Jane Greenberg

Jane Greenberg

Alice B. Kroeger Professor; Director, Metadata Research Center; Associate Department Head, Graduate Affairs
Information Science

Jane Greenberg

Alice B. Kroeger Professor; Director, Metadata Research Center; Associate Department Head, Graduate Affairs
Information Science

Biography

Jane Greenberg is the Alice B. Kroeger Professor and Director of the Metadata Research Center (http://cci.drexel.edu/mrc/) at the College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University. Her research activities focus on metadata, knowledge organization/semantics, linked data, data science, and information economics. She serves on the advisory board of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) and the steering committee for the NSF Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub (NEBDIH).  She is a principal investigator (PI) on the NSF Spoke initiative, 'A Licensing Model and Ecosystem for Data Sharing,' and the lead PI the Metadata Capital Initiative (MetaDataCAPT'L) and the Helping Interdisciplinary Vocabulary Engineering (HIVE) linked data project.  She is also a co-PI for Drexel's NSF Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (NSF-I/UCRC), Center for Visualization and Decision Informatics (CVDI).  Her research has been funded by the NSF, NIH, IMLS, Microsoft Research, National Library of Medicine, Library of Congress, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, among other organizational and private sponsors. She has received numerous awards and honors for her research and leadership; most recently she was recognized as a 2016 ELATE at Drexel® Fellow and in 2014, and a Data Science Fellow at the National Consortium for Data Science, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Research Areas

  • Informatics & Data Science
  • Metadata Research Center

Research Interests

Metadata, ontological engineering, data science, knowledge organization, information retrieval

Academic Distinctions

  • PhD, Department of Library and Information Science, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
  • MS (specialization in bibliographic control), Columbia University’s School of Library Service
  • BA (double major in political science and art history), University of Rochester
  • CV