New Webinar@AIMS: "Automatic Indexing of Bibliographic Metadata: The AgroTagger Usecase"

The AIMS team is pleased to announce the webinar “Automatic Indexing of Bibliographic Metadata: The AgroTagger Usecase”

The webinar will present the keyword extractor AgroTagger. AgroTagger is a tool based on MAUI that uses the AGROVOC thesaurus as its set of allowable keywords. It can read the fulltext of publications through the extraction of related AGROVOC keywords.

The webinar addresses software developers, agricultural researchers, librarians, information management specialists, agricultural journal editors, related data providers, and other interested people.

About the webinar

The objective of this webinar is to provide an introduction to the functionalities of applications for automatic indexing, and specifically of AgroTagger. After explaining the need and advantages of automatically created metadata, AgroTagger is presented as a keyword extractor that is working with the agricultural thesaurus AGROVOC to enhance AGRIS resources. Furthermore the webinar will show the current and future developments of AgroTagger, including a project of crawling the web to extract resources in the agricultural domain.


27th March 2014 - 16:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy)


Dr. Fabrizio Celli, information management specialist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

How to join

The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to [email protected], containing the following information:

  • your name
  • your affiliation
  • your role
  • your country

System requirements

Once you have requested to attend the webinar, you will receive an e-mail confirming your place with an URL access. Make sure that:

  • you have good internet connection
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3. If in doubt, go to Checking system requirements of the web conferencing programme Adobe Connect.