Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology

The Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology is a bi-monthly news magazine packed with developments and issues affecting the field, pragmatic management reports, opinion, and news of people and events in the information science community.

This Issue

April/May 2014

Vol. 40, No. 4


Economics of Knowledge Organization Systems

by Marjorie M.K. Hlava, Special Section Guest Editor
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Understanding and Managing Taxomomies as Economic Goods and Services
by Denise A.D. Bedford
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Government Knowledge Organization Systems: Valuing A Public Good
by Gail Hodge
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Metadata Capital: Raising Awareness, Exploring a New Concept
by Jane Greenberg
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Taxonomies for Categorization and Research: Is a Mining Analogy Valid?
by Barbara Gilles
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The Importance of Knowledge Organization
by Rick Szostak
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Candles for Information Science
by Lois F. Lunin
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Editor’s Desktop
by Irene Travis
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President’s Page
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Inside ASIS&T
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  • Lois Lunin: In Memoriam
    by S. K. Hastings
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  • ASIS&T Annual Audit
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RDAP Review: Developing a Data Curation Service: Step #1 Work With What You’ve Got
by Lisa R. Johnston
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