Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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Tagging

Type: 
Session
Date & Time: 
Apr 7 2011 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Commonwealth A/B

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Archives & Museum Informatics EIN: 77-0708617; GST / BN 887978914

Description

Words, words, words. Whose words, why words, how words? Tags are just language but who assigns them, how and where, in in what relations to existing description is all critical to understanding, and ultimately to using, tags. In this session tagging discussion advances from art to science.