innovation in metadata design, implementation & best practice

Wei Liu

Deputy Director, Shanghai Library, China
Representing Institutional Member: Shanghai Library

Wei Liu (aka Keven) holds a doctoral degree in Computer Science from Fudan University (2006) and a master degree on Library and Information Science from East China Normal University (1990). He has been a member of DCMI Advisory Board since the DC-2003 conference in Seattle. He also served as host of the wonderful DC-2004 conference in Shanghai. He takes part in IFLA activities as a Standing Committee Member of LTR (Library Theory and Research section) and worked for IFLA ITS (Information Technology Section) for two terms. He has participated in most of the major national digital library projects and programs in China and is one of the pioneers in advocating metadata, ontology and semantic web (linked data) applications in China. He has authored several books and around 100 articles in the above related area.