PERRY DANIEL ROLAND
104 Thomas Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903
telephone: (804) 971-5998 or 924-7474
e-mail: pdr4h@virginia.edu
http://poe.acc.virginia.edu/~pdr4h


EDUCATION

M.L.I.S., August 1995. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC. Completed 36- hour distance education program in Library Science while employed at U.Va. Wrote Master's project on online thematic indexing.

M.A., Composition, May 1986. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Thesis composition for chamber orchestra entitled "Bal Masque." Teaching Assistant for several undergraduate courses and performing organizations. Performed with Collegium Musicum on recorder, crumhorn, and sackbutt.

B.S., Music Education, May 1981. Concord College, Athens, WV. Graduate in K-12 teacher preparatory program magna cum laude. Recipient of Eli Goldston Memorial Scholarship, a four-year academic grant. Developed programs for computer-assisted music analysis. Performed senior recital on tuba.

Continuing Education in Computer Science, 1987 - 1989. University of Virginia and Piedmont Virginia Community College. Completed courses in True BASIC, Turbo Pascal, and C.


EMPLOYMENT

Library Assistant, December 1995 - present. Digital Media and Music Center, Clemons Library, University of Virginia. Provide public service in an electronic laboratory specializing in digital acquisition and manipulation of audio and video sources and the creation of digital resources. Introduce and direct special projects in the application of emerging technologies to library services. Create and maintain hypertext resources at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/dmmc/. Install, troubleshoot, and use appropriate hardware and software on PC, Macintosh, and UNIX platforms. Recently participated in Internet broadcast of plenary session of Monticello Memoirs, a project of the Smithsonian Institution.

Composer, arranger, music copyist, May 1984 - present. Free-lance copyist for commercial projects, including ABC Afterschool Special. Composed music for CD-ROM to be distributed to prospective U.Va. faculty and graduate students. Sound Designer for 1995 Heritage Repertory Theater (5 shows). Arranger for Olde Towne Brass, a Civil War-era ensemble. Transcribed, arranged, and orchestrated an opera.

Library Assistant, January 1988 - December 1995. Alderman Library, University of Virginia. Provided reference services in all areas of federal, state and international government documents library. Searched on-line databases and provided bibliographic instruction. Hired, trained, and supervised one full-time employee and student assistants. Installed and maintained computer hardware and software. Performed retrospective cataloging and database maintenance in integrated on-line environment. Developed computer applications for collecting and reporting collection statistics, shelf-listing uncataloged government documents, and identifying and tracking publications throughout the binding process. Staff-sharing assignments in Music Library (collection development), Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (geographic information systems), and Geographic Information Center (database creation). Initiated Digital Music Center.

Office Services Assistant, April 1987 - January 1988. Alderman Library, University of Virginia. Performed reference and technical service duties. Maintained circulation database. Collected and reported collection statistics.

Music Director, May 1985 - May 1987. Mt. View Baptist Church, Charlottesville, VA. Administered music program: set goals, prepared budget, maintained music library, recruited and trained vocal and instrumental soloists and groups, led congregational music-making.

Music Instructor, July 1982 - January 1984. Sounds of Today, Princeton, WV. Provided keyboard, wind, and string instruction to students of all ages and ability levels in music store studios. Conducted band instrument clinics in local schools.

Music Teacher, August 1981 - June 1982. McDowell County Schools, Welch, WV. Taught instrumental, choral and general music in grades 4-9. Acted as Co-Director of All-County Band and Chorus.


OTHER EXPERIENCE

HTML Programmer, April 1995 - present. Create and maintain World Wide Web resources for the Boy Scouts of America, Monticello District (http://avenue.org/mont-bsa) and for the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, University of Virginia. Perform CGI programming utilizing perl and UNIX shell scripts.

Assistant Cub Scout Den Leader, September 1994 - February 1996. Pack 187, Charlottesville, VA.

Experienced with PC, Macintosh, and UNIX platforms: DOS, BASIC, dBase III+, WordPerfect, ProComm, Pascal, C, music notation software (Finale, Theme, Copyist Professional, MusiXTex), music sequencing software (Performer, Cakewalk), sound recording software (Deck, SoundEdit16), Novell network software, Netscape, UNIX shell programming, perl, emacs (jove), lynx, mosaic, FTP, gopher, Photoshop, Arc/Info (geographic information systems software).

Knowledge of AACR2 cataloging, LCSH, LC and Superintendent of Documents classification systems. Extensive OCLC and NOTIS experience.


PUBLICATIONS

Proposal for Encoding Western Music Symbols in Iso/IEC 10646.
Available via the World Wide Web at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/dmmc/Music/UnicodeMusic.

Thematic Catalogue of Instrumental Music Published Before ca. 1800 in the Alexander Mackay-Smith Collection of the University of Virginia. (In progress).
Available via the World Wide Web at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/dmmc/Music/MackaySmith.

Image-based Information Service in the Music Library, 1995.
Available via the World Wide Web at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/MusicLib/PDFColl/pdf_demo.html.

National Study of Online Thematic Indexing in Music Libraries: A Research Proposal.
Master's degree project, 1995. Available via the World Wide Web at http://poe.acc.virginia.edu/~pdr4h.

Christmas Music: Duets for Guitar and Flute, Recorder, Violin or Other C Instrument.
Charlottesville, Guitar Editions, 1987.


REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST