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Marcia Lei Zeng 曾蕾
School of Information
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio, USA

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

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my twitter: @marciazeng

my ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0151-5156

==> Curriculum Vitae | Short Bio

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Metadata 2nd. ed. Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. 2016. 3
Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman ISBN 978-1-55570-965-5 |Sample of the book|
& London: Facet Publishing ISBN: 9781783300525 | Free download Chapter 1
Metadata 1st ed. 2008.6. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman. ISBN: 978-1-55570-635-7 Find a copy in a library -1st ed.

==> Website for the textbook Metadata (continually updated)

Updates (recent activities):

"Standards and Best Practices Related to the Publication, Exchange, and Usage of Open Data". Panel at ASIS&T 80th Annual Meeting, October 27-Nov. 1., 2017, Washington, D.C.

"LD4PE: A Competency-based guide to Linked Data principles and practices", (with the LD4PE team, led by Michael Crandall of U.W.). Full paper (pdf) presentation (ppt) at International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC2017), October 26-29, 2017, Washington, D.C.

"Advanced Uses of Thesauri that are Released with Multiple Services: Websites, APIs, and SPARQL Endpoints" Presentation (PPT) at Session 3 - Cultural Heritage LOD Demonstrations. The 11th U.S. Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop at DC2017, 8:30-17:30 Sat. October 29, 2017, Washington, D.C.

"Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) in the Semantic Web: Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? -- A multi-dimensional review" (with Philipp Mayr). A full paper presentation (ppt) at ISKO-UK Biennial Conference: Knowledge Organization – what's the story? Classification, Indexing, Taxonomies and Ontologies - current state and direction of travel. Sept. 11-12, London, UK.

"Turn Over a New Facet: An Analysis of the Applications of Faceted Systems for Facilitating the Explorations of Museum Collections on the Web" (with Sophy Chen). A poster presentation (ppt) at International UDC Seminar 2017: Faceted Classification Today: Theory, Technology and End Users, September 14-15, 2017, London, UK.

Digital Humanities 2017, Montreal, Canada, August 8-11, 2017

"Smart Data for Digital Humanities", presented at Aalto University, June 16, 2017. Invited by Prof. Eero Hyvönen, Director of Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities (HELDIG), University of Helsinki and Aalto University.

Opponent for dissertation of Tuominen, Jouni. 2017. “Ontology Services for Knowledge Organization Systems” Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland. (Role: Opponent, June 16, 2017).(link)  

Funded: Developing a Digital Humanities Platform for Researching the History of Innovation. A Research Acceleration Award proposal submitted to the Kent State University Research Seed Grant. P.I. (with Yin Zhang, Hongshan Li, and Xinyue Ye). Submitted Feb. 18, 2017.

Metadata 2nd. ed. named a 2017 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

2017 Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) 39th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, May 31 – June 2, 2017

MW17: Museums and the Web Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, USA., April 19-22, 2017

"Visual Representations of Knowledge Structures", Live stream video , Keynote at World Information Architecture Day (World IA Day) 2017 Conference, Kent, February 18th, 2017

"Smart Data for Digital Humanities", a perspective article published by Journal of Data and Information Science. Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 1–12, ISSN (Online) 2543-683X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jdis-2017-0001, February 2017

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
  • DDC = Dewey Decimal Classification
  • 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
  • Getty = The Getty Foundation, The J. Paul Getty Trust
  • 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
  • UW = University of Washington
  • UC Santa Barbara = University of California Santa Barbara
  • 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 and DCMI. (Funded by IMLS)

  • Smart [Big] Data team, Kent State University (Funded by the URC Research Seed grant).
    • Digital Humanities Research with Smart Big Data — A Network Framework of Innovation History

Completed Group Work

Current courses:

Previous Workshop:

Professional Affiliations and Working Groups

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