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Taxonomy Design Best Practices

Thursday March 21st, 2019 @ 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Taxonomies support information findability, but only if they are well designed. This workshop will present best practices principles in designing taxonomies, including the basics of terms and relationships, along with structural design issues. Besides that, the workshop will especially present ways that taxonomy terms are displayed to end-users to support search.

Workshop outline:

  • Introduction to taxonomies and other knowledge organization systems
  • Types and usesStandards and models
  • Taxonomies and metadata
  • Taxonomies in support of search
  • Searching on taxonomies
  • Taxonomies for post-search refinements
  • Knowledge graphs
  • Term creationWording of terms
  • Synonyms/alternative labels
  • Term relationships
  • Hierarchical relationships
  • Associative relationships
  • Semantic relationships
  • Structural design
  • Hierarchical taxonomy design
  • Faceted taxonomy design
  • User displays
  • Hierarchical display options
  • Faceted taxonomy displays
  • Hierarchical-faceted combinations
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