May 18, 2021

Controlled Vocabularies: 17 New Terms Added to ERIC Thesaurus

17 new terms (descriptors) were added to the ERIC Thesaurus today. Here’s the list. From the ERIC (Education Resources Information Center): Ambiguity (Context) Ambiguity (Semantics) Capacity Building Comorbidity Computer Games Critical Literacy English Language Learners Information Security Knowledge Economy Leadership Role Mixed Methods Research Naming Neoliberalism School Turnaround Semi Structured Interviews Structured Interviews Web 2.0 […]

Agriculture: FAO Data Published as Linked Open Data

From the FAO Data Blog: FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), like many other large data producers (BBC, the Library of Congress, the US government, just to name just a few), has started publicizing its data as Linked Open Data. For example, the very first data set published by FAO was the […]

Reference: Controlled Vocabularies "The Ethnographic Thesaurus (Beta Version) is Added to the Open Folklore Portal"

From the Open Folklore Blog: The AFS Ethnographic Thesaurus is now available in a beta version on the Open Folklore portal, a collaborative effort of the Society, the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries, and the Indiana University Digital Library Program. [Clip] The AFS Ethnographic Thesaurus is a searchable online vocabulary that can be used to improve access […]

Just Released Paper: "Computer-Assisted Update of a Consumer Health Vocabulary Through Mining of Social Network Data"

Super Interesting! Author: Kristina M Doing-Harris*, BCompSci MA MS PhD; Qing Zeng-Treitler*, PhD Affiliation (Both Authors) University of Utah, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Salt Lake City, UT, United States Source: Journal of Internet Medical Research (13.2, 2011) ABSTRACT Background: Consumer health vocabularies (CHVs) have been developed to aid consumer health informatics applications. This purpose is […]