CONSTRUCTING A THESAURUS FOR EFFECTIVE INFORMATION RETRIEVAL: A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION
13 June 2006, London
The requirement for intelligent control of subject access to increasingly complex data is becoming more evident.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
The workshop will enable participants to work with thesaurus structures and make informed decisions about possible thesaurus requirements and design in their information environment
BY THE END OF THE EVENT PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE:
· learnt how to use the conventions of thesaurus construction
· gained an understanding of how to review appropriate actions to enhance the quality for their subject data
· the knowledge to evaluate the appropriateness of a thesaurus in their information context
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This introduction is for any information manager who has the responsibility for keeping quality control in data collections. It is also useful for small information system managers as it will enable them to gain guidance on how to maintain quality in their data.
This workshop is a revised version of Subject to Authority
WORKSHOP LEADER: KEITH TRICKEY
Keith is a part time lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University and a free lance trainer. Keith brings a refreshingly playful approach to his training on information organisation, that facilitates learning for participants.
9.15 Registration and coffee
9.45 Welcome and introduction
10.00 The problems with language and information retrieval
10.20 Experiencing problems with language
10.45 Basic principles of thesaurus structure
11.30 Thesaurus 1: Using the principles
12.00 Thesaurus 2: Building from classification
1.30 Thesaurus 3: Further refinement
3.15 Electronic options
3.45 Thesaurus 4: Electronic choices
4.10 Build your own or adapt an existing thesaurus?
4.20 Review of the day
PLACES ARE LIMITED TO: 20
CILIP personal members:
£180 plus VAT £211.50
CILIP institutional members:
£215 plus VAT £252.63
£250 plus VAT£293.75
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