Grants for Digital Archiving

August 4, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, News

A unique opportunity comes around once a year with the GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program. With funding provided by The Recording Academy (aka The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, or NARAS), the GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of […]

The Power of Thesauri

August 3, 2015  
 Posted in Autoindexing, indexing, metadata, News

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is 57 years old. As we celebrate the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program, it is important to remember the important and powerful data they collect, organize, manage and share. This is done primarily through the NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program to preserve NASA’s research […]

The Complexity of Knowledge Organization

July 30, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, Taxonomy

If you didn’t make it to the Innovations in Knowledge Organisation (IKO) conference in Singapore last month, don’t worry. The conference materials and a post-conference newsletter are available free online. Though it isn’t quite as good as being there in person, you can still read what Margie Hlava (President of Access Innovations) and Bob Kasenchak (Director of […]

Collaboration is Key

July 30, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, ontology

TEMIS has launched Luxid 7, the seventh generation of its flagship semantic content enrichment platform. Luxid 7 promises a beefed-up scalable and robust semantic enrichment pipeline and includes a dedicated ontology management tool. Broadway World Geeks brought this to our attention in their article, “TEMIS Integrates Ontology Management and Semantic Enrichment in Luxid’ 7.” When building a […]

Learn How to Increase Findability

July 29, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, News, search

Enterprise Search & Discovery is holding their annual summit in Washington D.C. on November 3-5, 2015. This year’s theme is “Delivering on the Promise of Search.” This event is a good opportunity to learn about new technologies, next generation information access, and interesting approaches to search and discovery. Who should attend the Enterprise Search & […]

Comprehensive and Custom Search

July 29, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, search

Elsevier recently introduced its Chemical Resistance Database: Plastics and Elastomers. It characterizes the effect of thousands of reagents, the environment, and other exposure media. This database enables organizations to search for materials and substances properties data that includes information about both commercially available and “retired” plastics. The data is carefully curated from various sources, including […]

Improving Search Results Never Ceases

July 28, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, News, search, semantic, Term lists

JSTOR Labs projects have begun utilizing more article-specific terms, or keywords. For example, in both Understanding Shakespeare and Classroom Readings, you’ll find keywords underneath article titles, separated by vertical pipes. This interesting topic came from the JSTOR blog post, “Labs’ No-Longer-Secret Ingredient: the JSTOR Thesaurus. JSTOR has content across virtually all of the academic disciplines from hundreds […]

Increasing the Challenge

July 24, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

Orchestrating the installation and implementation of a new or upgraded records management system anywhere is a large undertaking. When it involves jail management and effective law enforcement, it is more than a comprehensive job. Automated information systems are an absolute necessity for effective law enforcement. This unique and interesting information came to us from Corrections One […]

Document Management Can Be a Safety Net

July 23, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News

Document management is essential for any organization, but none more than the medical industry. Documents and records serve as proof that your medical device company uses compliant document management practices when designing, developing, and manufacturing health industry products. Quality Digest brought this news to our attention in their article, “Top Three Document Management Tips for Medical Device […]

Where to put the data?

July 21, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, storage

ZL Unified Archive is being used by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for records and information management of government unstructured data as part of a solution provided by Unisys Corp. to transition NARA to a cloud-based email and collaboration solution. Market Wired brought this news to our attention in their article, “National Archives and […]

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