Steven Miller

Areas of Interest
» Information/Knowledge Organization
» Metadata
» Taxonomies, Thesauri, Ontologies
» Semantic Web and Linked Data
» Information Architecture (IA)
» Cataloging and Classification

Steven J. Miller
Senior Lecturer
School of Information Studies
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee

Office: NWQB 2584
Phone: (414) 229-6640
Fax: (414) 229-6699


MLIS Courses (Syllabi):
   » 491 Information Architecture (undergraduate)
   » 714 Metadata
   » 717 Information Architecture (graduate)
   » 719 RDF and Ontologies for the Semantic Web
Continuing Education Courses:
   » Metadata for Digital Collections: Sept. 28 - Nov. 20, 2015 (FULL)
   Possible offering in Spring 2016:
      » Linked Data for Libraries, Archives, and Museums: possible dates: 4/4 - 5/27

Metadata Resources Page (Selected Reference Documents, Web Sites, and Readings)

Metadata for Digital Collections: Book | Companion Website

"Teaching RDA after the National Implementation Decisions" Slide Presentation

Professional Activity (Current, Recent, Upcoming)
» Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Library Metadata.
» Miller, S. J., Perkins, J. (2015). Co-editors of upcoming Special Issue of Journal of Library Metadata on "Controlled Vocabularies and the Semantic Web."
» Miller, S. J. (2015). “Ontologies for Semantic Applications.”  Chapter 5 in: Ontology for Knowledge Organization. Edited by R. Smiraglia and H.L Lee. Ergon Verlag.
» Member, Program Committee, DC-2015 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, São Paulo, Brazil, September 1-5, 2015 .
» Attended the MTSR2014 Metadata and Semantics Research conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, November 2014.
» DC-2013: Taught half-day Tutorial on "Introduction to Ontology Concepts and Terminology," DCMI International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2, 2013.
» Taught ALCTS full-day Preconference on “Introduction to RDF and Ontologies for the Semantic Web,” ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, June 27, 2013.
» Miller, Steven J. Metadata for Digital Collections: A How-To-Do-It Manual, Neal-Schuman, May, 2011.


» CE Courses in Information Design - Ohio University - 2006-2009
» MLIS - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - 1990
» MA - Marquette University - 1986 
» BA - University of Iowa - 1976
» All but dissertation for Ph.D. - Marquette University
Curriculum Vitae

Professional Memberships

» American Library Association (ALA)
» Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
» American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
» Information Architecture Institute (IAI)
» Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC)
» Wisconsin Library Association (WLA)
» Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians (WAAL)

KOrg: Knowledge Organizaton Research Group

SOIS MLIS Information Organization Concentration