FLICC/FEDLINK Video Presentations

Taxonomy Video Series

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FLICC is pleased to present a series of taxonomy video programs:

Taxonomy Tools

This brown bag session looks at the latest trends and tools in taxonomy software. Case studies look at examples from Pepsi, APA and the Office of Naval Research.

Promoting Information Retrieval Strategies in Federal Agencies

This day-long workshop explores recommended approaches to taxonomy development and the skills and resources needed to use them successfully.

Creating Taxonomies: Using Metrics to Show Progress

This brown bag session, with guest speaker Dr. Claude Vogel the chief scientist for Convera and the founder and former Chief Technology Officer of Semio Corporation, featured a practical methodology for developing a good taxonomy.

Topic Maps
The Inventor's Perspective on Subject-based Access (October 2003)

Topic Mapping Projects
This brown bag session looks at how content managers provide integrated access to multiple databases, each indexed using different thesauri or taxonomy schemes and how catalogers determine equivalent terms, classes or identifiers to support parallel subject systems. The featured program presenters and their projects are Carolyn Tilley, National Library of Medicine, "Using the Unified Medical Language System"; Julianne Beall, Library of Congress/OCLC Dewey Services, "Linking the Dewey Decimal Classification to LC Classification and Subject Headings"; Jan Herd, Library of Congress Science & Business Division, "Classification Web demo on LC Subject Headings and Classifications"; Jerri Knihnicki, Army Knowledge Online, "Mapping Internal Army Databases." (April 2004)

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