Information Organization & Retrieval

Our Specialties

 

Archival Arrangement and Description

Faculty Expert

Dr. Karen Gracy  Dr. Heather Soyka

Explore our faculty’s work in Archival Arrangement and Description


Cataloging

Faculty Experts

Explore our faculty’s work in Cataloging

  • Chan, L. M., & Salaba, A. (2016). Cataloging and classification: An introduction (4th ed.). Scarecrow Press, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Classification

Faculty Experts

Dr. Athena Salaba  Dr. Marcia Zeng


Cross-language Information Retrieval

Faculty Expert

Dr. Athena Salaba


Discovery Systems

Faculty Experts

Dr. Lala Hajibayova  Dr. Athena Salaba

Explore our faculty’s work in Discovery Systems

  • Buente, W., Baybayan, C., Hajibayova, L., McCorkhill, M., & Panchyshyn, R. (2020). Exploring the renaissance of wayfinding and voyaging through the lens of knowledge representation, organization and discovery systems. Journal of Documentation, 76(6), 1279-1293. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2019-0212

Indexing

Faculty Expert

Dr. Athena Salaba

Explore Our Faculty's Work in Indexing

  • Salaba, A. (2009). End-user understanding of indexing language information. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 47(1), 23-51.

Interactive Information Retrieval

Faculty Experts

Dr. Athena Salaba  Dr. Catherine Smith

Explore Our Faculty’s Work in Interactive Information Retrieval

  • Smith, C. L., Gwizdka, J., & Feild, H. (2017). The use of query auto-completion over the course of search sessions with multifaceted information needs. Information Processing & Management, 53(5), 1139–1155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2017.05.001

Linked Data

Faculty Experts

Dr. Marcia Zeng Dr. Karen Gracy

Explore our faculty’s work in Linked Data

  • Gracy, K. F. (2018). Enriching and enhancing moving images with Linked Data: An exploration in the alignment of metadata models. Journal of Documentation, 74(2), 354-371. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2017-0106
  • Hajibayova, L. (2013). News, blog, ecommerce: Does genre matter for taggers? Transition cultures, transition KO: Evolving exploration, critical reflection, and practical work. In Proceedings of the Fourth North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization (NASKO 2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.7152/nasko.v4i1.14648

Metadata

Faculty Experts

Explore our faculty’s work in Metadata

  • Salaba, A. & Tennis, J. T. (2018). Solid foundations and some secondary assumptions in the design of bibliographic metadata: Toward a typology of complementary uses of metadata. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International ISKO Conference, Porto, Portugal, 9-11 July 2018. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag. https://doi.org/10.5771/9783956504211-450
  • Zeng, M. L. & Qin, J. (2021). Metadata (3rd ed.). ALA Neal-Schuman.
  • Zeng, M., Gracy, K. F., & M. Žumer. (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). https://doi.org/10.5771/0943-7444-2014-6-440
  • Zeng, M. L., Gracy, K. F., & Skirvin, L. (2013). Navigating the intersection of library bibliographic data and linked music information sources: A case study in metadata alignment. Journal of Library Metadata, 13(2-3), 254-278. https://doi.org/10.1080/19386389.2013.827513

Ontologies

Faculty Expert

Dr. Marcia Zeng


Taxonomies

Faculty Experts

Dr. Marcia Zeng  Dr. Athena Salaba


User-generated Tags

Faculty Experts

Dr. Lala Hajibayova

Explore Our Faculty’s Work in User-Generated Tags

  • Hajibayova, L., & Jacob, E. K. (2016). An investigation of the levels of abstraction of tags across three resource genres. Information Processing & Management, 52(6), 1178-1187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2016.05.005
  • Hajibayova, L., & Jacob, E. K. (2015). Factors influencing user-generated vocabularies: How basic are basic level terms? Knowledge Organization, 42(2), 102-112. https://doi.org/10.5771/0943-7444-2015-2-102