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By Karen Loasby


What draws information specialists to the field of taxonomy? When Karen Loasby asked the question of four diverse practitioners, their responses indicate that a thirst for problem-solving and a passion for getting accurate information into the hands of users is a good start

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Karen Loasby is a User Experience and Information Architect at Guardian News and Media in London. She has been at the Guardian since February 2011, having previously worked for RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) and for the BBC. She writes about information architecture and occasionally her two chickens at

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