MAY 15-16, 2012
New York, NY
New York Hilton Midtown
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Heather Hedden
Senior Vocabulary Editor
Cengage Learning

Heather Hedden is a senior vocabulary editor at Gale/Cengage Learning, a position that she held from 1996 to 2004, when the company was a division of Thomson Learning, and to which she returned in 2014. In the intervening decade, she worked as a taxonomist at various employers and as an independent taxonomy consultant (Hedden Information Management). At Cengage, Heather manages controlled vocabularies for the indexing and retrieval of Gale research database content and taxonomies for educational products. She has taught online workshops in taxonomy creation through the continuing education program of Simmons College School of Library and Information Science and the American Society for Indexing and is the author of The Accidental Taxonomist (Information Today Inc.).

Sessions by Heather Hedden
Enterprise Search Summit Spring 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W1: Building Taxonomies for Search and Autocategorization

Enterprise Search Summit Spring 2011
Monday, May 9, 2011
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. W4: Building Taxonomies for Search and Autocategorization

Enterprise Search Summit 2010
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. D-3: Tools for Taxonomies

Enterprise Search Summit 2008
Tuesday May 20, 2008
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. A-2: Categorizations: A Case Study