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ERIC Number: EJ861747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Mining Social Tagging Data for Enhanced Subject Access for Readers and Researchers
Lawson, Karen G.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v35 n6 p574-582 Nov 2009
Social tagging enables librarians to partner with users to provide enhanced subject access. This paper quantifies and compares LC subject headings from each of 31 different subject divisions with user tags from Amazon.com and LibraryThing assigned to the same titles. The intersection and integration of these schemas is described and evaluated. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
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