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Join Us: Day-to-Day Maintenance of Taxonomies in Changing Disciplines


Presented by
Aimee ReelMarisa Hughes

Thursday, November 14, 2019; 12:00 to 1:00 pm Eastern

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Summary:

Aimee Reel, ProQuest, and Marisa Hughes, American Psychological Association, will discuss the nuts and bolts of day-to-day management of their respective thesauri, focusing on the forces that impact change and the tools, processes, and procedures they employ on a daily basis. They will provide examples from recent updates, and will also explore future refinements to the daily management process.

About our presenters

Aimee Reel is a Lead Content Editor, Taxonomy, at ProQuest LLC. A graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington, she has worked at ProQuest for over 19 years, the past 9 of which have been spent on the daily care and feeding of the ProQuest Subject Thesaurus.

Marisa Hughes is Taxonomist in the Office of Publications & Databases at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. She 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 a Master of Arts in Psychology from George Mason University.

About the Taxonomy Division Professional Development Series:
As part of their member benefits, SLA - Taxonomy Division Members attend webinars and access recordings for free. Not a member? Register for this webinar for $30. Alternatively, update your SLA membership to include Taxonomy Division ($20), or Join SLA (this includes one Division for free) and attend the webinar for Free as well as access recordings of all previous webinars.

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