Women Aviators: Then & Now

A newly discovered photograph suggests aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands. The photo, […]

Naming Conventions

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Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics, and the practice and science of classification […]

Father’s Day: History in the Making

By |June 19th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on 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

By |June 12th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on 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 […]