J. Andrew Magpantay

Lectures & Writings

Adjunct and guest lecturer at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Information Studies, teaching content management systems and systems analysis and design. Presenter at national conferences and have written on topics related to digital access and other information and telecommunications policy issues.

Adjunct Lecturer

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Information Studies

Introduction to Content Management Systems Using WordPress (IS 289)
Fall 2015; Fall 2014

Developed and taught new graduate course, Introduction to Content Management Systems using WordPress. Course covered mechanics of using WordPress on a self-hosted site, web design and usability testing, security, intellectual property and other topics culminating in a final site build project.

Principles of Information Systems Analysis and Design (IS 282)
Winter 2009

Taught graduate course, IS282 Principles of Information Systems Analysis and Design, covering the systems development life-cycle including design and usability techniques and Agile methodologies.

Selected Presentations & Publications

Market Structure of the Reference Publishing Industry. Guest Lecturer. Information Access (IS 245). University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Information Studies. Los Angeles, California. January 27, 2011.

Product Development and Agile. Guest Lecturer. Information Systems Analysis and Design (IS 282). University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Information Studies. Los Angeles, California. February 20, 2008.

A Nationwide Analysis of Library Market Areas Using Geographic Information System Software. (abstract) With D. Jue, C. Koontz, K. Lance, A. Seidl. Library and Information Science Research, Summer 1999.

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 – Universal Service for Schools and Libraries. United States Telephone Association Annual National Issues Conference. Washington, D.C. Panelist. March 5, 1998.

Libraries and Universal Service: Opportunities for Policy Research and Evaluation. American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. November 2, 1997.

Networks for People: TIIAP at Work. The Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance Program. U.S. Department of Commerce. Washington, DC. October 28, 1997.

The E-Rate and Universal Service. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. San Francisco, California. July 19, 1997.

New Directions in Information and Telecommunications Policy. Canadian Library Association, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. June 20, 1997.

Electronic Public Space on the Information Highway. Canadian Library Association. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. June 19, 1997.

Connectivity: Kids, Libraries, and the Electronic World. Policy and Technology Issues. Association for Library Services to Children/American Library Trustee Association Institute. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. October 25, 1996.

The Public Library Online. The Harvard University Conference on Society and the Internet.
Cambridge, Massachusetts. May 29, 1996.

The Virtual Library: A New Common Ground? Association for Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interactions.
(abstract) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 15, 1996.

Children and the Internet. Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC), Social Issues Discussion Group. American Library Association Midwinter Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. January 22, 1996.

Truth in Electronic Packaging. (Issues of digital verification and authentication.) Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee. Network Planning Paper Number 30.
Washington, D.C. December 4, 1995.

The New Techno-Political Environment. Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA). Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. October 26, 1995.

The Information Superhighway Metaphor and the Politics of Public Good, Educom Review, November/December 1994.