New Webinar@AIMS: “Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS): Management of Classification Systems in the case of Organic.Edunet”

The AIMS team is pleased to announce the webinar “Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS): Management of Classification Systems in the case of Organic.Edunet”

The webinar will present the implementation of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) in the case of Organic.Edunet. Organic.Edunet is a learning portal which provides access to thousands of quality digital learning resources on organic agriculture.

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

About the webinar

The objective of this webinar is to provide a brief overview of the Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) and the tools used for managing them. The presentation will focus on the management of the multilingual Organic.Edunet ontology as a case study. In this context it will present aspects such as the collaborative work, multilinguality needs and update of the concepts using an online KOS management tool (MoKi).


21st February 2014 - 16:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy)


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.


This webinar is co-sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Agro-Know