Tags A – Z

 

Tag Terms (alphabetic order)*

*Tag terms are hyperlinked to articles that utilize those tags

    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Do not use this tag for articles that simply mention the ACA/Obamacare in a casual way or as a synonym for Health Care or Health Policy.
    • Broader Term(s): Health Care, Health Policy
    • Narrower Term(s): Contraception, Women’s Health
    • Related Term(s): Barack Obama, Community Health, Public Health
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles that profile USC alumni and their actions in the community-at-large.
    • Broader Term(s): Alumni
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Campaign for USC, Donors, Philanthropy, Trustees, Volunteerism
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles primarily in USC Trojan Family Magazine that address activities of the USC Alumni Association.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Campaign for USC, Donors, Philanthropy, Students, Trustees
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to awards, fellowships, grants, and honors of USC alumni, faculty, and staff. Do not use this tag for articles about scholarships awarded to students, which should be tagged Scholarships.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Academy Awards, Scholarships
    • Related Term(s): National Academies of Science, National Science Foundation, Philanthropy
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to large and complex data sets that require greater resources than standard methods or tools.
    • Broader Term(s): Computer Sciences, Statistics
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Astronomy, Convergent Science, Earth Sciences, Genomics
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to books that are written by or about USC, alumni, faculty, staff, and students. This tag may be phased out and replaced with the broader tag Publications, which includes various types of printed materials including journal articles and electronic media.
    • Broader Term(s): Publications
    • Narrower Term(s): E-Books
    • Related Term(s): Alumni, English, Faculty, Poetry, Staff, Students
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to buildings of note on any of the USC campuses.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Construction, Facilities, Historical Cultural Monuments
    • Related Term(s): Campaign for USC, Donors, Philanthropy, Trustees
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to aspects of all types of cancer including leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors such as sarcomas.
    • Broader Term(s): Biology
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Biotech, Convergent Science, Diet, Exercise, Genomics, Health Care, Radiology, Women’s Health, Research
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to diseases, functions, and treatment of arteries and capillaries, the heart, and/or veins.
    • Broader Term(s): Biology
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Cancer, Convergent Science, Diet, Exercise, Genomics, Obesity
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to USC career development services including fellowships, internships, service learning, and other programs for alumni, faculty, staff, and students as well as the community-at-large.
    • Broader Term(s): Employment
    • Narrower Term(s): Service Learning
    • Related Term(s): Leadership, Management, Scholarships, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to sporting competitions with the participation of USC alumni, faculty, staff, and students, including awards.
    • Broader Term(s): Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Equestrian Sports, Football, Golf, NCAA, Water Polo
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Coaches, Olympics, Students
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to various aspects of films and filmmaking with the participation of USC alumni, faculty, staff, and students. Do not use this tag for articles about USC School of Cinematic Arts which should be tagged as Cinematic Arts.
    • Broader Term(s): Entertainment
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Academy Awards, Dramatic Arts, Music
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining specifically to USC School of Cinematic Arts programs and projects Do not use this tag for articles about aspects of films and filmmaking which should be tagged as Cinema.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Animation, Digital Arts, Interactive Media, Television
    • Related Term(s): Comedy, Dramatic Arts, Music, Performing Arts
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to weather conditions including atmospheric pressure, humidity, precipitation, temperature, etc., over a long period (>30 days).
    • Broader Term(s): Earth Sciences
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Big Data, Drought, Energy, Environment, Public Policy, Sustainability, Water
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the study and effects of a changing climate (increasing global temperatures), including ocean acidity, water levels, drought, floods and associated security issues.
    • Broader Term(s): Earth Sciences, Climate
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Big Data, Drought, Energy, Environment, Public Policy, Sustainability, Water
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Good Neighbors Campaign, Community Outreach
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to USC’s practices of providing services and interactions with public communities that are primarily, but not necessarily, local. http://communities.usc.edu link for ‘USC Community News’ links to this topic page.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Good Neighbors Campaign
    • Related Term(s): Campus Safety, Social Work, Volunteers
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the kinds of foods and supplements that a community or individual person eats, particularly as they relate to medical conditions. Do not use this tag for articles about agricultural practices, medicinal drugs, or specific types of food.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Cardiovascular, Community Health, Diabetes, Food, Obesity, Public Health
  • Digital Arts

    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to artistic works or practices that use digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process, such as digital photography, digital video, and computer imaging. 
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Animation, Photography, Visual Arts
  • Digital Humanities

    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to scholarship in the humanities using digital tools and processing power, especially related to the Digital Humanities graduate and postdoctoral training programs at Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Computer Sciences, English, Sociology
    • Scope Note: Use this tag in place of the Digital Media category (now defunct) for articles pertaining to the Digital Media-based Imaging and Intermedia programs at Roski, some projects coming out of Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and media encoded in machine-readable formats such as computer programs, e-books, mobile apps, social media, and video games.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Mobile Apps, Social Media, Video Games
    • Related Term(s): Emerging Technology, Internet, Journalism
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the Digital USC initiative described in this article, namely an effort to “further broaden its digital reach . . . in digital knowledge and informatics, a broad academic field encompassing computer science, information technology, algorithms and areas of mathematics”
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Big Data, Information Sciences Institute
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the practices and philosophies of receiving and giving systematic instruction, particularly related to programs and projects of Rossier School of Education. Do not use this tag for articles about USC in general.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Schools
    • Related Term(s): Child Welfare, Community Outreach, Online Education, Public Policy
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to activities, events, and personalities related to amusement, enjoyment, and popular culture.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Academy Awards, Cinema, Events, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to planned academic, public, and/or social occasions including conferences, festivals, lectures, and sporting competitions that occur with the participation of USC, alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Championships
    • Related Term(s): Academy Awards, Festival of Books, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to distance learning, usually delivered over the Internet and accessible through a computer (desktop or mobile).
    • Broader Term(s): Education
    • Narrower Term(s): iPodia
    • Related Term(s): Globalization, Graduate Programs, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the study of ear, nose, and throat conditions, including hearing loss and sinus problems and treatments.
    • Broader Term(s): Biology
    • Narrower Term(s): Deafness and Hearing Loss
    • Related Term(s): Cancer, Genomics, Health Care
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to publications that are written by or about USC, alumni, faculty, staff, and students. This tag includes various types of printed materials including journal articles and electronic media.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Books, E-Books
    • Related Term(s): Alumni, English, Faculty, History, Poetry, Students
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the study of ancestry, distinctions, shared cultural practices, and viewpoints, particularly related to notions of race and ethnic grouping. Do not use this tag for articles about diversity in a general sense.
    • Broader Term(s): Sociology
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Community Health, Diversity, History
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to USC’s position or classification in a hierarchy of predetermined values, such as U.S. News and World Report’s Best Undergraduate Business Programs.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Awards, Education, Graduate Programs, Polls, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles that will feed to http://research.usc.edu and pertain to the research actions, awards, interests, and publications of USC, alumni, faculty, staff, and students. This tag will not display on the site http://news.usc.edu therefore articles tagged Research will require a greater degree of specification as to the nature of the research.
    • The Research tag pertains to scholarly or scientific/medical inquiry pursued by a faculty member, postdoctoral researcher or student. It could be published in a paper or book or shared at a conference. Stories about ongoing scholarly work (such as a clinical trial), not necessarily specific to a paper or presentation, would also be tagged Research. For example, a story about a faculty member who is pursuing the creation of a nontoxic, cheap battery for cars. Or a faculty member who is studying the origin of the Southern accent.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Awards, Convergent Science, Stem Cells
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to fellowships, grants, and payments made to support student education. Do not use this tag for articles about endowed chairs or grants awarded to alumni, faculty, and/or staff.
    • Broader Term(s): Awards
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Globalization, Students, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to education institutions other than USC. Do not use this tag for articles about USC undergraduate or graduate programs, which should be tagged as relevant school or program tags.
    • Broader Term(s): Education
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Community Outreach, Good Neighbors Campaign, Public Policy
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles that profile USC staff, i.e., employees who do not teach, and their actions in the community-at-large.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Alumni, Awards, C. L. Max Nikias, Graduate Programs, Students
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to various aspects of campus life, including services for incoming or graduation students, sporting events, and traditions.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): Career Services
    • Related Term(s): College Admissions, Commencement, Events, Students
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles that profile USC students (undergraduate and graduate) and their actions in the community-at-large. Do not use this tag for articles about alumni, which should be tagged as Alumni.
    • Broader Term(s): [none]
    • Narrower Term(s): [none]
    • Related Term(s): Alumni, Awards, Faculty, Publications, Student Life
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to the history of USC, particularly those involving the origins of the institutions, its longtime leaders, the origins of traditions and other nostalgic elements. (Particularly appropriate to USC Trojan Family Magazine.)
    • Broader Term(s): History
    • Narrower Term(s): None
    • Related Term(s): Football, Alumni
    • Scope Note: Use this tag for articles pertaining to women’s health issues such as female-specific cancers, contraception, fertility, and more. Do not use this tag for articles about the health of specific women unless the articles describe women’s health in broader context.
    • Broader Term(s): Biology
    • Narrower Term(s): Contraception
    • Related Term(s): Cancer, Gender Studies, Health Care, Health Policy