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Heather Hedden

Senior Vocabulary Editor
Gale/Cengage Learning

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Heather Hedden is a senior vocabulary editor at Gale/Cengage, where she edits the subject thesaurus for Gale research database products and develops discipline taxonomies for the management of content for Cengage online educational products. She has also done taxonomy consulting through her own business, Hedden Information Management, designing taxonomies for both web and internal content management. Other past taxonomist roles include at an enterprise search engine startup and in the document management department of a wind energy company. Heather independently teaches an online course in taxonomy creation and is the author of The Accidental Taxonomist, 2nd ed. (Information Today Inc.).

Gilbane Digital Content Conference 2017

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. WS5: Designing Taxonomies and Metadata for Content Management

Gilbane Conference 2016

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop E: Designing Taxonomies and Metadata for CMS Implementation

Gilbane Conference 2013