Taxonomy Times #19 Available Now

July 30, 2014

We are pleased to announce the next issue of Taxonomy Times *All-Vancouver Edition*, is available! Division members may access it here: http://wiki.sla.org/display/SLATAX/Bulletin+Current+Issue   What does Issue #19 have to offer?  Available as pdf  Letter from the Chair—feedback on DTax-sponsored sessions and CE courses   Session Reports from SLA2014–everything the DTax Division sponsored  Member Profile—SLA2014 presenter and […]

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Recording and Slides available: Thesaurus Creation and Back-of-the-Book Indexing Compared

July 30, 2014

Thank you for joining us for the July 10, SLA Taxonomy Division Webinar presented by Heather Hedden. The slides and recording are available to members now on the wiki. Do you have a Taxonomy story to tell? We’d love to hear from you. Contact the Professional Development Committee if you’d like to present at one […]

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Register today for “Thesaurus creation and back-of-the-book indexing compared”

July 7, 2014

Registration closes tomorrow – Tuesday, July 8 – at 5pm ET for the upcoming webinar “Thesaurus creation and back-of-the-book indexing compared” with Heather Hedden. Register today! NOTE: All registrants will receive their access information on Wednesday, July 9. Date: July 10, 2014 Time: 1:00pm ET Creating a thesaurus (a more formal kind of taxonomy to […]

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Webinar registration open: Thesaurus creation and back-of-the-book indexing compared

June 21, 2014

Date: July 10, 2014 Time: 1:00pm ET Creating a thesaurus (a more formal kind of taxonomy to support indexing and retrieval) in many ways is similar to creating a back-of-the-book index, but there are also subtle yet significant differences that might not be readily apparent. This presentation compares key points, including creating multiple points of […]

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Taxonomy Division needs your help in Vancouver!

May 10, 2014

Are you going to Vancouver? Want a great way to meet and talk with other taxonomists? Read on. The Taxonomy Division needs a few volunteers to take attendance at sessions, hand out evaluation sheets, serve as greeters at the open house, write summaries of programs for the Taxonomy Times, and tweet tidbits that tweak your […]

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Taxonomy Times #18 is available now

April 30, 2014

Taxonomy Times, the quarterly bulletin of the SLA Taxonomy Division, has published its next issue. DTax members only may access it here: http://wiki.sla.org/display/SLATAX/Bulletin+Current+Issue Read up on what programming our division is sponsoring at SLA Annual in Vancouver. Discover new options to volunteer in a short- or long-term capacity. Get preliminary results from the member survey. […]

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Webinar Series: Taxonomy Maintenance and Governance in the Age of Big Data

April 23, 2014

Date: May 16, 2014 Time: 1:00pm ET Join Ralph Tamlyn and Wendi Pohs to hear about Taxonomy Governance and Maintenance in the age of Big Data. They’ll share best practices and common pratfalls, based on their experience at IBM, and at other large corporate sites. Ralph Tamlyn is an independent Taxonomy, Ontology, and Classification Metadata […]

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Taxonomy A to Z at SLA 2014

April 10, 2014

Taxonomists – whether you’re an experienced professional, a novice, or wondering what the term means – Special Libraries Association (SLA) has something for you. This year’s annual conference will be June 8 – 10 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and includes educational sessions, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities that will let you meet and mingle with […]

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