TITLE

Tagging for Subject Access

AUTHOR(S)
Yang, Sharon Q.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Computers in Libraries;Nov2012, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
83741193

 

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