Category Archives: Literature review

Challenges and issues in terminology mapping

A good review article: McCulloch, E.; Shiri, A.; & Nicholson, D. (2005).  Challenges and issues in terminology mapping:  A digital library perspective.  The Electronic Library, 23(6), 671-677. The abstract: Purpose – In light of information retrieval problems caused by the … Continue reading

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Discovery Interfaces

Today we will discuss several next-generation library interfaces that support exploration and discovery.  Here are some examples: Stanford Digital Library ACM Digital Library Open History New York Times Here are some supporting projects we should investigate: Project Blacklight ActiveFedora Hydra … Continue reading

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Searching Museum Collections

Here is an excellent literature review on searching museum collections recommended by Susan Chun during the MCD Panel: http://museumsearch.pbworks.com/w/page/24717624/Literature-Review

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Visual Interfaces for Semantic Information Retrieval and Browsing

Katy Borner(2002).Visual Interfaces for Semantic Information Retrieval and Browsing. Groimenko, Vladimir and Chen, Chaomei(Eds), Visualizing the Semantic Web: XML-based Internet and Information Visualization, Springer Verlag, Chapter 7, pp. 99-115 Summary The paper describes several approaches to semantic information retrieval and … Continue reading

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The KOS spectra: a tentative typology of Knowledge Organization Systems

The KOS spectra: a tentative typology of Knowledge Organization Systems Renato Rocha Souza (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) Douglas Tudhope (University of Glamorgan, UK) Maurício Barcellos Almeida (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) http://mba.eci.ufmg.br/downloads/ISKO%20Rome%202010%20submitted.pdf Summary On the basis of … Continue reading

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The first challenge — Review of literature

The first stage of the project is literature review.  We would like to do a comprehensive review on research, projects, and systems related to KOS and concept displays.  The first set of annotated research articles are guided by these exploring … Continue reading

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Hello, All!

Welcome!   This is a discussion space for the project “Exploring Common Tools for Meaningful Concept Displays (MCD) to Support Semantic Indexing, Searching, and Learning across Libraries, Museums, and Archives,”  an IMLS funded research project. The goal of the project is … Continue reading

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