As more taxonomies get created, we see a growing need to “map” taxonomies to each other, which is linking between individual terms or concepts in each taxonomy so that the taxonomies may be used in some combination. Mapping is not new, but as it has become more frequent it is now reflected in newer standards and in taxonomy management software features.
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Taxonomy Merging or Mapping
Yesterday I gave a webinar presentation for members of Taxonomy Division of the SLA professional association, entitled “Taxonomy Updating, Combining, and Translating.” It was not the first time I presented on these topics and on the topic of taxonomy combining (mapping and merging) in particular. What was different this time…