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Marcia Lei Zeng 曾蕾
Professor
School of Library and Information Science
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio, USA

http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu
or: http://faculty-l.slis.kent.edu/~mzeng/

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my twitter: @marciazeng

==> Curriculum Vitae | Short Bio

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Textbook: Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. 2008.6. Metadata. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman.
| Catalog | Website for metadata etc. (continually updated) | Find a copy in a library |
[2nd Edition. ALA Neal-Schuman. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10717
ISBN 978-1-55570-965-5 (To be published in 2015)]

Updates (recent activities):

Funding received: KSU 2014 Postdoctoral Seed Program for digital humanities research using smart big data.

Funding received (as partner): IMLS National Leadership Grants - Linked Data for Professional Educators (LD4PE). Lead by U.Washington iSchool.

Another excellent master's student thesis: Petiya, S. (2014). Building a Semantic Web of comics: Publishing Linked Data in HTML/RDFa using a comic book ontology and metadata application profiles. (Electronic Thesis). [PDF] and the side products (ontology, schemas, convertor, examples): https://comicmeta.org/

Panel on digital humanities, International Conference on East Asia Art History and Chen Chengpo Conference. Jan. 16-17, 2015. National Palace Museum, Taipei. 

"Using KOS as the Connectors of Linked Datasets." ASIS&T 77th Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-6, 2014, Seattle, WA. [PPT]

New Web site of our LOD-LAM project is up! http://lod-lam.slis.kent.edu/

"Terminology registries for knowledge organization systems." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T) DOI: 10.1002/asi.23090


Educational Background

Ph.D. 1992. School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
M.A. 1984, B.A. 1982 Wuhan University, China

Major Research Interests

Knowledge organization and representation; metadata architectures and applications; Linked Data; thesaurus, taxonomy, ontology, and other knowledge organization systems (KOS); database quality control; indexing systems and software, application of expert systems; multilingual information processing; digital humanities.

areas of interest

Acronyms and Abbreviations:

  • DCMI NKOS-TG = Dublin Core Metadata Initiative - Application Profile for KOS Resources Task Group
  • EU-ICP-PSP = EU Information and Communication Technology Policy Support Programme
  • EU ADMS-WG = EU ISA Programme Asset Description Metadata Schema Working group
  • FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • IFLA = International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
  • IFLA-DL WG = IFLA Working Group on Digital Libraries
  • IFLA-FRSAR-WG = IFLA Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records Working Group
  • IMLS = Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • ISO = International Organization for Standardization
  • KSU = Kent State University
  • NSF = National Science Foundation
  • OBR = Ohio Board of Regents
  • OCLC = OCLC Online Computer Library Center
  • W3C LLD-XG = World Wide Web Consortium Library Linked Data Incubator Group

Metadata Tutorial and Tools

KOS Tutorial and Tools

Working Groups in action

  • Linked Data for Professional Educators (LD4E). Partner with U.Washington iSchool, DCMI. (Funded by IMLS)

  • Dublin Core Application Profile for KOS Resources
    The DCMI-NKOS Task Group
    http://dublincore.org/groups/nkos/ Homepage

Completed Group Work


Current courses:

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Professional Affiliations and Active Working Groups


mzeng at Kent dot edu, (330)672-2782 (SLIS phone) (330)672-7965 (SLIS fax)