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Saturday, June 8 • 8:00am - 5:00pm
Introduction to Taxonomies

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A fast-moving and powerful introduction to both the theoretical and practical aspects of building a taxonomy, thesaurus or ontology.  A well-built taxonomy is part of the foundation of the information architecture underlying Websites, corporate intranets, search retrieval and access to relevant content in databases.  After the instructor defines controlled vocabularies and identifies core standards, participants will explore key concepts of taxonomy, thesaurus, indexing, classification and filtering.  Discussion topics will include the basics of a taxonomy record and fundamental term relationships.  Attendees will put concepts into practice through multiple exercises, and taxonomy, indexing, and related software tools will be demonstrated.

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Marjorie M. K.Hlava

President and Chairperson, Access Innovations, Inc.
Marjorie M.K. Hlava is President, Chairman, and founder of Access Innovations, Inc. Very well known in the international information arena, she is the founding Chair of the new SLA Taxonomy Division established in August 2009. She is past president of NFAIS (2002-2003), the organization of those who create, organize, and distribute information. Ms. Hlava is past president of the American Society for Information Science and Technology - 1993... Read More →


Saturday June 8, 2013 8:00am - 5:00pm
Convention Center, Room 21

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