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Library Liaison Profiles: Violeta Ilik

Violeta Ilik

Violeta Ilik

Head, Cataloging & Metadata Services

Liaison: Biomedical Engineering and Russian & Slavic Studies

violeta.ilik[at]stonybrook.edu | Melville Jr. Library | 631.632.7323 

https://vioil.github.io/

ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-2588-3084

How can Violeta help you?

Violeta Ilik is the Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services at the Stony Brook University Libraries.  As the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services Violeta provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the department, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. As a faculty librarian, Violeta takes an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. 
Violeta is the liaison librarian to the Biomedical Engineering and Russian & Slavic Studies.

 

Education:

  • Master of Library and Information Science, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
    • Major: Library and Information Science
  • Master of Arts Management, Doane College, Crete, NE
    • Major: Management
  • Bachelor of Science, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia 
    • Major: Chemical Engineering

 

Experience:

 

  • Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services - Frank Melville Jr. Library, Stony Brook University, July 2017 - present
  • Head, Digital Systems and Collection Services - Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, November 2014 – July 2017
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Libraries, February 2012 – October 2014

 

Selected Scholarly Works, Teaching, & Service:

Publications

  • Ilik, Violeta, Michael Conlon, Graham Triggs, Melissa A Haendel, and Kristi L Holmes. 2017. “OpenVIVO: Transparency in Scholarship”. Open Science Framework. October 1. osf.io/5n2tq [preprint]. Original draft on Overleaf in LaTeX: https://www.overleaf.com/read/wbzvhfqmxfdg
  • Ilik, V. and Holmes, K. (2017). JMLA Virtual Column: A Repository Solution for the future. page 413. In "Facing reality: the growth of virtual reality and health sciences libraries." Lessick, Susan; Kraft, Michelle. Journal of the Medical Library Association, [S.l.], v. 105, n. 4, p. 407–417, Oct. 2017. ISSN 1558-9439. http://dx.doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2017.329
  • Ilik, V. (2017) Report of the ALCTS Scholarly Communication Interest Group Meeting. American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Atlanta, January 2017, Technical Services Quarterly, 34:4, 409-418.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07317131.2017.1358426
  • Ilik, V. (2017). Report of the ALCTS/LITA Linked Library Data Interest Group Meeting. American Library Association Annual Conference. Orlando, June 2016. Technical Services Quarterly, 34(1), 95-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07317131.2017.1238211
  • Ilik, V. (2015). Distributed Person Data: Using Semantic Web Compliant Data in Subject Name Headings In Conference Proceedings, edited by Aida Slavic and Maria Inês Cordeiro, International UDC Seminar, Classification and Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery. (pp. 53-65). Würzburg: Ergon Verlag. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G32G7X
  • Ilik, V. (2015). Visual Representation of Academic Communities through Viewshare. Library Resources and Technical Services 59 (1). http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/lrts.59n1.43
  • Ilik, V.  (2015). Cataloger Makeover: Creating Non-MARC Name Authority Records. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2014.961626
  • Ilik, V., Storlien, J., and Olivarez, J. (2014). Metadata Makeover: Transforming MARC Records Using XSLT. Library Resources and Technical Services 58 (3): 187-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/lrts.58n3.187
  • Ilik, V., Potvin, S., Ho, J., Tucker, S., Clement, G., Creel, J., and Wan, G. (2014). Collecting and Digitizing Forgotten Graduate Student Scholarship: The PILOs Project at Texas A&M University. Collection Management 39 (4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01462679.2014.937515
  • Ilik, V., Storlien, J., & Olivarez, J. (2013). Can Viewshare Be Used as a Research Network Visualization Tool? A Case Study Based on STEM Departments at Texas A&M University. Journal of Library Metadata 13 (4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386389.2013.846626
  • Mandell, L. and Ilik, V. (2013). The Role of XSLT in Digital Libraries, Editions, and Cultural Exhibits  in T. Aalberg et al. (Eds.): TPDL 2013, LNCS 8092,(Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2013), pp. 482-3. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-40501-3_67
  • Ilik, V. (2012). Off-Site Storage from a Cataloging Point of View. The Serials Librarian 63(3-4): 350-358. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0361526X.2012.717525

Blog posts

Presentations & Posters 

 
1.  Presentations 
 
International and National
 
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2017) Real Time Information Channel. FORCE 2017 Conference. Berlin, Germany October 25, 2017. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5550166.v1
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2017) Managing Identities and Entities. University Libraries Colloquium Series. Stony Brook, NY, September 21, 2017.
  • Elsborg, Don; Gross, Benjamin; Ilik, Violeta; Porter, Simon; Frank, Paul; Javed, Muhammad; Fereira, John. (2017): Crosswalking Research Vocabularies in VIVO. VIVO 2017 Conference, NYC, NY, August 2, 2017. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5272174.v1
  • Ilik, Violeta; Durocher, Michelle; Frank, Paul; Riemer, John; Billey, Amber; Hearn, Stephen; Liss, Jennifer; MacEwan, Andrew; Stalberg, Erin. (2017): Identity Management. VIVO 2017 Conference, NYC, NY, August 2, 2017. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5272420.v2
  • Khan, Huda; Conlon, Michael; Ilik, Violeta; Fereira, John. (2017): Livin’ La VIVO Loca. VIVO 2017 Conference, NYC, NY, August 3, 2017. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5277172.v3
  • Ilik, Violeta; Dorr, John (2017): ORCID at Northwestern University. ORCID US Roadshow, Chicago, IL, April 27, 2017. figshare. https://doi.org/10.23640/07243.5005937.v1
  • Ilik, Violeta (2017). Beyond the Manuscript: Using IRs for Non-traditional Content Types. Chicago, Illinois, United States: Galter Health Sciences Library, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2017. NISO Virtual Conference: Institutional Repositories: Ensuring Yours is Populated, Useful and Thriving. February 15, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G3VP6R
  • Riemer, John, Ilik, Violeta, and PCC Task Group on Identity Management in NACO (2017). Authority Control’ see (also) ‘Identity Management. LITA/ALCTS Authority Control Interest Group. American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 22, 2017. http://connect.ala.org/node/261280
  • Haendel, Melissa; Holmes, Kristi; Ilik, Violeta; McMurry, Julie; Conlon, Michael; Brush, Matthew. (2016). An ecosystem of contributions. figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3180364.v2. Force 2016 Conference, Portland, OR, April 2016.
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2016). Navigating the Digital Scholar Sphere. Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), Faculty Advisory Council. Chicago, Illinois, United States: Galter Health Sciences Library, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G3Q59G 
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2015). Distributed person data: using Semantic Web compliant data in subject name headings. International UDC Seminar, Classification and Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery, Lisbon, Portugal, October 29, 2015. http://www.udcds.com/seminar/2015/media/slides/Ilik_InternationalUDCSeminar2015.pdf
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2015). DigitalHub - a living record of scholarly output. Midwest Fedora Users Group Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 22, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G3NP44
  • Ilik, Violeta, Hebal, Piotr., and Holmes, Kristi. (2015). Using VIVO-ISF Ontology in Open Repositories. VIVO 2015 Conference, Cambridge, MA, August 13, 2015. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.2002149
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2015). What do MARC, RDF, and OWL have in common? Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Participants Meeting. American Library Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 28, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G37594
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2015). Karma data integration: creating semantic web compliant VIVO data. VIVO iFest, Portland, OR, March 16, 2015
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2015). Dos and Don’ts of extending the VIVO ontology. VIVO iFest, Portland, OR, March 16, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G33014
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2015)  Transforming MARCXML Records Using XSLT - ALCTS Webinar March 4, 2015: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/030415. YouTube: https://youtu.be/135Is0vfIqE - Slides: http://downloads.alcts.ala.org/ce/040315_Transforming_marcxml_xslt_slides.pdf
  • Ilik, Violeta and Friedman, Paul. (2015). Northwestern University Local Ontology Extensions, VIVO Apps and Tools Working Group Call, February 10, 2015 
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Distributed Person Data - NISO Virtual Conference: Can't We All Work Together?: Interoperability & Systems Integration, November 19, 2014. https://www.slideshare.net/BaltimoreNISO/ilik-vivo
  • Haendel, Melissa, Lowe, Brian, and Ilik, Violeta. (2014). The Case For Stable VIVO URIs - VIVO/SciTS Conference, Austin, TX, August 8, 2014. https://www.slideshare.net/violetaili/vivo-bib-final
  • Chiang, Katherine, Holmes, Kristi, Ilik, Violeta and Shanahan, Christopher. (2014). Promoting ORCID Adoption in the Academic Institutional Ecosystem: Progress Reports from Adoption & Integration Partners - VIVO/SciTS Conference, Austin, TX, August 7, 2014.
  • Rademaker, Alexandre and Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Using OAI-PMH protocol for Data Ingest into VIVO Instances - VIVO/SciTS Conference, Austin, TX, August 7, 2014. https://arademaker.github.io/vivo-2014-oai/#landing-slide
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Supporting a scholar’s online identity with VIVO and ORCIDs –Texas STEM Librarians’ Conference, College Station, TX, July 17, 2014. https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/152132
  • Clement, Gail, Cooper, Micah, Hahn, Douglas, Ilik, Violeta, and Tucker, Sandra. (2014). It Takes a Village to Grow ORCIDs on Campus: Establishing and Integrating Unique Scholar Identifiers at Texas A&M - 2014 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, TX, May 6-7, 2014. https://www.slideshare.net/violetaili/it-takes-a-village-to-grow-orcids
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Modeling data with Karma data integration tool (semantic web compliant data for VIVO 1.5 instance) - VIVO Apps and Tools Working Group Call, April 1, 2014
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Modeling Data with Karma Data Integration Tool. 2014 VIVO Implementation Fest, Durham, NC, March 20, 2014. https://www.slideshare.net/violetaili/vivo-karma
  • Haendel, Melissa and Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Integrating with Others: Stable VIVO URIs for Local Authority Records; Linking to VIAF; ORCID Organizational Identifiers; W3C Dataset Ontology Work. 2014 VIVO Implementation Fest, Durham, NC, March 20, 2014. https://www.slideshare.net/violetaili/vivo-bib
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2014). Cataloger Makeover. Juried Presentation. Faster, Smarter, and Richer (FSR 2014): Reshaping the Library Catalogue International Conference, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2014. https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/151526
  • Bolton, Michael, Clement, Gail, Ilik, Violeta, and Tucker, Sandra. (2013).  Access to Graduate Scholarship in VIVO: Establishing Connections and Tracing Academic Lineage. Digital Library Forum (DLF), Austin, TX, November 5, 2013. https://www.slideshare.net/violetaili/access-to-graduate-scholarship-in-vivo-establishing-connections-and-tracing-academic-lineage
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2013). Reuse, Repurpose. ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 30, 2013. https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/151527
  • Ilik, Violeta. (2013). Visualizing Metadata. Juried Presentation with published abstract, Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL), Austin, TX, May 7, 2013. https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/151529
  • Ilik, Violeta.  (2013). Linked data: The First Step is the Hardest. American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Seattle, WA, January 27, 2013. https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/151528
  • Ilik, Violeta.  (2012). Challenges of Displaying Metadata from Voyager, SFX, Metalib & Primo. Ex Libris Northeast Users Group (ENUG) Conference, Ithaca, NY, October 18, 2012.
 
2. Posters
  • Ilik, Violeta, and Kristi Lee Holmes. We Built it and They Came! Building a Repository Solution for the Future. MLA 2017, Seattle, WA, May 30, 2017. Galter Health Sciences Library, 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G3S32R
  • White, Marijane, Essaid Shahim, Brush, Matthew; Gutzman, Karen; Rademaker, Alexandre; Johnson, Tenille, Javed, Muhammad, Corson-Rikert, Jon, Chacko, George, Conlon, Michael, Viggio, Alex, Lindquist, Thea, Holmes, Kristi, Haendel, Melissa, Ilik, Violeta (2016): Who we are and what we contribute: The Open Research Information Framework as a means to understand scholarship. VIVO 2016 Conference, Denver, CO, August 18, 2016. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3753345.v1
  • Conlon, Michael; Triggs, Graham; Ilik, Violeta; Lawless, Ted; Holmes, Kristi; Blake, Jim; Friedman, Paul; Javed, Muhammed; Haendel, Melissa; White, Marijane; Eichmann, David; Porter, Simon; Szomszor, Martin; Serafin, John; Essaid, Shahim; Rademaker, Alexandre; Brush, Matthew; Gutzman, Karen. 2016. “OpenVIVO: A VIVO Anyone Can Join.” https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3444179.v2. OR 2016, Dublin, IE, June 14, 2016.
  • Gutzman, Karen; Konkiel, Stacy; White, Marijane; Brush, Matthew; Ilik, Violeta; Conlon, Michael; Haendel, Melissa; Holmes, Kristi (2016): Attribution of Work in the Scholarly Ecosystem. figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3175198.v1. Force 2016 Conference, Portland, OR, April 2016.
  • Conlon, Michael; Triggs, Graham; Ilik, Violeta; Lawless, Ted; Holmes, Kristi; Blake, Jim; Friedman, Paul; Javed, Muhammed; Haendel, Melissa; White, Marijane; Eichmann, David; Porter, Simon; Szomszor, Martin; Serafin, John; Essaid, Shahim; Rademaker, Alexandre; Brush, Matthew; Gutzman, Karen (2016): OpenVIVO: A VIVO anyone can join. figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3175072.v1. Force 2016 Conference, Portland, OR, April 2016.
  • Ilik, Violeta; Hebal, Piotr; Olson, Tony; Stirnaman, Jason; Kubilius, Ramune; Wishnetsky, Susan; Gutzman, Karen; Shank, Jonathan; Holmes, Kristi (2016): Supporting the spectrum of scholarship in DigitalHub. figshare. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3159853.v1. Force 2016 Conference, Portland, OR, April 2016.
  • Friedman, Paul, Kibbe, Warren, Ilik, Violeta, Starren, Justin, and Holmes, Kristi. Moving a Custom Application to use VIVO-Compliant Linked Open Data. VIVO 2015 Conference, Cambridge, MA, August 13, 2015. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.2002158.v2
  • Hebal, Piotr, Ilik, Violeta, and Holmes, Kristi. Starting from scratch – building the perfect digital repository. Open Repositories 2015, Indianapolis, IN, June 9, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.18131/G3G599​

 

Teaching Experience 

  • Instructor: Mike Conlon, Graham Triggs, Violeta Ilik, Paul Albert, and Julia Trimmer: VIVO Camp 2017, Durham, NC, November 9-11, 2017
  • Instructor: Mike Conlon, Graham Triggs, Violeta Ilik, Paul Albert, and Julia Trimmer: VIVO Camp 2017, Albuquerque, NM, April 6-8, 2017.
  • Workshop Instructor: Pedro Szekely and Violeta Ilik. VIVO 2016 Workshop: Data integration with Karma. Denver, CO, August 17, 2016
  • Class Instructor: Violeta Ilik. DigitalHub: Preserving and Sharing Your Work Using NM's Repository. Galter Health Sciences Library regular class, Chicago, IL, December 2015 -
  • Workshop Instructor: John Fereira, Cornell University; Violeta Ilik, Northwestern University; Alex Viggio, Symplectic Ltd. VIVO 2015 Workshop  “Managing Your Data Flows: Architecture and Data Provenance For Your Institution – Section: Karma is a Tool.” VIVO 2015 Conference, Cambridge, MA, August 12, 2015
  • Workshop Instructor: Violeta Ilik, Northwestern University, Alexandre Rademaker, Fundação Getulio Vargas & IBM Research, Chris Barnes, University of Florida; Ted Lawless, Brown University; and Jim Blake, Cornell University. Awesome Apps to Enhance Your VIVO – Section: Karma is a Tool! VIVO 2015 Conference, Cambridge, MA, August 12, 2015
  • Workshop Instructor: Modeling Data with Karma – Data Integration Tool (semantic web compliant data for VIVO 1.6 and 1.7 instances) - VIVO/SciTS Conference, Austin, TX, August 6, 2014.
  • Workshop Instructor: VIVO for beginners – running a local VIVO installation and importing research information data - Lukas Koster, Ina Blümel, Gabriel Birke*, Violeta Ilik*, and Ted Lawless* - ELAG Conference, Bath, UK June 10-13, 2014
  • Course Instructor: Programming for Humanists, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Spring Semester 2014 
  • Workshop Instructor, Birnbaum, David and Violeta Ilik. “The Role of XSLT in Digital Libraries, Editions, and Cultural Exhibits.” Juried Workshop. 17th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2013), Valetta, Malta, September 22, 2013. 
  • Course Instructor, XSLT Book Workshop, Text Encoding Initiative Conference 2012, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, November 6, 2012.
  • Workshop Instructor, Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program (SCCTP) – Serials Holdings Workshop - College Station, TX, December 2012.

 

Editorial Board

  • Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) 2017-

 

International and National Committees 

  • ALCTS/LITA Linked Library Data Interest Group Co-Chair/Chair, 2014-2016
  • ALCTS Scholarly Communication Interest Group Vice-Chair/Chair, 2015-2017
  • ALA, ALCTS, Continuing Resources, Committee on Holdings Information, 2013 – 2017
  • FORCE11  Program Planning Committee Member for the 2017 Conference 
  • FORCE11 Program Planning Committee Member for the 2016 Conference, April 2016 in Portland, Oregon: 
  • Medical Library Association (MLA) 2018 Program Reviewer
  • NASIG, Program Planning Committee, Chair 2017-2018
  • NASIG, Program Planning Committee, Vice-Chair 2016-2017
  • NASIG, Program Planning Committee, Member 2012 – present 
  • OpenRIF, VIVO–Integrated Semantic Framework (ISF) Ontology, Developer, 2013- current
  • Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Task Group on Identity Management in NACO, 2016 -
  • Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) 2015 Conference Planning Committee 2014-2015
  • VIVO Camp Task Force Instructor, 2016 –
  • VIVO 2017 Conference Program Chair
  • VIVO 2016 Conference Program Co-Chair
  • VIVO Implementation Documentation Task Force – Lead, 2015
  • VIVO 2015 Program Planning Committee and Session Chair- 2015

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