Marcia L. Zeng is a professor of School of Information at Kent State University. Her major research interests include knowledge organization structures and systems (KOS), Linked Data, metadata and markup languages, database quality control, multilingual and multicultural information processing, and digital humanities. Her research projects have received funding from the NSF, IMLS, OCLC, Fulbright, and other foundations. She has chaired and served on standards committees and working groups for IFLA, SLA, ASIS&T, NISO, and ISO. She served as a Working Group member of the ISO 25964 Thesauri and Interoperability with Other Vocabularies. She was an invited expert of the W3C Linked Library Data Incubator Group and the Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS) of the European Union. Currently she is serving as an Executive Board Member of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO).