Marcia Lei Zeng

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

 

University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D. (1992)
School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Wuhan University, M.A. (1985)
School of Library and Information Science, Wuhan, P.R. China

Wuhan University, B.A. (1982)
School of Library and Information Science, Wuhan, P.R. China

 

AWARDS AND HONORS RECEIVED:

Awards

[Kent State University President Beverly Warren] President’s Faculty Excellence Award, 2016.  (News)

U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan, 2015-1016.

Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award, Kent State University, 2014. (News)

Distinguished Teaching Award (for comprehensive knowledge of her field, effective organization and presentation of subject matter and the demonstration of resourcefulness in teaching). College of Communication and Information, Kent State University, 2013.

Best Poster Award, 2008 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC2008), Berlin, Germany, Aug. 22-26. Marcia L Zeng, Wei Fan, and Xia Lin: "SKOS for an Integrated Vocabulary Structure". 2008.

Phi Beta Delta (Honors Society for International Scholars) Beta Zeta Chapter, 2005-2006 Faculty Award for International Education. 2006. (Photo)

American Society for Information Science (ASIS) Doctoral Forum Award (for outstanding doctoral research done in the information field.) 1992.

China Society for Science and Technology Information Excellent Paper Award. 1999.

Beta Phi Mu (International Library & Information Studies Honor Society) Pi Chapter Award for Scholarly Research, 1990.

Catherine Ofiesh Orner Award (in recognition of excellence and outstanding achievement in information science by a student). Presented by the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. 1990.

Scholarship for Asian Studies. Awarded by the University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh. 1988-1991.


Honors and Recognitions

"Scholar of the Month -- Marcia Lei Zeng. Scholar Tagged as Leader in Digital Information Organization". Kent State University. February 2014. (news)

"Profiles in Digital Information-- Marcia Zeng, Ph.D.: from Indexing to Knowledge Organization Systems, One Woman's Journey Across the Globe and Into the Future of Library and Information Science". Journal of Internet Cataloging 7, no. 2 (2006).

University Teaching Council honor for "a faculty member who made a difference in their academic careers at KSU" as recognized by graduates. Kent State University. 2001.

1995/96 OCLC Annual Report highlight. 1996.

University Honors Convocation, University of Pittsburgh. 1991, 1993.

Beta Phi Mu, (International Library Science Honors Society), 1992.

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
School of Library and Information Science
(August 1992-Present)

Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Institute of History and Philology
(January 2016 – June 2016)

Columbia University, New York, New York
Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
(November 1999-June 2000)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
School of Information Sciences
(September 1991-June 1992)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
East Asian Library
(September 1988-June 1992)

Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R. China
School of Library and Information Science,
(January 1985-August 1988)

Other Consulting and Research Appointments

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation. Information Management Specialist (2010-11 to 2011-03) Consultant (2011-2014)

Getty Research Institute. Getty Vocabularies Linked Open Data (LOD) project. Consultant (2012)  

National Science Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Chinese 12th Five Year Plan project for 'Knowledge Organization Systems for Foreign Sci-Tech Information" -- Consulting Expert. (2012-2015)

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Visiting/Guest Research Fellow. Shanghai, China (2003 --)

Peking University Institute of Digital Library, Advisory Board. Beijing, China. (2002 -- )

Chinese Academy of Sciences Library and Documentation Center, Visiting/Guest Professor. Beijing, China.(2005 --)

Yunnan Province Library, Kunming, Yunnan, Advisory Board. China. (2004--)

Zhejiang University Information Management Institute, Visiting Researcher. Hangzhou, China. (2005 --)

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Visiting/Guest Professor. Wuhan, China. (2007--)

American Greetings AG Interactive -- Creative Operations. Taxonomy project. (2006)

Northwestern University. Midwest Workforce Institute Digital Library Project. (2001)

Northern Lights, Inc. IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) State Library Plans Lexicon Development Project. (1999-2000)

Battelle Memorial Institute. Department of Foreign Science and Technology. Columbus, Ohio (1992)

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

Books

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Qin, Jian. [2016]. Metadata. 2nd Edition. Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman ISBN 978-1-55570-965-5; London: Facet Publishing ISBN 978-1-78330-052-5. Website: http://www.metadataetc.org/book-website2nd/index.html

Robert B. Allen, Jane Hunter, and Marcia L Zeng. Eds. Digital Libraries: Providing Quality Information. 17th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2015, Seoul, Korea, December 9-12, 2015. Proceedings. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-27974-9

Zumer, Maja, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Athena Salaba. 2012.09. FRSAD: Conceptual modeling of aboutness. Third Millennium Cataloging Series, Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. ISBN 9781598847949

Zeng, Marcia, Maja Zumer, and Athena Salaba. Eds. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data, A Conceptual Model (FRSAD). 2011. IFLA Working Group on Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR). Berlin/München: De Gruyter Saur. ISBN 9783110263787

Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. 2008. Metadata. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman. ISBN 9781555706357 and London: Facet Publishing. ISBN: 9781856046558
Companion Website: http://www.metadataetc.org/book-website/index.html

Zeng, Marcia Lei, & Suzine Har Nicolescu Eds. 1997. Serving Multicultural Populations in the 21st Century: Universal Standardized Subject Headings -- Present Status and Future Prospects. Tokyo: National Center for Science Information Systems (NACSIS). ISBN 4924600571

Zeng, Lei. 1996. Indexing Languages in Online Environment. Beijing: China Bibliography and Document Publishing House. (Text in English and Chinese.) ISBN 7501312931

Xie, Xinzhou, & Lei Zeng. 1996. Electronic Publishing. Beijing: People's Publishing House. (Text in Chinese.) ISBN 7506007657

Dissertation

Zeng, Lei. 1992.  An Evaluation of the Quality of Chinese-Language Records in the OCLC OLUC Database and a Study of a Rule-based Data Validation System for Online Chinese Cataloging.  (Ph.D. Dissertation).  PA: University of  Pittsburgh, 1992. 220 pages. (This dissertation won 1992 American Society for Information Science Doctoral Forum Award.)

 

Articles in Refereed and Professionally-Reviewed Journals

Chen, Shu-Jiun, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Hsueh-Hua Chen. 2016. Alignment of conceptual structures in controlled vocabularies in the domain of Chinese art – A discussion of issues and patterns. International Journal on Digital Libraries 17(1) : 23-38. First online: 03 September 2015 DOI :10.1007/s00799-015-0163-1.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Karen Gracy, and Maja Zumer. 2014. Using a semantic analysis tool to generate subject access points: A study using Panofsky’s theory and two research samples. Knowledge Organization 41(6): 440-451.

Golub, Koraljka, Douglas Tudhope, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja Zumer. 2014. Terminology registries for knowledge organization systems. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T) 65(9):1901-1916. Early view 2 MAY 2014. Abstract

Zhang, Jin and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2014. A new similarity measure for subject hierarchical structures. Journal of Documentation. 70(3): 364 – 391. | Abstract

Mitchell, Joan S., Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja Zumer. 2014. Modeling classification systems in multicultural and multilingual contexts. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 52(1): 90-101. | Abstract

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Karen Gracy, and Laurence Skirvin. Navigating the intersection of library bibliographic data and linked music information sources:  A study in the identification of useful metadata elements for interlinking. Journal of Library Metadata 13(2-3): 254-278. | Abstract

Hong, Yi, Marcia Lei Zeng, Jin Zhang, Alexandra Dimitroff , and Charles E. Kahn, Jr. 2013. Application of standardized biomedical terminologies in radiology reporting Templates. Information Services & Use 33 (2013) 309–323. | Abstract

Gracy, Karen, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Laurence Skirvin. 2013. Exploring methods to improve access to music resources by aligning library data with Linked Data: A report of methodologies and preliminary findings. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T) 64(10):2078–2099. Published online June 7, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/asi.22914 | Abstract

Gilchrist, Alan, Marcia Lei Zeng, Stella Dextre Clark, Antoine Isaac, Patric Lambe, and Judi Vernau. 2013. Logic and the Organization of Knowledge – an appreciation of the book of this title by Martin Frické. A set of short essays. Journal of Information Science.  39(5):708-716. Published online July 1, 2013, doi: 10.1177/0165551513480310 | Abstract

Clarke, Stella G. Dextre, and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2012. From ISO 2788 to ISO 25964: the evolution of thesaurus standards towards interoperability and data modeling. Information Standards Quarterly 24(1):20-26. Available at: http://www.niso.org/publications/isq/2012/v24no1/clarke/ doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3789/isqv24n1.2012.04

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2010. Domain-specific markup languages and descriptive metadata: their functions in scientific resource discovery. (Linguagens de marcação específicas por domínio e metadados descritivos: funções para a descoberta de recursos científicos) Eletrônica de Biblioteconomia e Ciência da Informação 15(30) (Text in English and Portuguese)

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Maja Zumer. 2010. Introducing FRSAD and mapping it with SKOS and other models. International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control (ICBC) 39(3): 23-27. (Paper was recommended by the IFLA Classification and Indexing Section after IFLA 09 conference presentation.)

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Jaesun Lee, and Allene F. Hayes. 2009. Metadata Decisions in Digital Library projects – Summary of an international survey. Journal of Library Metadata, 9(3&4):173-193.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Knowledge organization systems. Knowledge Organization, 35(2-3):160-182.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Lois Mai Chan. 2006. Metadata Interoperability and Standardization-- A Study of Methodology. Part II: Achieving Interoperability at Record and Repository Levels. D-Lib Magazine, 12(6). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/june06/zeng/06zeng.html doi:10.1045/june2006-zeng

Chan, Lois Mai and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2006. Metadata Interoperability and Standardization -- A Study of Methodology. Part I: Achieving Interoperability at Schema Level. D-Lib Magazine, 12(6). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/june06/chan/06chan.html doi:10.1045/june2006-chan

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2006. Sharing and use of subject authority data. International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control 36(3).

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Lois Mai Chan. 2004. Trends and issues in establishing interoperability among knowledge organization systems. Journal of American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T) 55(5): 377 – 395. doi:10.1002/asi.10387

Smith, Terence, R., Marcia Lei Zeng, and the ADEPT Project Team. 2004. Building semantic tools for concept-based learning spaces -- Knowledge bases of Strongly-Structured Models for concepts in advanced DL. Journal of Digital Information 4(4) Article No. 263. Available: https://journals.tdl.org/jodi/index.php/jodi/article/view/111/110

Chan, Lois Mai, & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2002. Ensuring interoperability among subject vocabularies and knowledge organization schemes: a methodological analysis. IFLA Journal 28(5/6): 323-327. Reprinted by Signum of The Finnish Research Library Association, 2004/8.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Fredi Kronenberg, & Pat Molholt. 2001. Toward a conceptual framework for complementary and alternative medicine: challenges and issues. Knowledge Organization 28 (1):27-40.

Kronenberg, Fredi, Pat Molholt, Marcia Lei Zeng, & Daniel Eskinazi. 2001. A Comprehensive information resource on traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine: toward an international collaboration. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 7(6):723-730.

Chan, Lois Mai, Xia Lin, & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2000. Structural and multilingual approaches to subject access on the Web. IFLA Journal 26(3): 187-197.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1999. Metadata elements for object description and representation -- A case report from a digitized historical fashion collection project. Journal of American Society for Information Science (JASIS&T) 50(13):1193-1208.

Zhang, Foster J., & Marcia Lei Zeng. 1999. Multiscript information processing on crossroads: Demands for shifting from diverse character code sets to the Unicode standard in library applications. IFLA Journal 25 (3): 162-167.

Zeng, Lei. 1995. Online information resource for ethnic studies. Ethnic Forum 15(1-2):176-189.

Zumer, Maja, & Lei Zeng. 1994. Comparison and evaluation of OPAC end-user interfaces on OhioLINK. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly 19(2):67-98.

Zeng, Lei. 1993. Quality control of Chinese-language records using a rule-based data validation system: Part 2, A study of a rule-based data validation system for online Chinese cataloging. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 18(1):3- 26.

Zeng, Lei. 1993. Quality control of Chinese-language records using a rule-based data validation system: Part 1, An evaluation of the quality of Chinese-language records in the OCLC OLUC database. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 16(4):25-66.

Zeng, Lei. 1991. Automation of bibliographic control for Chinese materials in the United States. International Library Review 23:299-319.

Zeng, Lei. 1990. Establishing a compatible general vocabulary in China: the capability. International Classification 16(2):91-98. (This paper won 1990 Catherine Ofiesh Orner Award.)

Zeng, Lei. 1986. An introduction to thesauri and classification in China. International Classification 13(1):24-28.

Articles in Professionally Reviewed Monographs and Proceedings

Zumer, Maja, and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2016. The new FRBR-LRM model: some accents. Knowledge Organization for a Sustainable World: Challenges and Perspectives for Cultural, Scientific, and Technological Sharing in a Connected Society. Proceedings of the 14th International ISKO Conference, September 27-29, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Yin Zhang, Hongshan Li, and  Serhiy Polyakov. 2015.  Exploring Smart Data Approaches to the History of Innovation and Invention at Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University. In: Allen et al. Eds: Digital Libraries: Providing Quality Information. 17th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2015, Seoul, Korea, December 9-12, 2015. Proceedings: 346-347. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-27974-9

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Maja Zumer, and Athena Salaba, 2014. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD) -- A Conceptual Model. Invited by Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences. Taylor & Francis Group. (Online version published Oct. 2014, Print version. 2015) 

Gree, Rebecca, Diane Vizine-Goetz, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja Žumer. 2013. From modeling to visualization of topic relationships in classification schemes. Proceedings of International UDC Seminar 2013-Classification & Visualization: interfaces to knowledge, The Hague, 24-25 October 2013.

Hong, Yi, Marcia Lei Zeng, Jin Zhang, Alexandra Dimitroff and Charles E. Kahn, Jr. 2013. Application of standardized biomedical terminologies in radiology reporting templates. ISKO-UK Biennial Conference: Knowledge Organization, Pushing the Boundaries, July 8-9, London. http://www.iskouk.org/conf2013/papers/HongPaper.pdf

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Maja Zumer. 2013. A metadata application profile for KOS vocabulary registries. ISKO-UK Biennial Conference: Knowledge Organization, Pushing the Boundaries, July 8-9, London. http://www.iskouk.org/conf2013/papers/ZengPaper.pdf

Žumer, Maja, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Marjorie MK Hlava. 2012. A Domain model for describing and accessing KOS resources: Report of processes in developing a KOS description metadata application profile.  Metadata for Meeting Global Challenges. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, Sept. 3-7, 2012.

Chen, Shu-jiun, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Hsueh-hua Chen. 2012. Alignment of conceptual structures in controlled vocabularies in the domain of Chinese art – A discussion of issues and patterns. In: Categories, Contexts and Relations in Knowledge Organization. Proceedings of the Twelfth International ISKO Conference, 6-9 August 2012, Mysore, India. 249-255.  Ergon Verlag. ISSN:0938-5495; ISBN:978-3-89913-902-0.

Žumer, Maja, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Joan S. Mitchell. 2012. FRBRizing KOS relationships: Applying the FRBR model to versions of the DDC. In: Categories, Contexts and Relations in Knowledge Organization. Proceedings of the Twelfth International ISKO Conference, 6-9 August 2012, Mysore, India. 191-194.  Ergon Verlag. ISSN:0938-5495; ISBN:978-3-89913-902-0.

Mitchell, Joan S., Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja Žumer, 2011. Extending models for controlled vocabularies to classification systems: modelling DDC with FRSAD. In: Classification and ontology: formal approaches and access to knowledge: proceedings of the International UDC Seminar, 19-20 September 2011, The Hague, The Netherlands. 241-250. Edited by Aida Slavic & Edgardo Civallero. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2011. ISBN: 978-3-89913-865-8. Presentation PPT

Zumer, Maja and Marcia Lei Zeng, 2011. Modelling Knowledge Organization Systems and Structures -A discussion in the context of conceptual and data models. To be published in: Facets of Knowledge Organization, A Tribute to Professor Brain Vickery. Proceedings of ISKO-UK Biennial Conference, London, 4th-5th, July 2011. Paper and PPT available via: http://www.iskouk.org/conf2011/programme.htm

Zumer, Maja, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Athena Salaba. 2010. FRBR: A Generalized Approach to Dublin Core Application Profiles. To be published in: Making Metadata Work Harder: Celebrating 15 Years of Dublin Core. Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Pittsburgh, October 20-22, 2010. http://dcpapers.dublincore.org/ojs/pubs/article/viewArticle/1024

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Lois Mai Chan. 2010. Semantic Interoperability. In: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences 3rd edition. 1: 1, 4645 — 4662. (Online publication date: 09 December 2009) Edited by Marcia J. Bates and Mary Niles Maack. New York, NY: Dekker Encyclopedias, Taylor and Francis Group.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Michael Panzer, and Athena Salaba. 2010. Expressing Classification Schemes with OWL 2 Web Ontology Language. In: Proceedings of the ISKO 2010 International Conference: "Paradigms and conceptual systems in KO". Sapienza University of Rome, February 23-26, 2010, Rome, Italy. 356-362. Ergon Verlag. ISSN:0938-5495; ISBN:978-3-89913-746-0.

Panzer, Michael and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2009. Modeling Classification Systems in SKOS: Some Challenges and Best-Practice Recommendations. In: Semantic Interoperability of Linked Data: Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Seoul, October 12-16, 2009, ed. Samgyun Oh, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Stuart A. Sutton. Seoul: Dublin Core metadata Initiative and National Library of Korea: 3-14. ISSN: 1939-1366. http://dcpapers.dublincore.org/ojs/pubs/article/view/974

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Maja Zumer. 2009. Introducing FRSAD and Mapping it with SKOS and other models. In: Proceedings of World Library and Information Congress: the 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, "Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage", 23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy. (Paper was to be translated into 5 other languages.) http://www.ifla.org/files/hq/papers/ifla75/200-zeng-en.pdf

Smith, Terence and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2009. Semantic Tools to Support the Use and Construction of Concept-based Learning Spaces. In: E-Learning for Geographers: Online Materials, Resources and Repositories. Edited by Philip Rees, Louise Mackay, Karen Fill and Helen Durham. Hersey, Pennsylvania: Idea Group. Book preface, TOC ISBN 978-1-59904-980-9

Zumer, Maja, Athena Salaba and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2007. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR): A Conceptual Model of Aboutness. Asian Digital Libraries. Looking Back 10 Years and Forging New Frontiers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Berlin / Heidelberg : Springer : 487-492 . ISBN 978-3-540-77093-0. Chapter DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-77094-7_62

Zeng, Lei. 2005. Knowledge Organization Systems. In: Zeng Minzu ed.: Knowledge: Technologies and Applications. Beijing: Scientific and Technical Documents Publishing House: 121-137. (Text in Chinese.) ISBN 7502351345

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam, & Gregory M. Shreve. 2004. Metadata quality study for the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Metadata Repository. In: Digital Libraries: International Collaboration and Cross-Fertilization. 7th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2004 Shanghai , China , December 2004. Proceedings : 339-340. Springer. ISBN 3540240306

Shreve, Gregory M. & Marcia L. Zeng. 2004. Providing parallel metadata for digital libraries with linguistically heterogeneous documents. In: Digital Libraries: International Collaboration and Cross-Fertilization. 7th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2004 Shanghai , China , December 2004. Proceedings : 341-344. Springer. ISBN 3540240306

Smith, Terrence R. and Marcia L. Zeng. 2004. Concept maps supported by knowledge organization structures. In: I.C.Mcllwaine ed.: Knowledge Organization and the Global Information Society: proceedings of the eighth international ISKO conference, 13-16 July 2004, London , England .

Shreve, Gregory M. & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2003. Integrating Resource Metadata and Domain Markup in an NSDL Collection. In: DC-2003: Proceedings of the International DCMI Metadata Conference and Workshop, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2003, Seattle, Washington:223-229.
Available: http://www.siderean.com/dc2003/604_paper62.pdf

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Chen Yu. 2003. Features of an integrated thesaurus management and search system for the networked environment. In: I.C.Mcllwaine ed.: Subject Retrieval in a Networked Environment, Proceedings of the IFLA Satellite Meeting held in Dublin, OH, 14-16 August 2001 and sponsored by the IFLA Classification and Indexing Section, the IFLA Information Technology Section and OCLC: 122-128. Munchen: K.G.Saur. ISBN:3598116349

Hill, L. L., Buchel, O., Janée, G., & Zeng, M. L. 2002. Integration of Knowledge Organization Systems into Digital Library Architectures: Position Paper. In J.-E. Mai & C. Beghtol & J. Furner & B. Kwasnik (Eds.), Advances in Classification Research. Proceedings of the 13th ASIST SIG/CR Workshop on "Reconceptualizing Classification Research" (pp. 62-68). Philadelphia, PA. NJ: Information Today, Inc. ISBN: 1-57387-199-0

Smith, Terrence R., Marcia L. Zeng, & The ADEPT Knowledge Team. 2002. Structured models of scientific concepts for organizing, accessing, and using learning materials. In: Challenges in knowledge representation and Organization for the 21st century. Integration of knowledge across boundaries: proceedings of the seventh international ISKO conference, 10-13 July 2002, Granada, Spain: 232-239. ISBN: 3899132475

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2001. Supporting metadata interoperability: trends and issues. In: Ching-Chih Chen ed.: Global Digital Library Development in the New Millennium: 405-412. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press. ISBN: 7302044732

Zeng, Marcia Lei, & Long Xiao. 2001. Mapping metadata elements of different format. E-Libraries 2001, Proceedings, May 15-17, 2001, New York: 91-99. Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc. ISBN 1573871214

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1997. Searching for new ordering systems for the Internet resources - a study of the approaches to organizing information in the World Wide Web Virtual Libraries from 1995 to 1997. In: I. McIlwaine ed.: Knowledge Organization for Information Retrieval: 28-31. The Hague, Netherlands: International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID). ISBN:9266007161

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1997. Access to multilingual databases through universal standardized subject headings: pros and cons. In: M. Zeng & S. H. Nicolescu ed.: Serving Multicultural Populations in the 21st Century: Universal Standardized Subject Headings -- Present Status and Future Prospects: 21-29. Tokyo: National Center for Science Information Systems (NACSIS). ISBN 4-924600-57-1

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1996. Towards a unified medical language in a diverse cultural environment. In: R.Green ed.: Advances in Knowledge Organization, Vol.5: Knowledge Organization and Change: 51-58. Frankfurt/Main: INDEKS VERLAG. ISSN: 0938-5495

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1995. Filters, gateways, or online advisors -- how can we develop control mechanisms for intellectual access in virtual libraries? In: The Power of Information: Transforming the World. pp.77-84. Washington, DC: Special Libraries Association. ISBN 0871114429

Zeng, Lei, Kaye Gapen, & Sharon Schmitte. 1994. Developing intellectual access and control mechanisms for discipline-based virtual libraries that feature media- integration. In R. Fidel et al. ed.: Advances in Classification Research. Vol. 4. pp.179-204. NJ: Learned Information, Inc. ISBN 0938734970 https://digital.lib.washington.edu/ojs/index.php/acro/article/view/12619/11130

Zeng, Lei. 1994. Methodologies for measuring and enhancing the quality of bilingual bibliographic records. In A. Kent ed.: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol. 53: 237-257. NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. ISBN 0824720539

Zeng, Lei. 1993. Compatibility of indexing languages in online access environment: A review of the approaches. In R. Fidel et al. ed.: Advances in Classification Research, vol. 3: 161-181. NJ: Learned Information, Inc. ISBN: 0938734792

Zeng, Lei. 1992. Achieving compatibility of indexing languages in online access environment. In A. Kent ed.: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol. 50: 1- 24. NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. ISBN 0824722779

Zeng, Lei. 1992. Research and development of classification and thesauri in China. In N. Williamson ed.: Classification Research for Knowledge Representation and Organization, 409-416. NY: Elsevier, 1992. ISBN 0444893431

Zeng, Lei. 1991. Automatic indexing for Chinese text: problems and progress. In A. Kent ed.: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol. 49: 7-36. NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. ISBN 0824720490. (Winner of the 1990 Beta Phi Mu Pi Chapter Award for Scholarly Research.)

Zeng, Lei. 1991. Library science education in China in the 1980s. In A. Kent ed.: Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, vol. 49: 296-308. NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. ISBN 0824720490

Refereed articles in Chinese

Hill, Linda, Olha Buchel, Greg Janée, and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2004. Integration of knowledge organization systems into digital library architectures. New Technology of Library and Information Service (Xiandai Tushu Qingbao Jishu) No.1, 2004. (Text in Chinese)

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Foster J. Zhang, and Xiaolin Zhang. 2003. Metadata standards at Internet arena. Journal of Library Science in China (Zhongguo Tushuguan Xuebao) 29(4):10-14. (Text in Chinese)

Zhang, Xiaolin, Zeng Lei, Li Guangjian, Mao Jun, Liu Wei, & Feng Ying. 2003. Guidelines for open description and standards application in Chinese Science Digital Library Project. New Technology of Library and Information Service (Xiandai Tushu Qingbao Jishu) No.3, 2003: 16-19. (Text in Chinese)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2002. Metadata and domain-specific markup languages: their functions in knowledge representation in digital libraries. Library and Information Service (Tushu Qingbao Gongzuo) No. 10, 2002: 14-22. (Text in Chinese)

Zhang, Xiaolin, Zeng Lei, Li Guangjian, Feng Ying, Liu Wei. 2002. Standards and specifications for the development of digital libraries. Journal of Library Science in China (Zhongguo Tushuguan Xuebao), 2002. No. 6: 7-16.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Foster J Zhang, & Zong-ying Yang. 2000. Digital libraries: where to go? Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 19(1):64-73. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei, & Jia Zhang. 1997. Information industry in China: how to face the challenges of the 21st century. Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 16(2):133-138. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei, & Xin Lu. 1995. Information retrieval technologies and applications. Advances in Information Science-- Annual Review. Vol. 1: 108-137. Beijing: China Society for Scientific & Technical Information. ISSN 10007490 (Text in Chinese.)

Zeng, Lei. 1994. Perspectives on indexing languages: new approaches in networking environments and the future development in China. Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 13(5):325-332. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1993. Automation of indexing: Computer-aided indexing and index construction. Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 12(3):207-217. (text in Chinese). Reprinted in Automation of Indexing, Shanghai: China Society of Indexers, 1994:43-55.

Zeng, Lei. 1992. An overview of automated bibliographic control of Chinese materials. Bulletin of the Library Science in China (Zhongguo Tushuguan Xuebao), 18(2):46-58. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1991. Approaches to securing compatibility of indexing languages. Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 10(2):151-158. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1988. Trends and methods of research on indexing languages of recent years: a comparative study between China and abroad. Knowledge of Library and Information Science (Tushu Qingbao Zhishi), 1988(3):16-19, 33. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1987. A unified system of descriptors and thesauri in China. Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 6(1):38-43. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1986. Thesauri as the main trend of indexing languages. Information Science (Qingbao Kexue) 7(4):74-57. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1986. Quality evaluation and improvement of the "Chinese Thesaurus". Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information (Qingbao Xuebao), 4(3):194-201. (text in Chinese)
Reprinted by the China Library Association ed.: Series of Selected Library and Information Science Research Papers in China (1949-1989) No. 6: Indexing Languages, pp 250-266. Beijing: Bibliography and Documentation Press. ISBN 7501307903

Zhang, Qi-yu, & Lei Zeng. 1985. Fuzzy and vague phenomena in hierarchical classification. Knowledge of Library and Information Science (Tushu Qingbao Zhishi), 1985(2):7-10. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1983. Trend towards compatibility of indexing languages. Knowledge of Library and Information Science (Tushu Qingbao Zhishi), 1983(4):21-24, 47. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1982. An investigation and analysis of the publications on indexing languages during the last 32 years in China (1949-1981). Knowledge of Library and Information Science (Tushu Qingbao Zhishi), 1982(2):29-33. (text in Chinese)

Compiling and Editing Works

Networked Knowledge Organization Systems Dublin Core Application Profile (NKOS AP) (2015)
http://nkos.slis.kent.edu/nkos-ap.html

Metadata Basics. (2005, updated 2015) (A web-based tutorial prepared for the American Library Association (ALA) ALCTS (The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services) and the Library of Congress, which was commissioned as part of the response to Bibliographic Control of Web Resources: A Library of Congress Action Plan.)

Construction of Controlled Vocabularies, A Primer (2005, based on Z39.19)
http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/Z3919/index.htm

Networked Knowledge Organization Systems/Services, a special issue of the New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2004, No.1. (Served as the Guest Editor. Text in Chinese)

Chinese Classified Thesaurus,  6 vols. Ed. in chief: Liu Xiangsheng.  Beijing: Huayi Press. 1994. (A China National  Science Foundation project.  Served on the Editorial Committee.  Text in Chinese) 

A Descriptive Bibliography of Dictionaries in the Chinese Collection, East Asian Library, University of Pittsburgh. Thomas C. Kuo; Lisa C. Woo, & Lei Zeng,  PA: University of Pittsburgh. 1990.  

Tools

Structured Data for Bios (Beta) (Templates for generating structured data for bio webpages with schema.org microdata or RDFa. 2016.) http://www.metadataetc.org/TaiwanProject/

SPARQL Query Creator [Beta] (For Dbpedia dataset endpoint, prepared for teaching purpose, 2013). http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/metadata/sparqlTemp.html

Dublin Core (DC) Template (Based on DCMES) (For generating html, xml records, prepared for teaching purpose, 2013)
http://metadataetc.org/dctemplate.html

Template for Cataloging Historical Fashion Collections at Kent State University, based on VRA Core 3 Metadata Standard
(By-product of metadata research, 2001.) http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/fashionHTMLtemplate/vra3template.htm

A Quick Self-Checking Guide to Chinese Records in the OCLC Online Library Union Catalog. http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/CJK/home.htm

Other Special Webpages

History of Chinese Libraries & Digital Dunhuang project. -- A lecture note. http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/Dunhuang/libraryhistory.htm

Beichuan Library: Before and after 2008 Earthquake. Photos. http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/Beichuan_Library/

Translation Works

O'Neill, Edward T. & Lois Mai Chan (authors), Marcia Lei Zeng (translator). 2004. FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology): A simplified LCSH-based vocabulary. New Technology of Library and Information Service (Xiandai Tushu Qingbao Jishu) No.1, 2004. (Translation from English to Chinese)

Hill, Linda, Olha Buchel, Greg Janee, & Marcia Lei Zeng (authors). 2002. Zeng, Marcia Lei (translator). 2004. Integration of knowledge organization systems into digital library architectures. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2004, No.1: 4-8. (Translation from English to Chinese) 

O'Neill, Edward T. & Lois Mai Chan, (authors). 2003. Zeng, Marcia Lei (translator) 2004. FAST (Fasted Application of Subject Terminology): A Simplified LCSH-based Vocabulary. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2004, No.1: 9-15. (Translation from English to Chinese) 

Hill, Linda (author), Zeng, Lei (translator). 1991.  Representation of geographic concepts in online bibliographic files.  Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information, 9(6):404-410. (Translation from English to Chinese) 
 
Fidel, Raya (author), Zeng, Lei (translator and editor). 1989. Research Agenda for information organization, indexing, and retrieving.  Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information, 8(3):314-316. (Translation from English to Chinese) 
 
Zeng, Lei and Zhou Xu-zhou ed. 1985. Library Services for Children all over the World.  135 pages. Wuhan: Wuhan Children's Library. (text in Chinese) 

Book Reviews and Prepublication Reviews

Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies: Terminology for Art, Architecture,and Other Cultural Works. By Patricia Harpring. Los Angeles, California: The Getty Research Institute, 2009.

Knitting the Semantic Web, edited by Jane Greenberg and Eva Mendez. The Haworth Press, 2007.

Electronic Cataloging: AACR2 and Metadata, edited by Dr. Sheila S. Intner, Sally Tseng and Mary Lynette Larsgaard, The Haworth Press, 2003.

Libraries and Librarianship in China.  By Sharon Chien Lin.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. Pp. xxii+241. ISBN 0-313-28937-9. Library Quarterly, 70(1)151-153,2000.

Environmental Knowledge Organization and Information Management. Proceedings of the First European  ISKO Conference, 14-16 Sept. 1994,Bratislava, Slovakia. (Knowledge Organization in Subject Areas, Vol.1).  Edited by Pavla Stancikova and Ingetraut Dahlberg.  Frankfurt/Main: INDEKS VERLAG, 1994. 2 vols. Knowledge Organization, 23(1)46-47, 1996.

 

Research Reports

Zeng, Marcia Lei on behalf of the Smart Data team. 2016.  Digital Humanities Research with Smart Big Data — A Network Framework of Innovation History, Mid-year Report. Submitted to the Research and Sponsored Programs, Kent State University.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Karen F. Gracy. 2014. Connecting libraries to the unfamiliar data and metadata resources in the Linked Open Data (LOD) universe: The Metadata Vocabulary Junction (MV-Junction) Project (http://lod-lam.slis.kent.edu). Final Report to IMLS for grant period of October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2014. 12 pages.

Subirats, Imma and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2012. (Updated 2015). LODE-BD Recommendations 2.0 -- Report on how to select appropriate encoding strategies for producing Linked Open Data (LOD)-enabled bibliographic data. 2012-08. Released by Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. 50 pages. Available at: http://aims.fao.org/lode/bd

Subirats, Imma and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2012. Meaningful Bibliographic Metadata (M2B): Recommendations of a set of metadata properties and encoding vocabularies. 2012. Beta version. Released by Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. 2012-03. Available at: http://aims.fao.org/advice/metadata-beta-version

Library Linked Data Incubator Group Final Report, W3C Incubator Group Report 25 October 2011. (2011). Baker, T., Bermès, E., Pompidou, C., Coyle, K., Dunsire, G., Isaac, A., Murray, P., Panzer, M., Schneider, J., Singer, R., Summers, E., Waites, W., Young, J. and Zeng, M., available at: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/XGR-lld-20111025/

Library Linked Data Incubator Group: Datasets, Value Vocabularies, and Metadata Element Sets. W3C Incubator Group Report 25 October 2011. (2011). Isaac, A., Waites, W., Young, J. and Zeng, M., 25, available at: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/XGR-lld-vocabdataset-20111025/

Zeng, Marcia Lei.2011. Mapping AAT to SKOS. Report of a Preliminary Study (Version 1.1). Submitted to the Vocabulary Program, Getty Research Institute, The J. Paul Getty Trust, Aug. 2011-08. 110 pages.

Subirats, Imma and Marcia Lei Zeng.  2011. LODE-BD Recommendations v.1.1 Report on how to select appropriate encoding strategies for producing Linked Open Data (LOD)-enabled bibliographic data. (2011). Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.  57 pages.

Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data, A Conceptual Model. Final report prepared by the IFLA Working Group on Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records. Edited by Marcia Lei Zeng, Maja Zumer, and Athena Salaba. http://www.ifla.org/node/1297. 75 pages.

Zeng, Marcia, Jaesun Lee and Allene Hayes. 2008- Survey on metadata decisions for digital libraries. Website: http://www.metadataetc.org/survey-results/

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Gregory Shreve. 2007. Quality Analysis of Metadata Records in the NSDL Metadata Repository. NSF Award Number DUE #0333572. A research report submitted to the National Science Foundation, 2007-02-28. 73 pages.

Zhang Xiaolin (director), Marcia Lei Zeng, Li Guangjian, Liu Wei, and Feng Ying. 2002. Open Description for Information Systems in a Distributed Environment: Standards and specifications. A research report submitted to the Chinese Science Digital Library (CSDL) program, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2002. Project number:csdl2002-15. 15 pages. (Text in Chinese) http://cdls.nstl.gov.cn/2003/Whole/docs/001.pdf

Zhang Xiaolin (director), Marcia Lei Zeng, Li Guangjian, Liu Wei, and Feng Ying. 2002. Development and Application of Administrative Metadata for Digital Libraries. A research report submitted to the Chinese Science Digital Library (CSDL) program, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2002. Project number:csdl2002-15. 15 pages. (Text in Chinese)

Smith, Terence R., Marcia L. Zeng, and ADEPT Knowledge Organization Team. 2002. Structured Models of Scientific Concepts as a Basis for Organizing, Accessing, and Using Learning Materials. Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (Technical Reports #2002-05). Available at: http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/research/trcs/abstracts/2002-05.shtml

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1999. Metadata Elements for Object Description and Representation, A Case Report from  a Digitized Historical Fashion Collection Project. Research Report submitted to OCLC LISRP. 23 webpages.
Published on Annual Review of  OCLC Research 1999. |  Local site of the report 

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Barbara Anderson. 1998. A Usability Study on the New (Dataware) Interface for OhioLINK Research Databases. A research report submitted to OhioLINK. 57 pages. 

Schloman, Barbara F. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1997. A Study of Innovative Interfaces (III) Search Interface  from End-Users' Key Routines. A report submitted to OhioLINK. 21 pages. 

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1996. Developing control mechanisms for intellectual access for discipline-based virtual libraries -- A study of the process. Annual Review of OCLC Research1995: 61-64. 
 
Rasmussen, Edie and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1992. An Evaluation of the Quality of Chinese Records in the OCLC Database and a Study of a Rule-based Data Validation System. A report submitted to OCLC. 69 pages. 
 
Rasmussen, Edie and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1992. The quality of Chinese records in the OCLC database-- a proposal for rule-based validation. Annual Review of OCLC Research, July 1991-June1992: 58-60.  

Standards, Specifications, and Manifesto

(Contributed to the publications of the standards, specifications, and manifesto as a Working Group member)

ISO 25964-2:2013 Information and documentation -- Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies -- Part 2. Interoperability with other vocabularies. ISO TC 46/SC 9 Working Group on ISO 25964. Approved and published by ISO 2013-03.  Info: www.niso.org/schemas/iso25964/

ISO 25964-1:2011 Information and documentation -- Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies -- Part 1: Thesauri for information retrieval. Prepared by ISO TC 46/SC 9 Working Group on ISO 25964. Leader: Stella Dextre Clarke. Approved and published by ISO 2011-08-08. 152 pages.

The Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS). Prepared by the ADMS Working Group, Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (ISA) Programme, European Union. Released 2011-12-08. Available at: http://joinup.ec.europa.eu/asset/adms/home

IFLA Manifesto for Digital Libraries. Prepared by IFLA Working Group on Digital Libraries. (Endorsed by the IFLA Governing Board in December 2007 and revised in December 2010. Endorsed by UNESCO, Nov., 2011) Available at: http://www.ifla.org/digital-libraries/manifesto

ANSI/NISO Z39.19. Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Controlled Vocabularies. Prepared by the NISO Z39.19 Working Group. Approved and published by NISO in 2005 and 2010-03-15. ISBN 978-1-880124-65-9 .172 pages.

Articles in non-Refereed Journals, etc.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Gail Hodge. 2011. Developing a Dublin Core Application Profile for the Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) Resources. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 37(4):30-34.  http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Apr-11/AprMay11_Zeng_Hodge.html (Link to PDF)

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Wei Fan. 2008. SKOS and its application in transferring traditional thesauri into networked knowledge organization systems. In: Proceedings: New Perspectives on Subject Indexing and Classification in an International Context -- International Symposium in Honour of Magda Heiner-Freiling". Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, April 10, 2008.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2005. Using software to teach thesaurus development and indexing in graduate programs of LIS and IAKM. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 31(6): 11-13. http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Aug-05/zeng.html

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2001. Indexing Website: a Taste of Challenge. Key Words, Bulletin of the American Society of Indexers 9(2):43-45.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2001. The Documentation and Information Center of the Chinese Academy of Science. In: David Stam ed. International Dictionary of Library Histories. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.

Zeng, Lei. 1995. Current electronic information market in China: An overview and analysis. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, 21(5):9-11. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1990. An overview of the abstracting and indexing services in China.  The Indexer, 17(2):99-107.  Reprinted by Learned Publishing 4(1) 1990:17-28. 
Reprinted again by Learned Publishing 6(1) 1993:17-28. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1985. Current status of the application of thesauri in China.  Journal of the National Library of China , 1985(2):28-38. (text in Chinese) 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1985. Clustering of hierarchical classification. Library Field, 1985(3):31-33. (text in Chinese) 
 

Contributions to Columns of Professional Publications

Mayr, Philipp, Douglas Tudhope, Stella Dextre Clarke, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Xia Lin. 2016. Recent applications of Knowledge Organization Systems: introduction to a special issue. International Journal on Digital Libraries 17(1):1-4.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Gail Hodge. 2013. Semantic Search: Magnet for the Needle in the Search Haystack. Report on the 2012 Joint NKOS/CENDI Workshop. D-Lib Magazine 19 (3/4), 2013. http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march13/zeng/03zeng.html

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Gail Hodge. 2010. Report on the 2009 Joint CENDI/NKOS Workshop - Knowledge Organization Systems: Managing to the Future. D-Lib Magazine 16(7/8). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/july10/zeng/07zeng.htm

Zeng, Lei. 2000. China Society of Indexers. Key Words, Bulletin of the American Society of Indexers 8(1):25.

Zeng, Lei. 1997. Overseas scholars talks on library and information science. Journal of Academic Libraries 15(1):1-5. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1995. Network of Indexers-- China Society of Indexers. The Indexer 19(3):218, 1995 & 18(4):268, 1993.

Zeng, Lei. 1993. Chinese Society of Indexers founded in Shanghai.  Knowledge Organization 20(3):160.

Zeng, Lei. 1993. The 16th ACM/SIGIR International Conference in Research and Development in Information Retrieval.   Journal of the China Society for Sci/Tech Information 12(6):479-480. (text in Chinese)

Zeng, Lei. 1992. The fifth International Conference on Classification Research.  Bulletin of the Library Science in China 18(1).

Zeng, Lei. 1990. International Society for Knowledge Organization and its first international conference. Bulletin of the Library Science in China 16(3).

PRESENTATIONS

Presentations at National and International Conferences

(Note:   Most of the papers listed here have been published in conference proceedings or professional  journals, therefore they may have already been listed in the above categories.) 

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. Quality of entity-level data linking and mashing-up based on LOD-enabled KOS vocabularies. Presented at the NKOS/DCMI workshop: Metadata Modeling and Knowledge Representation for Research Data, 18th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL). December 5 to 9, 2016, Tsukuba, Japan.

Qin, Jian & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2016. Linking bioinformatics research data and publications through metadata and knowledge organization systems. 16th Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop, International Conference on Dublin Core & Metadata Applications, October 13-16, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Baker, Thomas, Cradall, Michael, Majorie Hlava, Stuaut Sutton, and Marcia L. Zeng. Competency-based discovery for learning Linked Data. International Conference on Dublin Core & Metadata Applications, October 13-16, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Zumer, Maja, and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2016. The new FRBR-LRM model: some accents. 14th International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) Conference, September 27-29, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. (Invited keynote speaker). 2016. Subject Access, Smart Data, and Digital Humanities: Finding Unlimited Opportunities through their Intersections. Presented at Subject Access: Unlimited Opportunities, IFLA 2016 Satellite Conference, August 11-12, 2016, Columbus, Ohio.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Yin Zhang, Hongshan Li, and  Serhiy Polyakov. 2015.  Exploring Smart Data Approaches to the History of Innovation and Invention at Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University. Presented at the Digital Humanities Panel, 2015 Asian Digital Library Conference (ICADL), December 9-12, 2015, Seoul, Korea.  

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Julaine Clunis, & Vladimir Alexiev. 2015.  Innovative Use of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) that are Published as Linked Open Data (LOD). Presented at the first Asian Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop at 2015 Asian Digital Library Conference (ICADL), December 9, 2015, Seoul, Korea. [presentation ppt]

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015.  If You Build It, Will They Come? – A Discussion of Use Cases and Barriers of Using the Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) Available as Linked Open Data (LOD). 78th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), Nov. 6-10 St Louis, Missouri.

Zumer, Maja & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2015. Application of FRBR and FRSAD to Classification Systems. 5th International UDC Seminar "Classification & Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery", 29-30 October 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. Metadata: What is it? Why is it important? Panel: Dealing with Metadata: Content, Distribution, and Availability. Council of Science Editors CSE)2015 Annual Meeting, May15-18, 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Subirats, Imma & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2014. Using KOS as the Connectors of Linked Datasets. Presented at Panel: Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) as Linked Data Services. 77th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), Nov. 1-6, 2014, Seattle, WA. PPT: http://nkos.slis.kent.edu/ASIST2014/ASIST-AGROVOC-AAT-SubiratsZeng.pdf

Gracy, Karen F., Sammy Davidson & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2014.Semantic Analysis Method (SAM): A Tool for Identifying Potential Access Points in Unstructured Text. Paper presented at the 13th European Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop, Digital Libraries 2014 Conference, September 11-12, 2014, London, UK.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Karen Gracy, and Maja Zumer. 2014. Using a Semantic Analysis Tool to Generate Subject Access Points: A Study using Panofsky’s Theory and Two Research Samples. Paper presented at 2014 International ISKO Conference, May 19-22, 2014, Krakow, Poland. PPT: http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/isko-zeng-gracyzumerpresentation

Salaba, Athena and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2014. Extending the “Explore” User Task Beyond Subject Authority Data Into the Linked Data Sphere. Paper presented at 2014 International ISKO Conference, May 19-22, 2014, Krakow, Poland.

Gree, Rebecca, Diane Vizine-Goetz, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja Žumer. 2013. From modeling to visualization of topic relationships in classification schemes. Paper presented at International UDC Seminar 2013-Classification & Visualization: interfaces to knowledge, The Hague, 24-25 October 2013. PPT: http://www.udcds.com/seminar/2013/media/slides/rgreen_udcseminar2013.pdf

Zeng, Marcia and Maja Žumer: Managing and Sharing KOS through Registries and RDFa/microdata Using a Metadata Application Profile. Panel "Maximizing the Usage of Value Vocabularies in the Linked Data Ecosystem", ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 2-6, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. Understanding and Using Linked Data In the Practices of Libraries, Archives, and Museums (LAM). = Entendendo e usando Linked Data em Bibliotecas, Arquivos, e Museus (LAM). (Invited Speaker). III International Seminar of Museum Archives and Research, (III Seminário Internacional Arquivos, de Museus e Pesquisa Humanidades e Interfaces Digitais), Sept.17-18, 2013, São Paulo, Brasil

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Maja Žumer. 2013. A Metadata application profile for KOS vocabulary registries. Knowledge Organization: Pushing the Boundaries. ISKO UK Biennial Conference, July 8-9, 2013, London. PPT:
http://www.iskouk.org/conf2013/slides/ZengSlides.pptx

Yi Hong, Marcia Lei Zeng, Jin Zhang, and Alexandra Dimitroff. 2013. Application of Standardized Biomedical Terminologies in Radiology Reporting Templates. Knowledge Organization: Pushing the Boundaries. ISKO UK Biennial Conference, July 8-9, 2013, London.
http://www.iskouk.org/conf2013/slides/HongSlides.pptx

Zeng, Marcia Lei. The state of KOS in the Linked Data movement - The publishing, management, and interoperating of KOS for the Semantic Web. Panel presentation at the ASIS&T 75th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, October 26-30, 2012. PPT: 
http://www.slideshare.net/MarciaZeng/zeng-asist2012

Mitchell, Joan S., Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja Žumer. Modeling classification systems in multicultural and multilingual Contexts. Paper presented at the IFLA Satellite Post-Conference:
Beyond Libraries – Subject Metadata in the Digital Environment and Semantic Web.
17-18 August 2012, Tallinn, Estonia. Paper: http://www.nlib.ee/html/yritus/ifla_jarel/papers/3-3_Mitchell.docx

Chen, Shu-jiun, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Hsueh-hua Chen. Alignment of conceptual structures in controlled vocabularies in the domain of Chinese art – A discussion of issues and patterns. Paper presented at the Twelfth International ISKO Conference, 6-9 August 2012, Mysore, India.

Žumer, Maja, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Joan S. Mitchell. FRBRizing KOS relationships: Applying the FRBR model to versions of the DDC. Paper presented at the Twelfth International ISKO Conference, 6-9 August 2012, Mysore, India.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. (Invited plenary session speaker). Contributing to the smart city through linked library data. Presentation at The 6th Shanghai International Library Forum, Shanghai, China, July 17-19. http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/contributing-to-the-smart-city-through-linked-library-data (PPT in both English and Chinese)

Mitchell, Joan S., Marcia Lei Zeng, and Maja  Žumer. 2011. Extending Models for Controlled Vocabularies to Classification Systems:  Modeling DDC with FRSAD. Paper presented at the International UDC Seminar 2011, Classification & Ontology, The Hague, The Netherlands, Sept. 19-20, 2011. Presentation PPT

Žumer, Maja and Marcia Lei Zeng, 2011. Modelling Knowledge Organization Systems and Structures
-A discussion in the context of conceptual and data models. Paper presented at the ISKO-UK Biennial Conference: Facets of Knowledge Organization, A Tribute to Professor Brain Vickery. London, 4th-5th, July 2011.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Jon Phipps, and Ed Summers. Introducing W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group (LLD XG) 2010. Panel presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Pittsburgh, PA. October 22-27, 2010.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Gordon Dunsire, and Maja Zumer. 2010. Application Profiles [based on FRSAD model] for Subject Domains. Panel presentation at the Joint Meeting of DCMI Architecture and W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group, 2010 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Pittsburgh, October 20-22, 2010.

Zumer, Maja, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Athena Salaba. 2010. FRBR: A Generalized Approach to Dublin Core Application Profiles. To be presented at the 2010 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Pittsburgh, October 20-22, 2010.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Michael Panzer, and Athena Salaba. 2010. Expressing Classification Schemes with OWL 2 Web Ontology Language. ISKO 2010 International Conference: "Paradigms and conceptual systems in KO". Sapienza University of Rome, February 23-26, 2010, Rome, Italy. http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/expressing-classification-schemes-part-3

Panzer, Michael and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2009. Modeling Classification Systems in SKOS: Some Challenges and Best-Practice Recommendations. DC2009: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Seoul, October 12-16, 2009 http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/skos-for-classification-systems

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Maja Zumer. 2009. Introducing FRSAD and Mapping it with SKOS and other models. IFLA 2009 Conference, Milan, Italy, August 23-27, 2009. (The presentation had 5 languages simultaneous translation.) http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/introducing-frsad-and-mapping-it-with-other-models

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Maja Zumer (based on the work of the IFLA FRSAR Working Group). 2009. Mapping FRSAD Model and Other Abstract Models. International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) UK Conference, London, June 22-23, 2009

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2009. Terminology Registries and Terminology Services. TELDAP International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, China. Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program, February 23-27, 2009

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Metadata and Terminology Registries: Synergies and differences. NKOS Workshop, DC-2008: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Berlin, Sept. 22-26, 2008 | Program wiki |http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/metadata-and-terminology-registries

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Registry Requirements and Issues: Metadata. NKOS Workshop at European Conference of Digital Libraries (ECDL2008), Aarhus, Denmark. September 19, 2008 | Program

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Keynote. The Semantic Web and the Role of Information & Knowledge Professionals. The Semantic Web and Libraries, Archives and Museums - Trends for the Future, Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 17, 2008. | Program and PPT

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organization Systems) and Its Application in Transferring Traditional Thesauri into Networked Knowledge Organization Systems. OCLC/ISKO-NA Preconference Workshop “Everything Need Not Be Miscellaneous: Controlled Vocabularies and Classification in a Web World”, | Program announcement archive and PPT | 10th International ISKO Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 5-8, 2008 http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/skos-and-its-application-in-transferring-traditional-thesauri-into-networked-kos

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2007. Keynote. Interoperability in multilingual and multicultural contexts. Second International Seminar on Subject Access to Information, Helsinki, Finland, 29-30 November 2007 | Program with abstracts (PDF)

Zeng, Marcia lei. 2007. (1) Introductory Review of Current Knowledge Structures and Tools, (2) From Data Modeling to Ontologies. Second International Seminar on Subject Access to Information, Helsinki, Finland, 29-30 November 2007. Program with abstracts (PDF)

Zumer, Maja, Athena Salaba and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2007. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR): A Conceptual Model of Aboutness. The 10th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL), Hanoi, Vietnam, Dec. 10-13. 2007.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2007. Instruction in Metadata: Meeting the needs of different audiences. 2007 OCLC Western Digital Forum, August 9-10, San Diego, CA. (link to ppt)

Zumer, Maja, Athena Salaba and Marcia Zeng. 2007. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR) Updates. World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council, 19-23 August 2007, Durban, South Africa. (Link to ppt)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2006. Standards for controlled vocabularies. World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council, 20-24 August 2006, Seoul, Korea . (Link to ppt)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2006. Representing CAM knowledge in taxonomies and other knowledge organization systems. IFLA Satellite Conference on Information Resources in Traditional Medicine. Aug. 19, 2006 . Kyunghee University , Seoul , Korea.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Athena Salaba and Maja Zumer. 2006. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records - Updates. World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council, 20-24 August 2006, Seoul , Korea . (Link to ppt)

Salaba, Athena, Marcia Zeng, and Maja Zumer. 2006. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records. Ninth International ISKO Conference, July 5-7, Vienna , Austria.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2006. PANEL: Perspectives on a Global Sharing of Knowledge Organization Systems. Ninth International ISKO Conference, July 5-7, Vienna , Austria.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 26, 2006 . Metadata formats for libraries, archives, and museums: Trends – Ensuring Interoperability. Lecture presented at the plenary session of the 2° Congresso Internacional de Arquivos, Bibliotecas, Centros de Documentação e Museus (INTEGRAR), São Paulo , Brasil. Invited by the Brazilian Federation of Library Associations, Information Scientists and Institutions (FEBAB). (link to ppt in Portuguese)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2005. Controlled Vocabularies -- Types and Uses. NSDL Annual Meeting, November, 15-18, 2005. Denver, Colorado. (Link to ppt)

Zeng, Marcia and Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam. 2005.Methodologies for Evaluating Metadata Quality in A Large Virtual Metadata Repository. 2005 American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, October 28 - November 2, 2005. Charlotte, North Carolina.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2005. Sharing and Use of Subject Authority Data. (Panel discussion of principles and strategies from different aspects -- Authority and subject terms). World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council, August 14th - 18th 2005 , Oslo , Norway .

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2005. Standards for controlled vocabularies. The 6th NKOS Workshop at Joint Conference of Digital Libraries, June 10-11, 2005. Denver, Colorado. (Link to website and ppt)

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Athena Salaba. May 2-4, 2005. Keynote speech: Toward an international sharing and use of subject authority data. FRBR in 21st Century Catalogues: An Invitational Workshop, OCLC, Dublin, Ohio. (Link to website and ppt)

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam, & Gregory M. Shreve. 2004. Metadata quality study for the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Metadata Repository. Presented at 7th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2004 December 2004, Shanghai, China. 

Zeng, Marcia Lei & Lois Mai Chan. 2004. Establishing interoperability among knowledge organization systems. Presented at American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting , November 12-17, 2004, Providence , Rhode Island.

Gregory M. Shreve, Marcia Lei Zeng, Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam. 2004. Metadata elements in the NSDL Metadata Repository: results of a preliminary quality analysis: Subject, Type, Audience. Presented at NSDL All Project Meeting, Chicago, November15-17, 2004.
http://nsdl.comm.nsdl.org/meeting/session_docs/2004/2443_Metadata_Repository-NSDL-2004-SIG.doc

Smith, Terrence R.; Marcia Lei Zeng, and ADL project team. 2004. Concept Maps Supported by Knowledge Organization Structures. Paper presented at The 8th International Conference of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO), July 13-16, 2004 , London , England.

Chan, Lois M. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2004. Interoperability among knowledge organization systems: a methodological analysis. Presented at ALA Annual Conference , June 26-29, 2004 , Orlando, FL.

Shreve, Gregory M. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2003. Parallel metadata for digital libraries with linguistically heterogeneous documents. Presented at 2003 ASIST Annual Conference. October 19-22, 2003, Long Beach, CA. and 7th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2004 December 2004, Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2003. Panel speaker for the session Introduction to Metadata. Presented at the 2003 NSDL (National Science Digital Library) Annual Meeting, Oct. 12-15, Washington, DC.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2003. Panel speaker for the special topic session: Metadata Value Spaces. Presented at the 2003 Dublin Core Conference. Sept. 28 -- Oct. 2, Seattle, WA.

Shreve, Gregory M. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2003. Integrating Resource Metadata and Domain Markup in an NSDL Collection. Paper presented at the 2003 Dublin Core Conference, Sept. 28 -- Oct. 2, Seattle, WA.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam. 2003. Panel speaker for the special topic session: Metadata Quality. Presented at the 2003 Dublin Core Conference. Sept. 28 -- Oct. 2, Seattle, WA.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2003. Panel speaker for the session: Metadata Standards: what's new & how will they impact your work. Presented at the 2003 SLA Annual Conference. New York. June 7-12.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2003. Panel speaker for the session: Panel on Establishing Accessibility Guidelines for Digital Libraries. Presented at the 2003 IEEE-ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), May 27-31, 2003, Houston, TX.

Smith, Terrence R.; Marcia Lei Zeng, and ADL project team. 2003. Concept-based Learning Spaces-- Apply domain-specific KOS principles for organizing collections/services for given applications. Presented at the 6th NKOS (Networked Knowledge Organization Systems) Workshop at 2003 IEEE-ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), May 31, 2003, Houston, TX.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2002. Panel speaker for the session: Deeper Representation of Digital Information: From Metadata to Semantic Data. Presented at the 2002 ASIS&T Annual Conference. November 18-21, 2002, Philadelphia, PA.

Hill, Linda, Olha Buchel, Greg Janee, & Marcia Lei Zeng. 2002. Integration of knowledge organization systems into digital library architectures: Position paper. Paper presented at the Thirteenth ASIS&T SIG/CR Workshop on "Reconceptualizing Classification Research", November 17, 2002, Philadelphia, PA.
paper (Word) | presentation (ppt).

Lois Mai Chan and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2002. Ensuring interoperability among subject vocabularies and knowledge organization schemes: a methodological analysis. Paper presented at the 68th IFLA General Conference and Council. Glasgow, Scotland, August 18th - 24th 2002.

Smith, Terence R.; Marcia L. Zeng and the ADEPT Knowledge Team. 2002. Structured models of scientific concepts for organizing, accessing, and using learning materials. Paper presented at The Seventh International ISKO Conference. Granada, Spain, 10-13 July 2002.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2002. Metadata and domain-specific markup languages -- their functions in knowledge representation in digital libraries. Knowledge Management: Opportunities and Challenges for the Library, a conference at China Academy of Science Documentation and Information Center. Beijing. May 19-22, 2002.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Chen Yu. 2001. Features of an integrated thesaurus management and search system for the Networked Environment. Paper presented at Subject Retrieval in a Networked World, An IFLA satellite Conference, Dublin, Ohio, August 14th-16th 2001.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2001. Supporting metadata interoperability: trends and issues. Paper presented at NIT 2001, The 12th International Conference on New Information Technology, Beijing, May 29-31, 2001.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Xiao Long. 2001. Mapping metadata elements of different format. Paper presented at InfoToday 2001: The Global Conference and Exhibition on Electronic Information and Knowledge Management, New York, May 15-17, 2001

Zeng, Minzu, Marcia Lei Zeng, Chen Yu. 2001. Measurement of Chinese information retrieval: Chinese-TREC (C-TREC) Proposal. Paper presented at The First International Conference of Chinese Information Processing and Development, Shanghai, April, 2001.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Pat Molholt, 2000. Knowledge Organization Scheme for Cross-cultural and Cross -Language Information Systems-- a discussion of issues and challenges. Presented at 11th ASIS Classification Research Workshop at the 63th ASIS Annual Conference, November 12-16, 2000, Chicago.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1999. The metadata structure for a digitized historical collection: A comparison of MARC,  Dublin Core, and VRA Core.  Presented at ASIS 1999 Annual Conference, October 31-November 4, 1999, Washington, D.C.

Chan, Lois Mai,  Lin Xia and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1999. Structural and multilingual approaches to subject access  on the Web.  Paper presented at the 65th IFLA Council and General Conference, August 20-28, 1999,  Bangkok, Thailand.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and  Chen Yu. 1999.  Multi-thesauri Management System with Web Interface.  Presented at  ACM Digital Libraries Conference, Networked Knowledge Organization Systems Workshop, August 11-14, Berkeley, California.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Yu Chen. 1998. Multilingual Issues in the WWW Search Engines Globalization and Localization Process. Presented at Language in Business/Language as Business: Understanding and Managing the Language Industry, an international conference organized by Institute for Applied Linguistics, Kent State University, October 8-10, 1998.  
 
Zhang, Foster J. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1998. Multiscript information processing on crossroads: --Demands for shifting from diverse character code sets to the Unicode Standard in library applications. Paper presented at the 64th IFLA General Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 16-21, 1998. 

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1998. Prototype for a comprehensive information resource of complementary and alternative medicine. Co-authored with D. Eskinazi, P. Molholt and F. Kronenberg. Presented at the International Conference on Medicinal Plants, February 16-19, Bangalore, India.  The presentation included a live-demonstration of a Web-based digital library prototype.  

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1997. The application of classification structures in a visual terminology database of medicinal herbs. Presented at the ASIS 1997 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. November 1-6, 1997, 

Zhang, Foster J. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1997. Policy issues in developing multi-lingual scientific databases in China. Presented at the ASIS 1997 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. November 1-6, 1997, 

Zeng, Lei. 1997. Searching for new ordering systems for the Internet resources - a study of the approaches to organizing information in the World Wide Web Virtual Libraries from 1995 to 1997. Presented at the FID/CR 1997 Conference on Knowledge Organization for Information Retrieval.  London, UK. June 16-18, 1997.

Zhang, Foster J. & Marcia Lei Zeng. 1997. The growth of online databases and the electronic information market in China. Paper presented at the National Online Meeting'97, New York, NY. May 13-15, 1997.
 
Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1996. Access to multilingual databases through universal standardized subject headings: pros and cons.  Presented at The 62nd IFLA Conference Beijing, China, August 29, 1996.   
 
Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1996. Towards a unified medical language in a diverse cultural environment. Presented at the Fourth International Conference of the International Society of Knowledge Organization. Washington, D.C., July 15-18, 1996. 
 
Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1995. Filters, Gateways, or Online Advisors? -- How can we develop control mechanisms for intellectual access in virtual libraries?  Presented at the1995 SLA Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 10-15, 1995. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1994. Current electronic information market in China: An overview and analysis.  1994 ASIS Annual Conference, Alexandria, VA., October 17-20, 1994. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1994.  Perspectives on Indexing Languages: New Approaches in Networking Environments and the Future Development in China.  International Seminar on Information Technologies and Information Services, Shanghai, October 20- 24, 1994. (Invited by the China Academy of Sciences).   
 
Zumer, Maja and Lei Zeng. 1994. OPAC end-user interfaces on OhioLINK: A study from end-users' perspective.  IOLS '94, the National Conference on Integrated Online Library Systems, New York, May 11-12, 1994.   
 
Zeng, Lei., Kaye Gapen and Sharon Schmitte. 1993. Developing intellectual access and control mechanisms for discipline- based virtual libraries that feature media-integration.  The 4th ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop, Columbus, Ohio, October 24, 1994. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1993. A Rule-based data validation system for online Chinese cataloging.  The 14th National Online Meeting, May 4-6, 1993, New York, NY. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1992. Automation of indexing and index constructing: automated indexing.  The 1st Conference of China Society of Indexers,  November 1992, Shanghai, China. 
 
Zeng, Lei. 1992. Compatibility of indexing languages in online access environment: a review of the approaches. The 3rd ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop, October 25, 1992, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1991. Research and development of classification and thesauri in China.  Presented at The 5th International Study Conference on Classification Research, June 24-28, 1991, Toronto.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1987. Trends and methods of research on indexing languages of recent years: a comparative study between China and abroad.  The 2nd Conference of Young Researchers of Library and Information Science, July 1987, Shanghai, China.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1985. A unified system of descriptors and thesauri in China.  Presented at The 1st Conference of Chinese Young Researchers of Information Science, October 1985, Xiamen, Fujian, China.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1985. On subject indexes using descriptors. Presented at The 2nd National Symposium on Subject Indexing,  March 1985, Shanghai, China.   
  
Zeng, Lei. 1985. Multi-dimensional clustering: its usage in "Chinese Libraries Classification".  Presented at the Symposium on "Chinese Library Classification 3rd. edition",  May 1985, Tonglin, Anhui, China.  The paper won a Best Paper award in the conference.  


Other Invited Lectures and Presentations (See also Lectures and Presentations in China)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. (Invited Keynote Speaker) 2016. The role of LOD datasets -  The Getty Vocabularies and the significance of  five-star LOD datasets. International Terminology Working Group (ITWG) 2016 Meeting, Getty Research Institute, CA, August 24-26, 2016, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. Let online bios talk to search engines; Let the world know about Taiwanese artists - Creating Structured Data for Online Bios. Thought Leader Talk, Fulbright Taiwan, June 8, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. Introduction.  Midyear Fulbright Conference, Jan. 24-25, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. Smart Data for Digital Humanities. iSpeaker Series. Sungkyunkwan University, December 8. Seoul, Korea.
 
Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. LAMs in the Semantic Web - A discussion with the future LIS Professionals. 2015. Invited by the Department of Library & Information Science, Hansung University, December 8. Seoul, Korea.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. LOD KOS Beyond “Value Vocabularies.” Invited by the Getty research Institute. November 11, 2015, Los Angeles, California.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. Libraries in the Semantic Web. Invited by Roxanne Missingham, Director, Australian National University Library. June 24, Canberra, Australia.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Karen Gracy. 2015. Webinar: Introducing Cultural Heritage Informatics into the Curriculum of LIS Education. Apr 15, 2015. Invited by ASIS&T SIG-ED. https://www.asist.org/events/webinars/introducing-cultural-heritage-informatics-into-the-curriculum-of-lis-education/

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. Panel on digital humanities. International Conference on East Asia Art History and Chen Chengpo Conference. Jan. 16-17, 2015. National Palace Museum, Taipei. Invited by Taiwan Academia Sinica Digital Center.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. Understanding and Using Linked Data In the Practices of Libraries, Archives, and Museums (LAM). Library Network, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Catalogers/Archivists Fall 2014 Meeting, California University of Pennsylvania, October 30-31, 2014 (Keynote)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. AAT LOD Microthesauri. 2014 Art and Architecture Thesaurus International Terminology Working Group meeting, CIDOC (International Committee for Documentation of The International Council of Museums) Annual Conference and Meeting, Sept. 6-11, 2014, Dresden, Germany. http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/aat-microthesauri

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. Linked Data and LAMs (Libraries, Archives, and Museums) Why and What? Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Fall Program, Nov. 22, 2013. Kent, Ohio. http://notsl.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/2013-fall-zeng1.pdf

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. How to select appropriate encoding strategies for producing LOD-enabled bibliographic data. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) of the United Nations, 31st July 2013.
http://aims.fao.org/community/general-information/blogs/webinaraims-how-select-appropriateencoding-strategies-producing

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. Understanding and Using Linked Data: Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Fifth LOD@AIMS Webinar. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), January 28, 2013.
http://aims.fao.org/linked-open-data-webinars-at-aims/marcia-zeng/eng

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. (1) Library Services in the Semantic Web and Linked Data Universe. (2) Metadata and Digital Repository. United Nations Library, New York City, March 22, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. Update: The state of KOS in the Linked Data movement And Some Suggestions to the Getty Vocabulary Program. International Terminology Working Group (ITWG) 2011 Meeting, Getty Research Institute, CA, January, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2011. Mapping the Getty Vocabularies to SKOS -- Sorting out the Benefits and Options. International Terminology Working Group (ITWG) 2011 Meeting, Getty Research Institute, CA, November 7-10, 2011.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2011. ISO 25964 Part 2 Update. International Terminology Working Group (ITWG) 2011 Meeting, Getty Research Institute, CA, November 7-10, 2001.

Marcia Zeng & Imma Subirats, 2011. LODE-BD Recommendations - Linked Open Data-Enabled Bibliographic Data VOA3R (Virtual Open Access Agriculture & Aquaculture Repository) 4th Meeting, 2011-10 , Ismir, Turkey.

Subirats, Imma and Marcia Lei Zeng. 2011. Metadata : Concentrating on the data, not on the scheme. euroCRIS (Current Research Information Systems) Meeting , Bologna, Italy, April 26-27, 2011.
http://www.slideshare.net/faoaims/metadata-concentrating-on-the-data-not-on-the-scheme

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2010. Linking and Connecting Knowledge Organization Systems. Meaningful Concept Displays (MCD) Panel, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA. December 9-10, 2010.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Imma Subirats. 2010. Recommendations to produce LOD enabled bibliographical data. Presented to the FAO Information and Knowledge Management Division. Rome, Italy. December 3, 2010.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2010. The Role of Authority Files and Controlled Vocabularies in the World of Networked Information: Update on Latest Developments & International Perspectives. Multilingual Terminology Working Group Meetings at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, August 23-26, 2010

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2010. FRSAD: Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data. Invited by the ALCTS CCS Subject Analysis Committee (SAC), ALA; presented at the SAC meeting, ALA 2010 Annual Conference, June 28, 2010. Washington, D.C. http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/sac20100628

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2010. I. FRSAD: current state; II. FRSAD: Implications for Classification Systems & Interoperability. Decimal Classification Editorial Policy Committee (EPC) annual meeting, June 18, OCLC, Dublin, Ohio.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2010. Enabling KOS Interoperability-- -- In the context of: ISO 25964, Linking KOS data, and KOS Resource AP. Invited lecture at the Seminar on Knowledge Organization with Prof. Greenberg, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, March 29, 2010. | extracted slides: http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/linking-kos-data-using-skos-and-owl2

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2009. ISO 25964: Thesauri and Interoperability with Other Vocabularies. Presented at: Knowledge Organization Systems: Managing Toward the Future. A Joint CENDI/NKOS Workshop, Hosted by The National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD Thursday, October 22, 2009. http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/iso-25964-thesauri-and-interoperability-with-other-vocabularies

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2009. SKOS for Classification Schemes -- An initial discussion. Presented in: Using SKOS to enable linked vocabularies: Workshop with Alistair Miles and Marcia Zeng. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Seoul, October 12-16, 2009.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2009. Basic Tutorial 2.1: Other metadata standards; 2.2: Interoperability issues and basic approaches. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Seoul, October 12-16, 2009. http://dublincore.org/resources/training/dc-2009/MarciaL1.pdf and http://dublincore.org/resources/training/dc-2009/MarciaL2.pdf

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2009. Advanced Tutorial: Transforming, Mapping, and Merging KOS – Methodologies and Challenges. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Application, Seoul, October 12-16, 2009.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2009. Knowledge Organization Systems. May 15-June 15, 2009. Invited by School of Library and Information Science, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2004-2009. Metadata for Digital Collections. Two-day workshop. Invited by METRO, the Metropolitan Library Council of New York City.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Metadata for Terminology Resources. "New Dimensions in Knowledge Organization Systems", A Joint NKOS/CENDI Workshop, Washington, DC. September 11, 2008 | Program and PPT

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Dublin Core in Practice: Implementation Issues. (Tutorial). DC-2008: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Berlin, Sept. 22-26, 2008. Program and PPT | http://dublincore.org/resources/training/dc-2008/T4-DC_in_practice.pdf

Zeng, Marcia Lei (Penal organizer). 2008. Conceptual Models of Aboutness (panel). 10th International ISKO Conference (ISKO 10), Montreal, Canada, August 5th-8th 2008. Program (PDF) | Abstract (PDF)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. Metadata for Terminology / KOS Resources. "New Dimensions in Knowledge Organization Systems", a Joint NKOS/CENDI Workshop, September 11, 2008, The World Bank, Washington, DC. http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/metadata-for-terminology-kos-resources

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. An Open Ontology Repository: Rationale, Expectations & Requirements.
(Joint OpenOntologyRepository-OntologySummit2008 Panel Discussion Session), April 3, 2008.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2008. The Semantic Web, an informal presentation and dialog with Dr. Murtha Baca. The Getty Research Institute. Los Angeles, CA. May, 11, 2008.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Athena Salaba. June 25, 2007. Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records (FRSAR). ALA 2007 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. Invited by the Subject Analysis Committee (SAC), Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), American Library Association ( ALA).

Zeng, Marcia Lei. May 11-18, 2007. (1) Networked Knowledge Organization Systems. A three-day workshop. (2) Metadata and Encoding Standards. A two-day workshop. Invited by the Singapore National Library Board, Singapore.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 30, 2006 . Metadata for Digital Collections. A one-day workshop to be presented at the 2° Congresso Internacional de Arquivos, Bibliotecas, Centros de Documentação e Museus (INTEGRAR), São Paulo , Brasil. Invited by the Brazilian Federation of Library Associations, Information Scientists and Institutions (FEBAB).

Zeng, Marcia Lei. May 8, 2006 . Metadata Quality Study for the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Metadata Repository. Research & Teaching Talk Series, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University . Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. May 9, 2006 . Networked Knowledge Organization Systems – R&D Trends. Lecture for the doctoral students at College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University . Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. March 2, 2006 . Digital preservation. Distinguished Scholar Series, College of Communication and Information, Kent State University . Kent , Ohio.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. May 14, 2005. Keynote speech: Bridging the East and the West: What can we contribute? Chinese American Librarians Association Midwest Chapter (CALAMW) 2005 Annual Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. April 6, 2005. Controlled Vocabularies – an update. An invited talk to the Greater Cleveland History Digital Library Thesaurus subcommittee, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. February 6-8, 2005. Using MAIstro to Teach Thesaurus Development and Indexing in Graduate Programs of LIS and IAKM. Data Harmony User Group Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. March 17, 2004. Knowledge Organization Systems -- Multilingual issues. Presented at The Future of the Dewey Decimal Classification EPC Planning Retreat, March 15-18, 2004, OCLC. Dublin, Ohio.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. May 28, 2003. (1) Metadata Applications and Trends. (2) Working with Metadata for Your Digital Collection. Lectures presented at Rice University Library, Houston, TX.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. April 8. 2002. Metadata and Markup Languages -- Their Functions in Knowledge Representation in Digital Collections. Presented at the CoASIS&T (American Society for Information Science and Technology, Columbus Chapter) April Program. Dublin, Ohio.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Jan. 31. 2002. A Comprehensive Information Resource in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Toward an International Collaboration. Presented at the NorASIS&T (American Society for Information Science and Technology, Northern Ohio Chapter) January Program. Cleveland, Ohio.

Zeng, Ma rica Lei. Dec. 2001. Research Projects related to Knowledge Organization. Presented at the ADEPT (The Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype) Retreat, University of California Santa Barbara.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 3, 2001. Metadata Interoperability. Lecture presented at Peking University Library and Tsinghua University Library.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. October, 27, 2000. Digitized collection for museum objects. Lecture for the graduate students at Department of Library and Information Science, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Seoul, Korea.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. April 5, 2000. A Digitized Historical Fashion Collection: challenges, issues, and progress. A colloquium presented at the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh.

Zeng, Marcia Lei.  1999.  Digital Libraries: Indexing and Metadata. A 4-day lecture at University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. May 24-27.  Invited by University of Sao Paulo. 

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1998. Approaches to Information Quality Enhancement on the WWW and the Role of Library and Information Professionals.  Presented at University of Campinas, June 15-17, Campinas, SP, Brazil.  Invited by Depto.PG em Biblioteconomia,UPC-Campinas.

Schloman, Barbara F. and Marcia Lei Zeng. 1997.  A Study of Innovative Interfaces (III) Search Interface from End-Users' Key Routines.  Presented at Kent State University Library, Feb. 12, 1997.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1996. Colloquium: An analysis of indexing practice for Chinese medicine in MEDLINE and a study of a visual herb thesaurus. Invited by School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Oct. 19, 1996.

Zeng, Marcia, Paul Fehrman, and Dave Lambing. 1995. A Site to Remember: A Virtual Blueprint for Building Your Dream Home Page. A Joint Program of the SLA Cleveland Chapter and NORASIS, Kent, November 15, 1995.  

Zeng, Lei. 1994.  Studies on control mechanisms for the discipline-focused digital libraries.  Presentation at the  first internal seminar of Digital Media Institute (DMI),  Case Western Reserve University, April 13, 1994.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1992. An Evaluation of the Quality of Chinese-Language Records in the OCLC OLUC Database and a Study of a Rule-based Data Validation System for Online Chinese Cataloging. The 55th American Society for Information Science (ASIS) Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 1992, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Invited by ASIS Doctoral Forum)  
  
Zeng, Lei .1988. Recent development of library and information science research in China.  Presented at the College of Library and Information Science of University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
  

Lectures and Presentations given in Chinese

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 智慧数据用于人文研究的体会. The 13th Advanced Digital Library Seminar (ADLS), December 4-6, 2016, Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Fan Wei, 2016. 《关联数据能力指标》Competency Index for Linked Data及学习网站资源介绍The 13th Advanced Digital Library Seminar (ADLS), December 4-6, 2016, Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 关联数据1,2,3,4,5. Lecture. Department of Publishing, School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Dec. 2, 2016, Wuhan, China,

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 融入使用者體驗的新一代文物展示技術和思考脈絡. Presentation at (1) Center for Digital Cultures,  Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, April 27, 2016.  (2) 博物館科技運用與服務設計 工作坊, 人文遠雄博物館 (Farglory Museums), June 23, 2016. Taipei, Taiwan.  (3) 湖北省海达文化遗产保护科技研究院 (Haida Cultural Heritages Protection Technology Research Institute of Hubei Province), Dec. 1, 2016, Wuhan, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 語意網時代的圖書資訊服務新思路. Invited by the National Central Library. June 22, 2016. Taipei, Taiwan.  

Zeng, Marcia Lei. (Invited Keynote Speaker). 2016. 知識組織系統(KOS)的跨典範模式研发. (A paradigm shift in knowledge organization systems/structures/services (KOS) – Potentials and new functions of KOS in the Semantic Web). Invited Keynote speech at “語意網視野下的知識組織與文化資產”研討會 (Conference of Knowledge Organization and Cultural Heritages in the Semantic Web). Organized by the Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, June 2, 2016. Taipei, Taiwan.  

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 圖書館領域常用的「使用者體驗設計」方法. Lecture. (1) Department of Library and Information Science, Tamkang University, May 19, New Taipei City. (2) University Library and Department of Library and Information Science, National Taiwan University, May 26, Taipei; Taiwan. (3) Sichuan University, June 1, Chengdu Chengdu, China. (4) Wuhan University, April 12, Wuhan Wuhan, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. From Ancient Trees of Knowledge to the Contemporary Concept Maps  - -- Graphical representations of knowledge structures and their applications in education. Lecture. (1) Institute of Education, National Cheng-Gong University, May 16, 2016, Tai-nan, Taiwan; (2) Department of Publishing, School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Dec. 1, 2016. Wuhan, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 語意網時代的圖書館. Library and Information Services, National Sun Yat-sen University. May 13, 2016. Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. (Invited Keynote Speaker). 2016.  語意網時代的圖書資訊服務新思路. Invited Keynote speech at 2016 Conference of Academic Library Directors, May 5, Maoli, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 知识组织的发展趋势与热点. Invited by “文物数字化保护元数据标准研究”课题组第五次会议 April 21, 2016, Xi’an, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 智慧数据在数字人文领域的应用探讨. Presented at (1) School of Public Administration, Sichuan University, March 30, Chengdu, and (2) School of Information Management, Wuhan University, April 7, Wuhan. China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. 国际图象互操作框架(IIIF)介绍. Presented at (1) Center for Digital Cultures,  Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Feb. 26, Taipei, Taiwan. (2) Shanghai Library, March, 28, Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. Organization of Information -- Conceptual Modeling. Lecture. Department of Library and Information Science, National Taiwan University, March, 24. Taipei, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. Metadata - an introduction. Lecture. Graduate Institute of Library & Information Studies, National Taiwan Normal University, March 18, Taipei, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2016. Knowledge Organization Systems/Structures. Lecture. Invited by Hsueh-hua Chen, Director, National Taiwan University Library. March 3, Taipei, Taiwan.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. Smart [big] data. 智慧[大]数据.  Presented at Chengdu Documentation and Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, July 10, 2015. Chengdu, China.
 

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. (1) Digital humanities – what are happening. 数字人文所见所闻. (2) International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) 国际图象互操作框架. 12th Advanced Digital Library Seminar & Lib 2.15 Forum, July 6-8, 2015, Xiamen, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Xia Lin. 2015. Linked Data and Open Data, a hands-on experience.动手体验关联数据与开放数据. Lecture given at 12th Advanced Digital Library Seminar & Lib 2.15 Forum, July 6-8, 2015, Xiamen, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2015. (1) Exposing Chen Cheng-po website to search engines. (2) 使用者體驗設計方法概覽[User Experience Design (UxD)].  Lecture given at Academia Sinica, Digital Archives Center. Jan. 07-08, Taipei

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. (1) Backend data and frontend services [后端数据与前端服务]. (2) Methodologies used in libraries for user experience design [图书馆领域用户体验设计(UxD)方法概览]. 11th Advanced Digital Libraries Seminar (ADLS), June 1Qingdao, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. Timeless Wisdom: The Significance of the Establishment of Information Retrieval Languages (IRL) Subject Domain by Prof. Zhang Qiyu. [超越时空的思想智慧和理念—有感于张琪玉教授创建情报语言学学科领域之巨大意义].  Presented at the Special Academic Seminar of Zhang Qinyu Theory on Information Retrieval Languages [张琪玉情报语言学思想研讨会]. June 22, 2014. Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. Semantic technology and knowledge rediscovery based on library resources [基于图书馆资源的语义技术应用与知识再发现]. Presented at Digital Humanities and Semantic Technologies - 2014 Information Technology for Libraries [2014年图书馆前沿技术论坛(IT4L)] and DCMI Asian Regional Conference, Shanghai. June, 21, 2014. Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. (1) Backend data and frontend services [后端数据与前端服务]. (2) VIAF and the Chinese National Name Authority File [VIAF虚拟国际规范文档]. Presented at National Library of China, June 19, 2014, Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2014. Developing Metadata Standards for Cultural Objects [文物描述元数据有关标准与指南]. Presented at Cultural Object Metadata Standards Research Meeting. 文物数字化元数据标准研究工作会议, June 18, 2014. Peking University, Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. (1) 融入用户体验的新一代文献物品展示技术和思路, (2) 语义技术环境下的搜索及结果显示. 10th Advanced Digital Libraries Seminar (ADLS), Shenzhen, China, June 5-7, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. 在语义网时代知识组织系统/结构(KOS)的作用. National Library of China. Beijing, China, May 28, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. 网络世界与知识组织系统/结构(KOS). The National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC), Beijing, China. Beijing, China, May 27, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2013. 中外图书馆走马观花 Libraries in the world – seen from my eyes. Presented at Hubei Province Library. Wuhan, China, June, 3, 2013.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Aug. 3, 2012.  Exploring the connections between library bibliographic data and Linked Open Data.  [探索圖書館文獻數據與非圖書館開放關聯數據的聯結點].  An Open Speech at the “e-Research:Library Innovative Services Symposium” [e-Research: 圖書館創新服務研討會], National Taiwan University. 

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Aug. 1, 2012. Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) conceptual model and data models. Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) – Taiwan team meeting. Academia Sinica. Taipei, Taiwan, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. July 30, 2012. Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) (1) The conceptual model and data models; (2) KOS sharing and management.  The National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC), Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. July 20-22, 2012.  (1) Understanding and Using Linked Data – Libraries, Archives, and Museums (LAM) as the contributors and consumers of Linked Data. (2) Linked Open Data (LOD)-Enabled Metadata: Methodology and cases.  Presented at: From Document Cataloging to Knowledge Encoding: Knowledge Organization and Linked Data Workshop, [从文献编目到知识编码: 知识组织与关联数据研讨班] Shanghai Library, July 20-22. Shanghai, China.
[1] http://conf.library.sh.cn/sites/default/files/LLDcopy_曾蕾.pdf | http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/lam-13972499
[2] http://conf.library.sh.cn/sites/default/files/lode-bdcopy_曾蕾.pdf

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June, 2011. (1) Linked Data and the Implementations in LIS Field (2) RDF Vocabularies – Standards and Emerging Vocabs. Lectures, presentations, and keynote given at several events in China in June, including the National Library of China (Beijing) , Shanxi Provence LIS Society Annual Conference (Xi’an), Northeast University School of Public Management (Xi’an), China Academic Library Forum and Advanced Digital Library Seminar 2011 (Chengdu), Shanghai Advanced Library Technologies Forum (Shanghai), and Wuhan University iSchool (Wuhan).

Zeng, Marcia Lei. July 16, 2009. The Wall of Data. CALIS Headquarters, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. July 12-14, 2009. (1) Linked Data and Library Data; (2) Usability Studies for Library Services; (3) Metadata: International Trends. Presented at the 2009 Advanced Seminar of Digital Libraries, Wuhan, China. July 12-14, 2009. Also presented in Tsinghua University Library, July 17, 2009.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Dec. 19 and 20, 2008. Terminology registries and services. The National Library of China (Dec. 19) and Remnin University (Dec. 20), Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Dec. 15-18, 2008. (1) Terminology registries and services. (2) Quality measurement of metadata repositories. Library Services in Digital Environment, The Advanced DL Seminar 2008, December 15-18, 2008, Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Dec. 19 and 21, 2007. From indexing languages to networked knowledge organization systems (NKOS). The National Library of China, Beijing (Dec. 19) and Shanghai Library, Shanghai (Dec. 21), China. (Program and abstract in Chinese)

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Dec. 20, 2007. Maximizing metadata for enhanced access and use of digital collections. Shanghai Jiaotong University Library, Shanghai, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Aug. 14-16, 2006 . (1) Digital preservation; (2) KOS for browsing and searching interface. Presented at: Strategies and Practices in Digital Library Frontier, The Advanced DL Seminar, 2006, Beijing, China. Organized by Tsinghua University Libraries and Stanford University Libraries.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. Aug. 10-11, 2006 . (1) Knowledge organization systems for indexing, browsing, and retrieval; (2) Metadata interoperability. Presented at: International Seminar on the Development of Digital Library, Taipei, China. Organized by the Department of Library and Information Science, Taiwan University.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. July 4-8, 2005. (1) Metadata interoperability; (2) Controlled vocabularies; (3) Metadata application. Presented at: Research and Development Frontiers in Digital Libraries, The 2nd Advanced DL Seminar, 2005, Xiamen, Fujian, China. Organized by Xiamen University Library, Sponsored by China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS).

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 30-July 1, 2005. (1) Metadata interoperability; (2) Controlled vocabularies. Presented at: Digital Library Technologies and Standards, an Advanced Workshop. Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. Organized by the library associations of Zhejiang Province, Jiangsu Province, and Shanghai.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 27, 2005. Controlled vocabularies used in indexing, browsing, and retrieval. Presented at: International Symposium of Academic and Industry on Digital Libraries, Beijing. Organized by Wanfang Data, Ltd.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 24, 2005. Controlled vocabularies and KOS interoperability. Presented at: Tsing Hua University Library, Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 20 and 25, 2005. (1) Library and information science education landscape. (2) Research methods in library and information science research. (3) Controlled vocabularies and KOS interoperability. Lectures gave to the graduate students of Documentation and Information Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Beijing, China.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 21, 2005. Updates of standards for controlled vocabularies. Presented to the Editorial Committee of the Chinese Library Classification, National Library of China, Beijing.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. July 5-8, 2004. Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) and Metadata in Information Architecture of Digital libraries, digital collections, and websites. A 4-day lecture taught at Shanghai Jiaotong University .

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 28-30, 2004 . (1) Semantic Web and knowledge organization systems; (2) Applications of the Semantic Web; (3) Digital libraries: development trends and challenges; (4) Digital learning environment supported by digital libraries. Presented at the 3rd Seminar of Network Resources and Services, Beijing . Invited by China Society for Sci/Tech Information. Sponsored by the Foreign Experts Bureau of the State Council of China .

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 23-25, 2004 . (1) Digital libraries: development trends and challenges; (2) Application of the Semantic Web; (3) Digital learning environment supported by digital libraries. Presented at Research and Development Frontiers in Digital Libraries, The Advanced DL Seminar, 2004, Shenzhen , Guangdong , China . Sponsored by China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS).

Zeng, Marcia Lei. June 16 and 17, 2004. Development of digital libraries in the United States . Presented at Shanghai Normal University Library (June 16) and Yunnan Province Library, Kunming , Yunnan (June 17).

Zeng, Marcia, Lei. May 17. 2002. Interoperability of Metadata. A lecture presented at the National Library of China (NLC). Beijing, China. Invited by the NLC.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. May 17. 2002. Interoperability of Metadata and Interoperability of Metadata and Markup Languages. A lecture gave to the graduate students of Documentation and Information Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Beijing, China.

Zeng, Lei et al. Information Technology Update. A Seminar at China Society for Sci-Tech Information, July 31 -- August 5, 2000, Beijing.

Zeng, Marcia Lei and Foster J. Zhang. 1999.  Research, Development, and Implementation of Digital Libraries.  Lectures presented in the university libraries of Peking University, Shanghai Jiao-tong University and National Library of China,  August 30-September 10.  Invited by Peking University, Shanghai Jiao-tong University, and National Library of China. 

Zeng, Lei. 1997. (1) Information representation and value-added process in online databases; (2) Information retrieval systems: research and experiments; (3) Internet and WWW information management -- approaches beyond Internet search engines; (4) Copyright issues in the electronic publishing environment;  (5) SGML; (6) An image-text retrieval system.  (With Foster Zhang:)(7) Overview of database and information industry in the world; and (8) Ten major areas of network and information technologies. Presented at Seminar of Network Resources and Services, held in Beijing, June 23-27, 1997. Invited by China Society for Sci/Tech Information.

Zeng, Lei. 1997. Internet and WWW information organization and management: search engines and other six approaches.  Nanjing, July 8, 1997. Invited by Nanjing Library Association and Jiangsu Province Association of Academic Libraries. 


Zeng, Lei. 1996. (1) SGML and the applications in information processing. (2) Copyright issues in networking environment.  (3) Information services based on distributed databases. (4) Interfaces of text-based OPACs vs. Web-based OPACs. (5) Digital Library projects. Presented at the workshops/seminars Information Superhighway and Academic Libraries. invited by Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, China Academy of Sciences, and funded by China National Science. 
    

Zeng Lei. 1994.  Digital libraries and information superhighway: recent research and development of information science and technology in the United States.  Presented at the Institute of Science and Technology Information of  China, Beijing, June 2, 1994.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1994. (1) Quality analysis and control of bi-lingual bibliographic records in a national database. (2) Research and Development of Indexing Languages. presented at  the National Library of China, Beijing, May 24, 1994.  
  
Zeng, Lei. 1994. (1) Quality control of large shared online cataloging databases. (2)  OPAC interface design.  Library Automation workshop, Peking University, Peking University,  Beijing, May 25-30, 1994.  
  
Zeng Lei. 1994. Trends in the education of library and information science.  presented at Department of Information Management of Peking University, Beijing, May 31, 1994.  

Poster Presentations, Demonstrations, and Trainings at National and International Conferences

Zeng, Marcia L., Gregg Garcia, ‎and Jonathan Ward. [2017]. Linked Open Data (LOD) Vocabularies: Querying, Dumping, Re-Using, and Serving. To be presented as a How-to Session at MW17: Museums and the Web Conference, April 19-22, 2017 Cleveland, Ohio, USA.   

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Sam Oh, Jian Qin, Michael Crandall, Tom Baker, and Wei Fan. [2017]. Building Learning Modules around the Competency Index for Linked Data" To be presented as a Sessions for Interaction and Engagement (SIE) at 2017 iConference, March 22-25, 2017 Wuhan, China.

Cradall, Michael, Marcia L. Zeng, Thomas Baker, Majorie Hlava, and Stuaut Sutton. Building Curriculum for Linked Data Education. 2016.  Workshop at the International Conference on Dublin Core & Metadata Applications, October 13-16, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Michael Crandall, Michael, Marcia L. Zeng, & Stuart A. Sutton. 2016. Linked Data for Professional Education: Enabling Librarians to Learn the Basics and Beyond. IFLA World Library and Information Congress 82nd General Conference and Assembly, 13–19 August 2016, Columbus, Ohio.

Oh, Sam, Marcia L.Zeng, Michael Crandall, Stuart A. Sutton, and Thomas Baker. 2015. Linked Data for Professional Education (LD4PE) Project. 2015 Asian Digital Library Conference (ICADL), December 9-12, 2015, Seoul, Korea.

Gracy, Karen and Marcia Zeng. 2015. Creating Linked Data within Archival Description: Tools for
Extracting, Validating, and Encoding Access Points for Finding Aids. DH 2015, International Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), June 29–July 3, 2015, Sydney, Australia.

Salaba, Athena, Marcia Zeng, and Yin Zhang. 2013. Are Ph.D. graduates prepared to meet the challenges of information organization in the Semantic Web era? Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Confernece, January 22-25, 2013, Seattle.

Subirats, Imma ,Marcia Zeng & Johannes Keizer. 2011. Metadata Approaches for Shareable and LOD-enabled Bibliographic Data from Open Repositories. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, The Hague, the Netherlands. September 21-23, 2011.

Morshed, Ahsan, Gudrun Johannsen, Johannes Keizer, and Marcia Zang. 2010. Bridging End Users’ Terms and AGROVOC Concept Server Vocabularies. To be published in: Making Metadata Work Harder: Celebrating 15 Years of Dublin Core. Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Pittsburgh, October 20-22, 2010.

Lee, Jaesun, Marcia Lei Zeng and Allene F. Hayes. 2009. Report of a World-wide Survey on Metadata Decisions for Digital Libraries. In: Semantic Interoperability of Linked Data: Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Seoul, October 12-16, 2009, ed. Samgyun Oh, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Stuart A. Sutton. Seoul: Dublin Core metadata Initiative and National Library of Korea: 128-130. ISSN: 1939-1366. Abstract: http://dcpapers.dublincore.org/ojs/pubs/article/view/956/959

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Wei Fan and Xia Lin. 2008. SKOS for an Integrated Vocabulary Structure. In: Metadata for Semantic and Social Applications: Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Berlin, September 22–26, 2008, ed. Jane Greenberg and Wolfgang Klas (Go¨ttingen: Dublin Core Metadata Initiative and Universita¨tsverlag Go¨ttingen, 2008: 200-201. ISSN: 1939-1366. (This poster won the Best Poster Award at the conference) http://www.slideshare.net/mzeng/skos-for-an-integrated-vocabulary-structure-poster

Zeng, Marcia Lei, Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam, & Gregory M. Shreve. 2004. Metadata Quality Study for the NSDL Metadata Repository. NSDL All Project Meeting, Chicago, November15-17, 2004.

Shreve, Gregory, Laura Batolo, Adam C. Powell IV, & Marcia Lei Zeng, 2002. Green’s Function Research and Education Enhancement Network (GREEN). NSDL All Project Meeting, Washington, DC, December 2-4, 2002.

Smith, T.R., Marcia L. Zeng, & ADEPT-KNOW team, Alexandria Digital Library Project UCSB. 2002. Structured models of scientific concepts for organizing, accessing, and using learning materials. ACM-IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Portland, OR, USA, July 14-18, 2002. DOI: http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/544220.544355

Shreve, Gregory, Laura Batolo, Adam C. Powell IV, & Marcia Lei Zeng, 2001. Green’s Function Research and Education Enhancement Network (GREEN). NSDL All Project Meeting, Washington, DC, December 3-4, 2001.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, & Yu Chen. 2001. An integrated thesaurus management and search system for the networked environment. IFLA Satellite Conference Subject Retrieval in a Networked Environment, Dublin, Ohio, August 14-16, 2001.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2001. An Integrated tool for generating metadata records for museum objects. Museum and the Web 2001, Seattle, Washington, March 14-17, 2001.

Zeng, Marcia Lei, & Pat Molholt, 2000. Knowledge Organization Scheme for Cross-cultural and Cross-Language Information Systems-- a discussion of issues and challenges. 11th ASIS Classification Research Workshop at the 63th ASIS Annual Conference, Nov. 12, 2000, Chicago.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 2000. CAMed Prototype II. A cross-thesaurus searching system. Symposium on Traditional and Alternative medicine in the 21st Century, October 24-28, Seoul, Korea.

Zeng, Marcia Lei. 1998. CAMed, a comprehensive information resource of complementary and alternative medicine. Prototype. Presented at the International Conference on Medicinal Plants, February 16-19, Bangalore, India.

RESEARCH

Receipt of research grants:

Slovenia-USA Bilateral two year travel grant, a joint research project with University of Ljubljana. “Developing a Digital Humanities Platform for Researching the History of Innovation.” P.I.-KSU: Marcia Lei Zeng; P.I.-University of Ljubljana: Maya Žumer. 2015-2017.

Kent State University 2014 Postdoctoral Seed Program. Role: P.I. (Total awarded: $40,000 plus benefits for first year post-doc research fellow. Second year matching funds are from KSU SLIS, CCI, and Liquid Cristal Institute. 06/2015-05/2017). 

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). National Leadership Grants -- Research. To be led by University of Washington iSchool. P.I. Mike Crandall. Role: Partner, P.I. of Kent State. (Total awarded: $249,527, KSU awarded:  72,075.00, 12/2014-12/2016).

Slovenia-USA Bilateral two year travel grant, a joint research project with University of Ljubljana. Role: As the P.I. and team leader in U.S.; with Maja Zumer, P.I. and Team leader in Slovenia. Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2015. Funded by Slovenian Research foundation, March 2014. (150,000 EUR, 1/2014-12/2015.)

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). National Leadership Grants -- Research. P.I. ($219,386, 10/1/2011 - 9/31/2013)

[Partner] IMLS Level I Planning Grant led by University of Washington iSchool - Title: Planning for development of an integrated learning platform to teach the principles and process of metadata design for a Linked Data environment (Award Amount: $49,623, leader Michael Crandall, 10/1/2011- 9/31/2012)

Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment, 2007. Kent State University. P.I. ($ 6,500)

National Science Foundation. National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) grant. (DUE-0333572) P.I. ($150,784, Sept. 2003 - Aug. 2004)

Ohio Board of Regents/Research Challenge Grant. Co-P.I. ($78,144, June 1, 2003- May 31, 2005. Project Director Gregory Shreve)

National Science Foundation. National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) grant. Co-P.I. ($607,394, Sept. 2001-Aug. 2003, Project Director Gregory Shreve )

Ohio Board of Regents/Research Challenge Grant. Co-P.I. ($97,312, Jan. 2000 - June 2001, Project Director Gregory Shreve) 

1998-1999 OCLC Library and Information Science Research  Grant.  ($10,000)  

CARL Corporation Multilingual Search Engine Development and Testing project. ($16,316)

1996 Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment grant, Kent State University. ($ 6,500)  
  
1995-1996 OhioLINK Small Grant Research Program grant.  ($5,000)  
  
1994-1995 OCLC Library and Information Science Research Grant. ($10,000)  
  
1993 Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment grant, Kent State University. ($ 6,500)  
  

Receipt of teaching grants:

Summer 2000 Distributed Learning Course Development Grant, Kent State University. ($6,500)

Major Research Projects over the Last Ten Years:

Visual representation of knowledge organization structures. 2015 – ongoing

Linked KOS use cases. 2014- ongoing

Digital Humanities Research with Smart Big Data. 2014- ongoing

Linked Data for Professional Educators (LD4PE). Partner with U.Washington iSchool. 2011-12, 2014-16, ongoing

Connecting libraries to the unfamiliar data and metadata resources in the Linked Open Data (LOD) Universe-The Metadata Vocabulary Junction (MV-Junction) Project. 2011-2014. http://lod-lam.slis.kent.edu/

Publishing AAT (Art and Architecture Thesaurus) as Linked Data. 2011-ongoing

Express classification systems with Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) and OWL Web Ontology Language. 2008-2010. (Collaborated with Dewey Decimal Classification).

Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data. 2007-2012, (with and chair the IFLA Working Group)

Developing a Dublin Core Application Profile for KOS Resources. 2009- ongoing (with and chair the Dublin Core Metadata initiative (DCMI) Task Group)

Bridging End Users' Terms and UC-FAO AGROVOC Concept Server Vocabularies. 2010

Interoperability of Thesauri and Ontologies. 2009-2010. (As a part of writing for the ISO 25964 Thesauri and Interoperability with Other Vocabularies)

Developing a CAM Aging Health Ontology. 2007. Funded by Kent State University. P.I.

Quality Analysis of Metadata in the NSDL Metadata Repository. 2003-2005. Funded by NSF National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Program. P.I. (With Gregory Shreve and Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam) website:(was at:http://appling.kent.edu/NSDLMetadataQuality/)

Green's Functions Research and Education Enhancement Network (GREEN). 2001-2003. (With MIT, funded by NSF) website: (was at: http://appling.kent.edu/NSDLGreen/GREENProject.htm)

Object description on the Internet: A study of current standards and formats -- Testing existing metadata standards and proposed metadata cores in a digitized historical fashion collection, 1998 - 2000 . (Funded by OCLC) report: http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/OCLCreport/cover.html

Digital Library of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAMed). (with Columbia University Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Columbia University Health Sciences Division, Office of Scholarly Resources, various private and government funds) 1997 -- present. CAMed prototype I (login:herb; pw:herb1016): http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/MeshNIH/top/about.htm

IMLS State Library Plans Lexicon Development Project (subcontract with Northern Lights, Inc.) 1999 - 2000. (Funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS))

Chinese text segmentation processing and Testing. (With Yu Chen) 1998. (First phase funded by CARL Corporation.) Testing site is open to the public: (was at: http://circe.slis.kent.edu/mzeng/carlseg.html))

Thesaurus Management System (for multi-thesaurus searching & browsing, thesaurus construction & maintenance). (With Yu Chen) 1999.(was at: http://circe.slis.kent.edu/mzeng/thesaurihome.html)

A study of Innovative Interfaces from end-users' key selection routine. (With Barbara Schloman) 1995—1996. (Funded by OhioLINK)

HTML Templates for Librarians and Information Professionals (for generating thesauri and indexes) Site is open to the public: http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/template/intro/toc.html

Developing control mechanisms for intellectual access for discipline-based virtual libraries -- A study of the process. 1994-95. (Funded by OCLC)

An Evaluation of the Quality of Chinese-Language Records in the OCLC Database and a Study of a Rulebased Data Validation System. 1991-93 (Funded by OCLC and KSU.) A by-product, A Quick Self-Checking Guide for Chinese Book Cataloging for the OCLC OLUC, is open to the public: http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/CJK/home.htm

Research Proposals Submitted:

Applying Semantic Web Technologies to Digital Humanities -- Developing a Prototype for Creating Interactive Digital Biographies and Reusing Open Digital Archives to Enable Knowledge Rediscovery. A proposal submitted to Fulbright Scholar Program (for Jan.-June, 2016) August 2014. (Fully funded)

Digital Humanities Research with Smart Big Data — A Network Framework of Innovation History. A proposal submitted to the Kent State University Internal Post-Doctoral Competition. (With Yin Zhang, et al.) Requested: $40,000, 2015-2016 Academic year. (Fully funded)

Linked Data for Professional Education (LD4PE). A proposal submitted to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant. December 1, 2014—November 31, 2016. (As a partner of the project led by Univ. Washington iSchool. Kent State Fund: Total Requested: $249,527, KSU Request: $72,075) (Fully funded).

Enhancing Archival Access through Semantic Enrichment and Enhancement of Archival Descriptive Data (EAASEE-ADD). A proposal submitted to National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), National Archives and Records Administration, Sept. 3, 2013. Co-P.I. (With Karan Gracy, P.I. and Cathy Smith, Co-P.I.) Request from NHPRC: $143,806.66, 7/1/2014-6/30/2016. (Not funded)

New Discovery through Linked Data - Research and Demonstration of Innovative Health Information Discovery Systems. A proposal submitted to the Kent State University Post-Doctoral Funding program,Oct. 10, 2012. P.I. (With Yin Zhang, Ruoming Jin, and Christine Hudak). Request for funding of one postdoctor associate. (Not funded)

Connecting libraries to the unfamiliar data and metadata resources in the Linked Open Data (LOD) Universe-The Metadata Vocabulary Junction (MV-Junction) Project. A proposal submitted to the IMLS National Leadership Grants—Research Project. P.I. and Project Director (With Karen Gracy). Total requested from IMLS: $$219,386, 10/1/2011 – 9/31/2013. (Fully funded)

Developing a CAM Aging Health Ontology. Submitted to Kent State University Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment, 2007. P.I. Requested: $ 6,500. Summer 2007. (Fully funded)

Center for Web Credibility: Cultivating Scholarly and Entrepreneurial Products and Services. Submitted to the 2006 Ohio Board of Regents/Research Challenge Grant. Co.P.I. (With Mary Stansbury (Project Director), David Robins, Jason Holmes, and Stan Wearden. Total requested: $50,000 1/15/2007-12/31/2008 (Proposal denied).

Developing a CAM Aging Health Ontology. A proposal submitted to IMLS National Leadership Grants Program. P.I. and Project Director (With Gregory Shreve, Kent State University, Fredi Kronenberg, and Pat Molholt, Columbia University. Total requested: 289,934, 10/1/2006 – 9/31/2008 (Proposal denied).

Quality Analysis of Metadata in the NSDL Metadata Repository. A proposal submitted to the NSF National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Program. P.I. (With Gregory Shreve and Bhagirathi Subrahmanyam. Total requested: 150,784, Sept. 2003-Aug. 2004.) (Fully funded).

Enhanced Learning Using the "Adaptive Cognitive Instructional System." National Science Foundation. Evaluative Research and Evaluation Capacity Building (EREC) and Research on Learning and Education (ROLE) Program. (With Bruce J. Diamond (William Paterson University, P.I.) and Gregory M. Shreve). 2003. (Proposal denied)

Enhancing Learning and Information Processing Using the "Adaptive Cognitive Instructional System." Army Research Grant Program FAR 35.016. (With Bruce J. Diamond (William Paterson University, P.I.) and Gregory M. Shreve). 2003. (Proposal denied)

Global Information Hub on Integrated Medicine. A proposal submitted to the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, Feb.9, 2003. (With Pat Molholt, et. al at Columbia University, budget for 3 years.)

The Cognitive Sensory Adaptive Model: Improving Access to Information Technology for Older Persons. Submitted to the NSF Information Technology Research Program. 2003. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve and Bruce J. Diamond (William Paterson University, P.I.) Total requested: 495,400, Sept.2003 — Aug. 2005.) (Proposal denied). Ranked Competitive.

Computational Materials Science Digital Library and Materials Science Informatics Research Initiative. Submitted to the Ohio Board of Regents/Research Challenge Grant. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve and Laura Batolo). Total requested: $78,144, June.2003—May 2005. (Fully funded).

Information Technology Think Tank. Submitted to the Ohio Board of Regents/Research Challenge Grant. (With Julie Gedeon et.al.) Total requested: 50,000, June.2003—May 2005 (Proposal denied.)

HEART: Health Related Education Assets and Resource Tools. Submitted to the Ohio Learning Network Emerging Needs program. (With Rosemary DuMont et al., Sept. 2002 (Proposal denied.)

Toward a materials science digital library: Integrating object oriented finite element analysis into the NSDL. Proposal submitted to the NSF SMETE Digital Library, 2002. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve(director), Laura Batolo, Sharon C Glotzer (U. Michigan), Kenneth W White (U. Houston). Total requested $372,188, Sept. 2002-Aug. 2003.) (Proposal denied.)

Open description for information systems in a distributed environment. Proposal submitted to the Chinese Science Digital Library (CSDL) program, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2002. Co-P.I. (With Zhang Xiaolin (director), Li Guangjian, Liu Wei, and Feng Ying. Total requested: 48,000Yuan, Feb.2002—May 2002.) (Fully funded.)

Research on the evaluating technology of Chinese information retrieval systems. Proposal Submitted to the China National Science Foundation, 2002. Co-P.I. (With Chen Yu (director) et al. Total requested: 250,000Yuan, Sept. 2002-Dec. 2003.) (Proposal denied.)

An Investigation of Opportunities, Needs, and Requirements For a Usability Research Laboratory And Usability Courses at Kent State. (With Roger Fidler (director), et. al. ) (Proposal denied.)

Green's Function Research and Education Enhancement Network (GREEN). Proposal submitted to the NSF SMETE Digital Library. 2001. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve (director), Laura Batolo, and Adam C. Powell IV (MIT). Total requested $607,394, Sept. 2001-Aug. 2003.) (Fully funded.)

Converging patterns of overlapping metadata schemes, Supporting metadata interoperability. A research proposal submitted to The Special Libraries Association Steven I. Goldspiel Memorial Research Grant. 2001. P.I. ($20,000 for 1 year), (proposal denied.)

Collaborative on-line workspace for engineering calculations with advanced materials: An integrated information architecture for the NIST Green's Functions Working Group. Submitted to the NSF Information Technology Research Program. 2001. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve (director), Laura Batolo, and Adam C. Powell IV. Total requested $52,313 for 3 years), ( proposal denied.)

Language Engineering: software application suite for cost-effective globalization of commerce. Submitted to the Ohio Technology Action Board grant. 2000. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve (director), et al. Total requested $250,000 for 2 years), (proposal denied.)

Models for cross-language information retrieval utilizing a Chinese-Korean-English sci-tech document testbed. Submitted in February 2000 to the NSF Information Technology Research Program. 2000. P.I. and Project Director. (with Gregory Shreve and Xia Lin. Total requested $499,993 for 3 years), (proposal denied.)

A conceptual framework for information retrieval and knowledge discovery in complementary and alternative medicine fields. Submitted to the NSF International Digital Library Program. 2000. Co-P.I. of the whole project with Columbia University (with Pat Molholt and Fredi Kronerberg, total request $482,000) and P.I. of KSU project (subcontract $113,967), ( proposal denied.)

Interdisciplinary research initiative for the study of the internationalization and Localization of software and electronically- delivered content. Submitted to the Ohio Board of Regents/Research Challenge Grant. Co-P.I. (With Gregory Shreve (Project Director), et al. Amount requested: $97,312, Grant period: Jan.2000 - June 2001.) (Fully funded.)

Lexicon for IMLS LSTA State Library Plans. Proposal submitted to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 1998. Co-P.I. (Proposal submitted through Northern Lights, Inc. Amount requested: $24,987. Grant period: October 1998-August 1999.) (Fully funded.)

Object description on the Internet: a study of current standards and formats -- Testing existing metadata standards and proposed metadata cores in a digitized historical fashion collection. Research proposal submitted to OCLC Library and Information Science Research Grant program. 1998. P.I. (Amount requested: $10,000. Grand period: July 1998-June 1999.) (Fully funded.)

Multilingual search engine development and testing. Proposal submitted to CARL Corporation. 1998. P.I. and Project Director. (With Yu Chen. Amount requested: $16,316. Grant period: 11/98--06/99.) (Fully funded.)

Digital library of complementary and alternative Medicine. Proposal submitted through Columbia University to the National Library of Medicine. 1997. Co-P.I. of the whole project, P.I. of KSU subcontract. (With Daniel Eskinazi, Fredi Kronenberg, and Pat Molholt , Capital expenditures requested for KSU: $215,398 for 1998-2001), (proposal denied.)

Integration of advanced tools for information retrieval from distributed library resources. A joint proposal of WSU, KSU, and OSU submitted to the Ohio Board of Regents. Co-P.I. (With S. Narayanan, Phil. J. Smith, et. al. 1995. Capital expenditures requested from Investment Fund: $610,000, of which KSU's request was $46,430), (proposal denied.)

A study of discipline-based virtual libraries --From a prototype to a liquid crystal research virtual library. Proposal submitted to Kent State University Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointments. 1996. P.I. (Amount requested: $6,500.) (Fully funded.)

A study of Innovative Interfaces from end-users' key selection routine. A proposal submitted to OhioLINK Small Grant Research Program. 1995. Co-P.I. (with Barbara Schloman. Amount requested: $5,000.) (Fully funded.)

Databases for scientific and technological information in China: Distances from developed countries and alternatives for future development. A research proposal submitted to Center for Modern China, Princeton University. 1995. P.I. (Amount requested: $45,000.) (No results)

Developing control mechanisms for intellectual access for discipline-based virtual libraries -- A study of the process. Research proposal submitted to OCLC Library and Information Science Research Grant program. 1994. P.I. (Amount requested: $10,000. Grand period: July 1994-June 1995. ) (Fully funded.)

Document studies for the design of discipline-focused digital libraries. Sub-project proposal contributed to the Joint Proposal submitted to the NSF Research on Digital Libraries by CWRU (Case Western Reserve University) and VPI (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). 1994. (With Kaye Gapen), (Proposal denied.)

A study of production rules used for improving productivity and quality of Chinese materials cataloging. Proposal submitted to KSU 1993 Summer Research Appointment Program. P.I. (Amount requested: $6,500. Grant period: June--August, 1993.) (Fully funded.)

An evaluation of the quality of Chinese-language records in the OCLC database and a study of a rulebased data validation system. Proposal submitted to the OCLC Library and Information Science Research Grant program. 1991. (With Edie Rasmussen (Director). Amount requested: $10,000. Grant period: July 1991-June 1992.) (Fully funded.)

Other Grants Activities

Ph.D. in Information Organization in the Semantic Web Era--A new generation of educators, researchers,and professional leaders in information organization. Co-P.I. (with Athena Salaba and Yin Zhang). Submitted to the IMLS Laura Bush for the 21st Century Librarian program, Sept. 2012 Co-P.I. with Athena Salaba and Yin Zhang. (Total requested: $499,444.16, not funded)

Encouraging Digital Advocacy and Professional Training (EDAPT): Educating Information Professionals to Build and Preserve Digital Collections. Co-P.I. (Director: Karen Gracy, co-P.I. Athena Salaba). Submitted to the IMLS Continuing Education grant. December 2009. (Rejected)

Conceptual models of aboutness and the Implementation of FRSAD model. A joint research project with University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Co-P.I. and Team leader in U.S. (with Maja Zumer, P.I. and Team leader in Slovenia). Bilateral travel grant no. BI-US/09-12-025, July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2012. This project is tied with a 3-year national science foundation project (no. P5-0361 2009-2011, 75000 EUR per year, with possible extensions) of Maja Zumer and her team in Slovenia.

Application to the Aid of Cultural Emergency Response for Rebuilding Beichuan Qiang Autonomous County Public Library. Prepared English proposal with the help of Beichuan Library administrators. Submitted to the Cultural Emergency Response Program, Prince Claus Fund, the Netherlands. November 2008. Requested: Euro 120,000. Fully funded.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES

National and International Level Appointments

External Reviewer for International Research Activities

Referee of Professional Publications

Journals

Conference Proceedings

Contributions to Publications by Reviewing and/or Consulting (received acknowledgements in the publications)

Editorial Board

Program Committees

Invitational Workshops (International- and National-Level)

Project Advisory Board

External Doctoral Dissertation Advisor or Reviewer

Professional Programs

Conference Session Organizer

Professional membership

American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)

Selected student theses:

Jeff Mixter. MLIS. M.S.-iakm (2013). Linked Data in VRA Core 4.0: Converting VRA XML Records into RDF/XML. Thesis, ontology, and XSLT stylesheet are available at: http://jmixter.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/thesis/

Petiya, Sean. MLIS. M.S.iakm (2014). Building a Semantic Web of comics: Publishing Linked Data in HTML/RDFa using a comic book ontology and metadata application profiles. [PDF]. The side products (ontology, schemas, convertor, examples) are available at: https://comicmeta.org/

Julaine Clunis. MLIS. M.S.iakm (2016). Designing an Ontology for Managing the Diets of Hypertensive Individuals. Available at: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=kent1453196523


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