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Classifying the Un-classifiable

By |January 22nd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Classifying the Un-classifiable

Traditional classifications of animals, medicine, diseases, and other vastly dense topics can feel like reciting pi – infinite data with infinite possibilities.

While there may […]

Ghost of Taxonomies Present

By |December 25th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Ghost of Taxonomies Present

Much they saw, and far they went, and many homes they visited, but always with a happy end. The Spirit stood beside sick beds, […]

Words Reveal Much

By |November 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Words Reveal Much

Words matter. They reveal who you are and reflect your character. Every child has heard the rhyme, “Sticks and stones may break my bones
But […]

Learn How JSTOR Uses Their Subject Thesaurus

By |September 19th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Learn How JSTOR Uses Their Subject Thesaurus

Join Sharon Garewal, Senior Metadata Librarian, for a 30-minute introduction to JSTOR’s subject thesaurus and how they’re using it to improve discovery for researchers.

The JSTOR Thesaurus was created in […]

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Improves Semantic Enrichment of Digital Assets

By |August 21st, 2017|Access Insights, Autoindexing, Featured, Taxonomy, Technology|Comments Off on The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Improves Semantic Enrichment of Digital Assets

In light of the new functionality that has been added to Access Innovations’ Machine Aided Indexer (M.A.I.®) software, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics […]

The Choice of Words

By |August 17th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on The Choice of Words

Words and language in general have always been of interest to me. Dictionaries, thesauri, and as I grew older, the AP Stylebook usually resided […]

Digital Wordsmithing

By |July 26th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Digital Wordsmithing

With a passion for language, Erin McKean founded a nonprofit corporation and the world’s largest online dictionary. Wordnik is how the language guru and […]

Clearing the Fog

By |July 7th, 2017|News, reference, Term lists|Comments Off on Clearing the Fog

We have all been there. It might be in the middle of a professional conversation or social gathering and someone uses a word you […]

The Power of Words

By |April 18th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on The Power of Words

Say what you will about the 45th President of the United States, but one thing he has accomplished is a new surge in reference […]

Access Innovations Completes Pilot Project for the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida

By |March 27th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Access Innovations Completes Pilot Project for the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida

Access Innovations, Inc. was recently engaged by the George A. Smathers Libraries to help them define processes that can be used to identify and organize content […]