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Applying The Five Laws of Library Science to your Next Taxonomy or Digital Product

The rate at which we are producing new information is unprecedented. Each year our ability to capture and create information becomes easier. As a result, the need to find information becomes more and more important. Designing the structure of information … Continue reading »

The 4 Steps to Designing an Effective Taxonomy: Step #4 Measure the Findability of Your Content

Taxonomy is not as daunting as it seems. In this blog series, one of EK’s taxonomy experts, Ben White, provides 4 practical steps to designing and validating a user-centric taxonomy. Step #4: Measure the Findability of Your Content Search, which … Continue reading »

The 4 Steps to Designing an Effective Taxonomy: Step #3 Validate Your Taxonomy

Taxonomy is not as daunting as it seems. In this blog series, one of EK’s taxonomy experts, Ben White, provides 4 practical steps to designing and validating a user-centric taxonomy. Step #3: Validate Your Taxonomy Previously, I’ve talked about how … Continue reading »

The 4 Steps to Designing an Effective Taxonomy: Step #2 Make Sure Your Facets Are Consistent

Taxonomy is not as daunting as it seems. In this blog series, one of EK’s taxonomy experts, Ben White, provides 4 practical steps to designing and validating a user-centric taxonomy. Step #2: Make Sure Your Facets Are Consistent In the … Continue reading »

The 4 Steps to Designing an Effective Taxonomy: #1 Design a User-Centric Taxonomy

Taxonomy is not as daunting as it seems. In this blog series, one of EK’s taxonomy experts, Ben White, provides 4 practical steps to designing and validating a user-centric taxonomy. Step #1: Design a User-Centric Taxonomy When most individuals hear … Continue reading »