Classification

Humans in Classification

Humans, as we know them today, are the only extant members of Hominina clade (or human clade), a branch of the tribe Hominini belonging to the family of great apes. Their […]

Taxonomy of the K-9 Persuasion

By |April 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

If you are a frequent reader of this blog you know I like unique taxonomies. You also should know that I love dogs. So […]

Taxonomy of Socialism

By |March 26th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Taxonomy of Socialism

Before we get started, let me preface by saying this is not a political post. This is a post about taxonomies. If you are […]

Telling the Story of Life

By |March 23rd, 2020|Access Insights, Featured|Comments Off on Telling the Story of Life

Taxonomy is the science of classifying living things. Some call it the Dewey Decimal System of evolution, but it encompasses so much more. It […]

Taxonomy and Color Charts

By |November 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Taxonomy and Color Charts

Classification comes in many forms and on many topics…and in many colors. This interesting topic came to us from The Washington Post in their […]

Taxonomies and Bias

By |January 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Taxonomies and Bias

Christmas is behind us and for those who do not appreciate hearing the carols that have been flowing through their radios since Thanksgiving, they […]

The Role of Food

By |October 8th, 2018|Access Insights, Standards, Taxonomy|Comments Off on The Role of Food

Food is the center of seemingly everything we do. It’s a cultural nexus—when we celebrate religious things, food is at the middle of it. […]

Poor Pluto

By |October 3rd, 2018|News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Poor Pluto

Pluto is a celestial object with an eccentric orbit. A minor planet classification (MPC) is its identification now, but for 76 years, Pluto was considered a full-fledged […]

Access Innovations Taxonomist Takes on Classification

By |September 24th, 2018|Access Insights, News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Access Innovations Taxonomist Takes on Classification

Is a hot dog a sandwich? Who gets to decide? And why does it matter?

As part of their Professional Development member benefits, the Taxonomy […]

Taxonomies in Action

By |September 10th, 2018|indexing, News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Taxonomies in Action

MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, has put together a database of 140,000 District Influencers. This enhances its school district staff taxonomy to reflect […]