An evaluation of enhancing social tagging with a knowledge organization system

Brian Matthews, Catherine Jones, Bartłomiej Puzoń, Jim Moon, Douglas Tudhope, Koraljka Golub, Marianne Lykke Nielsen, Vanda Broughton
2010 ASLIB Proceedings  
Traditional subject indexing and classification are considered infeasible in many digital collections. Automated means and social tagging are often suggested as the two possible solutions. Both, however, have disadvantages and, depending on the purpose of use or context, require additional manual input. This study investigates ways of enhancing social tagging via knowledge organization systems, with a view to improving the quality of tags for increased information discovery and retrieval
more » ... ance. Benefits of using both social tags and controlled terms are also explored, including enriching knowledge organization systems with new concepts.
doi:10.1108/00012531011074690 fatcat:nfgbby6k35axhessyh45vrl6vu