Digital libraries

Removing Bias from Classifications

By |April 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Dewey Decimal Classification system has dictated the way libraries organize their collections for more than a century. This approach may have been around […]

NKOS Workshop Call for Presentations

By |April 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) is planning a knowledge organization workshop at the Korean National Library on September 25, 2019 as part of the International Conference on […]

What is What?

By |March 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on What is What?

What used to be insider language in the information science industry, ontologies and taxonomies are becoming more frequent in the average vernacular. This could […]

Recognizing Your Library

By |March 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Recognizing Your Library

When your hear the subject is about libraries, branding isn’t something that comes to your mind, at least not mine. This very interesting topic came […]

Pros and Cons of Open Access

By |March 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Open Access

The rush towards further adoption of open access models might require some pause and thought. While questions around access to scientific research are important […]

More Support Comes for Open Access

By |March 5th, 2019|News|Comments Off on More Support Comes for Open Access

Open access publishing is an ongoing effort to secure the intellectual and creative output of a community and to avoid what many see as profiting and fraud. […]

NISO and NFAIS Merger Announced

By |February 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on NISO and NFAIS Merger Announced

Recently plans were released to merge NISO (National Information Standards Organization) and NFAIS (National Federation of Advanced Information Services) this summer. This interesting news came to us from […]

SLA Webinar on Controlled Vocabularies

By |February 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on SLA Webinar on Controlled Vocabularies

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) Taxonomy Division’s Professional Development Series is offering a February webinar featuring a familiar taxonomist – their own Heather Hedden – […]

Ontologies and Standards

By |February 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Ontologies and Standards

Standards. Expectations to live up to or guidebooks to live by? In the world of technology, the answer is yes – to both. Forbes […]

Art Used in Science Classification

By |February 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Art Used in Science Classification

This exciting information may not be interesting to everyone but those in the classification and taxonomy world understand its significance, or they should. Forbes […]