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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/

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my twitter: @marciazeng

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

==> Curriculum Vitae | Short Bio

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Metadata 2nd. ed. Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. 2016. 3.Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman ISBN 978-1-55570-965-5 |Sample of the book| Find a copy in a library- 2nd ed.
& London: Facet Publishing ISBN: 9781783300525
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 at metadata etc. (continually updated)

Updates (recent activities):

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

"Building Learning Modules around the Competency Index for Linked Data" - a Sessions for Interaction and Engagement, to be presented at 2017 iConference, March 22-25, 2017 Wuhan, China. (With the project LD4PE team members)

To be presented at the MW17: Museums and the Web Conference, April 19-22, 2017 Cleveland, Ohio, USA., With the colleagues at the Getty Research Institute:


At International Conference on Dublin Core & Metadata Applications, October 13-16, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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

"The New FRBR - LRM Model: Some Accents", Maja Zumer and Marcia Zeng. Paper presented at 14th International ISKO Conference, Rio deJaneiro, Brazi,l September 27 - 29, 2016

[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]

Metadata 2nd. ed. Zeng, Marcia Lei & Jian Qin. 2016. 3. Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman ISBN 978-1-55570-965-5. Website for this version: http://metadataetc.org/book-website2nd/ and Sample of the book

"Recent applications of Knowledge Organization Systems: introduction to a special issue" International Journal on Digital Libraries, March 2016, Volume 17, Issue 1,

"Alignment of Conceptual Structures in Controlled Vocabularies in the Domain of Chinese Art - A Discussion of Issues and Patterns" Shu-jiun Chen, Marcia Lei Zeng, and Hsueh-hua Chen. International Journal on Digital Libraries, March 2016, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 23-38. DOI: 10.1007/s00799-015-0163-1 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00799-015-0163-1


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

Working Groups in action

Completed Group Work


Current courses:

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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)