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Jihee Beak

Jihee Beak

Adjunct Instructor

611310 School of Information Studies
Office:NWQB 6492
Phone:(414) 229-3492
Email:jbeak@uwm.edu

Jihee Beak

Adjunct Instructor

Education

PhD., Information Science, UW-Milwaukee, 2014

M.L.I.S., Information Organization Concentration, UW-Milwaukee, 2010

B.A., Library and Information Science, School Media Specialist Certification, Kyung Pook National University, 2006

Research Interests 

Knowledge Organization
Metadata
Children's digital library
Subject Headings
Tagging
Domain Analysis
Children's cognitive development

Courses Taught/Instructional Experience

Instructor, INFOST 230 Knowledge Organization, Spring & Fall 2013
Teaching Assistant, L&I SCI 714 Metadata, Fall 2012
Teaching Assistant, L&I SCI 511 Information Organization (Online & Onsite), Fall 2012
Teaching Assistant, L&I SCI 440 Information Architecture III, 2008-2010

Scholarly Activities

Beak, J., & Smiraglia, Richard P. (accepted). Contours of knowledge: Core and granularity in the evolution of the DCMI domain.13th International Conference of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) 2014, Krakow, Poland.

Beak, J., & Smiraglia, Richard P. (2013). With a focused intent: Evolution of DCMI as a research community.Proceeding of International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, (pp. 126-134), Lisbon, Portugal. (Finalist for the best paper award).

Olson, H.,Beak, J., & Choi, I. (2013). The natural is artificial: Legacy of the scientia scientiarum.Hermès: cognition, communication, politique, 66,(pp. 38-45)(Translated in French: French title: Le naturel est artificiel: l'héritage de la scientia scientiarum).

Beak, J., Glover, J., Martínez-Ávila, D., & Milani, S. (2013). International comparative domain analysis in knowledge organization research topics in four countries - Brazil, South Korea, Spain and United States.Proceeding of 4thNorth American Symposium on Knowledge Organization,(pp. 1-10),Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Kipp, M., Buchel, O., Beak, J., Choi, I., & Rasmussen, D. (2013). User motivations for contributing tags and local knowledge to the Library of Congress Flickr collection.Proceeding of the CAIS 41th Annual Conference, (pp. 1-5), Victoria, British Columbia.

Beak, J., Glover, J., Martínez-Ávila, D., & Milani, S. (2013). International comparative study analyzing knowledge organization research topics in four countries - Brazil, South Korea, Spain and United States.Proceeding of the iConference, (pp. 668-670), Forth Worth, Texas.

Beak, J. (2012). Children’s perceptual cognitive factors in book selection and metadata schema: Pilot study.Proceeding of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, 49(10), 1–10.

Kipp, M. &Beak, J.(2012). Examining studies comparing tags and controlled vocabularies.Proceeding of the CAIS 40th Annual Conference, (pp. 1-4), Waterloo, Ontario.

Beak, J. & Olson, H. (2011). Analysis of metadata schemas for children’s libraries. In R.P. Smiraglia, (Ed.),Proceedings from the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, vol. 3,(pp. 1-12). Toronto, Canada.

Beak, J. & Olson, H. (2011). Comparison of metadata schemas: AACR2+ vs. ICDL’s metadata schema.Proceedings from 77th IFLA conference,(pp. 1-16). San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Beak, J. (2011). Do tags really provide more semantic concepts than LCSH does? InProceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference,(pp. 2-3).

Professional Societies/Memberships

Member of International Society for Knowledge Organization.
Member of Association for Information Science and Technology.
Member of Association for Library and Information Science Education.
Member of Information Organization Research Group at SOIS, UWM.

Major Professor/Advisor

Dr. Richard P. Smiraglia
Dr. Hope A. Olson