Folksonomies

I’ve just stumbled across an excellent article by Ellyssa Kroski about folksonomies (user, rather than expert, created taxonomies):

The Hive Mind: Folksonomies and User-Based Tagging

Now that Amazon is letting its users tag items, how long before we see this functionality in the OPAC? I’m getting very tempted to add a tagging facility to our test OPAC server.

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