for Educational Resources on the Internet (1999)
    Special Issue on Metadata, Journal of the American Society for Information Science, Volume 50, Issue 13, Page 1182-1192 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Developing a Mission for the National Education Network: The Challenge of Seamless Access (1999)
    Government Information Quarterly, Volume 16, Issue 2, Page 169-181 Authors: Stuart Sutton, R. David Lankes
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Information-Seeking for Instructional Planning: An Exploratory Study (1999)
    Journal of Research on Computing in Education, Volume 31, Issue 2, Page 204-219 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Ruth V. Small, Makiko Miwa, Claire Urfels, Michael Eisenberg
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM): Metadata for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval (1998)
    Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, Volume 30, Page 691-693 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Conference Paper
    Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval for Educational Materials on the Internet: Metadata Development, Deployment, and Evolution (1998)
    Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, Page 54-62 Authors: Stuart Sutton, R. David Lankes, Ruth V. Small, Michael Eisenberg
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The Panda Syndrome II: Innovation, Discontinuous Change, and LIS Education (1998)
    Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, Volume 40, Issue 4, Page 247-262 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Gem: Using Metadata to Enhance Internet Retrieval by K-12 Teachers (1997)
    Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 24, Issue 1, Page 21-22 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Sam Oh
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Future Service Models and the Convergence of Functions: The Reference Librarian as Technician, Author and Consultant (1996)
    The Reference Librarian, Volume 54, Page 125-143 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Planning for the Twenty-First Century: The California State University (1996)
    Perspectives on Distance Independent Education, Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, Volume 47, Issue 11, Page 821-825 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The Panda Syndrome: An Ecology of LIS Education (1996)
    Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, Volume 37, Issue 2, Page 131-147 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Nancy Van House
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Core Competencies for the Information Professions and the Evolution of Skill Sets (1995)
    Education Libraries, Volume 18, Issue 3, Page 11-Jun Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The Role of Attorney Mental Models of Law in Case Relevance Determinations: An Exploratory Analysis (1994)
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, Volume 45, Issue 3, Page 186-200 Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Dissertation
    Managing Legal Information: A Model of Institutional Memory Based on User Cognitive Maps (1991)
    Author: Stuart Sutton
  • Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-Revised
    Copyright and the Visual Artist's Display Right: A New Doctrinal Analysis (1986)
    1986 Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook, Page 85-123 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Thomas M. Goetzl
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Copyright and the Visual Artist's Display Right: A New Doctrinal Analysis (1984)
    Columbia-VLA Art & the Law, Volume 9, Page 15-56 Authors: Stuart Sutton, Thomas M. Goetzl

Presentations

  • Basic Semantics (2008)
    Annual Conference, DCMI - Dublin Core Metadata Initiative - Singapore