Research Interests • Current Projects • Recent Publications, Conference Presentation & Talks

Research Interests:

  • Information Organization and Knowledge Representation
  • Linked Open Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums
  • Human Information Behavior and Interaction
  • LIS Education

Current Projects:

Linked Jazz is an ongoing project investigating the potential of Linked Open Data (LOD) technology to enhance the discovery and visibility of digital cultural heritage materials.

More specifically, the project focuses on digital archives of jazz history to expose relationships between musicians and reveal their community’s network. New modes of connecting cultural data and making them searchable as a whole in a seamless discovery environment would open unprecedented opportunities to create new kinds of meaning and elicit new streams of interpretation. The goal of this project is to help uncover meaningful connections between documents and data related to the personal and professional lives of musicians who often practice in rich and diverse social networks.

The first phase of the Linked Jazz Project was  funded through an OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research grant.

acconci_cityOfWordsFluid Reading 

American Library Association, Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant, 2013. “E-reading in the Academy: Investigating Adoption and Use of E-books in Academic Libraries” (with Irene Lopatovska)

warburg libraryThe Warburg Library as a Laboratory of the Mind

Investigation of the innovations of Aby Warburg’s Kulturwissenschaftliche Bibliothek (Library of Cultural Studies) as a knowledge organization system and method of information access. Supported by the Faculty Development Fund Award, Pratt Institute, 2011.
Warburg and his library | Warburg is his library, “Faculty Development Grant” exhibition, The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute. June 4 –September 6, 2012.

Recent Publications, Conference Presentations & Talks:

Pattuelli, M. C. and Miller, M. (2015). Semantic network edges: A human-machine approach to  represent typed relations in social networks. Journal of Knowledge Management, (19)1. [Abstract | Preprint]

Pattuelli, M. C., Miller, M. and Hwang, K. (2015). Accidental discovery, intentional inquiry: Leveraging linked data to uncover the women of jazz. Digital Humanities 2015, Sydney, Australia, 29 June–3 July 2015.

Thorsen, H. and Pattuelli, M. C. (2015). Ontologies in the Time of Linked Data. The fifth North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization (NASKO 2015), Los Angeles, CA, June 18-19, 2015.

Cossu, S., Neault, M., Trivedi, N., Wilcox, D. and Pattuelli, M. C. (2015). Publishing and Managing Linked Open Data in Cultural Heritage Institutions. Panel presentation at the Museum and the Web 2015 (MW2015), Chicago, IL, April 8-12, 2015. [Link]

The Making of the Linked Jazz Project (March 18, 2015). Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA (with Matt Miller).

DBpedia as a major hub for Linked Data (March 16, 2015). Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) Workshop: Exploring Wikidata and the Semantic Web For Libraries, New York, NY.

Miller, M. and Pattuelli, M. C. (2014). Ecco!: A Linked Open Data service for collaborative named entity resolution. Best practice demonstration at the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, pp. 232-233. [PDF] [Poster]

The Shape of Linked Jazz to Come (September 17, 2014). Jazz Research Roundtable, The Institute of Jazz Studies,
Department of Visual and Performing Arts,
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Rutgers, Newark, NY.

Lange, L. and Pattuelli, M. C. (2014, June 30). Linked Jazz: Building with Linked Open Data. EDUCAUSE Review Online. [Link]

Pattuelli, M. C., Kaufer, E., Shelton, G. & Sitwala, S.  (2014).  Real-time Reading: A Twitter-based Diary Study of College Students.  6th Annual Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML 2014), May 27-30, Istanbul, Turkey. [Abstract] [Presentation]

Playing in the Archives: The Linked Jazz Project (April 16, 2014). School of Communication and Information, co-sponsored by SCARLA, SOURCE, and the Digital Humanities Initiative, Rutgers University.

Pattuelli, M. C. and Rubinow, S. (2013). The knowledge organization of DBpedia: A case study. Journal of Documentation, (69)6. [PDF]

Pattuelli, M. C., Miller, M., Lange, L., Thorsen, H. (2013). Linked Jazz 52nd Street: A LOD crowdsourcing tool to reveal connections among jazz artists. Digital Humanities 2013, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, July 16-19, 2013. [Paper | Slides]



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