The Bulletin of the American Society 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.

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December 2012/January 2013
Vol. 39, No. 2
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Taxonomies in Practice


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
Marcie Zaharee
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Editor's Desktop
by Irene Travis

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President's Page
2012 President Diane Sonnenwald
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President's Page
2013 President Andrew Dillon
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Inside ASIS&T
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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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