North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization

June 15-16, 2017

Champaign, Illinois


iSchool at Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 E. Daniel Street, MC-493, Champaign, IL 61820-6211


Thursday, June 15
8:30-11:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Doctoral Symposium NOTE: This session is open only to invited participants.

10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-11:00 Welcome
11:00-12:30 Refereed Papers 1: Conceptual Models in Resource Description

Moderator: Rick Szostak
Authority and Universalism: Conventional Values in Descriptive Catalog Code
Brian Dobreski

A Phylogenetic Approach to Bibliographic Families and Relationships
D. Grant Campbell and Alex Mayhew

E. Wyndham Hulme's Classification of the Attributes of Books: On an Early Model of a Core Bibliographical Entity
Thomas Dousa
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:30 Refereed Papers 2: Culture and Epistemology

Moderator: Joseph T. Tennis
Visualizations of cross-cultural bibliographic classification: comparative studies of the Korean Decimal Classification and the Dewey Decimal Classification
Inkyung Choi

The classification of Harris: Influences of Bacon and Hegel in the universe of library classification
Rodrigo de Sales and Thiago B. Pires

Knowledge Organization and the Power to Name: Gay Men, Terminology, and the Polyhedron of Empowerment
José Augusto Chavez Guimarães, Fabio Assis Pinho, Daniel Martinez-Avila, Grant Campbell and Francisco Arrais Nascimento

The Development of Classification on Women's Studies in LCC (1910-2010)
Han Liu

The search value added by subject descriptors in journal databases
Philip Hider
3:30-3:45 Coffee
3:45-5:30 Refereed Papers 3: Domain Analysis

Moderator: D. Grant Campbell
Citation Analysis of North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization (NASKO) proceedings (2007-2015)
Renata Cristina Gutierres Castanha, Carla Mara Hilário, Paula Carina Araújo and Maria Cláudia Cabrini Grácio

Epistemic communities in Knowledge Organization: An analysis of the NASKO meetings proceedings
Daniel Martínez-Ávila, José Augusto Chaves Guimarães and Isadora Victorino Evangelista

Facets in LISTA
Richard P. Smiraglia

The Autism Prism: A Domain Analysis Paper Examining Neurodiversity
Annuska Zolyomi and Joseph Tennis

Metatheory and Knowledge Organization
Paula Carina De Araújo, José Augusto Chaves Guimarães and Joseph Tennis
Friday, June 16
8:30-11:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Refereed Papers 4: Visualization

Moderator: Melodie Fox
Using Combined Metadata Sources to Visualize a Small Library (OBL's English Language Books)
Peter Hook and Amanda Gantchev

Visualizing data, information, and knowledge: A discussion
Laura Ridenour

An Event Relationship Model for Knowledge Organization and Visualization
Yejun Wu

Comparative Approaches to Interdisciplinary KOSs: Use Cases of Converting UDC to BCC
Richard Szostak and Richard Smiraglia
10:30-10:45 Coffee
10:45-12:00 KOS Observatory Panel

Moderator:Inkyung Choi
KOS on a Space-Time Continuum: Empirical Implications for a KOS Observatory
Richard P. Smiraglia

Do We Have All the Terms for this Art?: Exploring the Nature and Continued Conceptualization of KOS through their Collective and Individual Histories
Joseph T. Tennis

NASKO Respondent
Thomas M. Dousa
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Refereed Papers 5: Semantics

Moderator: Renata Castanha
Ontogeny and Conceptual Geometry: Following Gärdenfors to Create an Analytics for Conceptual Analysis and Change
Joseph Tennis

Conflicts of Semantic Warrants in Cataloging Practices
Wan-Chen Lee

Ambiguity in Knowledge Organization: Four Proposed Types
Lilium Rajan

Sorting the Unsortable: Visualizing Intersectionality in Knowledge Organization
Melodie Fox

Facets Analysis using Grammar
Rick Szostak
3:00-3:15 Coffee
3:15-5:00 ISKO-C/US General Assembly
Posters Evaluating the Coverage of Entitites in Knowledge Graphs behind General Web Search Engines
Yiming Zhao, Feicheng Ma, Jin Zhang and Xue Xia

A Knowledge Organization Platform: Integrating SKOS and PROV for Ontogenic Analysis
Thomas Johnson, Xiaoyu Qu and Joseph T. Tennis