Taxonomy Boot Camp - 07 Nov 2007 At Taxonomy Boot Camp, attendees will learn how to know when a taxonomy is needed, about options for categorization, and how to develop a classification system. The structured curriculum will cover topics including how to make a “build or buy” decision, how to build a taxonomy framework, how to apply metadata and taxonomy principles, and how to manage and maintain the information in a taxonomy. Participants will also study governance issues and learn how to integrate a taxonomy with search and content management systems for maximum effectiveness and ROI.
The Agile Publishing Imperative: Accelerate the Creation of Information Products - 08 Nov 2007 Join us Thursday, November 8th to hear perspectives on agile publishing from David Worlock, Chief Research Fellow at Outsell, Inc. and Howard Ratner, Chief Technology Officer of Nature Publishing Group. “The Agile Publishing Imperative: Accelerate the Creation of Information Products” is for publishing executives who want to learn more about agile publishing and how it can help them become more nimble and powerful in the information marketplace. Come have breakfast at the Four Seasons and hear more from these two information industry insiders. Cost is complimentary.
CALSI 2007. Contents and Legal Aspects in the Information Society - 14 Nov 2007 The Workshop's orientation is essentially hands-on, it is sought to share experiences and results of analysis within every different sector, and it aims to be an exceptional forum to present some conclusions on the future of contents and the Internet.
The Workshop aims to bring both national and international experts together to deal with topics such as legal advice, technologies and contents development.
The CALSI 2007 International Workshop will take place in Valencia on the 14 -16 November, in the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain.
In this edition the main subjects of the Workshop will be the following:
- The electronic administratiton
- Open Access to Science
- The future of digital information services
- Electronic journals: characteristics, present and future
TSUG meeting - 15 Oct 2007 The Thomson Scientific User Group will be meeting at BT in Ipswich November 15th for a one day event. On the agenda:
(1)statistical analysis of patents
(2)free patent information on the web
(3)Updates from TS re Thomson Innovation and Prous Integrity
(4)A live demo of Anavist by CAS
If you would like to attend, please contact either John Bullen at BP or Maj Thorn at AstraZeneca. This meeting is open to UK participants interested in Derwent information and patents.