January 27, 2022

A Glossary of Taxonomy Terms and List of Taxonomy Materials (Books, Sites, Etc.)

This glossary (free)  and list of materials (free) are part of the new Taxonomy Guide (fee-based) from the iSchool Institute at the University of Toronto.

From SemanticWeb.com

The iSchool Institute goes on to explain that The Taxonomy Guide is both a reference resource and a learning tool “designed to help you master the concepts, relationships and essential steps for taxonomy design and project planning.” Topics covered in The Taxonomy Guide include taxonomies in context, taxonomy basics, software tools, design, and planning. The guide is designed for knowledge workers, records managers, librarians, information architects, and other information professionals. It can be purchased for $199 US.

Direct to Taxonomy Glossary (Free)

Direct to Taxonomy Resource List (Free)

Direct to The Taxonomy Guide Overview and Demo Site

See Also: Taxonomy Watch (Weblog)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.