Congratulations to the 2015 Executive Board!

September 19, 2014

Congratulations to our new Elected Board members. Paula McCoy, Chair-Elect, and Jacob Ratliff, Secretary, will take office in January. No additional nominations were received, so the candidates are now considered elected. This completes the Executive Board for 2015. The other board members as of January will be: Wendi Pohs, Chair Kathleen McElhinney, Past-Chair Cynthia Knowles, […]

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Webinar registration open for Recent Advances in Search Features and How They Aid Findability

September 2, 2014

Date: September 18, 2014 Time: 1:00pm ET Want to improve your searching speed and efficiency? Recent advances in the Ecommerce and Web Search sectors are now readily available in search software. These features, such as typeahead searching and auto-redirect, increase search speed. Other advances include improvements to the search results page presentation, and post-search refinements […]

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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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