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1 The Hive Mind and Libraries Folksonomies and Tagging

2 Tagging on the Web Adding descriptive keywords, categories, or labels to online objects for future retrieval or findability.Adding descriptive keywords, categories, or labels to online objects for future retrieval or findability. Enables people to categorize their own content.Enables people to categorize their own content.

3 Tagging Websites Social Media Websites –Flickr, YouTube Social Bookmarking Websites –del.icio.us, CiteULike Listmakers and Social Cataloging Websites –43 Things, LibraryThing Blogs –75 million blogs –Nearly all blogging software supports tagging

4 del.icio.us

5 flickr

6 43 Things

7 Tag Cloud

8 My Tag Cloud

9 My Tags Everyone Else’s Tags + = A Folksonomy

10 FolksTaxonomy

11 Folksonomies are Inclusive

12 The Long Tail

13 Folksonomies are Current

14 Folksonomies offer Discovery

15 Folksonomies are Non-Binary

16 Folksonomies are Democratic

17 Folksonomies follow Desire Lines

18 Folksonomies offer Insight

19 Folksonomies engender Community

20 Folksonomies are a Low-Cost Alternative

21 Folksonomies offer Usability

22 Resistance is Futile

23 The Hitch

24 Folksonomies lack Synonym Control

25 Folksonomies lack Precision

26 Folksonomies lack Hierarchy

27 Folksonomies lack Recall

28 Folksonomies are susceptible to Gaming

29 Libraries that Tag

30 Tagging 2.0 Tag Clusters Tag Bundles Faceted Tags Deep Tagging

31 Tag Clusters & Synonym Control

32 Tag Bundles & Personal Hierarchy

33 Faceted Tagging & Hierarchy

34 Deep Tagging

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36 Image Credits


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