The new cooperative cataloging

@article{Steele2009TheNC,
  title={The new cooperative cataloging},
  author={Tom Steele},
  journal={Library Hi Tech},
  year={2009},
  volume={27},
  pages={68-77}
}
Purpose – This paper aims to examine the social phenomenon known as tagging and its use in libraries' online catalogs, discussing folksonomies, social bookmarking, and tagging web sites. The paper also seeks to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of a controlled vocabulary such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, and how tagging can assist the LCSH in information retrieval. LibraryThing and the University of Pennsylvania's PennTags are examined.Design/methodology/approach – Review… CONTINUE READING

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