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onomy.org is a site where you can create and share taxonomies, folksonomies, and other forms of controlled vocabularies for use on the semantic web.

To get started, log in above using a federated ID from one of the services listed. Then you'll be able to create new onomies, invite others to work on them with you, and publish them as RDF, JSON, and HTML.

What you do with your published onomy is up to you! Import it into an application, link to it from a web service, or just use it for reference. When you publish a version of your onomy a permanent link is created that will always reference that version of it. If you want to keep working on it, go ahead; you can always publish another version later.

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Social Power (SOCPO) scheme
"The central concept of the SOCPO-scheme is social power. Social power is based on the control of (scarce) resources. The availability of these resources to an individual determines his or her level of independency. Those who are not independent differ in their level of dependency in terms of their replacebility, controllability and the amount of formal, delegated authority they possess." (Van de Putte and Miles, 2006-5, https://soc.kuleuven.be/web/files/6/30/social%20power.pdf)
Film Roles
A listing of credited roles associated with films
Internet Archive test taxonomy
Demonstration of Skills
Developed by the Columbia School of Social Work
Abel Thematic List
Film theme and topic vocabulary developed by Richard Abel
Editing Vocabulary (in progress)
A controlled vocabulary specific to the discussion of editing platforms, techniques, and practices in early cinema. Terms and definitions drawn from the following sources: The Technique of Film Editing, Second Edition (Reisz and Millar)
Music Humanities
Vocabulary for CU Music Humanities Course
An ontology for describing treks to unique places.
A test taxonomy of colors.
Variable Media
Terms used by the Variable Media Network for use in new media preservation. Listing is not intended to be exhaustive. Published 2003.

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