metadata librarian



Radio, E., Gregonis, K., Werling, S., White, P., and Crosbie, K. (2022). “Evaluation of Geographic Vocabularies and their Usage.” Journal of Map & Geography Libraries. doi:10.1080/15420353.2022.2068108

Radio, E. and Kalwara, J. (2021). “The trajectory of linked data in late capitalism.” Journal of Documentation. doi:10.1108/JD-02-2021-0037

White, P. and Radio, E. (2021). “Mapping Search Queries to Metadata Fields in a GeoBlacklight Repository.” Journal of Library Metadata. doi:10.1080/19386389.2020.1915459

Trujillo, N., Radio, E., and Walker, M. (2020). “What Metadata Matters? Correlation of Metadata Elements with Click Through Rates for E-Books and Streaming Video in the Academic Library Catalog.” Journal of Web Librarianship. doi:10.1080/19322909.2020.1850390, OA URL:

Radio, E., Fletcher, K., and Merredyth, A. (2020). “Creating and Using a Glacier Authority Index to Document Climate Change.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. doi:10.1080/01639374.2020.1762144

Radio, E. (2019). “A survey of time based approaches for linked data.” Library Hi Tech. doi:10.1108/LHT-04-2019-0084

Radio, E. (2019). “Documents for the Nonhuman.” Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies. doi:10.24242/jclis.v3i1.108

Radio, E. (2018). “Abstraction, Concrescence, and Identity in Descriptive Metadata.” Journal of Library Metadata. doi:10.1080/19386389.2018.1461455,hdl:

Radio, E., Rios, F., Oliver, J., Hickson, B., and Wallace, N. (2018). “Manifestations of Metadata Structures in Research Datasets and their Ontic Implications.” Journal of Library Metadata. doi:10.1080/19386389.2018.1439278

Hanrath, S. and Radio, E. (2017). “User Search Terms and Controlled Subject Vocabularies in an Institutional Repository.” Library Hi Tech. doi:10.1108/LHT-11-2016-0133,hdl:

Kliewer, G., Monroe-Gulick, A., Gamble, S., and Radio, E. (2016). “Using Primo for undergraduate research: a usability study.” Library Hi Tech. doi:10.1108/LHT-05-2016-0052,hdl:

Radio, E. and Hanrath, S. (2016) “Measuring the Impact and Effectiveness of Transitioning to a Linked Data Vocabulary.” Journal of Library Metadata. doi:10.1080/19386389.2016.1215734,hdl:

Radio, E. (2016). “Semiotic Principles for Metadata Auditing and Evaluation.” Cataloging and Classification Quarterly. doi:10.1080/01639374.2015.1133750,hdl:


Kalwara, J. and Radio, E. (2023). Triples and the Grammar of Control. In A. Provo, K. Burlingame, & B.M. Watson (Eds.) Ethics in Linked Data. Litwin Press.

conference proceedings

Radio, E. (2014). “Information Continuity: A Temporal Approach to Assessing Metadata and Organizational Quality in an Institutional Repository.” Proceedings of the 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13674-5_22,hdl:

conference presentations

Azizifard, N., Janicki, M., Lindquist, T., Mäkelä, E., Radio, E. (2023) “Let Everything be of Use?: Data Issues in Exploring the Publications and Networks of the Members of the Fruitbearing Society in the VD17.” Presentation at the Digital Humanities conference. Graz, AT.

Radio, E. (2023). “Disrupting Library Collections through the Value of Media Obsolescence.” Presentation at the Electronic Literature Organization conference. Coimbra, PT.

Lindquist, T., and Radio, E. (2022). “Metadata Tools for Bibliographic Data Science.” Presentation at the Digital Humanities in the Nordic And Baltic Countries conference. Online.

Camden, B., Bigelow, I., Hahn, J. Jakobsen, P., and Radio, E. (2021).“Share-VDE 2.0: a panel discussion among the Share-VDE working group chairs.” Panel at the LD4 Conference on Linked Data. Online.

Lindquist, T., and Radio, E. (2021). “Publications of the Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft (Fruitbearing Society) as reflected in the VD17.” Lightning talk at the ACH Conference. Online.

Palmer, R., Travis, B., Kim, B., and Radio, E. (2021). “Open versus Proprietary in Software and Systems.” Panel at the annual Niso Plus Conference. Online.

Radio, E. (2020). “Applying Minimal Computing to Ontology Design.” Presentation at the LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries. Online. recording, essay

Bernier, S., Nadav-Manes, B., Palmer, R., and Radio, E. (2020). “The Need for Greater Interoperability: As User Expectations Evolve, So Should the Library Software They Use.” Presentation at the ER & L Conference. Austin, TX.

Johnson, A., Caillet, R., Cantrell, M., Dulock, M., Fletcher, K., Radio, E., Schumacher, F., Stacy, M., Trinh, D. (2019). “Racing Against Time: A Repository Migration to Samvera in One Year Flat.” Presentation at the DLF Forum. Tampa, FL.

Radio, E. (2019). “Reorienting Authority Lists to Document Climate Change in the NSIDC Glacier Image Collection.” Presentation at the DLF Forum. Tampa, FL.

Kalwara, J. and Radio. E. (2019). “Cataloging in a Linked Data Environment: An Exploration by the University of Colorado Boulder.” Presentation at the ALA Conference. Washington, D.C.

Radio, E. (2019). “A Survey of Time-Based Approaches to Serializing Linked Data.” Presentation at the LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries. Boston, MA.

Radio, E. (2018). “Metadata as Content: Navigating the Intersection of Repositories, Documentation, and Legacy Futures.” Presentation at the Dublin Core Conference. Online.

Blakiston, R., Radio, E., and Wallace, N.(2018). “I’ve never seen anything like this: student interpretations of metadata.” Lightning talk at the Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference. Austin, TX.

Radio, E. and O’Meara, E. (2017). “Defining and Reconciling Archival Contexts.” Presentation at the DLF Forum. Pittsburgh, PA.

Radio, E. and Ortega, É. (2017). “Electronic Literature and Technographic Metadata.” Presentation at the DLF Forum. Pittsburgh, PA.

Graham, S., Lee, D.J., Radio, E., and Tarver, H. (2017). “From Authority Control to Identity Management: Managing – Not Controlling.” Presentation at the American Association of Law Librarians conference. Austin, TX.

Radio, E. and Kompare, C. (2016). “Object-Oriented UX and Metadata for Digital Collections.” Presentation at the DLF Forum. Milwaukee, WI.

Hanrath, S. and E. Radio (2015). “User Search Terms and Controlled Subject Vocabularies in an Institutional Repository.” Presentation at the Open Repositories Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Radio, E., Yarrito, S., Fallaw, C., Han, M.J., and Cole, T. (2015). “Utility of the Legacy MARC Records: Analyses and Ways to Support Discovery Services.” Presentation at the ALA Midwinter Conference. Chicago, IL.

Radio, E. (2014). “Information Continuity: A Temporal Approach to Assessing Metadata and Organizational Quality in an Institutional Repository.” Presentation at the MTSR Conference. Karlsruhe, DE.

Radio, E. (2014). “Looking into Infinity: Using the Deep Web as a Pedagogical Resource.” Presentation at the LOEX Conference. Grand Rapids, MI.


Elsborg, D., Wilson, A., Mika, K., Radio, E., Ramey, M., and Viggio, A. (2019). “Opportunities for Intra-institutional Linked Open Data: Towards a Campus Knowledge Graph.” Poster at the VIVO Conference. Podgorica, ME.

Ortega, É. and Radio, E. (2017). “A Handbook of Electronic Literature Reading.” Poster at the Digital Humanities Conference. Montréal, QC.

Radio, E. (2015). “Synopticity and RDF Implementation in Special Collections.” Poster presented at the DLF Forum. Vancouver, BC. hdl:

Radio, E. & Balsamo, B. (2014). “Metadata Scope and its Implications for Determining Data Relevance.” Poster presented at the IDCC Conference. San Francisco, CA.

Radio, E. & Balsamo, B. (2014). “The Role of Libraries in Cryptographic Literacy.” Poster presented at the Bobcatsss Conference. Barcelona, ES.

Radio, E. (2013). “Personal Information Management.” Poster presented at the LOEX Conference. Nashville, TN.