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Dagobert Soergel
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July 14, 2004

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Contents
   Personal Data
   Education
   Positions Held
   Professional Activities
   Refereeing and Membership in Editorial Boards and Conference Program Committees
   Grants
   Activities in Professional Societies
   Awards and Honors
   Courses Taught
   Doctoral Dissertations Supervised
   Committees
   Civic Activities
   Publications
  1.          Books

  2.          Journal Articles and Conference Papers

  3.          Invited Workshops Involving Scholarly Contributions

  4.          Book Reviews

  5.          Reports, Unpublished Manuscripts, Projects

  6.          Index Languages/Thesauri

  7.          Publications on Preschools for At-Risk Children

    Work in Progress
 

Personal data

Born January 7, 1940, in Freiburg i.Br., Germany
German citizen with resident alien status in U.S.
Married, one child

 
Education

1960

Diplom-Physiker-Vorprüfung (B.S., Physics), University of Freiburg

1964

Staatsexamen (M.S.), Mathematics and Physics, University of Freiburg

1967

Assessor des Lehramts (Teaching Certificate for high school/junior college), Mathematics and Physics, Staatliches Prüfungsamt Freiburg

1970

Dr.phil. (Ph.D.), Political science, University of Freiburg

The American degree roughly equivalent to the German degree is indicated in ().
Revised version of Master thesis published in Information Storage and Retrieval (see Publications, B4)
Doctoral dissertation published as book (see Publications, A2)

 
Positions held

1960 - 61

Deputy for relations to developing countries, Student government Association, University of Freiburg

1961 - 62

Founding secretary, Freiburg Office for Relations to Developing Countries (an office concerned with the dissemination of information about developing countries, particularly about the needs and opportunities for properly trained people willing to help in developing countries)

1963 - 65

Systems analyst, Forschungsstelle für Weltzivilisation, Abteilung Dokumentation (Research Center for World Civilization, Documentation Department), Freiburg

1966 - 67

Studienreferendar, Seminar für Studienreferendare, Freiburg

1967 - 69

Head, Documentation Department, Stiftung Wissenschaft and Politik (Foundation Science and Politics), Ebenhausen

1969 - 70

Head, Documentation Department, DATUM (Documentation and Training Center for Theory and Methods of Regional Science), Bad Godesberg

1970 - 71

Visiting lecturer, College of Library and Information Services (since 2000 College of Information Studies), University of Maryland

1971 - 76

Associate Professor

1976-

Professor

1976, 1977

Visiting lecturer (Summer), School of Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

1985 - 89

Visiting Professor (Summer), Graduate Library School, University of Chicago

Sept., 1985-June, 1986

Visiting Professor, Chair for Information Science, University of Konstanz, Germany.

1987 - 1994

Visiting Professor (Summer), Konstanz, Germany

May - July, 1997

Guest scientist, IPSI - Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute, German National Research Centre for Computer Science and Information Technology, Darmstadt

May - July, 1997

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Information and Documentation, Fachhochschule Darmstadt

 
Professional Activities

1969

Lecturer, Lehrinstitut für Dokumentation (Training Center for documentation), German Society for Documentation

1973 -

Consultant on Information Services to the Technical Operations Staff of the Bureau of Foods (Study of information systems, index language development; see Publications B3, D3, D8, E4)

1975 - 1976

Consultant, Smithsonian Institution (Study of information systems, see Publications D4)

1978 -

Consultant to various organizations (MITRE Corporation, JWK Corporation, Capital Systems Group, Kappa Corporation, Technology Services Corporation, Farm Credit Administration)

1985 - 1986

Consultant on chemical information systems and user-system interface, Gesellschaft für Information und Dokumentation, Heidelberg, Germany

1988 - 1989

Consultant and instructor of training courses for information management staff of the World Bank

1989 -

Consultant to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and to the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention and chair of the Advisory Committee for the Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus

1993

Consultant to the Swiss National Library on multilingual subject access

2001 -

Consultant to the Harvard Business School Library on the development of the Harvard-Stanford Business Thesaurus.

2003 -

Consultant to the FDA Center for Drugs on development and use of thesauri and other knowledge organization systems and on intranet and Web design

 
Refereeing and membership in editorial boards and conference program committees

1974 -

Member, editorial board, Knowledge Organization (formerly International Classification)

1978 -

Referee, Journal of the American Society for Information Science

1978 -

Reviewer, Computing Reviews

1980 -

Proposal reviewer for NSF

1995

Referee, International Journal of Human Computer Systems

1996 -

Member, editorial board, Review of Information Science. Electronic Journal of the Hochschulverband fuer Informationswissenschaft

1996 - 1997

Member, organizing committee, AAAI Spring Symposium 1997, Cross-Language Text and Speech Retrieval

1997

Digital Libraries 1997, Reviewer and Chair of Session 4, Agents

1998

NSF SBIR review panel Sept. 11, 1998

2000

Referee for Journal of Digital Information

2000

Co-chair and primary proceedings editor, ASIS&T SIG Classification Research Workshop: Classification for User Support and Learning

2000/2001

Program Committee, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2001


Program Committee, 5th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
Chaired the session Integration With User Communities.


Program Committee, International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, FOIS-2001

2001/2002

Program Committee, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2002. July 14-18, 2002

 

COLIS 4 (Conceptions of Library and Information Science), Seattle, July 21 -25, 2002

  ISKO 7 (International Society for Knowledge Organization), Granada, Spain, July 10-13.
2002/2003

Program Committee, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2003. May 27-30, 2003

Program Committee, European Conference on Digital Libraries 2003. August, 2003

2003/2004

Program Committee, European Conference on Digital Libraries 2004. September 2005

2004/2005 Program Committee, COLIS 2005
 
Grants
1986 Grant from the German Federal Ministry for Research to the University of Konstanz (during my sabbatical there)
Pilot project developing an intelligent database guide
1989 OCLC Library and Information Science Research Grant
An investigation into the structure of LCC and LCSH to support the development of a classification knowledge base
2001 Participated in writing the proposal for
MALACH: Multilingual Access to Large spoken ArCHives
A five-year NSF ITR/IM+AP grant for a total of $7.5 Million for four partners (Shoah Visual History Foundation, IBM, Johns Hopkins University, and University of Maryland)
Serve as senior researcher for the UM part.
2004

NSA grant for preparing the MALACH test collection for wide distribution ($140,000)

 
Activities in Professional Societies
Member

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Dokumentation, 1962-

American Society for Information Science and Technology, 1964-
(Special Interest Groups: Classification Research; Behavioral and Social Sciences, Education for Information Science, Numeric Databases)

Association for Computing Machinery, 1969-

Association for Library and Information Science Education 1975-

SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists), 1990-

Secretary, Task Force for Information Retrieval in Data Archives of the Standing Committee for Data Archives of the International Social Science Council, 1968-1970
Technical Program Chairman, ASIS-SIG/ED, 1977-1978
Chairman, ASIS-SIG/ED and member, ASIS Education Committee (ex officio), 1978-1979
Member, ASIS Best Information Science Book Award Jury, 1987
 
Awards and Honors
FDA Commissioners Special Citation 1981 (for work on the Factored Food Vocabulary Committee)
American Society for Information Science, ASIS Best Information Science Book Award, 1986 (for Organizing Information)
Governor's Award for Volunteering Excellence (Virginia). Gold Medal, 1993.
American Society for Information Science, Award of Merit, 1997
American Society for Information Science, Best JASIS Paper Award, 1999
(for Wang, Peiling; Soergel, Dagobert. A cognitive model of document use during a research project. Study I. Document selection. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. February 1998; 49(2): 115-133.)
 
Courses Taught
College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Proseminar (instructor and coordinator)

With Marcia Bates: a course package consisting of Organization of knowledge in libraries I Introduction to reference and information services Introduction to data processing for libraries (an experimental course offered in Spring 1974)

A revised course package consisting of
     Organization of knowledge in libraries
     Introduction to reference and information services

Research methods in library and information studies

Introduction to information storage and retrieval systems

Advanced information storage and retrieval

Objectives and evaluation of information systems

Construction and maintenance of index languages and thesauri

Introduction to expert systems with illustrations in Prolog

Doctoral seminar in information storage and retrieval

Introduction to data processing for libraries

Database design

Communication and information transfer

Doctoral seminar in communication and information transfer

Seminar in the special library and information center

Software evaluation and usability

Information retrieval and analysis on the Internet

Information structure (core course replacing Organization of knowledge in libraries)

University of Western Ontario, London, Western Ontario

Introduction to data processing

Doctoral seminar in research methods

University of Chicago

Construction and maintenance of index languages and thesauri

Information retrieval and database management for microcomputers

Seminar in cataloging and classification

Introduction to expert systems with illustrations in Prolog

University of Konstanz

Introduction to information retrieval

Construction and maintenance of index languages and thesauri

Expert systems with Prolog

Systems analysis

Thesaurus software

Fachhochschule (Polytechnic) Darmstadt Summer1997

Database design

Expert systems

 
Doctoral Dissertations Supervised

1975

Katherine Packer - Methods used by chemists and chemical engineers in Canadian Universities to maintain current awareness with special reference to the use of SDI systems

1976

Karen Levitan - Function of scientific societies: Views of biomedical scientists

1979

Richard Lytle - Subject retrieval in archives: a comparison of the provenance and content indexing methods

1980

Sinikka Koskiala - The role of industrial information service in the information transfer chain from information producer to the ultimate user, with special emphasis on the information acquisition function in Finland

1981

Alexis Jamieson - Comprehension of entries in printed indexes

1982

Raya Fidel - The construction of a pattern model of man-machine interaction in online literature searching

1983

Randall Trigg - A network-based approach to text handling for the online scientific community (computer science dissertation; served as representative of the Dean of Graduate Studies on the dissertation committee)

1985

Brigitte Duces - The role of information in decision-making on agricultural innovations

1989

Rebecca Green - The expression of syntagmatic relationships in frame-based indexing (member of dissertation committee)

1989

Helen Tibbo - Abstracts, online searching, and the humanities: An analysis of the structure and content of historical literature

1990

Xinhua Wang - An algorithm for matching databases with queries in an intelligent guide to databases

1991

Paul Solomon - Explorations in information access and interface design for an online catalog in an elementary school library

1992

Mu-hsuan Huang - Pausing behavior of end-users in online searching (member of dissertation committee)

1993

Peter Liebscher - Information seeking in hypertext: Multiple access methods in a full text hypertext database (member of dissertation committee)

 

Xia Lin - Self-organizing maps as graphical interfaces for information retrieval

 

Peter Evans - The enabling and disabling effects of a hypermedia information environment on information seeking and use in an undergraduate course (member of dissertation committee)

1994

Peiling Wang - A cognitive model of document selection of real users of information retrieval systems

1998

Susan Boerner - A study of novice searcher's evolving task and topic knowledge.

 

Huei-Chung Lee - Cognitive processes in document-oriented indexing of empirical journal articles. A case study

1999

Wei Ding - Cognitive processing of multimodal surrogates for video browsing

  Outside evaluator for a doctoral dissertation at the University of Mysore, India

2001

Anita Komlodi - Search history for user support in information seeking interfaces

2002

Emily Marsh - Rhetorical relationships between text and images in Web pages

Ana Flavia Fonseca - The effect of an integrated knowledge management architecture on organizational performance and impact. The case of the World Bank
Laura Slaughter - Concept exploration via semantic relationships: Improving access to consumer health information (Dec. 2002)

Tony Tse - Identifying and characterizing a "Health Consumer Vocabulary" (Dec. 2002)

2003

Wiwat Puntai - An examination of instructional messages delivered via the World Wide Web from the perspective of instructional design

In progress

Jinmook Kim - User’s interaction with speech retrieval systems with particular emphasis on relevance judgments

Also reader for many masters and doctoral theses and three Habilitationsschriften at the University of Konstanz and outside reviewer for two dissertations at the University of Mysore, India

 

Committees

University of Maryland, College of Information Studies

College Committees

Curriculum Committee (chair for 1 year)

Doctoral Committee (chair for many years)

Designed the process for the review of the CLIS PhD program and chaired subcommittee 1, Program (mission, general design, requirements, courses)

Admissions Committee (chair for 1 year)

Course Evaluation Committee

Research and Publications Committee

Personnel Committee (chair for 2 years)

Chair, Subcommittee for the Review of the Plan of Organization (major editing responsibility) (2000/2001)

Chair, Subcommittee 1 (Program structure and requirements) for the PhD program review (major editing responsibility) (2000/2001)

Many search committees

University Committees

Campus Senate (two 3 year terms)

Chair, Adjunct Committee on Libraries and Instructional Aids (1 year term)

Provost's Commission on Curriculum Collaboration, Division of Human and Community Resources

Faculty Development Committee, Division of Human and Community Resources (1982-1984)

Graduate Council (1999 - )

 

Civic Activities

1978 -

Member of the Outreach Committee of Immanuel-Church- on-the-Hill, Alexandria, VA. Conducting operation Christmas families (Christmas presents to needy children in families with danger of child abuse) for several years. Vestry member 1986-1989. Instrumental in establishing a church-supported small preschool in a public housing project.

1987 -

Co-convener, Virginia Citizens for Preschool Education

1988 - 1991

Chair, Episcopal Diocese of Virginia Region IV Preschool Committee

1989

Principal editor, Final report of the Alexandria Early Childhood Development Task Force.

1989 - 1994

Member, Alexandria Early Childhood Development Commission (Co-chair, 1989/1990, Vice-chair 1990/1991, Chair 1993/94)

1991 -

Secretary-Treasurer, Alexandria Community Network Preschool

 

Publications

A Books
A1

Klassifikationssysteme und Thesauri. Eine Anleitung zur Herstellung von Klassifikationssystemen und Thesauri im Bereich der Dokumentation.
(Classification systems and thesauri. A guide to the construction of classification schemes and thesauri for use in documentation.)
Frankfurt/M: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Dokumentation; 1969. 244p.

A2

Dokumentation und Organisation des Wissens. Versuch einer methodischen und theoretischen Grundlegung am Beispiel der Sozialwissenschaften.
(Documentation and organization of knowledge. An inquiry into the methodological and theoretical foundations with particular reference to the Social Sciences.)
Berlin: Duncker und Humblot; 1971. 380p.
(Ordo Politicus 13) (Doctoral dissertation)

A3 Indexing languages and thesauri: Construction and maintenance.
Los Angeles, CA: Melville; 1974. 632p., 72 fig., ca 850 ref.
(Wiley Information Science Series)
(Based on A1, but completely revised and enlarged)
A4 Organizing information. Principles of data base and retrieval systems.
Orlando, Fl: Academic Press; 1985. 450 p.
A5 Arbeitsplatzsysteme, on-line Handbücher, Datenmodellierung, Dialog-Gestaltung. Beiträge zum Entwurf von Informationssystemen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Chemie. (Work station systems, on-line handbooks, data modeling, user interface design. Contributions on the design of information systems with special reference to chemistry.)
Frankfurt a.M.: Gesellschaft für Information und Dokumentation; December 1987.
A6 The Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus. A guide to concepts and terminology in substance abuse and addiction (AOD Thesaurus).
Rockville, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). 1993. 3. ed. 2000
(Chief designer and development consultant, developer of the thesaurus management software used, and chair of the Thesaurus Advisory Committee.)
A7 Soergel, Dagobert; Srinivasan, Padmini; Kwasnik, Barbara, Editors
Classification for User Support and Learning. Proceedings of the 11th ASIS&T SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop.
Silver Spring, Maryland: American Society for Information Science and Technology. Special Interest Group/Classification Research; November 2000
To be published as Advances in Classification Research 11 by Information Today
 
B Journal articles and conference papers
B0 Mathematical analysis of documentation systems. Paper presented at the International Federation of Documentation (FID) Congress 1965 Oct. 10-15. Washington, DC. p. 88 (abstract). Based on master thesis, see B3).
B1 Problems of documentation in sociology. Requirements and possibilities as seen from the point of view of a documentalist.
Paper for the 6th World Congress of Sociology, Evian, Switzerland, 1966. 9.4-11.
B2 Bericht über das International Symposium on Relational Factors in Classification, University of Maryland, USA. 8.-11 June 1966.
Nachrichten für Dokumentation. 1966.8; 17(4): 137-138.
B3 Mathematical analysis of documentation systems. An attempt at a theory of classification and search request formulation.
Information Storage and Retrieval. 1967.7; 3(3): 129-173.
(Revised version of master thesis)
B4 Some remarks on information languages, their analysis and comparison.
Information Storage and Retrieval. 1967.12; 3(4): 219-291.
(Paper presented at the International Symposium on Relational Factors in Classification, University of Maryland. 1966.6.8-11)

[ Abstract ] [ Full Text PDF 319KB ]
B5 Vorschläge zu einem universellen Daten-Erfassungs-Schema für die Literatur-Dokumentation. (Proposals for a universal scheme for the recording of bibliographic data.)
Nachrichten für Dokumentation. 1969.10; 20(5): 205-11.
B6 With Katharina Hubben.
Dokumentation.
Staatslexikon, Ergänzungsband l. Freiburg: Herder; 1969: 593-602.
B7 With Karl Furmaniak.
The description of statistical tables: a problem in data documentation.
American Society for Information Science. Proceedings. 1970; 7: 331-336.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B8 Invited comments on Andreae et.al. GEOCODE: A computer code system for administrative divisions with a boundary correcting analysis program.
Social Science Information. 1970.4; 9(2): 75-81.
B9 A general model for indexing languages: The basis for compatibility and integration.
Subject Retrieval in the Seventies - New Directions
New York: Greenwood; College Park, Md.: University of Maryland, School of Library and Information Services; 1972: 36-61.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B10 Mathematical models in the theory of classification: An illustration.
Demonstration lecture at the American Library Association Conference/LED Teachers Section Program, Dallas, Texas, June 22, 1971.
B11 A universal source thesaurus as a classification generator.
J. Amer. Soc. for Info. Sci. 1972.9; 23(5): 229-305.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B12 Theoretical problems of thesaurus construction with particular reference to concept formation.
In: Petoefi et.al. ed. Fachsprache - Umgangssprache.
Kronberg, Ts: Scriptor; 1975: 355-381.
(Invited paper presented at the Symposium "Fachsprachliche Texte-Umgangssprachliche Kommunikation", Bad Homburg, Germany. 1974.1.)
[ Abstract ][Full Text PDF]
Bl3 Automatic and semi-automatic methods as an aid in the construction of indexing languages and thesauri.
International Classification. 1974; 1(1): 34-39.
Revised version of Chapter H of A3.
B14 With Valery Leonov.
Compressing and abstracting of information and information utilities.
American Society for Information Science. Proceedings. 1974.10; 11: 46-49.
B15 With Marcia Bates.
A modern integrated introduction to library and information services.
American Society for Information Science/SIG-ED News. 1974.11; (ED-1): 7-11.
(Presented at the ASIS meeting. 1974.10.15. Technical Session of SIG/Education for Information Science.)
B16 Trends in dissertation research.
Paper presented at the Meeting of the American Association of Library Schools, Research Interest Group. Chicago, IL: 1976.1.
B17 Is user satisfaction a hobgoblin?
J. Amer. Soc. for Info. Sci. 1976.7; 27(4): 256-259.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B18 An automated encyclopedia -- a solution of the information problem?
International Classification. 1977; 4(1): 4-10. 1977; 4(2): 81-89.
(Based on some sections of the dissertation.)
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B19 With Katherine Packer.
The importance of SDI for current awareness in fields with severe scatter of information. J. Amer. Soc. for Info. Sci. 1975.5; 30(3): 125-135.
B20 The Broad System of Ordering -- A critique
Int. Forum on Information and Documentation. 1979.7; 4(3): 21-24.
B21 A systems approach to automated information storage and retrieval in archives.
McCrank, Lawrence J. Automating the archives. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications; 1981: 253-261.
B22 Joint editor (with Charles Claydon) of Drexel Library Quarterly special issue on Numeric Data Bases, 1982 Summer/Fall; 19(3-4): 1-219.
B23 Structure and Construction of Numeric Data Bases.
Drexel Library Quarterly. 1982, Summer/Fall; 19(3-4): 135-146.
B24 Data models for integrated thesauri.
Invited paper presented at the Pre-conference workshop on Compatibility of Index Languages at the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting, Oct. 17, 1982, Columbus, Ohio.
B25 With Raya Fidel.
Factors Affecting Online Bibliographic Searching.
J. Amer. Soc. for Info. Sci. 1983.5; 34(3): 163-180.
B26 Logo Illustrations.
Washington Apple Pi. 1983.5; 5(5): 10-11, 17.
B27 A Program of Logo Instruction: Objectives and Methods. Washington Apple Pi. 1983.5; 5(5): 20-21.
B28 With E.C. Smith, J.H. Holden, A. McCann, and R.C. Wiley
The FDA's Factored Food Vocabulary (FFV).
Poster presented at the 9th National Nutrient Data Bank Conference. 1984.
B29 Organizing information for problem solving.
Bull. Amer. Soc. for Info. Sci. 1986.12; 13(2): 24-25.
(Invited note with material from A4.)
[Full Text PDF]
B30 Thesaurus project survey.
Currents (American Society for Information Science. Potomac Valley Chapter). 1987.3;:4-5
B31 A course in knowledge representation as the foundation of the new information studies curriculum. A proposal.
Presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science. Boston, MA, October 4-8, 1987. SIG-ED Session on Tuesday, October 6.
B32 A. McCann, J.A.T. Pennington, E.C. Smith, J.H. Holden, D. Soergel, and R.C. Wiley.
Development of the Food and Drug Administration's Factored Food Vocabulary.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 1988.3; 88(3): 336-341.
B33 How does one design a database?
Paper presented at the New York Library Association Conference, Academic and Special Libraries Section, Buffalo, NY, October 13, 1988.
[Outline] [Full Text PDF]
B34 Improved access to the LC Classification and the LC Subject Headings for online searchers and catalogers through conceptual analysis
Presented in the Distinguished Seminar Series, OCLC, Dublin, OH, March 14, 1989.
[Abstract]
B35 Investigating the structure of LCC and LCSH. Developing a knowledge base.
Annual Review of OCLC research. July 1989 - June 1990. Dublin, OH: OCLC; 1990. p. 54-55.
B36 Beyond facets: Semantic roots and modifiers.
Proceedings of the 2nd American Society for Information Science/SIG-CR Classification Research Workshop. Held at the 54th ASIS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Oct. 27, 1991. Washington, DC: ASIS. p.149-158. (Advances in Classification Research. v. 3)
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B37 On the structure of hypertext and retrieval systems: A unifying view.
Paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science, Washington, DC, Oct. 27 - 31, 1991.
B38 D. Soergel, J.A.T. Pennington, A. McCann, J.H. Holden, E.C. Smith, and R.C. Wiley.
A network model for improving access to food and nutrition data.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 1992.1; 92(1): 78-82.
B39 D. Soergel, A. McCann, J.A.T. Pennington, J.H. Holden, E.C. Smith, and R.C. Wiley.
Improving access to food and nutrition data. 2. A language for the description of foods in databases.
To be submitted to the Journal of Food Composition Data.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B40 Xia Lin, Dagobert Soergel, and Gary Marchionini
A self-organizing semantic map for information retrieval.
Proceedings of the 14th International ACM/SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. New York: ACM Press; 1991. p. 262-269.
B41 New vistas for knowledge-based support for complex organizations.
Paper presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science, Pittsburgh, PA,, Oct. 25 - 29, 1992.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B42 Soergel, Dagobert; Helfert, Samantha.
The AOD thesaurus: A new tool for organizing resource files in RADAR and other agencies.
Paper presented at the 15th Annual SALIS Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1993 Oct. 3-6. (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists)
B43 Lin, Xia; Marchionini, Gary; Soergel, Dagobert.
Category-based and association-based map displays by human subjects.
American Society for Information Science/SIG-CR Classification Research Workshop. 1993; 4: 147-164.
B44 Wang, Peiling; Soergel, Dagobert.
Beyond topical relevance: Document selection behavior of real users of IR systems.
American Society of Information Science Annual Meeting Proc. 1993; 30: 87-92.
B45 Information Structure Management. A unified framework for indexing and searching in database, expert, information-retrieval, and hypermedia systems.
Challenges in Indexing Electronic Text and Images. Medford, NJ: Learned Information; 1994. Chapter 7, p. 111 - 156.
A much expanded version of B37.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B46 Indexing and retrieval performance: The logical evidence.
J. Amer. Soc. for Info. Sci. 1994.9; 45(8): 589-599. (Invited paper)
Reprinted in From classification to "knowledge organization": Dorking revisited or "Past is prelude" / Edited by Alan Gilchrist. - The Hague: FID, 1997. - xiv, 186 p. - (FID pub. no. 714; FID Occasional paper 14). - ISBN 92 66 00 714 5
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B47 The Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT): A critical appraisal.
Visual Resources. 1995; 10(4): 369-400.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF Long Version] [Full Text PDF Short Version]
B48 The Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus: a tool for collaboration.
Paper presented at the 6th Annual ELISAD meeting, Utrecht, The Netherlands, October 7, 1994.
(ELISAD = European Association of Libraries and Information Services on Alcohol and Other Drugs)
B49 Software support for thesaurus construction and display.
Proceedings of the 5th ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop. Held at the 57th ASIS Annual Meeting, Oct. 16-20, 1994, Alexandria, VA.
Silver Spring, MD: American Society for Information Science. Special Interest Group / Classification Research. 1994.10; 5: 157-184. (Advances in Classification Research. v. 5)
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B50 A multifunctional, multilingual thesaurus (Panel Non-traditional Uses of Classification)
Invited paper presented at the 36th Allerton Institute. New Roles for Classification in Libraries and Information Networks. Oct. 23-25, 1994, Allerton Park, Monticello, IL (Sponsored by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B51 with Kathleen Mullen
The NIAAA and CSAP Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus: A conceptual map and a tool for communication.
25th International Congress of the ICAA (International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction), San Diego, CA, August 22-24, 1995
B52 with Kathleen Mullen
The structure of the NIAAA and CSAP Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus.
25th International Congress of the ICAA (International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction), San Diego, CA, August 22-24, 1995
B53 with Kathleen Mullen and Andrea Mitchell
The AOD Thesaurus as a tool in research, writing, and program planning and evaluation. A tutorial.
25th International Congress of the ICAA (International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction), San Diego, CA, August 22-24, 1995
B54 Data models for an integrated thesaurus database.
Paper presented at the Research Seminar on Compatibility and Integration of Order Systems, Warsaw, Poland, September 13-15, 1995.
Published in Compatibility and Integration of Order Systems: Research Seminar. Proceedings of the TIP/ISKO Meeting. Issued by International Society for Knowledge Organization; Polish Library Association; Society for Professional Information. Warsaw: Wydaw. SBP; 1996. p. 47-57.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B55 Framework for data element standardization.
Proceedings of the 6th ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop. Held at the 58th ASIS Annual Meeting, Oct. 8, 1995, Chicago, IL. Medford, NJ: Information Today; 1998. p. 115-126. (Advances in Classification Research. v. 6)
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B56 Samantha Helfert and Dagobert Soergel
Adapting the AOD Thesaurus to a Small Collection
17th Annual SALIS Conference, Boston, MA, Nov. 12 - 15, 1995
B57 Kathleen Mullen and Dagobert Soergel
Changes Made to the AOD Thesaurus.
17th Annual SALIS Conference, Boston, MA, Nov. 12 - 15, 1995
B58 SemWeb. Proposal for an open, multifunctional, multilingual system for integrated access to knowledge base about concepts and terminology.
Proceedings of the Fourth International ISKO Conference, 15-18 July 1996, Washington, DC. Frankfurt/Main: Indeks Verlag; 1996. (Advances in Knowledge Organization, v. 5). p. 165-173
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B59 Software support for semantically well-structured thesauri. Paper presented at the invitational Getty Workshop on Semantic Systems, Los Angeles, CA, October 10-11, 1996.
[Full Text PDF]
B60

Multilingual thesauri in cross-language retrieval. Paper presented at the AAAI-97 Spring Symposium Series. Cross-Language Text and Speech Retrieval. Stanford, CA March 24-26, 1997. Published in the Symposium Technical Report.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]

B61

Thesauri for knowledge-based assistance in searching digital libraries. Paper, DL97 Workshop on Thesauri and Metadata, Philadelphia, PA, July 26, 1997
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]

B62

SemWeb. An environment for integrated access to distributed ontological and lexical knowledge bases and their collaborative development and maintenance. A proposal. Presented (by videotape) at the 2nd Workshop on Multilinguality in Software Industry: The AI Contribution (MULSAIC 97). August 25, 1997 (Workshop W21, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-97), Nagoya, Japan)
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]

B63

Thesauri for knowledge-based assistance in searching digital libraries. Tutorial.
European Digital Library Conference, Pisa, August 31, 1997;
European Digital Library Conference, Heraklion, Crete, Sept. 20, 1998;
Fourth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries (DL 99), Berkeley, CA Aug. 11, 1999;
DL 00 /HT2000 is San Antonio, TX, June 4, 2000; JCDL 2001, Roanoke, VA; ECDL 2002 Rome, Italy
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]

New version of this tutorial, expanded by a second part
Thesauri and ontologies in digital libraries
Part 1. Structure and use in knowledge-based assistance to users
Part 2. Design, evaluation, and development

JCDL 01, Roanoke, VA, June 24, 2001; JCDL 2002 Portland, OR
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]

B64 An information science manifesto. Remarks at the acceptance of the ASIS Award of Merit, American Society for Information Science, Washington DC, November 1997. Published in Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science. December 1997/January 1998; 24(2): 10-12.
[Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]
B65 Wang, Peiling; Soergel, Dagobert. A cognitive model of document use during a research project. Study I. Document selection. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. February 1998; 49(2): 115-133. (Best JASIS Paper Award 1999)
B66 Problems and prospects in thesaurus construction. Report from Working group 4, 8th ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop , November 2, 1997, Washington D.C. USA. Reported, arranged, and edited by D. Soergel. Published in the proceedings.
[Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]
B67 Large multilingual vocabularies: structure and software requirements. Paper presented in the session Cross-Language Applications and Large-Scale Vocabularies at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science, Pittsburgh, PA, 1998 October 25-29. Abstract in Proceedings, p. 572.
[Full Text PDF]
B68 SemWeb: integrated access to distributed classifications and lexical resources. Paper presented at ALA Annual Conference/LITA/Intelligent and Knowledge Based Systems Interest Group. New Orleans, LA, June 27, 1999.
B69 Multimodal surrogates for video browsing. With Wei Ding and Gary Marchionini.
Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries (DL 99), Berkeley, CA Aug. 11, 1999, p.85-93.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B70 The rise of ontologies or the reinvention of classification
Journal of the American Society for Information Science. September 1999; 50(12): 1119-1120.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B71 Enriched thesauri as networked knowledge bases for people and machines. Paper presented at the CENDI Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet.
Bethesda, MD; 1999 September 29
A similar presentation at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Jan. 27, 2000
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B72 Performance of visual, verbal, and combined video surrogates. With Wei Ding and Gary Marchionini
Proceedings of the 62. ASIS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Oct. 31 - Nov. 5, 1999. Medford, NJ: Information Today. p. 651-664.
B73 The need for (and feasibility of developing) a standard set of tools which show semantic relationships among terms, as aids to text and information analysis and retrieval. Invited presentation at the NISO/ASI/ALCTS Workshop on Electronic Thesauri: Planning for a Standard. Washington, DC Nov. 4-5, 1999.
B74 ASIST SIG/CR Classification Workshop 2000. Classification for user support and learning. Report.
[A 3500 word substantive summary, followed by an analysis into 8 themes in classification research.]
Bulletin of the American Society of Information Science and Technology. April/May 2001; 27(4): 15-21 and
Knowledge Organization. 2000; 27(3): 165-172.
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B75 The representation of Knowledge Organization Structure (KOS) data. a multiplicity of standards
Paper presented at the JCDL 2001 NKOS Workshop Roanoke, VA 2001-6-28.
[Full Text PDF]
B76 TermMaster: Software for Creating and Maintaining Thesauri and Ontologies.
D-Lib Magazine. September 2001; 7(9).
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B77 Concept analysis in thesaurus construction. The example of prevention in the Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus 3rd edition.
Paper presented at the ELISAD Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, October 25-27, 2001
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B78 The many uses of classification: Enriched thesauri as knowledge sources.
Keynote address, ASIS SIG/CR Classification Research Workshop 12. 2001-11-4
[Full Text PDF]
B79

Dagobert Soergel, Douglas Oard, Samuel Gustman, Lydia Fraser, Jinmook Kim, Joan Meyer, Elizabeth Proffen, and Theresa Sartori.
The many uses of digitized oral history collections: Implications for design.
Technical report, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, 2002.

B80 Samuel Gustman, Dagobert Soergel, Douglas Oard, William Byrne, Michael Picheny, Bhuvana Ramabhadran, and Douglas Greenberg
Supporting Access to Large Digital Oral History Archives
Joint Conference on Digital Libaries, Portland, OR, July 14-18, 2002. Proceedings p. 18-27.

B81
Douglas W. Oard, Dina Demner-Fushman, Jan Hajic, Bhuvana Ramabhadran, Samuel Gustman, William J. Byrne, Dagobert Soergel, Bonnie Dorr, Philip Resnik, and Michael Picheny
Cross-language access to recorded speech in the MALACH project
Petr Sojka, Ivan Kopecek, Karel Pala  (Editors): Text, Speech and Dialogue.
Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Text, Speech, Dialogue --- TSD 2002, Brno, Czech Republic, September 9--12, 2002.
Heidelberg: Springer; 2002.  (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence v. 2448)
ISBN 3-540-44129-8.  p. 57-64
B82 Anita Komlodi, Dagobert Soergel
Attorneys Interacting with Legal Information Systems: Tools for Mental Model Building and Task Integration
ASIST Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 18-21, 2002
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
B83 A Framework for Speech Retrieval
ASIST Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 18-21, 2002. Panel on Access to Large Spoken Archives: Uses and Technology. (Also panel moderator)
B84 The structure of taxonomies: Facets and hierarchy
Presentation at Practical Taxonomies, New York, NY, Nov. 18-20, 2002
[PowerPoint]
B85 A framework for digital library research: Broadening the vision.
D-Lib Magazine 8(12): (2002 December)  (7 screens)
[Web page]
B86
Jinmook Kim, Dagobert Soergel, Doug Oard
User Interaction in Speech and Video Retrieval: Relevance Judgment and Query Reformulation.
Paper presented at the HCIL Annual Symposium and Open House, May 30, 2003.
B87 Dagobert Soergel, Katy Newton
From legacy KOS to full-fledged ontologies
Paper presented at the JCDL 2003 NKOS Workshop, Houston, TX, 2003-5-31
B88

Dagobert Soergel
Standards for KOS. Present status and future requirements
Presentation at the NKOS workshop, ECDL 2003, August 21, 2003

B89

Dagobert Soergel
Brief report on NKOS at JCDL2003
Presentation at the NKOS workshop, ECDL 2003, August 21, 2003

B90
Jinmook Kim, Doug Oard, and Dagobert Soergel
Searching large collections of recorded speech.  A preliminary study
Proc. of the 66. ASIST Annual Meeting, Long Beach,  CA, Oct. 19-22, 2003. 
Medford, NJ: Information Today. p. 330-339.
B91
Tony Tse and Dagobert Soergel
Procedures for mapping vocabularies from non-professional discourse. A case study: Consumer Medical Vocabulary
Proc. of the 66. ASIST Annual Meeting, Long Beach,  CA, Oct. 19-22, 2003. 
Medford, NJ: Information Today. p. 174-183.
B92 Laura Slaughter and Dagobert Soergel
How physicians' answers relate to health consumers' questions
Proc. of the 66. ASIST Annual Meeting, Long Beach,  CA, Oct. 19-22, 2003. 
Medford, NJ: Information Today. p. 28-39.
B93

Supporting access to large digital oral history archives
Presentation. School of Information Management and Systems, UC Berkeley, 2003-10-24

B94 William Byrne, David Doermann, Martin Franz, Samuel Gustman, Jan Haji¡c, Douglas Oard, Michael Picheny, Josef Psutka, Bhuvana Ramabhadran, Dagobert Soergel, Todd Ward and Wei-Jing Zhu
Automatic recognition of spontaneous speech for access to multilingual oral history archives.
Submitted to: IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing.  Special Issue on Spontaneous Speech Processing (to be published March 2004)
B95 Building a more meaningful Web:  from traditional knowledge organization systems to new semantic tools. Report on the 6th Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop, JCDL 2003, May 31, 2003 in Houston, TX
SIGIR Forum.  2003 Fall; 37(2): 65-72.

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B96

Tony Tse and Dagobert Soergel
Exploring Medical Expressions Used by Consumers and the Media:
An Emerging View of Consumer Health Vocabularies

AMIA Symposium 2003; p. 564-8
http://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/lhc/docs/published/2003/pub2003025.pdf

B97

Dagobert Soergel; Boris Lauser; Anita Liang; Frehiwot Fisseha; Johannes Keizer; Stephen Katz
Reengineering thesauri for new applications. The AGROVOC example
Journal of Digital Information, Volume 4 Issue 4, Article No. 257, 2004-03-17

http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/Articles/v04/i04/Soergel/

B98 The many uses of enriched thesauri and ontologies in the ATOD field
SALIS meeting Berkeley, California, April 23,  2004
[PowerPoint]
B99 Building a rich ontology from AGROVOC
FAO Agricultural Ontology Server Workshop Beijing, April 27-29, 2004
[Abstract[PowerPoint] 
B100 Douglas W. Oard, Dagobert Soergel, Xiaoli Huang, Martin Franz, David Doermann, G. Craig Murray, Jianqiang Wang, Bhuvana Ramabhadran ,Samuel Gustman
Building an information retrieval test collection for spontaneous conversational speech
Accepted by SIG-IR 2004 (July 2004)
B101 Xiaoli Huang, Dagobert Soergel
Relevance judges' understanding of topical relevance types: An explication of an enriched concept of topical relevance
Accepted for ASIST 2004 (November 2004)
B102 Dagobert Soergel
Information organization
David Bainbridge, ed. Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire; July 2004. ISBN: 0-9743091-2-5
B103 Dagobert Soergel
Information retrieval
David Bainbridge, ed. Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire; July 2004. ISBN: 0-9743091-2-5
B104 Dagobert Soergel, Tony Tse, Laura Slaughter
Helping healthcare consumers understand: An "interpretive layer" for finding and making sense of medical information
Accepted for Medinfo 2004 (September 2004)
B105 William Byrne, David Doermann, Martin Franz, Samuel Gustman, Jan Haji¡c, Douglas Oard, Michael Picheny, Josef Psutka, Bhuvana Ramabhadran, Dagobert Soergel, Todd Ward and Wei-Jing Zhu
Automatic recognition of spontaneous speech for access to multilingual oral history archives.
IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing. Special Issue on Spontaneous Speech Processing. July 2004; 12(4): 420 - 435
B106 Dagobert Soergel
Das MALACH Projekt. Zugang zu mündlich überlieferter Geschichte durch verbesserte Methoden im Sprachretrieval. Spracherkennung, Sprachverarbeitung, Retrievalmethoden, Benutzerschnittstelle
Presentation. University of Saarbruecken 2005-2-11
B107 Asanee Kawtrakul, A. Imsombut, A. Thunyakijjanukit, D. Soergel, Anita Liang, M. Sini, G. Johannsen, J. Keizer
Automatic Term Relationship Cleaning and Refinement for AGROVOC
Proceedings of the EFITA/WCCA 2005 Joint Conference, p.1146-1154
B108 Soojung Kim, Dagobert Soergel
Selecting and Measuring Task Characteristics as Independent Variables Proceedings ASIST 2005 (pdf): 163 - 186
B109 Katy Newton Lawley, Dagobert Soergel, Xiaoli Huang
Relevance criteria used by teachers in selecting oral history materials
Proceedings ASIST 2005 (pdf): 421 - 448
B110 Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Dagobert Soergel
Text analysis for ontology and terminology engineering
Applied Ontology. 2005; 1{1): 35 - 46
B111 Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Dagobert Soergel
Text analysis for ontology and terminology engineering
Applied Ontology. 2005; 1{1): 35 - 46
B112 Ryen W. White, Douglas W. Oard, Gareth J. F. Jones, Dagobert Soergel and Xiaoli Huang,
Overview of the CLEF-2005 Cross-Language Speech Retrieval Track,
Working Notes for the CLEF-2005 Workshop, Vienna, Austria, 2005 September, p. 744-759
To be published by Springer
B113 Jennifer Preece, Allison Druin, Dagobert Soergel
A grand challenge Information for All!
i-Conference 2005 September
B114 Dagobert Soergel
The scope of i-schools and the definition of information studies. How the structure of the field creates interaction points with other disciplines
i-Conference 2005 September
B115 Xiaoli Huang, Dagobert Soergel
Evidence-based Interpretation of Topical Relevance Types: Towards A Richer Understanding of Topical Relevance
Poster at the Ph.D. Poster Session, i-Conference, Sept 28-30, 2005, at Penn State University
B116 Katy Newton Lawley, Dagobert Soergel, Xiaoli Huang, and Ryen White
Instructional Materials Selection as Information Seeking: Lessons in Workflow, Mental Models, and System Requirements from a Teacher Workshop
Poster at the Ph.D. Poster Session, i-Conference, Sept 28-30, 2005, at Penn State University
B117 Dagobert Soergel, Johannes Keizer, Margherita Sini
Use of ontologies in Agriculture
Presentation at ASIST 2005 November
Session: Organizing the Concepts of Science: Science Ontologies and the Semantic Web
B118 Laura Slaughter, Dagobert Soergel, Thomas C. Rindflesch
Identification and Representation of semantic relationship types within consumer health questions and physician-provided answers
International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2006 July 75(7): 513-529.
B119 Komlodi, Anita; Soergel, Dagobert; Marchionini, Gary.
Search histories for user support in user interfaces.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 2006 May 57(6): 803-807.
B120 Dagobert Soergel, Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard, Yannis Ioannidis, Heiko Schuldt, Editors
Recommendations and Observations for a European Digital Library (EDL). In response to the European Commission's call for online consultation
DELOS Technical Report. Dec. 2005
www.delos.info/files/pdf/events/brainstorming_dec05/DELOSBrainstormingReport_Final.pdf
B121 Zhang, Pengyi; Soergel, Dagobert
Knowledge-Based Approaches to the Segmentation of Oral History Interviews
MALACH Technical Report, May 2006. 52p.
B122 Huang, Xiaoli; Soergel, Dagobert
An evidence perspective on topical relevance types and its implications for exploratory and task-based retrieval .
Paper presented at ISIC 2006 (Information Seeking in Context Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 19-21, 2006)
Information Research. An international electronic journal. 2006 October;12(1).
http://informationr.net/ir/12-1/paper281.html
B123 Dagobert Soergel, moderator; Judith Klavans, co-organizer; Ann Weeks, co-organizer
Digital libraries as collaborative structured information spaces
Panel at the i-Conference 2006, University of Michigan
B124 Dagobert Soergel
The Architecture of Meaning A Commentary.
Perspective on Cognition, A Festschrift for Manfred Wettler. Rapp et al (2006):501-16
B125 Dagobert Soergel With the assistance of Katy Lawley, Tandeep Sidhu, and Ryen White
The digital library of the future: A look at the DELOS vision
ICDL 2006 Proceedings.
B126 Anita Komlodi, Gary Marchionini, Dagobert Soergel
Search history support for finding information: User interface design recommendations from a user study
Information Processing & Management, Volume 43, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 10-29
B127 Pengyi Zhang, Lynne Plettenberg, Judith L. Klavans, Douglas W. Oard and Dagobert Soergel
Task-based interaction with an integrated multilingual, multimedia information system:
A formative evaluation

Accepted for JCDL 2007
   

Submitted and in progress

   
 

Anita Komlodi, Gary Marchionini, Dagobert Soergel
Search history support for finding information: User interface design recommendations from a user study
Submitted to Information Processing and Management, June 2004

 

Laura Slaughter, Dagobert Soergel, Thomas C. Rindflesch
Identification and Representation of semantic relationship types within consumer health questions and physician-provided answers
To be submitted to International Journal of Medical Informatics

 

Dagobert Soergel, David Doermann, Lily, Xiaoli Huang, Josiane Alagbe, Doug Oard
Design of a relevance assessment and annotation interface: A tool for speech retrieval research

  Komlodi, Anita; Dai, Liwei; Soergel, Dagobert. (In Print)
Task sequence in user interface design and evaluation sessions.
Proceedings of the 2004
Participatory Design Conference. [accepted for publication, accepted 6/04,
to appear 8/04
  Soojung Kim, Dagobert Soergel
Selecting and Measuring Task Characteristics as Independent Variables
Accepted for ASIST 2005
[Full Text]
  Katy Newton Lawley, Dagobert Soergel
Relevance criteria used by teachers in selecting oral history materials
Accepted for ASIST 2005
  Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Dagobert Soergel
Text analysis for ontology and terminology engineering
Submitted to Applied Ontology April 2005

[Full Text]
 

Asanee Kawtrakul , Aurawan Imsombut, Aree Thunyakijjanukit, Dagobert Soergel, Anita Liang, Margherita Sini, Gudrun Johannsen, and Johannes Keizer                                                                                                                   Automatic Term Relationship Cleaning and Refinement for AGROVOC                                                                                                                    

Submitted to the AOS Workshop at EFITA 2005

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C Invited workshops involving scholarly contributions
C1

DELOS Brainstorming Meeting
Juan-le-Pins (near Nice), France, 05-06 December 2005

C2 DELOS workshop on a Digital Library Reference Model.
Frascati, Italy, June 1 - 2, invited, co-chaired breakout session on the information domain
 
D Book Reviews
D1

Das Informationsbankensystem. (The information bank network).
Information Storage and Retrieval. 1974.5; 10(5/6): 231-233.

D2 Lancaster, F. W. Vocabulary control for information retrieval. Washington: Information Resources Press; 1972.
International Classification. 1975; 2(1): 49-52.
D3 Hutchins, W. J. Languages of indexing and classification: A linguistic study of structures and functions. Stevenage, England: Peter Peregrinus 1975, 148 p.
Library Quarterly. 1977.4; 47(2): 194-196.
D4 Scheele, Martin. Ordnung und Wortschatz des Wissens. Entwurf zu einem Überblick über das menschliche Wissen auf der Grundlage der Wörter. (Order and vocabulary of knowledge on the basis of the terms found in natural language.)
International Classification. 1978; 5(2): 113-115.
D5 Svenonius, Elaine. String indexing. 3 v. London, Ontario: School of Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario; 1977.
Library Quarterly. 1979.10; 49(4): 465-466.
D6 Essential problems in terminology for informatics and documentation. FID Publication, no. 569. And Theoretical problems of informatics: New trends in informatics and its terminology. FID Publication, no. 568.
Library Quarterly. 1980.10; 50(4): 509-5l0.
D7 Van Duyn. J. Developing a data dictionary system. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall; 1982.
Information Processing and Management. 1983; 19(4): 265-266.
D8 Brodie, M.L.; Mylopoulos, J.; Schmidt, J.W. (Eds.): On conceptual modelling. Perspectives from artificial intelligence, databases, and programming languages. New York, NY etc.: Springer; 1984. 510 p.
International Classification, 1986: 13(1): 45
D9 Deutscher Bundestag. Gruppe Datenverabeitung: Struktur des Thesaurus für Parlamentsmaterialien. PARTHES. Formaler Aufbau und Datenverarbeitungs- Konzept. (Structure of the Thesaurus for Parliamentary Materials. PARTHES. Formal structure and data processing concepts.) Munich, etc.: K.G. Saur 1985. 146 p.
International Classification. 1986; 13(2): 105.
D10 Lancaster, F.W. Vocabulary control for information retrieval. 2. ed. Arlington, VA: Information Resources Press; 1986. 262 p.
Journal of Academic Librarianship. 1987.7; : 173
D11 Smith, Milburn D. III. Information and records management: a decision-makers guide to systems planning and implementation. Westport, CN: Greenwood; 1986. 285 p.
Computing Reviews. 1987.9; 28(9): 468. (#8709-0734).
D12 Panyr, Jiri. Automatische Klassifikation und Information Retrieval. Anwendung und Entwicklung komplexer Verfahren in Information-Retrieval-Systemen und ihre Evaluierung. (Automatic classification and information retrieval. Publication and development of complex procedure in information retrieval systems and their evaluation. Tübingen: Niemeyer; 1986. 416 p.
International Classification. 1988; 15(1): 42.
D13 Markey, Karen. Subject Access to Visual Resources Collections: A Model for Computer Construction of Thematic Catalogs. New York: Greenwood; 1986. 189 p. (ISBN 0-313-24031-0) LC 86-7658.
College and Research Libraries. 1988.9; 49(5): 473-475.
D14 Fensterer, Richard. Communications and networking. Westport, CT: Meckler; 1988. 219 p. (Essential guide to Apple Computers. v. 3.)
Computing Reviews. 1989.
D15

Pao, Miranda Lee. Concepts of information retrieval. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited; 1989. 285p.
Library Quarterly. 1990.1; 60(1): 83-84.

D16 Laffal, Julius. A concept dictionary of English with computer programs for concept analysis. Essex, CT: Gallery Press; 1990.
Information Processing and Management. 1991; 27(6): 737-738.
D17 Nelson, Nancy M., ed. Technology for the '90s: microcomputers in libraries
D18 Harvey, Brian. Computer science Logo style. v.1: Symbolic computing. v. 2: Advanced techniques. v.3: Beyond programming. Cambridge. MA: MIT Press; 1997.
Computing Reviews. 1998.5; 39(5): 251-253.
D19 Christiane Fellbaum, ed., with a preface by George Miller. WordNet. An electronic lexical database. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press; 1998. 423 p. Illustrations, Index.
D-lib Magazine. 1998.10. (An extensive seven-page review)
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D20 National Research Council. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education.
Developing a digital national library for undergraduate science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education. Report of a workshop.

National Academy Press, Washington, DC 1998, 128 pp. ISBN 0-309-05977-1
Also www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/dlibrary
and 3 related workshop reports.
Computing Reviews 1999.10; 40(10); p. 469-471 (Review no 9910-0755)
D21
Annual review of information science and technology. Volume 34 (1999)
Library and Information Science Research. 2003; 25(1): 111 - 113
D22
Staff C.
The HyperContext framework for adaptive hypertext
Hypertext and hypermedia.
Proc. of the 13th Conference, College Park, Maryland, USA, June 11-15, 2002. New York, NY: ACM Press; 2002. p. 11-20
Computing Reviews. Rev. 0404-0478, April 2004, v 45, n 4: 243
D23
Vladimir Geroimenko
Dictionary of XML technologies and the semantic Web .
London: Springer 2004. 248 p.
Computing Reviews
D24
Heting Chu
Information representation and retrieval in the digital age
(ASIST Monograph Series)
Medford, NJ: Information Today; 2003. 248 p.
ISBN 1-57387-172-9
D25
Ingwersen P., Jarvelin K.,
Book review the turn: integration of information seeking and retrieval in context (The Information Retrieval Series)
Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Secaucus, NJ, 2005. 448 pp.
Computing Reviews Feb. 2006 with Xiaoli Huang Review #: CR133129
D26
Voorhees E., Harman D.,
Book review TREC: experiment and evaluation in information retrieval (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing)
The MIT Press, 2005. 368 pp.
Review in Computing Reviews, Review #: CR133676 Dec 7 2006
 
E Reports, unpublished manuscripts, projects
E0 Outline of an algorithm for the analysis and comparison of classification systems. Freiburg: Dagobert Soergel; 1965. May 30 p. , appendices. Available from the author.
E1 Report on the information retrieval systems of three European data archives.
Cologne: Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung; 1969.11. 139 p.
E2 Various reports on a computerized information storage and retrieval system for data sets (with particular reference to labor market research) developed at DATUM 1969-1970.
E3 With Joseph Donohue.
Information support planning document for the Bureau of Foods.
Washington, D.C.: 1973.7. 143 p. (not for quotation)
E4 A blueprint for information services in the Smithsonian Institution.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution; 1976.7. 232 p. (not for quotation)
E5 A personal classification of information science.
University of Maryland, 1977.
E6 Structural outline of topics dealt with in three courses (ISAR, Data Processing, Special Libraries) and their logical interrelationships.
University of Maryland, 1977.4.
E7 Design of an intelligent database guide.
Small project funded by the Ministry for Research and Technology, Federal Republic of Germany, 1986.
E8 Langual manual.
Prepared by the Langual (formerly Factored Food Vocabulary) Committee of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA.
Primary authors D. Soergel and Anne McCann.
E9 Design of an Interlinked Food Description (IFD) Database. A New Food Description System. Expanded and revised from the initial Factored Food Vocabulary. Including a conceptual schema and procedures for the use of the new system.
Prepared for the National Cancer Institute. Diet and Cancer Branch. June 20, 1988.
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E10 with Rainer Kuhlen
Studie zur Machbarkeit einer mehrsprachigen Sacherschliessung in der Scweizerischen Landesbibliothek. (Study of the feasibility of multilingual subject access at the Swiss National Library.)
Konstanz, Germany: GAIK; October 1993.
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E11 Design of an integrated information structure interface. A unified framework for indexing and searching in database, expert, information retrieval, and hypermedia systems.
College Park, MD: University of Maryland. College of Information Studies; January 2000
[Abstract] [Full Text PDF]
E12 Report on an FAO Ontology and Terminology System
Prepared for the FAO, Rome, Italy. June 6, 2004. 46 p. and many appendices
 
F Index languages/thesauri
F1 Primary compiler
Vorläufiger Thesaurus (Fachwörter-Verzeichnis) für die sozial- und kulturwissenschaftliche Entwicklungsländer-
Dokumentation.
(Preliminary thesaurus for documentation on socio-cultural problems of the developing countries.)
Freiburg/Br.: Forschungsstelle für Weltzivilisation; 1964.3. 40 p.

Meldeformular. (Document analysis sheet.) 5. veränderte Auflage.
Freiburg/Br.: Forschungsstelle für Weltzivilisation; 1966.5. 4 p.
F2 Primary compiler, first phase
SWP Thesaurus. (A thesaurus in the area of political planning.)
Ebenhausen: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik; 1968.
F3 Klassifikationssystem der für die Arbeitsmarktforschung relevanten Sachverhalte (Classification scheme of topics pertinent to labor market research.)
Bad Godesberg: DATUM; 1970.8.
F4

Member of working group
Factored food vocabulary
(Langual, Langue Alimentaire).
Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Foods. 1972 - 1984
Now at
www.langual.org

F5

RIS classification for information science
Classification for the online journal Review of Information Science (no longer active)
http://www.iud.fh-darmstadt.de/iud/wwwmeth/publ/example/werkz/risclass/menu1.htm
1987

F6

See also A6, Alcohol and Other Drugs Thesaurus.

F7

Harvard Business Thesaurus
Consultant on thesaurus development methodology, software, and content.
2001 -

 
G Publications on preschools for at-risk children
G1 D. Soergel, F. Johnson, H. Pratt, and I. Crocker.
White paper. A head start for children at risk in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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