Dr Andreas Oskar Kempf

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Taxonomy and Thesaurus Management

Key activities

  • Authority data management
  • Interoperability of authority data
  • Knowledge representation

Professional background

  • Since 2015
    Research Assistant at ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
  • 2011-2015
    Research Assistant in the department Computational Social Sciences at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
  • 2007-2012
    Lecturer at the European University (Frankfurt/Oder), the Goethe University and the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt/Main
  • 2009-2011
    Studies in Library and Information Scinece at the Humboldt University in Berlin
  • 2007-2011
    PhD in Sociology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main, grant from the Frankfurt Graduate School for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FGS) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2004-2005
    Studies of Sociology at Bucharest University (Romania)
  • 2002-2006
    Studies of Social and Cultural Studies at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder
  • 2001-2002
    Studies of Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnography, Sociology and History at the Goethe University in Frankfurt/Main


Contributions (peer reviewed)

Kempf, Andreas Oskar
In: Kuhlen, R., Semar, W., Womser-Hacker, C., Lewandowski, D. (Eds.): Grundlagen der Informationswissenschaft, 7. Auflage, Berlin: De Gruyter Saur, 2023, pp. 183-194, doi:10.1515/9783110769043-016 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Kempf, Andreas Oskar / Neubert, Joachim
STW Thesaurus for Economics
In: Hjørland, Birger, Gnoli, Claudio (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Knowledge Organization, Edmonton: International Society of Knowledge Organization, 2021, Link to fulltext (PDF)

Conference Papers (peer reviewed)

Kempf, Andreas Oskar
The Need to Interoperate: Structural Comparison of and Methodological Guidance on Mapping Discipline-Specific Subject Authority Data to Wikidata
In: ISKO '18 – Proceedings of the 15th International ISKO Conference, 9-11 July 2018, Porto, Portugal Baden-Baden: Ergon-Verlag, 2018, pp. 645-652, doi:10.5771/9783956504211-644 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Kempf, Andreas Oskar / Rebholz, Tobias
'Mixed Methods' Indexing: Building-Up a Multi-Level Infrastructure for Subject Indexing
In: Subject Access: Unlimited Opportunities, Classification & Indexing Satellite Meeting Den Haag: IFLA, 2016, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Dulisch, Nadine / Kempf, Andreas Oskar / Schaer, Philipp
Query Expansion for Survey Question Retrieval in the Social Sciences
In: Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2015 Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2015, pp. 28-39, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24592-8_3 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Articles (peer reviewed)

Kempf, Andreas Oskar / Neubert, Joachim
The Role of Thesauri in an Open Web: A Case Study of the STW Thesaurus for Economics
In: Knowledge Organization - Würzburg: Ergon, ISSN 0943–7444, Vol. 43 (2016), No. 3, pp. 160-173 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Toepfer, Martin / Kempf, Andreas Oskar
Automatische Indexierung auf Basis von Titeln und Autoren-Keywords – ein Werkstattbericht
In: 027.7 Zeitschrift für Bibliothekskultur / Journal for Library Culture - Basel: Universität Basel, ISSN 2296-0597, Vol. 4 (2016), No. 2, pp. 84-97, doi:10.12685/027.7-4-2-156 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Dudt, Muriel / Kempf, Andreas Oskar / Satola, Agnieszka
Experiences of Migration as a Space for Reflection
In: ZQF - Zeitschrift für Qualitative Forschung - Leverkusen-Opladen: Budrich, ISSN 2196-2138, Vol. 15 (2014), No. 1-2, pp. 97-113 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Articles in Other Journals

Kempf, Andreas Oskar
Qualitätsmanagement in der Terminologiearbeit: Kontinuität im Wandel
In: edition - Zeitschrift für Terminologie - Köln: Deutscher Terminologie-Tag e.V., ISSN 1862-023X, Vol. 12 (2016), No. 1/2016, pp. 17-22, http://dttev.org/images/edition/ausgaben/edition-2016-1-e-version.pdf Link to fulltext (PDF)