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Steven Miller, MLIS

Steven Miller, MLIS

Senior Lecturer

611310 School of Information Studies
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Steven J. Miller, MLIS

Senior Lecturer


M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1990

M.A., Marquette University, 1986

B.A. University of Iowa, 1976

All but dissertation for Ph.D. - Marquette University


Steven Miller teaches MLIS and continuing education courses in information and knowledge organization, metadata, taxonomies, cataloging, and information architecture. Steven holds a BA in English, with a minor in Greek and Latin, from the University of Iowa, an MA and all-but-dissertation for a PhD in religious studies from Marquette University, and an MLIS from UW-Milwaukee. He has published a textbook on metadata, has given numerous conference presentations, and has developed workshop materials published by the Library of Congress and OCLC. Steven has served on committees and held leadership positions in several professional organizations, including Chair of the ALA ALCTS Metadata Interest Group, Co-Chair of the Wisconsin Heritage Online Metadata Working Group, President of the Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC), and Chair of the Library of Congress PCC Task Group on Training for Integrating Resources. Steven is currently a member of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative User Documentation Task Group and of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Library Metadata. In his spare time he enjoys books, movies, bicycling, travel, and performing arts.

Courses Taught

714 Metadata
717 Information Architecture
719 RDF and Ontologies for the Semantic Web

Sample Publications

Miller, S. J. (2011).  Metadata for Digital Collections: A How-To-Do-It Manual.  New York: Neal-Schuman. 

Miller, S. J. (2010). "The One-To-One Principle: Challenges in Current Practice."  In Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, edited by Diane I. Hillman and Michael Lauruhn, 150-164. Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, Pittsburgh, October 20-22, 2010.

Miller, S. J. (2005) AACR2 and integrating resources. Chapter in: Knowledge without Boundaries: Organizing Information for the Future. American Library Association.