The American Historical Association (AHA) recently put together a draft revision of its taxonomy of the discipline and is inviting comment from members as it moves toward a final form of the document. The deadline for comment is September 30.
How effective are auto-classification tools for subject-based taxonomies? It is important to remember that when using and creating custom taxonomies for subject classification, the results are well received.
AMCAD has started working on a document management project with Arizona’s Pinal County Clerk of the Superior Court. The plan is to scan and index approximately five million images in six months’ time. This monumental task is part of a larger long-term records management strategy for the Clerk of the Superior Court.
Just using the word “auto” alludes to something that happens without effort. So however helpful autoclassification or autoindexing is to the world of making content findable, it is important to remember that there is a massive amount of work being down prior and in the background to make the “auto” be auto.
We talk a lot about taxonomy in the realm of indexing organizational information against a solid and strong taxonomy built within standards so that content is found easily. It is easy sometimes to forget that taxonomy originated with science. Classification of animals, plants, and other organisms into appropriate categories for easy reference. eBird is a traditional genus-species kind of taxonomy except for the part about being online and searchable.
Infolinx System Solutions has announced the release of Infolinx WEB version 3.4, which will be available in late September of this year. This latest release includes deepened integrations with Microsoft® SharePoint®, Laserfiche® Records Manager, Kofax Capture and oneilBridge™, as well as improvements to the data presentation, reporting capability and application interface.
With a very disconcerting question – what would happen if the Pope’s library were accidentally burnt? – an important subject is being discussed. No one wants to hypothetically contend a situation as dire as that, but it is possible. So if indeed, destruction happened, how can we reconstruct history?
Effective records management training is important to reduce errors and access/use organized information effectively. Most organizations know this, including the Bahamian government.
The Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica has recently joined efforts with Pensoft Publishers to bring the Society’s journal, Nota Lepidopterologica, to the world of open access.
Instead of the intimidating task of barcoding and physically storing almost 200 years worth of court and land transaction paperwork, a New York county administration chose to invest in a Laserfiche document processing system. In the end it is projected they will save nearly $5.5 million on document management.