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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.
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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.
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Recent Publications, Conference Presentations & Talks:

Pattuelli, M. C. and Rubinow, S. (forthcoming). 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 | [Link]

Pattuelli, M.C. (2012). Personal name vocabularies as Linked Open Data. A case study of jazz artist names. Journal of Information Science,  38(6), 558–565. [PDF].

Pattuelli, M.C. and Rubinow, S.  (2012). Charting DBpedia: Towards a cartography of a major Linked Open dataset. In Categories, Contexts and Relations in Knowledge Organization, Proceedings of the 12th International ISKO Conference. Advances in knowledge organization, Vol. 13. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 75-82.

Pattuelli, M.C. (2012). Personal name vocabularies as Linked Open Data: a case study. International Conference on Trends in Knowledge and Information Dynamics, DRTC, Bangalore, India, July 10-13, 2012.

Modeling Individuals: People-centered Vocabularies for Linked Open Data (July 17, 2012). Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, India.

Linked Open Data for Digital Archives: The Linked Jazz Project (July 16, 2012). Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, India.

Linked Jazz Project & Journey On (June 14, 2012). NYC Digital Humanities & Performing Arts Meetup. Barnard College, New York, NY.

Linking Networks of People with Networks of Information: the Linked Jazz Project (April 11, 2012). Spring 2012 Digital Humanities Programs series. Fordham University, New York, NY. [Link]

Pattuelli, M.C. (2012). FOAF in the Archive: Linking networks of information with networks of people: Final Report to OCLC. 2011 OCLC/ALISE research grant report published electronically by OCLC Research. [Link]

 
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