Mary Burke

Mary Burke
Major Professor: 
Shobhana Chelliah
Research Interests: 
  • Language endangerment, revitalization, and advocacy
  • Language archiving
  • Trans-Himalayan morphology and syntax
  • Language data extensibility and re-use
  • Metadata for information retrieval
Publication Citations: 

Burke, Zavalina, Chelliah & Phillips. (2022). User needs in language archives: Findings from interviews with language archive managers, depositors, and end-users. Language Documentation and Conservation 16: 1-24.

Burke, Phillips, Tarver & Zavalina. (2022). Utilizing existing metadata standards and tools for a digital language archive: A balancing act. The Electronic Library 40(5): 579-593.

Chelliah, Burke & Heaton. (2021). Using Interlinear-glossed texts to improve language description. Indian Linguistics 82(1).

Burke, Zavalina, Phillips & Chelliah. (2021). Organization of knowledge and information in digital archives of language materials. Journal of Library Metadata 20(4): 185-217.

Burke & Chelliah. (2021). Challenges to representing personal names and language names in language archives: Examples from Northeast India. 1st International Workshop on Digital Language Archives, 2021.

Burke, M., Zavalina, O. L., Phillips, M. E., Chelliah, S. L. (2020) Organization of Knowledge and Information in Digital Archives of Language Materials, Journal of Library Metadata, 20:4, 185-217, DOI: 10.1080/19386389.2020.1908651.

Zavalina, O. L. & Burke, M. (in press). Assessing skill-building in metadata instruction: Quality evaluation of Dublin Core metadata records created by graduate students. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science.

Burke, M., & Zavalina, O. L (2020). Descriptive richness of free-text metadata: A comparative analysis of three language archives. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology 57, e429. doi: 10.1002/pra2.429.

Burke, M. (2020). Health information behavior of speakers of endangered languages. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 52 (4), 1042-1049.

Burke, M., & Zavalina, O. L (2020). Identifying challenges for information organization in language archives: Preliminary findings. In Sustainable Digital Communities, 15th International Conference, iConference 2020 Proceedings: 622-629. 

Burke, M., Chelliah, S. L., & Robinson, M. (2020). Excrescent vowels in Lamkang prefix sequences. Journal of South Asian Languages and Linguistics 6(2): 185–213.

Burke, M., & Zavalina, O. L. (2019). Exploration of Information Organization in Language Archives. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology 56: 364-367.