classification

Big Picture Management

What is information lifecycle management? It is the practice of applying certain policies to effective information management. This includes every phase of a record from its beginning […]

The Dog Days of Summer

“It didn’t use to be this hot when I was younger.” I have heard that phrase for as long as I can remember. I […]

A Look at Women in Fiction

Over the years the availability of books and films that have improved upon the cliché roles women are given is getting better, though there […]

The Urge to Classify

Why is classification so important to so many? That question could be answered from a few different angles, including a brief look at the […]

Your Very Own Taxonomy

By |June 21st, 2016|News, Taxonomy|0 Comments

There are many places where taxonomy affects our lives, the least of which is certainly not where you choose to shop, as one couple recently […]

Provenance Based Classification Schemes

Libraries don’t catalog government information like traditional collections. Traditional material is catalogued using a subject based classification system, such as the Dewey Decimal System […]

It’s Summer Reading Time!

Summer reading. These two words can instill both excitement and dread at the same time for a youth services librarian. Libraries across the country […]

Organizing Knowledge

Humans classify and categorize everything from types of writing instruments to breeds of animals. Marjorie Hlava in her Taxobook states “you could even say […]

Go Baby Go!

The Kentucky Derby may be the most widely anticipated and discussed two-minute sports event of the year. For folks outside the 30-mile radius of […]