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RE: [TaxoCoP] Fashion, Beauty, Jewelry taxonomies

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  • Julie Vittengl
    Slightly OT. I thought I recalled stumbling across a clothing taxonomy at one point but a Google search for clothing taxonomy brings back this as the first
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 13, 2010
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      Slightly OT. 

      I thought I recalled stumbling across a clothing taxonomy at one point but a Google search for clothing taxonomy brings back this as the first result. Not helpful in your search for a taxonomy but funny!


      To: TaxoCoP@yahoogroups.com
      From: david@...
      Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 15:48:23 -0600
      Subject: Re: [TaxoCoP] Fashion, Beauty, Jewelry taxonomies

       
      At 02:48 PM 1/13/2010, Matt Sherman wrote:
      You may want to check the Taxonomy Warehouse: http://www.taxonomy warehouse. com/index. asp

      Matt:

      I was going to suggest that to Donna as well, but went ahead and did searches for Jewelry, Beauty and Fashion, and the only ones that came up were the WAND ones, which she said she had already looked at.

      I did a few google searches as well, but wasn't finding much of anything.  I even checked the JISC lists of metadata vocabularies (referenced from the bottom of my "examples" page at http://www.controll edvocabulary. com/examples. html), but didn't find any there specific to those areas.

      David

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    • Clint
      Here is the Google Merchant Hierarchy (bottom of the page) http://www.google.com/support/merchants/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=160081 It isn t licensed and also
      Message 2 of 6 , Jan 14, 2010
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        Here is the Google Merchant Hierarchy (bottom of the page)

        http://www.google.com/support/merchants/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=160081

        It isn't licensed and also doesn't list any attributes but may be a nice starting point to build one of your own to fit into your system and needs


        Clint Elmore
        Taxonomy Specialist - a.k.a. Data Governance Czar
        Sears Holding Corporation




        --- In TaxoCoP@yahoogroups.com, Julie Vittengl <julievittengl@...> wrote:
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        > anything. I even checked the JISC lists of metadata vocabularies
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        > http://www.controlledvocabulary.com/examples.html), but didn't find any
        > there specific to those areas.
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      • DonnaSlawsky
        Thanks for all the help with this search. We require a lot of detail and also attributes of the product types. Looks like we re going pursue more
        Message 3 of 6 , Jan 14, 2010
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          Thanks for all the help with this search. We require a lot of detail and also attributes of the product types. Looks like we're going pursue more investigation of the WAND vocabularies. Gale also has an extensive Products and Services taxonomy (available through Taxonomy Warehouse), but you can't purchase pieces of it and we just don't need all of the 12,000+ terms.

          Best regards,
          Donna

          --- In TaxoCoP@yahoogroups.com, "DonnaSlawsky" <donnaslawsky@...> wrote:
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          > Does anyone know of licensed taxonomies for consumer products in the fashion, beauty, jewelry areas? We're looking at those offered by Wand, but would like to know if anyone has other suggestions.
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          > Also, we're seeking a taxonomy for these products, of brands and companies. We're looking into the Gale Taxonomy of Brands and Companies, but again -- would like to know if anyone has had experience with other licensed vocabularies for this subject area.
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          > Thanks very much!
          > Donna Slawsky
          > Taxonomy and Metadata Consultant
          > donnaslawsky@...
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