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Reminder: Taxonomy and Metadata at the Associated Press

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  • George Peckham-Rooney
    Taxonomy and Metadata at the Associated Press Time: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST Audience: Entry-level to Expert Cost: Only Open to Taxonomy Division
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      Taxonomy and Metadata at the Associated Press 

      Time: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
      Audience: Entry-level to Expert
      Cost: Only Open to Taxonomy Division members (For membership information please see our website).
      Registration: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/645692704
      Through the AP Metadata Services offering, the Associated Press is providing publishers with a standardized AP News Taxonomy, which in combination with the AP Tagging Service enables the automated creation of rich, semantic metadata. This metadata enables publishers to improve their connection with readers by increasing content relevance and generating new, targeted products and services, while also increasing editorial efficiencies. AP Metadata Services evolved out of AP’s successful implementation of standard taxonomy and tagging within AP’s content distribution pipeline.

       About the Presenter:
      Amy Sweigert is Vice President of Information Management at the Associated Press. She joined AP in 2006 as a director of Information Management following 5 years as a taxonomist at Microsoft. She is a graduate of Stanford University and holds a Master’s of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington.

      About Taxonomy Division:
      The Taxonomy Division addresses ways to organize and structure information so that content is accessible and useful. It offers a practical context for exploring issues and sharing experiences related to planning, creating and maintaining taxonomies, thesauri, authority files, and other controlled vocabularies and information structures. If you are interested in learning more about the division or joining us please check out our website  where we have information about upcoming events. If you're interested in joining the division you can find more information here.


      George Peckham-Rooney

      PR Chair

      SLA Taxonomy Division

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