Taxonomies: What are they and how are they useful?

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SLA-SF Bay Region Chapter presents:
Taxonomies: What are they and how are they useful?
An online webinar
Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:30 – 6:30pm (Pacific)
Taught by by Margie Hlava, President of Access Innovations

The oceans of data coming at us through Internet portals need to be harnessed to power our research, development and management of existing knowledge as a foundation for growth and profitability. This webinar is a great introduction to a powerful skill that sets us apart from IT and adds value to our information systems.

Marjorie M.K. Hlava is President, Chairman, and founder of Access Innovations, Inc., in New Mexico. Very well known in the international information arena, she is the founding Chair of the SLA Taxonomy Division established in August 2009. She is past president of NFAIS (2002-2003), the organization of those who create, organize, and distribute information. Ms. Hlava is past president of the American Society for Information Science and Technology – 1993 (ASIST) and the 1996 recipient of ASIST’s prestigious Watson Davis Award. Ms. Hlava was also twice a member of the Board of Directors of SLA where she was awarded the President’s Award for her standards work. She has been granted 21 patent claims for her work.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:30 – 6:30pm (Pacific)

By phone and online via GoToWebinar, hosted by SLA-SF. You will need a PC with internet access. You can use your computer audio or telephone (toll call). The link and call information will be provided after verification of registration payment.

$25 for SLA members, $50 for non-members/guests, and $15 for students/retirees/unemployed.

Please register online or ensure your mail-in registration form and check are received no later than Wednesday,March 6, 2013.

Are you a current member of the SLA Taxonomy Division?
Taxonomy Division members may attend this webinar for free. Do not use the registration link shown above. Instead, send your name, email address and phone number with your interest in the webinar to Wendi Pohs, Taxonomy Division PD Chair: The deadline for this special offer is March 1, 2013

Questions? Contact the SLA-SF Professional Development Chair:
Chris Orr
Information Services Manager
1111 Franklin Street, 8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607