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Paul Smith and Carrie the dog

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City: San José, CA

Teaching & Professional Interests

  • Information and Society / Culture
  • Intellectual Freedom and Censorship
  • School Media Centers / Libraries

Research Interests

  • Copyright / Intellectual Property
  • Distance Education in LIS
  • Music

Paul Smith


Paul Smith is a Web developer, UI and graphic designer, and teacher. He designs corporate Internet and intranet sites, and develops courseware, interfaces, and multimedia for corporate clients and universities. As an instructor, he has taught Web languages, music, graphics, and digital media since the early 90s to kids and adults from Kindergarten to graduate level.

Courses Taught


  • BA (Modern Society & Social Thought) University of California, Santa Cruz

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Webmaster and developer for Intuit, King-Tek, zmanda, Voltage, and others... (2006-current)
  • Web and Application coding for iPhoto at Apple in Cupertino (2005-2006)
  • Lecturer, School of Library and Information Science, San José State University (2002-2008)
  • Director of Digital Graphics Program, Silicon Valley College (2004-2005)
  • Instructor, Digital Media Dept. West Valley College Saratoga (1998-2002)
  • Web Development for corporate clients (AvantGo, Johnson & Johnson, Lam Research, EDM Tech, Apple, etc.) (1995-present)

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