The OtherNetworks Category System
Note: OtherNetworks is mostly an index to websites. A "Target" is the thing, person, organization, process, website, article, (or whatever) to which the OtherNetworks page points.
- Access to the Target is usually found in the form of a hypertext link at the top of the page under the page name.
- Goto: Top Level ONCS
|About||What does the target write ABOUT or create media ABOUT?
This may be the same term as the target’s Issue. But a target can have an Issue without writing or producing media about it.
|Buys||What goods or services does the target BUY?|
|By||What organization or individual created or presented the target?|
|Does||What does the target DO?|
|Frequency||How often does this happen?
Periodicals or events will have a FREQUENCY
|Is||What kind of thing IS this target?
A business? - A government agency? - An artist? - A document? - A person? - or A Video?
|Issue||What motivates the target?
Human Rights? The Environment? Labor Law?
|Makes||What does the target MAKE?|
|Sells||What does the target SELL?|
|Serves||Who does the target SERVE?|
|Teaches||What does the target TEACH?|
|Using||What special resource does the target USE?
i.e. Volunteers? or Video?
|Where||What area is Served?
This may be some location other than where the target is located…
- Each page in OtherNetworks can have as many tags as needed.
- Click a Top Tag to see a list of associated categories.
- The “Target” of a page may be the page itself, or a website, an organization, a person or anything else.
The OtherNetworks Category System is an information indexing concept first devised by Stan Pokras for organizing the pages on Wikidelphia and now adopted for use on OtherNetworks.