Publications

A complete list of publications can be found in my curriculum vita.

Book

Zeng, M.L. and J. Qin. (in press). Metadata. 2nd ed. New York: Neal-Schuman. Table of contents is available at http://www.metadataetc.org/book-website2nd/index.html.

Book Chapters

Qin, J. & Prado, J.C. (2006). The semantic and syntactic model of metadata. In: Alfabetiza??o Digital e Accesso ao Conhecimento (S?rie Comunica??o da Informacao Digital 2006), Vol. 4 (pp. 143-156). Brasilia: Departmento de Ci?ncia da Informa??o e Documenta??o, Universidade de Brasilia.

Qin, J. (2006). An overview of research in Semantic Web and ontologies. In: Z. Wang (Ed.), Advances in Information Science: Annual Review 2004-2005, Vol. 6 (pp. 46-58). Beijing: National Defense Industry Press. (Text in Chinese) ISBN: 7-118-04438-5

Refereed Journal Articles

Liu, X. & J. Qin. (2014). An interactive metadata model for structural, descriptive, and referential representation of scholarly output. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65(5): 964-983.

Steinhart, G. & Qin, J. (2013). Mentoring for emerging careers in eScience librarianship: An iSchool – Academic Library Partnership. Journal of eScience Librarianship, http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/jeslib/vol1/iss3/1/.

Qin, J. & J. D’Ignazio. (2010). The central role of metadata in a science data literacy course. Journal of Library Metadata, 10: 2, 188-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386389.2010.506379

Chen, C., K. Sun, G. Wu, Q. Tang, J. Qin, K. Qiu, Y. Fu, X. Wang, & J. Liu. (2009). The impact of Internet resources on scholarly communication: A citation analysis. Scientometrics, 81(2): 459-474.

Park, J.-H. & J. Qin (2007). Exploring the willingness of scholars to accept open access: a grounded theory approach. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 38(2): 55-84.

Qin, J. & N. Hernandez. (2006). Building interoperable vocabulary and structures for learning objects. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57(2): 280-292.

Qin, J. & M. Taffet. (2004). Vocabulary use in XML standards in the financial and capital markets domain. Knowledge and Information Systems, 6(3): 269-289.

Qin, J. (2004). Ontologies and Semantic Web: current development and research agenda. Library and Information Technology (Abstract in English, text in Chinese), No.1, 16-23.

Qin, J. & S. Paling. (2001). Converting a controlled vocabulary into an ontology: the case of GEM. Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 6(2): http://InformationR.net/ir/6-2/paper94.html (January).

Qin, J. (2000). Semantic similarities in a keyword database and a controlled vocabulary database: an investigation in antibiotic resistance literature. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 51(2): 166-180.

Qin, J. & K. Wesley. (1998). Web indexing with meta fields: a survey of Web objects in polymer science. Information Technology and Libraries, 17(3): 149-156.

Qin, J., F.W. Lancaster & B. Allen. (1997). Levels and types of collaboration in interdisciplinary research. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 48(10): 893-916.

Allen, B., J. Qin, & F. W. Lancaster. (1994). Persuasive communities: a longitudinal analysis of references in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1665-1990. Social Studies of Science, 24(2): 279-310.

Qin, J. (1994). An investigation of research collaboration in the sciences through the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1901-1991. Scientometrics 29(2): 219-238.

Refereed Conference Papers

Liu, X., M. Chen, & J. Qin, (2014). Interlinking cross language metadata using heterogeneous graphs and Wikipedia. In: Proceedings of Dublin Core International Conference DC-2014Austin, Texas, USA, October 8-11, 2014.

Costa, M.R., J.Qin,  & J. Wang, (2014). Research networks in data repositories. In: JCDL ’14 14th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, London, England, September 22 – 26, 2014. 

Qin, J. & K. Li. (2013). How portable are the metadata standards for scientific data? A proposal for a metadata infrastructure. In: Proceedings of Dublin Core International Conference DC-2013Lisbon, Portugal, September 2-6, 2013.

Qin, J., A. Ball, & J. Greenberg. (2012). Functional and architectural requirements for metadata: Supporting discovery and management of scientific data. In: Proceedings of Dublin Core International Conference DC-2012, Kuching, Malaysia, September 3-7, 2012.

Crowston, K. & J. Qin. (2011). A capability maturity model for scientific data management: Evidence from the literature. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, New Orleans, LA, October 9-13, 2011. 

Qin, J., M. Chen, X. Liu, & A. Wiggins. (2010). Linking entities in scientific metadata. In: Proceedings of the Dublin Core International Conference DC-2010, Pittsburg, PA, October 20-22, 2010.

Qin, J. & J. D’Ignazio. (2010). Lessons learned from a two-year experience in science data literacy education. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Association of Scientific and Technology University Libraries Conference, June 20 – 24, 2010, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Qin, J. (2010). Empirically assessing impact of scholarly research. In: Proceedings of the iConference, February 3-6, 2010, Champaign, Illinois.

Qin, J., X. Liu, M. Chen, X. & Lin. (2009). Using metadata for query refinement and recommendation. In: Proceedings of the Dublin Core International Conference, October 12-16, 2009, Soul, Korea.

Liu, X, M. Chen, J. Qin, & J-H. Park. (2008). Automatic semantic mapping between query terms and controlled vocabulary using WordNet and Wikipedia. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 24-29, 2008, Columbus, Ohio.

Chen, M., X. Liu, & J. Qin. (2008). Semantic relation extraction from socially-generated tag: A methodology for metadata extraction. In: Proceedings of the Dublin Core International Conference, September 22-25, 2008, Berlin, Germany.

Qin, J. (2008). Controlled semantics vs. social semantics: An epistemological analysis. In: Proceedings of the Tenth International Society for Knowledge Organization Conference, August 5-8, 2008 (pp. 233-238)

Qin, J., Creticos, P., & Hsiao, W. (2006). Adaptive modeling of workforce domain knowledge. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Society for Knowledge Organization Conference, July 4-8, 2006, Vienna, Austria.

Qin, J. & J. C. Prado. (2005). Use of learning object vocabulary in GEM queries. In: T. Baker and E. Mendez (Eds.), DC-2005 Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Vocabularies in Practice, Madrid, Spain, September 12-15, 2005 (pp. 179-182). Leganes, Spain: Library and Information Sciences Department of University Carlos III of Madrid.

Qin, J. & F. Zhang. (2004). Managing institutional repositories with an ontology-based approach. In: Z. Chen et al. (Eds.), Digital Libraries: International Collaboration and Cross-Fertilization: 7th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2004, Shanghai, China, December 13-17, 2004 Proceedings (pp. 300-309). LNCS3334. Berlin: Springer.

Creticos, P. & J. Qin. (2004). Open Knowledge Exchange (OKE) for workforce development. In: C. Bussler et al. (Eds.), The Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE 2004 Workshops, Brisbane, Australia, November 22-24, 2004, Proceedings, 73–81. LNCS 3307, Berlin: Springer.

Qin, J. & N. Hernandez. (2004). Ontological representation of learning objects: building interoperable vocabulary and structures. In: Proceedings of WWW2004, New York, May 17-22, 2004, 348-349. New York: ACM Press.

Qin, J. & J. Godby. (2003). Incorporating educational vocabulary in learning object Metadata Schemes. In: Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: 7th European Conference, ECDL 2003, Trondheim, Norway, August 17-22, 2003, Proceedings, 52-57. Berlin: Springer.

Qin, J. & C. Finneran. (2002). Ontological representation of learning objects. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Document Search Interface Design and Intelligent Access in Large-Scale Collections, JCDL’02, July 18, Portland, OR.

Qin, J.  (2002). Evolving paradigms of knowledge representation: a comparative study of classification, XML/DTD, and ontology. In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Society for Knowledge Organization Conference, July 10-12, 2002, Granada, Spain, 465-471. Würzburg, Germany: Ergon.

Qin, J. & J. Chen. (2001). A multi-layered, multidimensional representation of digital educational resources. In: Subject Retrieval in the Networked Environment: Proceedings of the IFLA Satellite Meeting held in Dublin, OH, 14-16 August 2001, 90-96. München: K. G. Saur (published in 2003).

Qin, J. (1998). Information Modules in a Scientific/Engineering Workstation: Roadblocks in Utilizing Electronic Information for Interdisciplinary Research. In: Proceedings: Socioeconomic Dimensions of Electronic Publishing Workshop—Meeting the Needs of the Engineering and Scientific Communities, Santa Barbara, CA, April 23-25, 121-126. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 1998.

Qin, J. (1995). Collaboration and publication productivity: an experiment with a new variable in Lotka’s Law. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Conference of the International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics, 445-454. Medford, NJ: Learned Information.

Refereed Conference Posters

Qin, J., M. Costa, J. Wang. (2015). Methodological and technical challenges in big scientometric data analytics. iConference 2015, Newport Beach, CA, March 24-27, 2015.

Curty, R. & J. Qin. (2014). Towards a model for research data reuse behavior. In: Proceedings of 75th Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 31-November 5, 2014, Seattle, WA.

Qin, J., M. Costa, & J. Wang. (2014). Attributions from data authors to publications: Implications for data curation.In:  The 9th International Digital Curation Conference, 24-27 February 2014, San Francisco.

Curty, R. & J. Qin. (2012). Bringing it to the surface: Investigating metadata practices to improve electronic preprints visibility. Dublin Core International Conference DC-2012, September 3-7, 2012, Kuching, Malaysia.

D’Ignazio, J. & J. Qin. (2012). A novel approach to enhance research group-level science data management. In: Proceedings of 75th Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 28-30, 2012, Baltimore, MD. Poster

Costa, M. & J. Qin. (2012). Analysis of cyberinfrastructure enabled research networks through mining a large data repository: A Pilot Study.  In: The 17th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, September 5-8, 2012, Montreal, Canada.

D’Ignazio, J., J. Qin, & J. Kitlas. (2012). Using internship experience to evaluate a new program in eScience librarianship. iConference 2012, February 7-10, 2012, Toronto, Canada.

Curty, R. & J. Qin. (2012). An exploratory study of indicators for analyzing institutional repositories’ performance. iConference 2012, Toronto, Canada, February 7-10, 2012.

Qin, J., H. Turtle, & D. Brown. (2011). A Provenance Metadata Model for Gravitational Wave Datasets. International Conference for Digital Curation, Bristol, UK, 5 – 7 December 2011.

Liu, X., M. Chen, & J. Qin. (2011). ScholarWiki system for knowledge indexing and retrieval. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, New Orleans, LA, October 9-13, 2011. 

Jones, J., M. Costa, J. Qin, K. Kelly, & M. Marlino. (2011). Value and impact metrics for open repositories. Open Repositories 2011June 6-11, 2011, Austin, Texas. PDF

Bohémier, K., T. Atwood, A. Kuehn, & J. Qin. (2011). A content analysis of institutional data policies.Joint Conference of Digital Libraries, June 13-17, 2011, Ottawa, Canada.

Qin, J., J. D’Ignazio, M. Oakleaf, K. Crowston, A. Wiggins, & G. Steinhart. (2010). Educating eScience librarians. In: The 6th International Digital Curation Conference, December 6-8, 2010, Chicago, IL. PDF

Crowston, K. & J. Qin. (2010). A capability maturity model for scientific data management. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 24-26, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA.

D’Ignazio, J. A. & J. Qin. (2008). Faculty data management practices: a campus-wide census of STEM departments. In: Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 24-29, 2008, Columbus, Ohio.

Qin, J. (2008). Scientific Data Literacy (SDL): Challenges and lessons learned in developing the SDL course. U.S. National Science Foundation Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement PI Conference, August 13-15, 2008, Washington, DC.

Chen, M. & J. Qin. (2008). Deriving ontology from folksonomy and controlled vocabulary. iConference 2008, February 28-29, 2008, University of California Los Angeles.

Invited Conference Papers and Book Chapters

Qin, J. (2013). Infrastructure, standards, and policies for research data management. The Eighth International Conference on Cooperation and Promotion of Information Resources in Science and Technology (COINFO’13), Wuhan, China, October 25-27, 2013. PDF

Qin, J. (2009). Organizing information and knowledge in the eScience/eResearch environment. In: F. Ma (Ed.), Advances in Information Resource Planning and Knowledge Science, pp. 241-267. Wuhan, China: Wuhan University Press. (Text in Chinese)

Qin, J. (2006). An overview of research in Semantic Web and ontologies. In: Z. Wang (Ed.), Advances in Information Science: Annual Review 2004-2005, Vol. 6 (pp. 46-58). Beijing: National Defense Industry Press. (Text in Chinese) ISBN: 7-118-04438-5

Qin, J. (2005). Ontology-based Semantic Web. In: M. Zeng et al. (Eds.), Knowledge Technologies and Applications (pp. 99-120). Beijing, China: Scientific and Technical Documents Publishing House. (Text in Chinese) ISBN: 7-5023-5134-5

Invited Journal Articles

Qin, J. (2012). On the horizon of eScience librarianship. Journal of eScience Librarianship 1.1. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jian_qin/6

Qin, J. (2008). F.W. Lancaster: A bibliometric analysis. Library Trends, 56(4): 954-967.

Qin, J. (2000). Representation and organization of information in the Web space: From MARC to XML. Informing Science, 3(2): 83-88 (http://inform.nu/).

White Paper

Qin, J., D’Ignazio, J., & Baldwin, S. (2011). A workflow-based knowledge management architecture for geodynamics data. A White paper submitted to NSF GEO/OCI EarchCube Charrette meeting: PDF

Reports

Qin, J. & J. D’Ignazio. (2009). Enhancing scientific data literacy in undergraduate science and technology students: final report for NSF CCLI award #0633447. 78 pages.

Editorials

Qin, J. (2006). Editorial – Vocabularies in practice: a selection of papers from DC2005. New Technology of Library and Information Service, No. 1, 1-2. (published in China)

Special Issues Edited

Qin, J. (Ed.) (2006). Vocabularies in practice: a selection of papers from DC2005. New Technology of Library and Information Service, No. 1.