Keeping Your Taxonomy Fresh and Relevant

When:  Jun 17, 2019 from 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM (ET)
Associated with  Taxonomy - Open Community

You've built a beautiful taxonomy - now what? This session addresses skills which enable controlled vocabularies to evolve with your users and product needs.  Topics include: identifying and engaging stakeholders, task management, establishing metrics, making a data-driven case, and incorporating responsive change into your taxonomy management.


Marisa R. Hughes, Taxonomist in the Office of Publications & Databases at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, began her career at APA as an indexer in 1987, and has worked as a Senior Information Analyst, Technical Information Specialist, and Consultant.  She holds an M.A. in Psychology from George Mason University

Moderator: Edee Edwards, National Fire Protection Association

Level: Intermediate

Unit Sponsors: Taxonomy, Pharmaceutical & Health Technology, Information Technology


SLA 2019 Annual Conference
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH 44113