...pivoting to focus on innovation. Still blogging about copyright and occasionally on digitization.
Thursday, September 15, 2005
Metasearch and metadata
Thom Hickey in his blog Outgoing has a posting entitled "Metasearch and metadata" that talks the role controled vacabularies. Hickey is a chief scientist at OCLC and quite interested in metadata. His opinions on controlled vocabulary are worth reading and includes the importance of speed. Hickey has promised to follow-up with more on their experiments in avoiding/enhancing fielded searching later.