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Social Tags And Controlled Vocabulary: A Comparative Study Of Documents In Chemistry And Literature, Dr Indira B Apr 2021

Social Tags And Controlled Vocabulary: A Comparative Study Of Documents In Chemistry And Literature, Dr Indira B

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The online information retrieval process enables users to assign keywords for easy access of documents. These keywords popularly known as social tags have now become a popular trend in the information organization. Many online library catalogues has provided provision which allows users to add tags to documents. These social tags has many similarities and variations with the controlled vocabularies used in libraries. Moreover the usage of social tags varies in each subject. The present study tries to compare the social tags and controlled vocabularies in literature and chemistry. The analysis have proved that social tags that exactly match with the …


Controlled Vocabularies Versus Social Tags: A Brief Literature Review, Arindam Sarkar, Prof. Udayan Bhattacharya Dec 2019

Controlled Vocabularies Versus Social Tags: A Brief Literature Review, Arindam Sarkar, Prof. Udayan Bhattacharya

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is a literature review, based on the comparative study between controlled vocabularies and social tags from various perspectives. Critical comments of experts on similarities, co-relationship, uses, trends between controlled vocabularies and social tags have found their manifestation in this literature review. Through this study an effort has been made to portray the overall picture of previous research regarding this topic.


Exploring The Structure Of Library And Information Science Web Space Based On Multivariate Analysis Of Social Tags, Soohyung Joo, Margaret E. I. Kipp Dec 2015

Exploring The Structure Of Library And Information Science Web Space Based On Multivariate Analysis Of Social Tags, Soohyung Joo, Margaret E. I. Kipp

Information Science Faculty Publications

Introduction. This study examines the structure of Web space in the field of library and information science using multivariate analysis of social tags from the Website, Delicious.com. A few studies have examined mathematical modelling of tags, mainly examining tagging in terms of tri-partite graphs, pattern tracing and descriptive statistics. This study is one of the few studies to employ multivariate analysis in investigating dimensions of Web spaces based on social tagging data.

Method. This study examines the post data collected from a set of library and information science related Websites bookmarked on Delicious.com using a Web crawler. Post data consist …


Content Analysis Of Social Tags On Intersectionality For Works On Asian Women: An Exploratory Study Of Librarything, Sheetija Kathuria Aug 2011

Content Analysis Of Social Tags On Intersectionality For Works On Asian Women: An Exploratory Study Of Librarything, Sheetija Kathuria

Masters Theses

This study explores how the social tags are employed by users of LibraryThing, a popular web 2.0 social networking site for cataloging books, to describe works on Asian women in representing themes within the context of intersectionality. Background literature in the domain of subject description of works has focused on race and gender representation within traditional controlled vocabularies such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). This study explores themes related to intersectionality in order to analyze how users construct meaning in their social tags. The collection of works used to search for social tags came from the Association …