Doctoral Publications

Papers & Presentations

Greene, M., Greenberg, J., Grabus, S. (In Press, 2021). A Framework for Facilitating the Development of Data Sharing and Use Agreements. In Proceedings from North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization.

Kelly, M., Rauch, C. B., Greenberg, J., Grabus, S., Boone, J., Kunze, J., and Logan, P. M. (2021). Advancing ARKs in the Historical Ontology Space. Code{4}lib Journal. Issue 50, 2021-02-10: [LINK]

Kelly, M., Greenberg, J., Rauch, C. B., Grabus, S., Boone, J. P., Kunze, J., & Logan, P. (Pidapalooza 2021). Of Arks and Ontologies: [LINK]

Kelly, M., Greenberg, J., Rauch, C., Grabus, S., Boone, J., Kunze, J., & Logan, P. (2020). A Computational Approach to Historical Ontologies. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), 1878–1883.

Grabus, S. (2020). Evaluating the Impact of the Long-S upon 18th-Century Encyclopedia Britannica Automatic Subject Metadata Generation Results. Information Technology and Libraries, 39(3).
*Winner of 2020 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award* [ALA Press Release]

Grabus, S. & Pascua, S. (2019). Conference review: The 7th North American symposium on knowledge organization (NASKO 2019). Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 57(6), DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2019.1665788

Grabus, S. & Greenberg, J. (2019). The Landscape of Rights and Licensing Initiatives for Data Sharing. Data Science Journal, 18: 29, pp. 1–11, DOI:

Grabus, S. & Greenberg, J. (2019). Expanded directory: Standards: Tools, and Community Initiatives. Data Science Journal, 18: 29. DOI:

Logan, P. M., Greenberg, J., & Grabus, S. (2019). Knowledge Representation: Old, New, and Automated Indexing. In proceedings of Digital Humanities Conference 2019, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Grabus, S., Greenberg, J., Logan, P., & Boone, J. (2019). Representing aboutness: Automatically indexing 19th-Century Encyclopedia Britannica entries. NASKO, Vol. 7. pp. 138-148. [Paper]

Greenberg, J., Grabus, S., Johs, A. Doran, W., Adair, J. (2019). Finding FAIR in DataSAR: A Repository of Data Sharing Agreements. Drexel-CODATA FAIR-RRDM Workshop 2019, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 31, 2019.

Greenberg, J., Poole, A., Grabus, S., Boone, J., Chilutti, M., Lamm, S., & Pennington, J. (2018). Supporting Data Analytics through Data Dictionaries at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Presented at the ASIST workshop on Big Metadata Analytics: Setting a Research Agenda for Data-Intensive Future. Vancouver, Canada, November 14, 2018.

Grabus, S., & Greenberg, J. (2017). Toward a Metadata Framework for Sharing Sensitive and Closed Data: An Analysis of Data Sharing Agreement Attributes. In E. Garoufallou, S. Virkus, R. Siatri, & D. Koutsomiha (Eds.), Metadata and Semantic Research: 11th International Conference, MTSR 2017, Tallinn, Estonia, November 28 -- December 1, 2017, Proceedings (pp. 300–311). Cham: Springer International Publishing, DOI:

Greenberg, J., Grabus, S., and Liu, H. (2017). Semantic Analysis and Attribute Clustering: Developing a Data Sharing Agreement Ontology. 11th U.S. Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop. DC-2017. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Washington, D.C.


Grabus, S., & Pascua, S (2020). 19th-Century knowledge representation: Indexing the data set of 19th-century knowledge (2018) & SKOS of the 1910 LCSH (2019). Poster presented at the LEADS Forum. Philadelphia, PA

Grabus, S. (2018). Resources for understanding the data sharing landscape: Rights, licensing, and related initiatives. Poster presented at the Research Data Alliance 11th Plenary Meeting. Berlin, Germany.

Grabus, S. (2017). Advancing rights management metadata best practices across open and closed data sharing communities. Poster presented at the Research Data Alliance 10th Plenary Meeting. Montreal, Québec, Canada.

Greenberg, J., Grabus, S., Hudson, F., Kraska, T., Madden, S., & Bastón, R. (2016). The Northeast Big Data Hub: “Enabling Seamless Data Sharing in Industry and Academia” Workshop. Philadelphia, PA: The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub, DOI:

Grabus, S. (2017). ShareDB: A Licensing Model and Ecosystem for Data Sharing. Poster presented at the 2017 Joint PI Meeting of NSF BIGDATA and NSF Big Data Hubs & Spokes, Washington, D.C.