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    • Social Tagging IN LibraryOPACSPhilip Whitford
    • Introduction & Outline• Social Tagging • Basic Terms • Current Conversation • Functionality • How’s It Being Used • Search Language?
    • Social TaggingBasic Terms
    • Web 2.0Websites that rely heavily onusers contributing content.
    • Library 2.0Library websites that rely heavilyon users contributing content.
    • Social TagsUser generated words andphrases to describe onlinecontent.
    • FolksonomiesThe clustering of social tagsfrom the point of view of acollection or community.
    • Social AnnotationsAny form of content that isadded to an online document(can include social tags).
    • The CurrentConversation
    • Current ConversationKwan, Yi, and Chan Lois Mai. 2009. "Linking folksonomy to Library of Congress subject headings: an exploratory study." Journal Of Documentation 65, no. 6:872-900.Compared social tags in Delicious to LCSH“60.9 percent of the tags fall in the category of complete-word match with at least one subject heading in the subjectauthority file.”
    • Yi and Mai (cont.)
    • Current ConversationThomas, Marliese, Dana M. Caudle, and Cecilia Schmitz. "Trashy tags: problematic tags in LibraryThing." New Library World 111, no. 5/6 (July 2010):223-235.“In particular, lexical anomalies (e.g. grammaticalvariations) and lack of synonym, homonym, andhomograph control could result in a high probability ofnoise and recall in users’ search results at the expense ofretrieval precision, making it difficult to pull togethersimilar or related resources.” (emphasis mine)
    • Thomas et al (cont.)
    • Thomas et al (cont.)
    • How It isBeing UsedSocial Tagging
    • How to Add a Tag to the OPAC
    • How to Add a Tag to the OPAC
    • Using TagsThink Unlimited Go beyond the individual itemConnect to the collection in a new way Adding NL to the OPACObjective v. Subjective (The Best…)
    • Genre TagsAge Level/Grade LevelSubgenre (Cozy Mystery)Crossgenre (Paranormal Romance)Fringegenre (Environmental Fiction)
    • Using TagsUse single words unless necessary Could this be problematic?
    • Another Game! NameThis BookUsing LCSHs identify the book
    • What Book Am I?• New York (N.Y.) — Fiction
    • What Book Am I?• New York (N.Y.) — Fiction• Runaway Teenagers — Fiction
    • What Book Am I?• New York (N.Y.) — Fiction• Runaway Teenagers — Fiction• Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious Character) — Fictio
    • What Book Am I?• New York (N.Y.) — Fiction• Runaway Teenagers — Fiction• Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious Character) — Fictio• Runaway Teenagers — New York (State) — N
    • What Movie Am I?• Feature Films
    • What Movie Am I?• Feature Films• World War, 1939-1945 — Refugees — Drama
    • What Movie Am I?• Feature Films• World War, 1939-1945 — Refugees — Drama• Morocco — History — 20th Century — Drama
    • What Movie Am I?• Feature Films• World War, 1939-1945 — Refugees — Drama• Morocco — History — 20th Century — Drama• World War, 1939-1945 — Underground Movements —
    • Another Game! NameThis BookUsing Tags identify the book
    • What Book Am I?• epic • top 100• fantasy • uear 9• literature - europe • year 10• middle earth • year 9• premiers reading challenge 2009
    • What Book Am I?• 1001-list• 2011• boston latin school• class iv• read 2 of required
    • How Social Tagging isBeing UsedExamples:Seattle Public Library
    • Books That Were Evaluated• A Death in the Family • White Fang• My Antonia • Moby Dick• The Last of the Mohicans • Tropic of Cancer• The Red Badge of Courage • The Moviegoer• An American Tragedy • Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe• Invisible Man • The Catcher in the Rye• Light in August • The Grapes of Wrath• The Great Gatsby • Uncle Toms Cabin• So Big • The Magnificent Ambersons• The Sun Also Rises • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn• Their Eyes Were Watching God • Slaughterhouse-five• On the Road • The Optimists Daughter• One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest • Miss Lonelyhearts• To Kill A Mockingbird • The Age of Innocence• Babbitt • Native Son
    • The Data: LCSH Tags147 Subject Headings 191 Tags4.9 SH/Book 6.4 Tags/BookHighest # - 11 SH Highest # - 5993.3% Have SH 73.3 Have Tags2 Books with 0 SH 8 Books with 0 SH
    • The Data: The Age of Innocents LCSH• Love Stories Tags• Domestic Fiction• Separated People — Fiction • 1001-list• Manners and Customs — Fiction Triangles (Interpersonal Relations) — Fiction books made into movies• •• Marriage — New York (State) • new york city — New York — Fiction• Upper Class — New York (State) — • pulitzer prize winner New York — Fiction• New York (N.Y.) • romantic — Social Life and Customs — Fiction• Man-woman Relationships — New York (State) • tuesday afternoon book group — New York — Fiction• United States — Social Life and Customs — turn-of-the-century • 19th Century
    • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?• si-fi • empathy• technology • sci-fi• science fiction • stark• distopia • science fiction• dark • dark• blade runner • grim• androids • unpredictable• reality • bleak• social commentary • androids• science fiction • future• androids • love
    • What about World Wars?• World War – 104 • WWII – 50• WWI – 20 • WW II – 13• WW I – 2 • WW2 – 8• WW1 – 2 • War World 2 – 19• World War I – 16 • World War II – 61• World War 1 – 4 • World War 2 – 19• First World War - 2 • Second World War – 2
    • Popular Fiction
    • New Fiction
    • Popular Non-Fiction
    • New Non-Fiction
    • More Data:
    • A SearchLanguage?Social Tagging
    • SPL – 902,662 Records
    • SPL – 47,552 Records Missing SH* NOT .SW=*
    • No Such Luck In Bibliocommons
    • The Data:
    • Who Can Benefit?• Alternative Publishers• Web Born Publications• Sub Genres• Readings Levels• Current Events• Multidisciplinary Books• Reader Advisory
    • Who Is The Authority?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?
    • What’s The Harm?