The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) will launch its new virtual education series on September 22, 2015. The first session, Content Strategy […]
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Synonyms and other non-preferred terms are largely what make a taxonomy (or other controlled vocabulary) a […]
Nowadays, taxonomies and thesauri are used largely for web navigation and for information search and retrieval. It wasn’t always that way. In fact, […]
The Beatles just may cringe a little if they were still together. A humorous, tongue-in-cheek parody based on a song of theirs (I Am […]
The origins of words have long intrigued me. If you watched My Big Fat Greek Wedding, you already know that the origins of all […]
As many readers know, the main U.S. standard for taxonomies, thesauri, and other controlled vocabularies is ANSI/NISO Z39.19, Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and […]
We know that when a taxonomy is well-designed and rooted in standards, it can make finding your content easy and thorough. However, the meaning of the word ‘taxonomy’ is often confused with that for ‘classification’ or even ‘thesaurus’.