WebSearch University 2016 provides a unique opportunity to connect with some of the best-known power searchers – the people who specialize in tracking the ongoing developments in web search engines, resource platforms, and research strategies

This intensive learning opportunity will sharpen your search skills, introduce you to new navigation tools, and improve your value to your organization.

There are a variety of workshops available regardless of your specific interest. One of particular interest is Tagging and Auto-Categorizing Content, which is being led by Barbie E. Keiser. The workshop description is: “Finding information hidden in repositories can be aided by developing a robust taxonomy but only if people use it. One answer for accurate and efficient tagging is auto-categorizing tools. These tools are becoming increasingly complex, employing a range of approaches and methodologies to accurately mine text and helping search engines deliver accurate answers. This interactive workshop, with roundtable discussions, covers the benefits of using these tools, features to look for, understanding how each tool manages thesauri, developing an RFP, and designing test and implementation plans.”

If you are interested in attending this year’s Web Search University in Virginia, click here for more information and/or registration.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.