1. About you as a taxonomist

Responses will be incorporated into the third edition of book The Accidental Taxonomist.
This survey is for people who engage in work creating, editing, or managing taxonomies as broadly defined to mean any kind of controlled vocabularies: taxonomies, thesauri, metadata facets, authority files, taxonomy-based ontologies, etc. used for content search, retrieval, classification, organization, or management.

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* 1. To what extent do you create and/or maintain taxonomies or other controlled vocabularies?

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* 2. How long have you been doing work on taxonomies or other controlled vocabularies?

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* 3. How long have you been doing work specifically called "taxonomy"?

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* 4. What is your current employment situation?

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* 5. If you selected either the first or second response in question #4 (if you are an employee but not in consulting), where do you fit into your organization?

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* 6. What is your job title?

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* 7. What degree(s) do you hold?

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* 8. What is your study or training specifically in the field of taxonomy or classification?

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* 9. Prior to your work in taxonomies, which best describes your professional background?

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