Father’s Day: History in the Making

Yesterday, the United States observed Father’s Day. This celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society is observed […]

Why Taxonomies Matter To You

Taxonomy is the practice and science of classifying things or concepts. Those of us in the business of information science know it as the […]

What’s On Your Summer Reading List?

By |June 5th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on What’s On Your Summer Reading List?

It’s that time of year again: summer reading! Last year I wrote about how librarians catalog, search, provide readers advice and come up with book […]

The Power of Memory

By |May 29th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, semantic|Comments Off on The Power of Memory

In the United States, today is celebrated as Memorial Day. It is a federal holiday for remembering the people who died while serving in […]

April: America’s Newest Sweetheart

By |May 22nd, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on April: America’s Newest Sweetheart

Who is April?

I heard that at a least a dozen times last month from friends and colleagues. With more than 1.2 million people logging […]

Finding Credibility

By |May 15th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Standards|Comments Off on Finding Credibility

In November I wrote an article about deciphering fact from fiction but I didn’t cover the whole fake news craze. Perhaps in my naivety […]

Taxonomy of a Taco

By |May 8th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Taxonomy of a Taco

Tacos have been on my mind lately with Cinco de Mayo coming up (or rather, gone, since this will be posted afterwards). I love […]

And They’re Off!

By |May 1st, 2017|Access Insights, Featured|Comments Off on And They’re Off!

I live in Louisville, Kentucky. That means that, for the past week and all this coming week, everything, and I mean everything, is all […]

Words That Roll Off the Tongue

By |April 24th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference, semantic|Comments Off on Words That Roll Off the Tongue

If someone asked you to name the most beautiful word or phrase in English, how would you begin to choose? Would your decision be […]

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

By |April 17th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Technology|Comments Off on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

While this is a title for Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel, it is also a question on a lot of people’s minds as we […]