NFAIS & NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day

By |January 10th, 2018|Business strategy, News, reference|0 Comments

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) 2018 Humanities Roundtable is scheduled for Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Washington D.C. The theme this […]

Science Journal Increases Access

By |January 4th, 2018|News, reference, search, semantic|Comments Off on Science Journal Increases Access

A new authoritative journal has joined the family of open access titles. Launched in 1884 and 1912, respectively, University of Hamburg’s journal Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen […]

Through the Years

By |December 28th, 2017|News, reference, semantic|Comments Off on Through the Years

Machine learning scientists at Disney Research have developed an innovative new model that uncovers how the meanings of words change over time. This interesting information […]

Words Are Important

By |December 22nd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Words Are Important

For more than a decade, Merriam-Webster has been issuing annual lists with the top ten words of that year. For 2017 the word is […]

Making Content Findable, Then and Now

By |December 12th, 2017|indexing, News, reference, search|Comments Off on Making Content Findable, Then and Now

In the information science world, “indexing”  denotes various methods for organizing data so that it is easily searchable.  To a student, however, the word […]

Los Alamos Looking for Librarian

By |December 12th, 2017|News, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Los Alamos Looking for Librarian

To be as helpful as possible to those in the fields of taxonomy, information sciences, ontology, etc., we are sharing career opportunities that we find with our […]

Learning New Ways to Learn

By |December 8th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Learning New Ways to Learn

Digital humanities sounds like an oxymoron at first glance, but the term has been floating around for over a decade and still a precise definition […]

Proofreading Fun

By |December 7th, 2017|News, reference, Standards, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Proofreading Fun

To some the title of this article may seem like an oxymoron, but for others proofreading is an obsession. This unique but interesting play […]

Words Reveal Much

By |November 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Words Reveal Much

Words matter. They reveal who you are and reflect your character. Every child has heard the rhyme, “Sticks and stones may break my bones
But […]