The Accidental Taxonomist: Websites

Book Overview
Table of Contents
Foreword to the 2nd Edition by Joseph Busch
Foreword to the 1st Edition by Patrick Lambe
Preface
Introduction
Sample Chapter (PDF)
Websites from the Book
Index (PDF)
Reviews
Book Signing Events
Order from Publisher


Websites from the Book

Following are all the external web sites listed throughout the forthcoming The Accidental Taxonomist, 3rd edition, and gathered in Appendix D of the book, often grouped by section headings within the corresponding chapters. In some cases the link here differs slightly from that printed in the book, by being more direct to a subpage on an external site or involving a URL which would have been too long to print in the book. Over time, links that change will be updated here.

Chapter 1 – What Are Taxonomies?

Thesaurus Standards
International Standard Organization
ISO 25964-1: 2011; ISO-25964-2: 2013
National Information Standard Organization
ANSI/NISO Z39.19 2005 (R2010)

Example Taxonomies
ERIC Vocabularies
Getty Research Institute Vocabularies
NASA Thesaurus

Taxonomies for License
Wand
Photo Keywords
BARTOC

Chapter 2 – Who are Taxonomists?

No web links

Chapter 3 – Creating Terms

Standard
Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS)

Term Extraction Tool
Term Extraction from Five Filters

Chapter 4 – Creating Relationships

SKOS-XL

Chapter 5 – Software for Taxonomy Creation and Management

Mind Mapping and Concept Modeling Software
Cmap
Coggle
MindManager from MindJet
TheBrain

Semantic Web Tools
SKOS editing tools
SPARQL

Thesaurus Management Software
MultiTes Pro
Synaptica KMS
Data Harmony

SKOS-Based Taxonomy/Ontology Management Software
Mondeca Intelligent Taxonomy Manager
PoolParty
PoolParty Help Documentation
Semaphore
Synaptica Graphite
TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance

Free and Open Source Taxonomy Software
TemaTres
VocBench

Chapter 6 – Taxonomies for Manual Tagging

No web links

Chapter 7 – Taxonomies for Automated Indexing

Entity Extraction Software
NetOwl
Refinitiv Intelligent Tagging
Rosette Entity Extractor
Rosoka Extraction

Taxononomy Management Software with Auto-Categorization Features
Data Harmony Thesaurus Master
Mondeca
PoolParty Power Tagging
PoolParty Semantic Classifier
Semaphore

Auto-Categorization Software with Taxonomy Features
BA Insight
Expert.ai
Netwrix
OpenText
SAS Visual Text Analytics

Chapter 8 – Taxonomy Structures

Facet Examples
Carnegie Museum of Art
Fit Foodie recipes
Kelley Blue Book used cars
LinkedIn job postings

Chapter 9 – Taxonomy Displays

Thesaurus Displays
ERIC Thesaurus alphabetical display
ERIC Thesaurus term details
ProQuest

Hierarchical Displays
UNESCO Thesaurus
Best Buy
Walmart.com
PLOS ONE
Publications Office of the EU

Faceted Displays
Washington State Department of Transportation facets
World Bank documents

Fielded Search Display
Gale Academic OneFile advanced search

Chapter 10 – Taxonomy Planning, Design, and Creation

Cardsorting
OptimalSort
User Zoom
Userlytics
Maze

Chapter 11 – Taxonomy Implementation and Evolution

Interoperability Formats
XML
ZThes
RDF
SKOS
SKOS XML from the NASA Thesaurus
ISO 25964 and SKOS/SKOS-XL correspondence

Multilingual Taxonomy Example
AGROVOC Thesaurus

Chapter 12 – Ontologies

Available Ontologies
BARTOC (Basic Register of Taxonomies, Ontologies, and Classifications)
BioPortal

Ontology Standards
SPARQL
RDF
RDF-Schema
Web Ontology Language (OWL)

Ontology Software
Protégé
TopBraid Composer
W3C list of ontology editors
OWL Reasoner
TopBraid Composer Free Edition
Grafo
Fluent Editor
VOWL
OwlGrEd
Metaphactory ontology diagrams

Chapter 13 – Taxonomy Work and Profession

Degree programs with taxonomy-related concentrations
University of Washington M.L.I.S. program
Kent State University School of Information M.L.I.S. degree program
San Jose State University School of Information M.L.I.S. degree program
McGill University School of Information Studies M.L.I.S. Knowledge University of British Columbia School of Information M.L.I.S. degree

Associations, Organizations, Groups, and Networks
AIIM
American Society for Indexing
ASI Taxonomies & Controlled Vocabularies SIG
ASIS&T (Association for Information Science & Technology)
CILIP (Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professionals)
Controlled Vocabulary discussion group
International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)
Meetup.com
SLA (Special Libraries Association)
SLA Taxonomy Division
Taxonomy & Ontology Community of Practice LinkedIn group
Taxonomy Talk on Discord

Conferences
Taxonomy Boot Camp
Taxonomy Boot Camp London
KMWorld
Henry Stewart DAM (Digital Asset Management)
IAConference
SEMANTiCS

Blogs and Web Resources
The Accidental Taxonomist blog
Earley Information Science – Insights
Enterprise Knowledge – Knowledge Base
Factor Firm blog
Access Innovations, Inc. – Media Library
Key Pointe Consulting
Controlled Vocabulary
PoolParty – Resource Library
Synaptica blog
Taxonomy Strategies – Library

Please address link corrections to Heather Hedden.