Besiki Stvilia

 

 

 

Academic Address:

Florida State University
College of Communication and Information
School of Information
269 Louis Shores Building
142 Collegiate Loop

P.O. Box 3062100
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2100
Tel: (850) 645 73-66
Fax: (850) 644-62-53
Email: bstvilia [at] fsu [dot] edu
Web: http://myweb.fsu.edu/bstvilia/

http://myweb.fsu.edu/bstvilia/images/bjs051916.jpg

 

CV in pdf format

 

Education

 

  • PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, 2006
  • MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, 1997
  • BS, MS, Applied Mathematics, Tbilisi State University, 1989

 

Research Interests

 

  • Information and Data Quality
  • Social Informatics
  • Digital Data Curation
  • Metadata and Ontologies
  • Digital Libraries

 

Dissertation

 

Stvilia, B. (2006). Measuring information quality. Thesis (Ph. D.) - University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Urbana, 2006.
http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/3223727

 

Current and Past Projects

 

 

Courses Taught

 

  • LIS 6759 Seminar in Intellectual Access
  • LIS 6269 Seminar in Information Science
  • LIS 5263 Theory of Information Retrieval
  • LIS 5260 Information Science
  • LIS 5787 Metadata Theory and Practice
  • LIS 5203 Assessing Information Needs
  • LIS 3793 Information Architecture

 

Selected Publications

Wu, S., Stvilia, B, & Lee, D. J. (in press, 2017). Readers, personal record managers, and community members: An exploratory study of researchers’ participation in online research information management systems. Journal of Library Metadata.

Stvilia, B., Hinnant, C., Wu, S., Worrall, A., Lee, D. J., Burnett, K., Burnett, G., Kazmer, M. M., & Marty, P. F. (2017). Toward collaborator selection and determination of data ownership and publication authorship in research collaborations. Library & Information Science Research, 39(2), 85-97.

Stvilia, B., & Gibradze, L. (2017). Examining undergraduate students' priorities for academic library services and social media communication. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 43(3), 257-262.

Lee D. J., Stvilia, B. (2017). Practices of research data curation in institutional repositories: A qualitative view from repository staff. PLOS ONE, 12(3), e0173987.

Choi, W., & Stvilia, B. (2015). Web credibility assessment: conceptualization, operationalization, variability, and models. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(12), 2399-2414.

Stvilia, B., & Choi, W. (2015). Mobile wellness application-seeking behavior by college students—An exploratory study. Library & Information Science Research, 37(3), 201-208

Stvilia, B., Hinnant, C., Wu, S., Worrall, A., Lee, D. J., Burnett, K., Burnett, G., Kazmer, M. M., & Marty, P. F. (2015). Research project tasks, data, and perceptions of data quality in a condensed matter physics community. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(2), 246-263.

Stvilia, B., & Gibradze, L. (2014). What do academic libraries tweet about, and what makes a library tweet useful? Library & Information Science Research, 36(3-4), 136 – 141.

Jörgensen, C., Stvilia, B., & Wu, S. (2014). Assessing the relationships among tag syntax, semantics and perceived usefulness. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65(4), 836–849.

Stvilia, B., Hinnant, C., Wu, S., Worrall, A., Lee, D. J., Burnett, K., Burnett, G., Kazmer, M. M., & Marty, P. F. (2013). Studying the data practices of a scientific community. In Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 425-426.

Wu, S., Stvilia, B., & Lee, D. J. (2012). Authority control for scientific data: The case of molecular biology. Journal of Library Metadata, 12(2-3), 61-82.

Hinnant, C., Stvilia, B., Wu, S., Worrall, A., Burnett, G., Burnett, K., Kazmer, M., & Marty, P. (2012). Author team diversity and the impact of scientific publications: Evidence from physics research at a national science lab. Library & Information Science Research, 34(4), 249-257.

Stvilia, B., Jörgensen, C., & Wu, S. (2012). Establishing the value of socially created metadata to image indexing. Library & Information Science Research, 34(2), 99-109.

Huang, H., Stvilia, B., Jörgensen, C., & Bass, H. (2012). Prioritization of data quality dimensions and skills requirements in genome annotation curation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(1), 195–207.

Yi, Y. J., Stvilia, B., & Mon, L. (2012). An understanding of cultural influence on seeking quality health information: A qualitative study. Library & Information Science, 34(1), 45-51.

Stvilia, B., Hinnant, C., Schindler, K., Worrall, A., Burnett, G., Burnett, K., Kazmer, M., & Marty, P. (2011). Composition of scientific teams and publication productivity at a national science lab. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(2), 270-283.

Stvilia, B., Jörgensen, C. (2010). Member activities and quality of tags in a collection of historical photographs in Flickr. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(12), 2477–2489.

Stvilia, B., Al-Faraj, A., & Yi, Y. (2009). Issues of cross-contextual information quality evaluation—The case of Arabic, English, and Korean Wikipedias. Library & Information Science Research, 31(4), 232-239.

Stvilia, B., Mon, L., Yi, Y. (2009). A model for online consumer health information quality. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(9), 1781-1791.

Stvilia, B., Jörgensen, C. (2009). User-generated collection level metadata in an online photo-sharing system. Library & Information Science Research. 31(1), 54-65.

Stvilia, B., Gasser, L. (2008). An activity theoretic model for information quality change. First Monday, 13(4).

Stvilia, B., Twidale, M., Smith, L. C., Gasser, L. (2008). Information quality work organization in Wikipedia. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(6), 983–1001.

Stvilia, B., Gasser, L. (2008). Value based metadata quality assessment. Library & Information Science Research, 30(1), 67-74.

Stvilia, B. (2007). A model for ontology quality evaluation. First Monday, 12(12).

Stvilia, B., Gasser, L., Twidale M., B., Smith L. C. (2007). A framework for information quality Assessment. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(12), 1720-1733.

Stvilia, B., Gasser, L., Twidale, M. B. (2007). Metadata quality problems in federated collections. In: L. Al-Hakim (Ed.), Information quality management: theory and applications. (pp. 154-186). Hershey, PA: Idea Group.

Stvilia, B., Twidale, M. B., Smith, L. C., Gasser, L. (2005). Assessing information quality of a community-based encyclopedia. In: F. Naumann, M. Gertz, S. Mednick (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Quality - ICIQ 2005. (pp. 442-454). Cambridge, MA: MITIQ.

Stvilia, B., Twidale, M. B., Gasser, L., Smith, L. C. (2005). Information quality discussions in Wikipedia. Technical Report ISRN UIUCLIS--2005/2+CSCW.

Shreeves, S., Knutson, E., Stvilia, B., Palmer, C., Twidale, M., Cole, T. (2005). Is Quality Metadata 'Shareable' Metadata? The Implications of Local Metadata Practices for Federated Collections. In H.A. Thompson (Ed.) Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries. (pp. 223-237). Minneapolis, MN. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Stvilia, B., Gasser, L., Twidale, M., Shreeves, S., Cole, T. (2004). Metadata quality for Federated Collections. In: S. Chengulur-Smith, L. Raschid, J. Long, C. Seko (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Quality - ICIQ 2004. (pp. 111-125). Cambridge, MA: MITIQ.