Sean Petiya, MS, MLIS

Adjunct Instructor, School of Information (iSchool)

spetiya1@kent.edu

ORCID / Google Scholar

Courses

Digital Technologies I: Data Fundamentals

The first of three one-credit courses in digital technologies, this course presents foundational knowledge on the principles that underlie digital resources and services in modern information society, with specific emphasis on data representation, encoding, formatting, and data modeling, providing students with conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of knowledge representation in the form of digital data. With successful completion of the course, students will understand the role and principles of digital data that underlie modern methods of knowledge representation.

Digital Technologies II: Internet Fundamentals

The second of three one-credit courses in digital technologies, this course presents foundational knowledge on the principles that underlie digital resources and services in modern information society, with specific emphasis on online information systems, the Internet, and data security, providing students with conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Internet and Web architecture and their application in online library and information systems. With successful completion of the course, students will understand the role and principles of Internet and Web technologies that enable the collection, protection, and dissemination of digital objects in modern library and information systems.

Digital Technologies III: Information Systems Fundamentals

The third of three one-credit courses in digital technologies, this course presents foundational knowledge on the principles that underlie digital resources and services in modern information society, with specific emphasis on Web-based information applications, programming logic, Linked Data, and the interpretation of data. This course provides students with conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of web-based information applications in online library and information systems. With successful completion of the course, students will understand the role and principles of Web-based applications and Linked Data that enable the management and use of modern library and information systems, and their content.

Research

Baker, T., Coyle, K., & Petiya, S. (2014). Multi-entity models of resource description in the semantic web: A comparison of FRBR, RDA, and BIBFRAME. Library Hi Tech, 32(4), 562-582. https://doi.org/10.1108/LHT-08-2014-0081

Petiya, S. (2014). Best practice poster: Converting personal comic book collection records to linked data. In W. Moen & A. Rushing (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (pp. 222-224). Austin, TX: Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

Petiya, S. (2014). Building a semantic web of comics: Publishing linked data in HTML/RDFa using a comic book ontology and metadata application profiles [Master's thesis, Kent State University]. OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center. http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=kent1416791055