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Organizational Intelligence

Just as we now measure the intelligence of people by using I.Q., the study of organizational intelligence measures the intellectual capacity of entire organizations. […]

Annual Conference of American Society for Indexing

By |March 19th, 2018|indexing, News|Comments Off on Annual Conference of American Society for Indexing

Cleveland is hosting the American Society for Indexing (ASI) for their annual conference on April 26-28, 2018. With the theme, “Indexer’s Rock”, Cleveland, the […]

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 […]