Inf237 Using Tagging And Bookmarking In Libraries Brenda Hostettler

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Inf237 Using Tagging And Bookmarking In Libraries Brenda Hostettler

  1. 1. Using Tagging and Bookmarking in Libraries<br />by<br />Brenda Hostettler<br />
  2. 2. Why Bookmark?<br />Easy retrieval of favorite URLs<br />Favorites tab is for private bookmarking<br />Del.icio.us is a popular site for social bookmarking<br />Social bookmarking shares favorite URLs with others <br />
  3. 3. Why Tag?<br />Any URL can be tagged for easy retrieval<br />Tags are linked so others can have access<br />To share your favorites with other users<br />In LibraryThing, a tag acts like a keyword to jump to a specific topic<br />
  4. 4. Who Tags?<br />Tags are created by the user<br />
  5. 5. Tagging Benefits<br />Allows users to add metadata to digital content for easy access<br />Helps categorize information<br />Store and retrieval system helps libraries serve patrons quicker<br />Positive for libraries by incorporating an interactive online system that responds to the user<br />
  6. 6. Tagging Problems<br />Misspelled words renders content unusable <br />Bad choice of words or definitions for tags are not useful and create unnecessary noise<br />Words that have multiple meanings give incorrect results<br />
  7. 7. Popular Bookmarking and Tagging Websites <br />Del.icio.us<br />Del.irio.us<br />Fuzzfizz<br />Jumptags<br />LibraryThing<br />Linkroll<br />SiteTagger.com<br />

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