Foulonneau, Muriel and Jenn Riley. Metadata for Digital Resources: Implementation, Systems Design, and Interoperability. Oxford: Chandos, 2008.


Riley, Jenn. Understanding Metadata. NISO Press. New edition of 2004 booklet. Under review; scheduled for publication late 2015.

DLF/NSDL Working Group on OAI PMH Best Practices. Best Practices for OAI PMH Data Provider Implementations and Shareable Metadata. Sarah L. Shreeves, Jenn Riley, and Kat Hagedorn, eds. Washington, DC: Digital Library Federation, 2007. Wiki version, PDF version

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Riley, Jenn. “Leveraging the FRBR Model for Music Discovery and Data Sharing.” OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives 27, no. 3 (2011): 175-189.

Riley, Jenn, Casey Mullin, and Caitlin Hunter. “Automatically Batch Loading Metadata from MARC into a Work-Based Metadata Model for Music.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 47, no. 6 (2009): 519-543.

Riley, Jenn and Kelcy Shepherd. “A Brave New World: Archivists and Shareable Descriptive Metadata.” American Archivist 72, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2009): 91-112.

Riley, Jenn, John Chapman, Sarah Shreeves, Laura Akerman, and William Landis. “Promoting Shareability: Metadata Activities of the DLF Aquifer Initiative.” Journal of Library Metadata, 8, no. 3 (2008): 221-248.

Riley, Jenn and Michelle Dalmau. “The IN Harmony Project: Developing a Flexible Metadata Model for the Description and Discovery of Sheet Music.” The Electronic Library 25, no. 2 (2007): 132-147.

Foulonneau, Muriel, Timothy W. Cole, Charles Blair, Peter C. Gorman, Kat Hagedorn, and Jenn Riley. “The CIC metadata portal: A collaborative effort in the area of digital libraries.” Science & Technology Libraries 26, no. 3/4 (2006): 111-135.

Dalmau, Michelle, Randall Floyd, Dazhi Jiao, and Jenn Riley. “Integrating Thesaurus Relationships into Search and Browse in an Online Photograph Collection.” Library Hi Tech 23, no. 3 (2005): 425-452.

Editor-Reviewed Journal Articles

Dunn, Jon W., Donald Byrd, Mark Notess, Jenn Riley, Ryan Scherle. “Variations2: Retrieving and Using Music in an Academic Setting.” Communications of the ACM 49, no. 8 (August 2006): 53-58.

Shreeves, Sarah L., Jenn Riley, and Liz Milewicz. “Moving Towards Shareable Metadata.” First Monday 11, no. 8 (7 August 2006).

Brancolini, Kristine R., Stacy Kowalczyk, and Jenn Riley. “IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana.” First Monday 11, no. 8 (7 August 2006).

Riley, Jenn and Kurt Whitsel. “Practical Quality Control Procedures for Digital Imaging Projects.OCLC Systems & Services 21, no. 1 (2005): 40-48.

Riley, Jenn and Ichiro Fujinaga. “Recommended Best Practices for Digital Image Capture of Musical Scores.” OCLC Systems & Services 19, no. 2 (June 2003): 62-69. Received a Emerald Literati Award for Excellence 2004 as the winning paper from the 2003 volume of OCLC Systems & Services.
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Book Chapters

Riley, Jenn. “Metadata Services.” In Research Data Management: Practical Strategies for Information Professionals, edited by Joyce Ray. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2014.

Riley, Jenn. “The FRBR Models: Thinking More Deeply about Library Metadata.” In Directions in Music Cataloging: Essays in Memory of A. Ralph Papakhian, edited by Richard Griscom and Peter Lisius, Music Library Association Technical Reports Series. Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2012.

Full Papers in Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Riley, Jenn. “Enhancing Interoperability of FRBR-Based Metadata.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, edited by Diane I. Hillman and Michael Lauruhn, 31-43. Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, Pittsburgh, October 20-22, 2010.

Riley, Jenn. “Application of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) to Music.” In ISMIR 2008: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, edited by Juan Pablo Bello, Elaine Chew, and Douglas Turnbull, 439-444. Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA, September 14-18, 2008.

Riley, Jenn. “Moving from a Locally-Developed Data Model to a Standard Conceptual Model.” Culture and Identity in Knowledge Organization: Proceedings of the 10th International ISKO Conference, August 5-8, Montréal, Canada, edited by Clément Arsenault and Joseph T. Tennis, 124-130. Advances in Knowledge Organization 11. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2008.

Lai, Catherine, Ichiro Fujinaga, David Descheneau, Michael Frishkopf, Jenn Riley, Joseph Hafner, and Brian McMillan. “Metadata Infrastructure for Sound Recordings.” In ISMIR 2007 Conference Proceedings: Eighth International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, edited by Simon Dixon; David Bainbridge, and Rainer Typke, 157-158. Vienna, Austria, September 23-27, 2007.

Riley, Jenn and Constance A. Mayer. “Ask a Librarian: The Role of Librarians in the Music Information Retrieval Community.” In ISMIR 2006 Conference Proceedings: Seventh International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, edited by Roger Danenberg, Kjell Lemstrvm, and Adam Tindale, 13-18. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria, 2006.

Riley, Jenn. “Exploiting Musical Connections: A Proposal for Support of Work Relationships in a Digital Music Library.” In ISMIR 2005 Conference Proceedings: Sixth International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, edited by Joshua D. Reiss & Geraint A. Wiggins, 123-129. London: Queen Mary, University of London, 2005.

Hutt, Arwen and Jenn Riley. “Semantics and Syntax of Dublin Core Usage in Open Archives Initiative Data Providers of Cultural Heritage Materials.” In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Denver, CO, June 7-11, 2005, 262-270. New York: ACM Press, 2005.

Notess, Mark, Jenn Riley, and Harriette Hemmasi. “From Abstract to Virtual Entities: Implementation of Work-Based Searching in a Multimedia Digital Library.” In Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: Proceedings of the 8th European Conference, ECDL 2004, Bath, UK, September 12-17, 2004, edited by Rachel Heery and Liz Lyon, 157-167. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2005.
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Preprint version

Fujinaga, Ichiro and Jenn Riley. “Digital Image Capture of Musical Scores.” In ISMIR 2002 Conference Proceedings: Third International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, edited by Michael Fingerhut, 261-262. Paris: IRCAM, 2002.

Book Reviews

Riley, Jenn. Review of Structures for Organizing Knowledge: Exploring Taxonomies, Ontologies, and Other Schemas by June Abbas, New York: Neal-Schumann, 2010. Technicalites 31 no. 5 (September/October 2011): 17-18.

Riley, Jenn. Review of UNIMARC & Friends: Charting the New Landscape of Library Standards: Proceedings of the International Conference Held in Lisbon, 20-21 March 2006, edited by Marie-France Plassard. München: K.G. Saur, 2007. Library Resources & Technical Services 52 no. 4 (October 2008): 279-280.

Riley, Jenn. Review of Digital Libraries: Policy, Planning, and Practice edited by Judith Andrews and Derek Law, Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. Library Resources & Technical Services 50, no. 1 (January 2006): 75-76.

Riley, Jenn. Review of Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager by Lorna M. Hughes, London: Facet Pub., 2004. Library Resources & Technical Services 49, no. 1 (January 2005): 65-66.