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[old] Presentation Of My Projekt Aalborg Fall 2007

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[old] Presentation Of My Projekt Aalborg Fall 2007

  1. 1. Folksonomies: When the user is an information architect
  2. 2. Charles Seger , cand. Scient. Bibl. Ph.d.-student @ Royal School of Library and Information Science Research Program: Information interaction and Information Architecture
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Background for my project </li></ul><ul><li>Problems / Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Use of a folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Webometrics and Tagometrics </li></ul><ul><li>Questions to the audience </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background <ul><li>Vast Increase in use and production of online information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for new methods and tools for organizing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>28% of all online Americans have tagged content on the Internet (Rainie, 2007) </li></ul>
  5. 5. FOLK SONOMY Aalborg Presentation Course Charles Research? Folksonomy methodology FOLKSONOMY
  6. 6. Main purpose <ul><li>Explore and charter user indexing </li></ul><ul><li>Explore collaborative tagging as part of users information behaviour </li></ul>
  7. 15. Learned?
  8. 16. Questions <ul><li>How can users IB behaviour be investigated just by registration of the results of their actions? </li></ul><ul><li>How can this setup be combined with a more qualitative approach? </li></ul>
  9. 17. References <ul><li>del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li> URL: http://del.icio.us/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lego Digital Design ® </li></ul><ul><li>http://ldd.lego.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Rainie, L. (2007) 28% of Online Americans Have Used the Internet to Tag Content. Pew Internet & American Life Project. Reports: Online activities & pursuits. Tagging. January 31. </li></ul><ul><li>URL: http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Tagging.pdf </li></ul>
  10. 18. Folksonomies as a synergy Tag User Information Object

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