To Everything There is a Season

By |September 12th, 2016|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy, Term lists|Comments Off on To Everything There is a Season

The passing of a year is marked by the change in the weather and the surrounding environment. This cycle is marked by the four […]

The Origins of Labor Day

By |September 5th, 2016|Featured, reference|Comments Off on The Origins of Labor Day

Every year in the United States, summer is unofficially kicked off with Memorial Day. The pools open, the BBQ grills are fired up and […]

Looking for Standards in Government IT

By |August 25th, 2016|News, Standards, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Looking for Standards in Government IT

Recently a group consisting of agency chief information officers (CIOs), Office of Management and Budget staffers and other federal IT experts released their report […]

Breaking Grounds

By |August 22nd, 2016|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Breaking Grounds

I confess. I am in a not-so-secret deeply committed relationship with Joe, a.k.a. coffee, java, go juice, liquid energy.

I came to this relationship later […]

Big Picture Management

By |July 28th, 2016|Business strategy, News, storage|Comments Off on 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

By |July 18th, 2016|Access Insights, Featured|Comments Off on 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

By |July 4th, 2016|Access Insights, Featured, Folksonomy, Taxonomy|Comments Off on 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|Comments Off on Your Very Own Taxonomy

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

By |June 20th, 2016|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on 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 […]