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Title

  • Main Title Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies

Creator

  • Author: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of North Texas
  • Author: Rorissa, Abebe
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Albany

Contributor

  • Organizer of meeting: American Society for Information Science and Technology
    Contributor Type: Organization

Date

  • Creation: 2012-10
  • Embargoed Until: 2012-02-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing empowering digital libraries users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies.
  • Physical Description: 3 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: indexes
  • Keyword: tags
  • Keyword: digital libraries
  • Keyword: social networking

Source

  • Meeting: American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Seventy-Fifth Annual Meeting, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Relation

  • Is Version Of: Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies [Poster], ark:/67531/metadc122175

Collection

  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Paper

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc122173

Degree

  • Academic Department: Digital Projects Unit

Note

  • Display Note: Abstract: The increase in the number and heterogeneity of digital resources has led cultural heritage institutions to develop tools, workflows, and quality assurance mechanisms that allow effective digital resource management. The poster that this paper describes assesses the current landscape in digital libraries as well as best practices and identifies emerging trends in information indexing. It also explores the potentials of and controversies surrounding user supplied tags or keywords in terms of complementing established controlled vocabularies in a diverse and collaborative environment.