Towards user-centered indexing in digital image collections

  title={Towards user-centered indexing in digital image collections},
  author={Krystyna K. Matusiak},
  journal={OCLC Systems & Services},
Purpose – User-created metadata, often referred to as folksonomy or social classification, has received a considerable amount of attention in the digital library world. Social tagging is perceived as a tool for enhancing description of digital objects and providing a venue for user input and greater user engagement. This article seeks to examine the pros and cons of user-generated metadata in the context of digital image collections and compares it to professionally created metadata schema and… CONTINUE READING