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

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

my foaf file

my twitter: @marciazeng

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

==> Curriculum Vitae | Short Bio

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

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

Updates (recent activities):

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

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

Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums (LODLAM) Summit 2017, Venice, Italy, June 28-29 , 2017.

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

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


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

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

Elected to be a member (2016-2020) of the Executive Board of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO).

[Kent State University President Beverly Warren] President’s Faculty Excellence Award, 2016.  https://www.kent.edu/president/presidents-faculty-excellence-award/2016-recipients

"Subject Access, Smart Data, and Digital Humanities: Finding Unlimited Opportunities through their Intersections" Keynote at Subject Access: Unlimited Opportunities, IFLA 2016 Satellite Conference, August 11-12, 2016, Columbus, Ohio. [ppt on Slideshare]


Educational Background

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

Major Research Interests

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

areas of interest

Acronyms and Abbreviations:

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

Metadata Tutorial and Tools

KOS Tutorial and Tools

Working Groups in action

  • Linked Data for Professional Educators (LD4E). Partner with U.Washington iSchool and DCMI. (Funded by IMLS)
    http://explore.dublincore.net/

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

Completed Group Work


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Previous Workshop:

Professional Affiliations and Working Groups


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