December/January 2013 Volume 39, issue 2

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
December 2012/January 2013
Vol. 39, No. 2
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SPECIAL SECTION

Taxonomies in Practice

Introduction
by Marjorie M.K. Hlava
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Evaluating Classification Schema and Classification Decisions
by Denise Bedford
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Case Study: Developing the PLOS Thesaurus
by Jonas Dupuich and Gabe Carr
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Building User Experiences: Synchronizing User Experience Design and the Supporting Metadata and Taxonomy Infrastructure
by Carol A. Hert, Gary Carlson and Bram Wessel
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Indexing Electronic Medical Records Using a Taxonomy
by John Kuranz and Barbara Gilles
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Building a Taxonomy for Auto-classification
by Wendi Pohs
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Building Controlled Vocabularies for Metadata Harmonization
by Marcie Zaharee
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DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Desktop
by Irene Travis
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President’s Page
by 2012 President Diane Sonnenwald
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President’s Page
by 2013 President Andrew Dillon
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Inside ASIS&T
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Columns

IA: On What Assumptions Do You Base Your Thinking? Contextual Challenges and Strategic Possibilities
by Thom Haller
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RDAP: Digital Curation Postdoctoral Fellowship – the Hybrid Role of Data Curator
by Inna Kouper
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