Youngok Choi

Dr. Youngok Choi is Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Her areas of research include information seeking behavior, image retrieval system design, digital libraries, cultural heritage information management, and human-computer interaction.


Exploring Social Tags in a Digitized Humanities Online Collection



The recent development of Web 2.0 technologies has been implemented in many applications with an emphasis on user contribution, active user participation, and harnessing of collective intelligence. In particular, interest has grown in the use of tagging, as tagging allows users to add their own keywords or tags to online documents and images so that they can organize resources for themselves, share them with others, and find resources that others have tagged.

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