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

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

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==> Curriculum Vitae | Short Bio

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Textbook: Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. 2008.6. Metadata. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman.
| Catalog | Website for metadata etc. (continually updated) | Find a copy in a library |
[2nd Edition. ALA Neal-Schuman. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=10717
ISBN 978-1-55570-965-5 (To be published in 2014)]

Updates (recent activities):

A New Similarity Measure for Subject Hierarchical Structures. Journal of Documentation. 70(3)2014. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17101490

Modeling Classification Systems in Multicultural and Multilingual Contexts. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 52(1):90-101. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01639374.2013.845620

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. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19386389.2013.827513#.Un_5PpRARK4

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. DOI:10.1002/asi.22914 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.22914/abstract

From modeling to visualization of topic relationships in classification schemes. 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

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.

areas of interest

Acronyms and Abbreviations:

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

Metadata Tutorial and Tools

KOS Tutorial and Tools

Working Groups in action

Completed Group Work

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Professional Affiliations and Active Working Groups

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