classification

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|0 Comments

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 […]

A Taxonomy is Life’s Story

By |September 24th, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, search, Taxonomy|Comments Off on A Taxonomy is Life’s Story

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

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 […]

Mastering the Subjects

By |July 23rd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, indexing, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Mastering the Subjects

Creating a taxonomy often begins with input from subject matter experts (SMEs) and by evaluating other taxonomies or thesauri already being used in the […]

Drama in Taxonomy Naming Conventions

By |May 22nd, 2018|News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Drama in Taxonomy Naming Conventions

In the world of taxonomy, names are very important. This interesting and slightly humorous information came to our attention from the Ottawa Citizen in their […]