Abstracting

  • Folksonomy

    The digitalization of information has spawned many new concepts and terminology. One such term is folksonomy, which is a collaborative effort to create user-initiated classification systems. The term is a combination of folks and taxonomy and is also known as collaborative tagging and social indexing. Folksonomies became popular on the web around 2004 as part of social software applications such as social bookmarking and photograph…

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  • Need For Indexing and Abstracting

     The basic purpose of an index or an abstract is effective and efficient access to information, either through structured records, such as books and databases, or random stores of information, such as information found with Internet search engines. Indexes are mind road maps to both known and unknown information. Sometimes we know that certain information exists out there and all we have to do is…

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    Abstracting Service

    Abstracting Service: The preparation of abstracts, usually in a limited field, by an individual, an industrial organization for restricted use, or a commercial organization; the abstracts being published and supplied regularly to subscribers. Also the organization producing the abstracts. Such services may be either comprehensive or selective. Also called ‘Secondary service’.

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