Challenging Day for Healthcare

October 1, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

One of the biggest challenges facing the healthcare industry, in addition to the ICD-10 transition, is coordination among their many business partners. Providers, payers, and vendors all need to be on the same page at the same point, and that point is today. October 1st is the day when all providers must start using a much […]

Records Management Reform In Order

October 1, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, News

The State Department has been criticized for inefficiency in finding documents and releasing them in response to records requests. So in response, Janice Jacobs, who was assistant secretary for consular affairs, will take on the newly created position in charge of improving document preservation and records systems. This interesting bit of news came from The Weather Space […]

Young Indexers Learn Valuable Skills

September 29, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Building skills at a young age has long been proven successful. Somewhat different from learning to play the piano, young members of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are indexing historical records of more than 20,000 individuals, making them accessible to genealogists and hobbyists. The Orange County Register brought this interesting information to […]

Improving Access is Always a Win

September 23, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, News, search

ProQuest is teaming with a variety of other information providers to improve access to dissertations and theses. The company’s massive database of graduate works will be discoverable in context with other relevant content in such research tools as Ei Compendex, The Philosopher’s Index and others. Library Technology brought this information to us in their article, “ProQuest Collaborations […]

Making the Job Hunt Easier

September 4, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, search, semantic

Searching for a new job is stressful; no one will argue that fact. You work hard to make your resume informative without being too verbose, precise without drowning in detail, and interesting without sounding trite. After all that hard work, it can be disheartening to know that computer software is reading and profiling your resume […]

Taxonomist Make a Valuable Contribution

September 2, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy, Technology

Taxonomy plays a vital scientific role: collecting and cataloging the natural world for study. Being a taxonimist may not seem to be exciting but for those in the field, they disagree. This interesting topic came from ABC in their article, “A day in the life of a museum taxonomist.” Dr Amber Beavis is a research scientist […]

Expanding the Library

September 2, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, search

The British Library and Publishing Technology have announced a new partnership, which will make 5,400 new journal and book titles available via the ingentaconnect online platform. This interesting information came from Publishing Technology in their post, “British Library and Publishing Technology collaborate to make Document Supply Service content available via ingentaconnect.” Journal content from an assortment […]

Organized Information

August 26, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, Taxonomy

While not a true taxonomy, a recent look at the history of educational development elsewhere in the world classifies a diverse range of educational ideas and practices that have arisen with the development of mass education. This interesting information came from The News on Sunday in their article, “History of educational development.” Gathering this depth of […]

Data Harmony® v.3.10 Named 2015 Trend Setting Product by KMWorld

August 24, 2015  
 Posted in Access Insights, Autoindexing, Featured, indexing

Access Innovations, Inc., the industry leader in data organization and innovators of the Data Harmony® software suite, is pleased to announce that KMWorld has named Data Harmony Version 3.10 on their list of Trend Setting Products for 2015. “It is vital to stay at the forefront of knowledge management and, with Data Harmony v.3.10, we […]

Metadata Collection Going Away

August 13, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

The Australian Pictorial Thesaurus (APT) was a collection of topic terms for indexing Australian images. We just received word that the APT will no longer be available effective August 31, 2015. The APT used contemporary Australian terminology to describe objects, people, places and structures, activities and concepts depicted in an image. It ensures the common […]

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