The first IKOS Domain Analysis Clinic–Meta-Analysis of Knowledge Organization–was held at our Wisconsin campus March 15-16, 2019. Participants worked with a selected corpus of research data to hunt for gaps, fill them, and generate complex taxonomies and meta-analytical reports. 

 

Senior Fellow Smiraglia opens the first clinic (l. to r.: Assoc. Fellows Elizabeth Milonas, Sergey Zherebchevsky, Joshua Henry, Melodie Fox and Christine Marchese; Smiraglia)

Participants hard at work considering gaps in the domain.

Participants considering ideas, comparing notes from the flipchart pages.

Products of the clinic include “A Formal Taxonomy of Knowledge Organization, version 1.0” “Meta-Analysis of the Knowledge Organization Domain: Corpus Bibliography,” and  Technical Report: Meta-Analysis of Knowledge Organization as a Domain, IKOS Technical Reports Series no. 1 (forthcoming).