Abstract: Some of us involved with the Innovations in Knowledge Organisation conference in Singapore are working on a competency framework for knowledge organisation (i.e. taxonomies, ontologies, thesauri, etc). We have put together a brief survey that might be of interest to you, to test a competency framework we have drafted.
Abstract: In the early 20th century, Paul Otlet carved out a role for knowledge organization as a force for positive social change. While his ideals appeared to be utopian to many of his contemporaries, his activism and vision foreshadowed the potential (for good and evil) of the World Wide Web. This paper discusses the