Tagging for Subject Access

Yang, Sharon Q.
November 2012
Computers in Libraries;Nov2012, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p19
Trade Publication
The article discusses the results of a 2012 study on tagging activities which enhances subject access to library collections. It elaborates on the tagging activities of vendors and their systems, libraries and their practices, and users and their preferences. It concludes that while evidence exists on the usefulness of tags, only a fraction of the discovery tools and integrated library systems (ILS) have a tagging function requiring a revision in system design.


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