“For a large enterprise to share information across diverse product lines and functions, a common language or taxonomy is required to classify the information. The best way to develop the common taxonomy is to look at the hierarchies currently in use.”

– David Lamar Smith, Halliburton Global Technical Services Chief

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Most of the items selected are written for a general business audience, or are a basic primer on the particular topic. Much of the material is freely available on the web. Some of the material is analyst reports that are accessible only to subscribers, but may be particularly persuasive in larger organizations. All web citations indicate the date they were last checked, but web content is not always persistent. Items have been organized under the following topics:

Ethics

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Information Architecture

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Information Management

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Information Retrieval

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Metadata

  • Dublin Core Metadata Inititative. “DCMI metadata terms.” 2008-01-14. Last checked 02/26/2020. The Dublin Core is a simple metadata element set intended to facilitate discovery of electronic resources. This document is an up-to-date specification of all metadata terms maintained by the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, including elements, element refinements, encoding schemes, and vocabulary terms (the DCMI Type Vocabulary).
  • M. Fleckenstein and L. Fellows. Modern data strategy. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2018. Last checked 02/19/20.
  • W.H. Inmon, B. O’Neil and L. Fryman. Business metadata: Capturing enterprise knowledge. Burlington, MA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2008. Last checked 02/26/20.

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Search Research

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Semantic Web

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Taxonomy

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