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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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my twitter: @marciazeng

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

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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 Feb. 2016)]

Updates (recent activities):

Currently a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan, collaborating with researchers at Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures.

"Using DBpedia's data to trace the influential artists", a visualization work is presented at the Beauty of Data Exhibition, Feb. 2016 -- at the MuseLab, SLIS, KSU

This work visualizes the artists that were influenced by two important artists, using the data obtained from DBpedia, [1] the Linked Data datasets of Wikipedia. The tasks include: a) Obtain data through DBpedia’s endpoint[2] using a SPARQL query generated using a template that I created. [3] b) Clean up the data gathered from DBpedia that responding the query, using the CSV (Comma-separated values) file. c) Visualize the data using an open source tool, Gephi. [4]  The purpose is to help ordinary users to obtain artists network data in a minute without learning the complicated SPARQL query language and to present it beautifully. [1] http://wiki.dbpedia.org/ [2] http://dbpedia.org/sparql
[3] http://marciazeng.slis.kent.edu/metadata/sparqlTemp.html [3] http://gephi.org/

"Innovative Use of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) that are Published as Linked Open Data (LOD)"  [presentation ppt], presented at The First NKOS Workshop at ICADL, Seoul, Korea, December 9, 2015.

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

Co-chaired the Technical Program Committee, Asian Digital Library Conference (ICADL) 2015, held in Seoul, Korea, December 9-12, 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)" (abstract) -- Panel at ASIS&T 2015, Nov. 6-10.

"Alignment of Conceptual Structures in Controlled Vocabularies in the Domain of Chinese Art - A Discussion of Issues and Patterns"
International Journal on Digital Libraries, DOI: 10.1007/s00799-015-0163-1 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00799-015-0163-1

"Application of FRBR and FRSAD to classification systems." (Presentation, co-author with Maja Zumer.) International UDC Seminar "Classification & Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery"

"国际图象互操作框架 (IIIF)" This presentation aims to use Chinese language to introduce International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF). 12th Advanced Digital Library Seminar & Lib2.15 Forum held in Xiamen University in China, July 7-9, 2015.

Educational Background

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

Major Research Interests

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

areas of interest

Acronyms and Abbreviations:

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

Metadata Tutorial and Tools

KOS Tutorial and Tools

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