Tagging might not be slower than filing in folders

Karl Voit, Keith Andrews, Wolfgang Slany
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM annual conference extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts - CHI EA '12  
Tagging is a promising method for organising and refinding information. However, studies comparing tagging mechanisms to organising information in folder hierarchies are relatively scarce. A study with the software framework tagstore shows that tagging does not necessarily mean slower filing performance. For experienced users, tagging required less time, fewer mouse clicks, and had very high acceptance rates.
doi:10.1145/2212776.2223753 dblp:conf/chi/VoitAS12 fatcat:fcn4gpkfbzbb7ka2h6azlrx5q4