Jian Qin

Jian Qin

Professor

311 Hinds Hall | Phone: (315) 443-5642

jqin@syr.edu

http://jianqin.metadataetc.org/

Overview

Jian Qin's areas of research interest include metadata, knowledge and data modeling, scientific communication, research networks, and research data management. She received funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to develop an eScience librarianship curriculum and from NSF for the Science Data Literacy project.

Her recent research projects include developing a Capability Maturity Model for Research Data Management funded by a grant from the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the exploration of the research collaboration networks surrounding a very large data repository, which is funded by NSF. She was a visiting scholar at the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), where she developed the learning object vocabulary project.

Jian Qin has published widely in national and international research journals. She was the co-editor for several special journal issues on knowledge discovery in databases and knowledge representation. The second edition of her book, Metadata (co-authored with Marcia Lei Zeng) is to be published later this year.

Jian Qin holds a Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Research

Information and knowledge organization: metadata, schema representation of information, ontological modeling

Scientific communication: scientific data management, impact assessment, interactions


Teaching

Information organization, metadata, applied data science, digital libraries, and scholarly communication.

Teaching


Semester Course Section Title
Spring 2016 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2016 IST681 M800 Metadata
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2014 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2014 IST676 M800 Foundations of Digital Data
Fall 2014 IST990 M005 Independent Study
Spring 2015 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2015 IST681 M800 Metadata
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2013 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2013 IST676 M800 Foundations of Digital Data
Spring 2014 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2014 IST681 M800 Metadata
Spring 2014 IST690 U003 Independent Study
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2012 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2012 IST676 M800 Foundations of Digital Data
Spring 2013 IST687 M800 Applied Data Science
Spring 2013 IST681 M800 Metadata
Summer 2013 IST687 M501 Applied Data Science
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2011 IST616 M800 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2011 IST676 M800 Digital Libraries
Spring 2012 IST600 M003 Data Services
Spring 2012 IST687 M800 Scientific Data Management
Spring 2012 IST990 U003 Independent Study
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2010 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2010 IST676 M800 Digital Libraries
Spring 2011 IST600 M007 Scientific Data Management
Summer 2011 IST800 M550 Proseminar: Scholarly Comm.
Summer 2011 IST681 M800 Metadata
Semester Course Section Title
Spring 2010 IST616 M002 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Summer 2010 IST676 M800 Digital Libraries
Summer 2010 IST681 M550 Metadata
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2008 IST616 M002 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2008 IST681 M001 Metadata
Fall 2008 IST616 M003 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2009 IST676 M001 Digital Libraries
Summer 2009 IST681 M001 Metadata
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2007 IST810 M002 Practicum in Research
Fall 2007 IST616 M002 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2007 IST676 M002 Digital Libraries
Fall 2007 IST681 M001 Metadata
Spring 2008 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2008 IST400 M001 Scientific Data Management
Spring 2008 IST600 M027 Scientific Data Mgmt.
Summer 2008 IST601 M001 Info. & Info Environments
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2006 IST810 M013 Practicum in Research
Fall 2006 IST840 M014 Practicum in Teaching
Fall 2006 IST616 M002 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2006 IST558 M001 Tech in Web Content Mgmt
Spring 2007 IST840 M023 Practicum in Teaching
Spring 2007 IST810 M024 Practicum in Research
Summer 2007 IST601 M001 Info. & Info Environments
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2005 IST810 M013 Practicum in Research
Fall 2005 IST840 M014 Practicum in Teaching
Fall 2005 IST616 M002 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Fall 2005 IST616 M003 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Spring 2006 IST810 M013 Practicum in Research
Spring 2006 IST840 M014 Practicum in Teaching
Spring 2006 IST558 M001 Tech in Web Content Mgmt
Summer 2006 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Summer 2006 IST840 M004 Practicum in Teaching
Semester Course Section Title
Summer 2005 IST616 M001 Info Rsces: Organiz & Access
Summer 2005 IST558 M001 Tech in Web Content Mgmt
Summer 2005 IST840 M004 Practicum in Teaching
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