Ph.D - In Progress (1999 expected completion)
University of Western Ontario, Graduate Program in Library and Information Science
M.L.I.S. - 1993
University of Western Ontario, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
B.A. (Music Theory and Composition) - 1988
University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Music
J. Stephen Downie comes to the University of Illinois from the University
of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada where he has lectured and is
completing his doctoral thesis on music information retrieval. Downie's
research and teaching encompasses the areas of information system design
and evaluation, multimedia information retrieval, informetrics, information
organization and access, and managing Internet information resources. Recent
research publications include:
-. 1998-- (Winner: Best Doctoral submission) "Informetrics and
Music Information Retrieval: An Informetric Examination of a Folksong Database."
In Information Science at the Dawn of the New Millennium. Proceedings
of the 26th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for
Information Science, 3-5 June 1998, Ottawa, Ontario.
-. 1997. "Informetrics and Music Information Retrieval." In Communication
and Information in Context: Society, Technology, and the Professions. Proceedings
of the 25th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for
Information Science, 8-10 June 1997, St. John's, Newfoundland.
-. 1996."Informetrics and the World
Wide Web: A Case Study and Discussion." In Electronic Publishing: Its
Impact on Publishing, Education, and Reading. Proceedings of the 24th
Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science,
2-3 June 1996, Toronto, Ontario.
D-Lib Working Group on Digital Library
Canadian Association for Information Science (Director-at-large)
American Library Association
Association for Library and Information Science Education