Chemical Knowledge Map
First of all, it is necessary to investigate and understand all the categories in lifestyle to manage the knowledge in chemistry in an effective manner. By adopting the concept of “Knowledge Map of Chemical Substances,” commercially available products used in daily life can be classified as food, clothing, housing, education, recreation, and personal items on the website. The information on the items in product testing, testing standards (source: Bureau of Standards, Metrology, and Inspection), chemical substances used, and the material safety data of certain chemical substances in the ingredients (hazard labels, safe use information, information on physical and chemical properties, information on hazard assessments, toxicological information and ecotoxicological information) is also provided. In addition, a knowledge classroom that describes knowledge related to chemical substance and depicts the distribution of such knowledge on this website is provided to the public.
The Chemical Knowledge Map is designed for use by the public and has the following major features:
- Knowledge Index
A knowledge map is an index that can help users to locate or identify the knowledge efficiently.
- Knowledge Management
A knowledge map is also a tool for “inventory management” that shows the distribution of resources and the purpose, characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses of data.
- Visualization and Efficiency
A knowledge map is the visual representation of the locations of the documents, sources, frameworks, and application systems, from which certain knowledge is acquired. Knowledge maps can be loaded efficiently and facilitate the transfer and sharing of knowledge due to their distinct data structure.