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A selection of published articles written by Heather Hedden
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"Multiple Entry Points: Variants and Cross-References in Indexes and Thesauri." The Indexer, Vol. 34, No. 4, December 2016.

"Marjorie M.K. Hlava. The Taxobook. Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2015." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 2016.

"Opportunities in Freelance Taxonomy Work" (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 22, No. 12, December 2014

"ISO 25964-2 Information and documentation - Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies -- Part 2: Interoperability with other vocabularies" (Review) (pdf) The Indexer, Vol. 31, No. 3, September 2013.

"June Abbas. Structures for Organizing Knowledge: Exploring Taxonomies, Ontologies, and Other Schemas. Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2010." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 20, No. 4, October - December, 2012.

"Taxonomy Management: Needs and Considerations," FreePint, September 13, 2012. (Full-text requires subscription. Link to shorter free version: "The Care and Feeding of Taxonomies: Taxonomy Management."

"ISO 25964-1: 2011 Information and documentation -- Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies – Part 1: Thesauri for information retrieval" (Review) (pdf) The Indexer, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 2012.

"Back of the Book Indexing and Thesaurus Creation: A Comparison." (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 20, No. 2, April - June, 2012.

"Irene Wormell, Annie Joan Olesen, and Gabor Mikulas, Information Consulting: Guide to Good Practice. Chandos Publishing 2011." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 20, No. 2, April - June, 2012.

"Taxonomy Design Best Practices," PPC White Papers, October 26, 2011.

"Taxonomies and the Information User," Information Outlook, Vol. 14, No. 8, December 2010.

"Patricia Harpring, Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies: Terminology for Art, Architecture, and Other Cultural Works, Getty Research Institute 2010." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 18, No. 4, October-December, 2010.

"Software for Taxonomy Creation and Management," FUMSI (Find, Use, Manage and Share Information), November 2010.

"Taxonomies and Controlled Vocabularies Best Practices for Metadata," Journal of Digital Asset Management, Vol. 6, No. 5, October 2010, pp. 279-284.

"8 Things You Need to Know About How Taxonomy Can Improve Search," Digital Landfill (AIIM), May 14, 2010.

"How to Turn on Online Course into a Book," ELearn Magazine., April 1, 2010.

"Darin L. Stewart. Building Enterprise Taxonomies. Mokita Press, 2008." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 17, No. 2, April-June, 2009.

"Muriel Foulonneau and Jenn Riley. 2008 Metadata for Digital Resources: Implementation, Systems Design and Interoperability." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 17, No. 1, January-March, 2009.

"Alice Redmond-Neal and Marjorie H.K. Hlava. 2005. ASIS&T Thesaurus of Information Science, Technology, and Librarianship, Third edition." (Book Review) (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 16, No. 4, October-December 2008.

Conference Review: Society for Scholarly Publishing.” (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 16, No. 4, October-December 2008.

"How Semantic Tagging Increases Findability." (pdf) EContent, October 2008

"Comparative Evaluation of Thesaurus Creation Software." (pdf) The Indexer, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2008.

"SSP Conference Weighs Innovation Against History," EContent (Web site), June 6, 2008.

"Making Decisions in Taxonomy Creation." (pdf) Intranets: Enterprise Strategies and Solutions, Vol. 11, No. 3, May/June 2008.

"Taxonomy Tool Roundup." (pdf) EContent, April 2008.

"Controlled Vocabularies, Thesauri, and Taxonomies." (pdf) The Indexer, Vol. 26, No. 1, March 2008.

"Better Living Through Taxonomies," Digital Web Magazine, February 5, 2008.

"Conference Report: Taxonomy Boot Camp." (pdf) Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 16, No. 1, January-March 2008, pp. 32-34.

"Taxonomies, CMS, and Search," CM Pros Newsletter, January 2008.

"Book-style Indexes for Websites." (pdf) Information - Wissenschaft & Praxis, Vol. 58, No. 8, November-December 2007, pp. 433-436.

"Patrick Lambe, Organising Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge, and Organisational Effectiveness" (Book Review)(pdf), Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 15, No. 4, October-December 2007, pp. 130-132.

Indexing Arabic Names." (pdf) The Indexer, Vol. 25, No. 3, April 2007, pp. C9-C15.

"Indexing & Taxonomies: Finding the Best Way to Organize Online Content," co-authored with Geoffrey Bock and Seth Earley, Earley & Associates White Papers, January 2007.

Creating an Index for Your Web Site to Make Info Easier to See,” Computers in Libraries, Vol. 26, No. 9, October, 2006.

Creating an Independent Online Course for a Niche Skill,” eLearn Magazine, July 2006.

Software for HTML Indexing: A Comparative Review” (pdf), The Indexer, Vol. 25, No. 1, April 2006, pp. 32-37.

Implementing Web Site A-Z Indexes” (pdf, external link), Broadside, the newsletter of the Boston Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, January 2006.

HTML Editing Freeware: XRefHT32” (pdf), Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 13, No. 4, October-December 2005, pp.141-142.

Enhanced Site Searching with an A-Z Index” (pdf), the Informer, the newsletter of the BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group, Edition 15, Summer 2005.

Cronin, Blaise, Editor, Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST), Volume 39” (Book Review) (pdf), Key Words, The Bulletin of the American Society for Indexing, Vol. 13, No. 3, July-September 2005, pp. 105-106.

Intranet Indexing: Finding Content from A to Z” (pdf), Intranets, Vol. 8, No. 2, March/April 2005.

A-Z Indexes to Enhance Site Searching,” Digital Web Magazine, January 5, 2005.

A-Z Web Site Indexes Explained,” Sitepoint.com, December 6, 2004.

NAICS Codes: A New Industry Classification System,” InSite Pro Industry Insights, September 1997.

“Standardizing Cyrillic Software,” Multilingual Computing, Vol. 5, No. 1, January/February 1994, pp. 25-27.