classification

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 […]

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 […]