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Title Enhancing social tagging with a knowledge organization system
Abstract Traditional subject indexing and classification are considered infeasible in many digital collections. Automated means and social tagging are often suggested as the two possible solutions. Both, however, have disadvantages and, depending on the purpose of use or context, require additional manual input. This study investigates ways of enhancing social tagging via knowledge organization systems, with a view to improving the quality of tags for increased information discovery and retrieval performance. Benefits of using both social tags and controlled terms are also explored, including enriching knowledge organization systems with new concepts.
Organisation ESC , ESC-ISG , ESC-IM , STFC
Keywords Social Tagging , controlled vocabulary , digital libraries , EnTag , Folksonomy , knowledge organization system
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Language English (EN)
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Journal Article ALISS Quarterly (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences) 3, no. 4 (2008). EnTag-ALISS.doc 2008
Presentation Presented at ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences) Summer Conference 2008. ALISS2008.ppt 2008