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The Love of Words

By |September 20th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on The Love of Words

If the word for a book-lover is a bibliophile, what is the word for word-lover? Epeolatry means the worship of words, and that is […]

Taxonomies in Information Science

By |August 20th, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Taxonomies in Information Science

Taxonomists are often asked about the work they do. For those outside the world of information science and management, it can be hard to […]

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 […]

Take Advantage of Taxonomy 101, a Full Day Workshop Taught by Experts at the SLA 2018 Annual Conference

By |June 4th, 2018|Access Insights, Autoindexing, Featured, indexing, search|Comments Off on Take Advantage of Taxonomy 101, a Full Day Workshop Taught by Experts at the SLA 2018 Annual Conference

Taxonomies organize a collection of information – structured or unstructured – and they underpin search in many applications. Taxonomy 101 provides the basics for […]

Organizational Intelligence

By |April 9th, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, semantic, Technology|Comments Off on Organizational Intelligence

Just as we now measure the intelligence of people by using I.Q., the study of organizational intelligence measures the intellectual capacity of entire organizations. […]

Annual Conference of American Society for Indexing

By |March 19th, 2018|indexing, News|Comments Off on Annual Conference of American Society for Indexing

Cleveland is hosting the American Society for Indexing (ASI) for their annual conference on April 26-28, 2018. With the theme, “Indexer’s Rock”, Cleveland, the […]

Classifying the Un-classifiable

By |January 22nd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Classifying the Un-classifiable

Traditional classifications of animals, medicine, diseases, and other vastly dense topics can feel like reciting pi – infinite data with infinite possibilities.

While there may […]

Ghost of Taxonomies Present

By |December 25th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Ghost of Taxonomies Present

Much they saw, and far they went, and many homes they visited, but always with a happy end. The Spirit stood beside sick beds, […]

Words Reveal Much

By |November 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Words Reveal Much

Words matter. They reveal who you are and reflect your character. Every child has heard the rhyme, “Sticks and stones may break my bones
But […]

Learn How JSTOR Uses Their Subject Thesaurus

By |September 19th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Learn How JSTOR Uses Their Subject Thesaurus

Join Sharon Garewal, Senior Metadata Librarian, for a 30-minute introduction to JSTOR’s subject thesaurus and how they’re using it to improve discovery for researchers.

The JSTOR Thesaurus was created in […]