Publications

Refereed Journal Article 

  • "Toward a Greater Awareness: Intentionality, Ethics, and Knowledge Organization." (In Preparation). In Études de communication.
  • "Constructs and Construct Patterns for Ethical Knowledge Organization." (In Preparation). In Knowledge Organization. 
  • "Methodological Challenges in Scheme Versioning and Subject Ontogeny Research." (2016). In Knowledge Organization 43(8): 573-580.
  • "Foundational, First-Order, and Second-Order Classification Theory." (2015). In Knowledge Organization 42(4): 244-249.
  • "A Kaleidoscope Perspective: Change in the Semantics and Structure of Facets and Isolates in Analytico-Synthetic Classification."  (2013). In SRELS: Journal of Information Management 50(6): 789-794. [invited in honor of S. R. Ranganathan’s Golden Jubilee Celebration] 
  • Adler, M. and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Toward a Taxonomy of Harm in Knowledge Organization Systems."  In Knowledge Organization 40(4): 266-272. [chosen as a top three paper from the 2013 North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, Milwaukee, WI]
  • Lee, J. H., Tennis, J. T., Clarke, R. I., Carpenter, M. (2013).  "Developing a video game metadata schema for the Seattle Interactive Media Museum." InInternational Journal of Digital Libraries 13(2): 105-117.
  • Ojennus, P. and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Modeling the aesthetic axis of information organization frameworks, part 1: Theoretical basis." In Journal of Documentation.69(6): 807-826.
  • Ojennus, P. and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Modeling the aesthetic axis of information organization frameworks, part 2: Case studies." In Journal of Documentation.  69(6): 827-850.
  • "Ethos and Ideology of Knowledge Organization: Toward Precepts for an Engaged Knowledge Organization." (2013). In Knowledge Organization. 40(1): 42-49.
  • "Le poids du langage et de l’action dans l’organisation des connaissances: Position épistémologique, action méthodologique et perspective théorique (The Weight of Language and Action: Epistemic Stance, Methodological Action, and Theoretical Perspective in Knowledge Organization)." (2013).  In Études de communication. TBA. [invited]
  • "A Convenient Verisimilitude or Oppressive Internalization? Characterizing the Ethical Arguments surrounding Hierarchical Structures in Knowledge Organization Systems." (2012). In Knowledge Organization. 39(5): 394-397.
  • "The Strange Case of Eugenics: A Subject’s Ontogeny in a Long-Lived Classification Scheme and the Question of Collocative Integrity." (2012).  In Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 63(7): 1350-1359. [winner of the ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper award 2013]
  • "Is There a New Bibliography?" (2011).  In Cataloging and Classification Quarterly. 49(2): 121-126.
  • Good, B. M., Tennis, J. T. and Wilkinson, M. W. (2009). "Social Tagging in the Life Sciences: Characterizing a New Metadata Resource for Bioinformatics." In BMC Bioinformatics. 10(313).  Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2105/10/313
  • Good, B. M. and Tennis, J. T. (2009). "Term Based Comparison Metrics for Controlled and Uncontrolled Indexing Languages."  In Information Research. 14(1).  Available: http://informationr.net/ir/14-1/paper395.html
  • "Three Creative Tensions in Document Interpretation Theory Set as Evidence of the Need for a Descriptive Informatics." (2009).  In Knowledge Organization. 36(4): 190-199.
  • "Epistemology, Theory, and Methodology in Knowledge Organization: Toward a Classification, Metatheory, and Research Framework." (2008).  In Knowledge Organization. 35(2/3): 102-112. [invited]
  • Tennis, J. T. and Sutton, S. A. (2008). "Extending the Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) for Concept Management in Vocabulary Development Applications." In Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 59(1): 25-37.
  • "Scheme Versioning in the Semantic Web."  (2007).  In Cataloging and Classification Quarterly. 43(4/3): 85-104. [invited]
  • "Experientialist Epistemology and Classification Theory: Embodied and Dimensional Classification." (2005). In Knowledge Organization. 32(2): 79-92.
  • "Two Axes of Domains for Domain Analysis." (2003).  In Knowledge Organization. 30(3/4): 191-195.

Refereed Chapters 

  • Tennis, J. T. (In Preparation). "Never Facets Alone: The Evolving Thought and Persistent Problems in Ranganathan’s Theories of Classification." In Facets (Ergon). 
  • Tennis, J. T. (2016). "Conceptual Provenance in Indexing Languages." In Vicki Lemieux (ed.). Building Trust in Information: Perspectives on the Frontiers of Provenance. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics (IEEE). 93-99. 
  • Tennis, J. T. (2015). "The Memory of What Is: Ontogenic Analysis and its Relationship to Ontological Concerns in Knowledge Organization." In Richard Smiraglia (ed.). Ontology in Knowledge Organization. (Ergon): 161-166. [invited]
  • Tennis, J. T. (2015). "Metadata Application Profiles." Encyclopedia of Archival Concepts, Principles, and Practices. (Rowman & Littlefield). 
  • Tennis, J. T. (2012). "Description Writ Large: comparisons and crossovers in the lineages of archival and bibliographic description." In Eduardo Ismael Murguia e Mara Elaine Fonseca Rodrigues (organizadores) Arquivologia, Biblioteconomia e Ciência da Informação: identidades, contrastes e perspectivas de interlocução.  (Niterói: Editora UFF): 73-80.
  • Tennis, J. T. (2012)  "What Does a Domain Analysis Look Like in Form, Function, and Genre?" In: Guimarães, J.A.C. (ed.) A organização do conhecimento como domínio: perspectivas teóricas. (São Paulo: Cultura Acadêmica): 1- 10.
  • Tennis, J. T. (2012). "Forms, Knowledge and Forms of Knowing: Correct and Useful Epistemology and   Knowledge Organization." In Guimarães, J. A. C. and Dodebei, V. (eds.) Desafios e perspectivas      científicas para a organização do conhecimento na atualidade.  Estudos avançados em organização do conhecimento; 1.  (Marília: ISKO-Brasil): TBA.
  • Gilliland, A., Lindberg, L., McCargar, V., Langmead, A., Lauriault, T., Leahey-Sugimoto, M., Evans, J.,      Tennis, J. T., and Wang, H.  (2008).  "Investigating the Roles and Requirements, Manifestations and      Management of Metadata in the Creation of Reliable and Preservation of Authentic Electronic Entities Created by Dynamic, Interactive and Experiential Systems: Report On The Work And Findings Of The InterPARES 2 Description Cross Domain Group."  In Duranti, L. and Preston, R. (eds). International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES) 2: Experiential, Interactive and Dynamic Records.  (Padova, Italy: Associazione Nazionale Archivistica Italiana): 262-307.
  • Tennis, J.T. and Preston, R. (2008). "Part Eight – Terminological Instruments: Terminology Cross-domainTask Force Report." In Duranti, L. and Preston, R. (eds). International Research on Permanent      Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES) 2: Experiential, Interactive and Dynamic Records.  (Padova, Italy: Associazione Nazionale Archivistica Italiana): 329-334.

Refereed Conference Papers

  • "On Operationalization and Evaluation of Epistemic and Ontological Claims to Knowledge Organization." (forthcoming). In Advances in Classification Research Vol 26.
  • "The Creativity of Classificationists: What Archival Records Show about the Global and Local Considerations in Classification Design." In Adler, M., Tennis, J. T., Martínez-Ávila, D., Guimarães, J. A. C., Mai, J-E., Olesson- Bagneux, O., Skouvig, L. (2016). Global/Local Knowledge Organization: Contexts and Questions. In Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting. (Copenhagen, Denmark).
  • "Structure of Classification Theory: On Foundational and the Higher Layers of Classification Theory." (2016). In Guimarães, J. A. C., Milani, S. O., and Dodobei, V. eds. Knowledge Organization for a Sustainable World: Challenges and Perspectives for Cultural, Scientific, and Technological Sharing in a Connected Society. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International ISKO Conference 27-29 September 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Advances in Knowledge Organization, Vol 15: 84-87.
  • "Archival Metadata for Digital Cultural Heritage: Conceptual Provenance, Contextual Forensics, and the Authority of the Found Digital Object." (2015). In 2015 Digital Cultural Heritage. Vol. 6: 399-402. [One of three winners of the Best Paper Award in the Theory and Methodology Track at the Digital Heritage 2015 Conference].
  • "Words and Emotional Work: Classification Theory’s Constructs Useful for the Analysis of Social Media Data in Terms of Gender, Race, and Sexuality." (2015). Proceedings of the Workshop on Exploring Gender, Race, and Sexuality through Social Media Data.
    Available: https://iconferencesocialmediadata.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/tennis.pdf
  • "Intensional Megacities: Toward Mapping the Semantics of Linked Classification Schemes." (2014). Advances in Classification Research Vol 25. Forthcoming.
  • "Description and Différance: Archives, Libraries, and Museum Descriptive Traditions and their Educational Communities and Cultures."  (2014). In Urban, R. J., Coleman, L-E., Marty, P. F. Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Connecting Educational Communities and Cultures.  In Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting. (Seattle, Washington). 
  • "Rubrics of Authenticity in the Cloud: Metadata, Description, Documentation, and Discussion." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Archives.  (Girona, Spain) 
  • "Load Bearing or Levittown?  The Edifice Metaphor in Conceptualizing the Ethos of Classification Work." (2014). In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference on Knowledge Organization. (Krakow, Poland).  Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 14. pp. 222-227. 
  • Newell, B. and Tennis, J. T. (2014). "Me, My Metadata, and the NSA." In Proceedings of the iConference 2014.  ACM. pp. 345-365.
  • Fuller, S., Hjørland, B., Ibekwe-SanJuan, F., Ma, L., Mai, J-E., Tennis, J. T., and Warner, J. (2013). "Uncovering Epistemological Assumptions underlying Research in Information Studies." In Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting. (Montréal, Québec). 
  • Adler, M., Milojević, S., Rogers, C., Tennis, J. T., van Hooland, S., West, J. D. (2013). "The Temporal Dimension in the Study of Knowledge Bases: Approaches to Understanding Knowledge Creation and Representation Over Time." In Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting. (Montréal, Québec).  
  • "Metaphors of Time and Installed Knowledge Organization Systems: Ouroboros, Architectonics, or Lachesis?" (2013) In Conceptions of Library and Information Science 8.  (Copenhagen, Denmark).  Also in Information Research Available: http://informationr.net/ir/18-3/colis/paperC38.html.
  • Adler, M. and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Toward a Taxonomy of Harm in Knowledge Organization Systems." In Proceedings of the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization.  (Milwaukee, WI). [a top-ranked paper chosen for publication in a special issue of the journal Knowledge Organization].
  • Tognoli, N. B., Guimarãres, J. A. C., and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Diplomatics as a Methodological Perspective for Archival Knowledge Organization."  In Proceedings of the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization.  (Milwaukee, WI).
  • "Collocative Integrity and Our Many Varied Subjects: What the Metric of Alignment between Classification Scheme and Indexer Tells Us About Langridge’s Theory of Indexing." In Proceedings of the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization.  (Milwaukee, WI).
  • "The Weight of Language and Action: Epistemic Stance, Methodological Action, and Theoretical Perspective in Knowledge Organization." (2013). In Tales from the Edge: Narrative Voices in Information Research and Practice: Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Information Science/L'Association canadienne des sciences de l'information.  (Victoria, British Columbia).
  • Rogers, C., & Tennis, J. (2013). Authenticity as a social contract ¬ – We are our records.  In iConference 2013 Proceedings (Fort Worth, Texas).  iSchools: 801-803. doi:10.9776/13393
  • Steiner, T., van Hooland, S., Verborgh, R., and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Identifying VHS Recording Artifacts in the Age of Online Video Platforms." In Workshop on Search and Exploration of X-Rated Information (SEXI 2013).  (Rome, Italy).
  • Feinberg, M., Furner, J., Mai, J-E., & Tennis, J. T. (2012). "Humanistic Information Science." Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, (Baltimore, MD).  Available: http://www.asis.org/asist2012/proceedings/submissions/151.pdf
  • "Aeons and Flux: Timelines and Epistemes in Classification Design and Evaluation." Advances in Classification Research. Vol. 23.  Available: TBA
  • "Data, Documents, and Memory: A Taxonomy of Sources in Relation to Digital Preservation Metadata." (2012). In UNESCO Conference on Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. TBA.
  • "Facets and Fugit Tempus: Considering Time in Faceted Classification Schemes." (2012). In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Knowledge Organization. (Mysore, India).  Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 13. Ergon: Würzburg: 58-62.
  • Guimarães, J. A. C. and Tennis, J. T. (2012). "Constant Pioneers: The Citation Frontiers of Indexing Theory in ISKO International Proceedings." In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Knowledge Organization. (Mysore, India).  Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 13. Ergon: Würzburg: 39-43.
  • Tennis, J. T. and Rogers, C. (2012).  "Authenticity Metadata and the IPAM: Progress toward the      InterPARES Application Profile."  In International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Metadata for Meeting Global Challenges.  (Kuching/Sarawak, Malaysia): 38-45.
  • Lee, J. H., Tennis, J. T., and Clarke, R. I. (2012). "Domain Analysis for a Video Game Metadata Schema: Issues and Challenges." In Second International Conference, TPDL 2012, Paphos, Cyprus, September 23-27, 2012. Proceedings: 280-285.
  • Tennis, J. T., Thornton, K., and Filer, A. (2012). "Some Temporal Aspects of Indexing and Classification: Toward a Metrics for Measuring Scheme Change."  In Proceedings of the 2012 iConference.  ACM.  pp. 311-316.
  • "Description Writ Large: Comparisons and Crossovers in the Lineages of Archival and Bibliographic      Description." (2012). Ciencia Informacão. TBA.
  • "Comparative Modeling of Vickery’s Faceted Classification and the Oeuvre of S. R. Ranganathan." (2012).  In Facets of Knowledge Organization: ATribute to Professor Brian Vickery 1918-2009. ASLIB. pp. 301-313.
  • "Ranganathan’s Layers of Classification Theory and the FASDA Model of Classification."  (2011). Proceedings of the 2011 North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization.  R. P Smiraglia, Editor.  Available: http://journals.lib.washington.edu/index.php/nasko/issue/view/862
  • "Ekphrasis, Artists’ Intentions, and Anthropological Polemics in Angle Brackets:  Toward a Thicker Description of Digital Documentary Material." (2011). Advances in Classification Research. Vol. 22.       Available: http://journals.lib.washington.edu/index.php/acro/issue/view/835
  • "Form, Intention, and Indexing: The Liminal and Integrated Conceptions of Work in Knowledge Organization." (2010). In Advances in Classification Research. Vol. 21.  [invited]
  • "Measured Time: Imposing a Temporal Metric to Classificatory Structures."  (2010). In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Knowledge Organization. (Rome, Italy).  Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 12. Ergon: Würzburg:  223-228.
  • "Fringe Types and KOS Systematics: Examining the Limits of the Population Perspective of Knowledge Organization Systems." (2009). Advances in Classification Research. Vol. 20.  Available: http://journals.lib.washington.edu/index.php/acro/issue/view/874
  • Tennis, J. T. and Jacob, E. K. "Toward a Theory of Structure in Information Organization Frameworks." (2008).  In Culture and Identity in Knowledge Organization: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference for Knowledge Organization.  (Montreal, Quebec August 5-8, 2008). Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 11. Ergon: Würzburg: 262-268.
  • Tennis, J. T. and Calzada-Prado, J. "Ontologies and the Semantic Web: Problems and Perspectives for LIS Professionals." (2007).  In IBERSID: Revista de Sistemas de Información y Documentación. (1):      303-311.
  • "The Economic and Aesthetic Axis of Information Organization Frameworks."  (2007). In Proceedings of the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization.  (Toronto, Ontario): 112-113. [abstract]  Abstract available: http:/dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1915
  • "Diachronic and Synchronic Indexing: Modeling Conceptual Change in Indexing Languages." (2007).  In Information Sharing in a Fragmented World, Crossing Boundaries. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Information Science/L'Association canadienne des sciences de l'information. (Montreal, Quebec): 1-11. Available: http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1898/
  • "Social Tagging and the Next Steps for Indexing: Fordist Reflexivity and Intertextuality." (2006).  In Advancesin Classification Research. vol. 17.  (Austin, Texas).  Available: http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1726/
  • "Function, Purpose, Predication, and Context of Information Organization Frameworks." (2006). In Knowledge Organization for a Global Learning Society: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference for Knowledge Organization. International Society for Knowledge Organization. (Vienna, Austria. July 5-7, 2006).  Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 10. Ergon: Würzburg: 303-310.
  • "Comparative Functional Analysis of Boundary Infrastructures, Library Classification, and Folksonomies." (2006). In Information Science Revisited: Approaches to Innovation Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Information Science/L'Association canadienne des sciences de l'information. (York University, Toronto, Canada). Available: http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1956/
  • "SKOS and the Ontogenesis of Vocabularies." (2005). In International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Vocabularies in Practice. (Madrid, Spain: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid): 275-278.
  • "URIs and Intertextuality: Incumbent Philosophical Commitments in the Development of the Semantic Web." (2004). In Knowledge Organization and the Global Information Society: Proceedings of the Eighth International ISKO Conference.  (London, United Kingdom, July 13-16, 2004).  Advances in Knowledge Organization vol. 9.  Würzburg: Ergon: 103-108.
  • Currier, S. and Revie, C.W. and Tennis, J. T.  "Who says words are neutral and value free?: User-centred design of a web-based library for human services educators." (2004).  In: HUSITA7- The 7th International Conference of Human Services Information Technology Applications. (Hong Kong).       Also published as a book in 2007 by Haworth Press.
  • "Three      Spheres of Classification Research: Emergence, Encyclopedism, and      Ecology." (2004).      In Advances in Classification      Research. vol. 13. (Medford, NJ: Information Today for the American      Society for Information Science and Technology).
  • "Layers of Meaning: Disentangling Subject Access Interoperability." (2004).  In Advances in Classification Research. vol. 12. (Medford, NJ: Information Today for the American Society for Information Science and Technology): 113-122.
  • "Subject Ontogeny: Subject Access through Time and the Dimensionality of Classification." (2002). In Challenges in Knowledge Representation and Organization for the 21st Century: Integration of Knowledge across Boundaries: Proceedings of the Seventh International ISKO Conference. (Granada, Spain, July 10-13, 2002).  Advances in Knowledge Organization, vol. 8. Würzburg: Ergon: 54-59.

Dissertation

  • Conceptions of Subject Analysis: A Metatheoretical Investigation.(2005). (University of Washington: Seattle).  Advisor: Allyson Carlyle Committee: Clare Beghtol, Jens-Erik Mai, and Stuart Sutton

Collections

  •  Tennis, J. T. and Guimarães, J. A. C. (eds.) (2013). Challenges and Perspectives in Knowledge Organization Research.  Ergon: Würzberg.
  •  La Barre, K. and Tennis, J. T. (eds). (2012). Advances in Classification Research.  Vol. 23. (Baltimore, Maryland). Available: TBA
  • Feinberg, M. and Tennis, J. T. (eds.). (2011). Advances in Classification Research. Vol. 22. (New Orleans, Louisiana, October 12, 2011). Available: https://digital.lib.washington.edu/ojs/index.php/acro/issue/view/835
  • Arsenault, C. and Tennis, J. T. (eds.). (2008). Culture and Identity in Knowledge Organization: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference for Knowledge Organization.  (Montreal, Quebec, August 5-8, 2008). Advances in Knowledge Organization vol 11. Ergon. Würzburg.
  • Tennis, J. T. (ed.) (2007). Proceedings of the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization Vol. 1.  (Toronto, Ontario, June 14-15, 2007).  Vancouver, BC: International Society for Knowledge Organization – North American Chapter.  Available: http://journals.lib.washington.edu/index.php/nasko/issue/view/862
  • Furner, J. and Tennis, J. T. (eds.) (2006).  Advances in Classification Research Vol. 17. (Austin, Texas, November 4, 2006).  Vancouver, BC: ASIST SIG/CR. http://journals.lib.washington.edu/index.php/acro/issue/view/831
  • Sutton, S., Greenberg, J., and Tennis, J. T. (eds.). (2003). Dublin Core Conference: Supporting Communities of Discourse and Practice – Metadata Research & Applications. (Seattle, Washington,      September 28 - October 2, 2003). Syracuse, NY: Information Institute of Syracuse.

Technical Reports

  • Chaturvedi, S., Gandhi, S., Yu, S., Crandall, M., Tennis, J. T. (2013). "Content Strategy for ChronoZoom 2.0." Content Curation for ChronoZoom Project.  January 2013.
  • Rogers, C. and Tennis, J. T. (2012). "General Study 15 – Application Profile for Authenticity Metadata." InterPARES 3 Research Project. February 2012.
  • Tennis, J. T. and Preston, "Terminology Cross-Domain Final Report."  InterPARES 2 Research Project.  September 2006.
  • Gilliland, A., Lindberg, L., McCargar, V., Langmead, A., Lauriault, T., Leahey-Sugimoto, M., Evans, J., Tennis, J. T., and Wang, H.  "Investigating the Roles and Requirements, Manifestations and Management of Metadata in the Creation of Reliable and Preservation of Authentic Electronic Entities Created by Dynamic, Interactive and Experiential Systems: Report On The Work And Findings Of The InterPARES 2 Description Cross Domain Group."  InterPARES 2 Research Project.  December 2006.
  • "BC Campus Application Profile and Taxonomy – Recommendations and Next Steps." Report to BCcampus Vancouver, British Columbia. August 2005
  • Efthimiadis, E.N. and Mai, J-E. with Alam, T., Bisson, J.E., Detera, E.C., Foit, L.M., and Tennis, J.T.  "Organizing and Representing Media Assets: An Information Science Perspective and Review. A Review of the Literature." Report to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Television Future Fund. July 2002.

Non-refereed Publications 

  • "Provenance: Past, Present and Future in Interdisciplinary Perspective: Report on the InterPARES Trust Interdisciplinary Workshop on Provenance." (2015). A whitepaper for the Second iTrust Interdisciplinary Workshop on Provenance. (Paris, France), September 2015.
  • "Local and Global Knowledge Organization: Constructs, Commonalities, and our new Cartography." (2015). A response to the presentations at the Local and Global Knowledge Organization. (Copenhagen, Denmark), August 2015.
  • "Conceptual Provenance in Indexing Languages." (2015). A whitepaper for the First iTrust Interdisciplinary Workshop on Provenance. (Washington D.C.), May 2015. 
  • "Ethos and Ideology of Knowledge Organization: Toward Precepts for and Engaged Knowledge      Organization Drawing on The Arts and Crafts Movement, Critical Theory, and Žižek."  (2011). A White Paper
  • Tennis, J. T., C. Rogers, S. Xie and R. Preston (2010), "Report on Metadata Developments (1): Interoperability Across Systems, Time, and Conceptions."  InterPARES 3 Project, Fourth International Symposium. September 17, 2010. (Oslo, Norway). Available at http://www.interpares.org/display_file.cfm?doc=IP3_isym04_presentation_4-2_canada.pdf
  • Tennis, J. T. (2010), "Metadata: Interoperability Across Systems, Time, and Conceptions." InterPARES 3      Project, Third International Symposium. May 29, 2010. (Vancouver, British Columbia). Available at      http://www.interpares.org/display_file.cfm?doc=ip3_isym03_presentation_04-04--tennis.pdf.
  • Tennis, J. T., Sutton, S. A., and Hillmann, D. (2006). "The Notion of the ‘Concept Instance’: Problems in Modeling Concept Change in SKOS."  In International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Metadata for Knowledge and Learning.
  • "Versioning Concept Schemes for Persistent Retrieval." (June/July, 2006). In Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Available: http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Jun-06/tennis.html
  • "2003 Dublin Core Metadata Conference, Seattle WA: a conference report."  (March/April, 2004). In Barrington Report on Advanced Knowledge Organization and Retrieval. 1(1): 18-19.  Available: http:// http://www.kmconnection.com/Access_to_PDFs.htm
  • "6th Annual Open Forum on Metadata Registries - Santa Fe, New Mexico." (2002).  In Knowledge Organization. 29(3/4): 234-235.  A conference report.
  • "Data Collection for Controlled Vocabulary Interoperability - Dublin Core Audience Element." (2002). In Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 29(2).   Available: http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Dec-02/ASISTDecJan.pdf
  • "A New Sense of Motion: Framing the Idea of the Archive in the New Information Order." (2002). In Proceedings of the New Information Order and the Future of the Archive. (Frow, J ed.).  PowerPoint Available: http://webdb.ucs.ed.ac.uk/malts/other/IASH/dsp-all-papers.cfm
  • "Layered Information Modeling and a Knowledge Organization Paradigm: Inherent Classification and the Design of Interoperable Systems." (2002). In Knowledge Technologies 2002. Conference Proceedings.  Available: http://www.knowledgetechnologies.net/

Book and Journal Issue Reviews

  • Theory, Culture & Society vol. 23 (2-3), May 2006, p. 1-50.  Edited by Mike Featherstone.  In Knowledge Organization 33(4): 216-219, 2006.
  • Knowledge and Knowing in Library and Information Science.2001. By John M. Budd.  (Lanham, MD:      Scarecrow Press).  In Libraries and Culture 39(1): 107-108, 2004.

Posters  

  • "Constructs in Classification Theory." iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, September 25, 2015.
  • "Theoretical and Engineering Problems of Conceptual Provenance in Long-Lived Classification Schemes." iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, September 25, 2015.
  • "Methodological Constructs in Subject Ontogeny Research." Second Edition. iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, September 25, 2015.
  • "Methodological Constructs in Subject Ontogeny Research." iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, November 20, 2014. 
  • Davis, K., Lee, J. H., Morrissey, K. and Tennis, J. T. (2013). "CHIL: Cultural Heritage and Informal Learning at the iSchool." iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, November 21, 2013.
  • "Edifice Complex: Conceptualizing Classification in 1890 and Now." iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, November 21, 2013.
  • Rogers, C. and Tennis J. T. (2013). "Authenticity as a Social Contract – We Are Our Records." 2013 iConference.  Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, February 13-15, 2013.
  • Crandall, M., Tennis, J. T., and Clarke, R. I. (2012). "Questions about Content Curation in ChronoZoom." iSchool Research Fair.  Seattle, Washington, November 15, 2012.
  • "Emerging Concepts in Ontogenic Analysis." (2012). iSchool Research Fair.  Seattle, Washington, November 15, 2012.
  • West, J. and Tennis, J. T. (2012). "Categorical Landscapes: Large Scale Cluster Analysis of Wikipedia's Category System Over Time." iSchool Research Fair.  Seattle, Washington, November 15, 2012.
  • Rogers, C. and Tennis, J. T. (2012). "Visualizing the Life-Cycle of Authenticity Metadata." iSchool Research Fair.  Seattle, Washington, November 15, 2012.
  • Lee, J. H., Tennis, J. T., and Clarke, R. I. "Video Game Metadata: A Project Report." International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Metadata for Meeting Global Challenges.  Kuching/Sarawak, Malaysia September 2012.
  • Jones, E. and Tennis, J. T. "Facets of Access: A Typology of Information Dissemination Systems." 2012 iConference. Toronto, Ontario, February 2012. [best poster award winner]
  • "Forms, Foundations, and the Ethos of Foremost: Zen Practice, Epistemology, and Ontology in Reflective Knowledge Organization." iSchool Research Fair.  Seattle, Washington, November 2011.
  • "Term Morphologies as Meaningful Typology Characteristics for Indexing Languages." iSchool Research Fair. Seattle, Washington, November 2011.
  • Thornton, K. and Tennis J. T. "Eugenics and Anatomy: Case Study of Change and Stasis in Classificatory Structures."  iSchool Research Fair, December 2010.
  • "Caveat Fractal: Dissecting The Body of Indexing Theory, Uncovering Complexity, and Moving Toward Performativity." iSchool Research Fair, October 2009.
  • Good, B.M. and Tennis, J. T. "Evidence of Term-Structure Differences among Folksonomies and Controlled Indexing Languages."  Annual Meeting for the American Society for Information Science and Technology.  Columbus, Ohio, October 24-29, 2008.
  • Tennis, J. T. and Allen, B. P. "A Metadata Thesaurus: Report on the Knowledge Organization of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Conference Proceedings."  International Society for Knowledge Organization, Eighth International Conference.  London, United Kingdom, July 16-19, 2004. 
  • "Principles of Knowledge Organization: Analysis and Structures in the Networked Environment." Association of Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference.  San Diego,      California, January 6-9, 2004. 
  • Efthimiadis, E.N. and Mai, J-E. with Alam, T., Bisson, J.E., Detera, E.C., Foit, L.M., and Tennis, J.T.  "MARS (Media Asset Retrieval System): Puget Sound's Digital Archive."  Annual AMIA Conference. Boston, Massachusetts, November 22, 2002. 
  • Efthimiadis, E.N. and Mai, J-E. with Alam, T., Bisson, J.E., Detera, E.C., Foit, L.M., and Tennis, J.T.  "Puget   Sound’s MARS (Media Asset Retrieval System) Digital Library."  Joint Conference on Digital Libraries.  Portland, Oregon, July 14, 2002.