In this paper: Can Structured Metadata Play Nice with Tagging Systems? Joseph Dalton of the New York Public Library discusses the possibilities offered by mixing user generated tags and semi-structured metadata with more tightly defined and rigid methods of metadata classification:
“This paper discusses the rationale behind NYPL’s decision to combine existing metadata – in the form of subject headings – with user-generated tags, and demonstrates some of the challenges, benefits and drawbacks for institutions that may be interested in using similar approaches for their own collections.” [Read More]
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