Tag Archives: keyword search

Monopolies, Libraries, and Challenges

A somewhat rambling essay, but one that is important nonetheless: Joe Wilcox has posted an interesting essay at Microsoft Watch regarding Google’s merger with DoubleClick, the internet advertising company.  I strongly disagree with some of his interpretations (he tries to … Continue reading

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Resignation (not mine, though)

Resignation is a very thought provoking, albeit somewhat depressing, post by Alexander Johannesen on the Shelter It blog.  I have been also reading posts by him, very well presented, on the Next Generation Catalog for Libraries (NGC4Lib) listserv (where I found the link for this … Continue reading

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In the 15 July 2006 issue of Library Journal, Jeffrey Beall writes a passioned defense of metadata against the forces of keyword searching. Much of what he says is valid, and I agree that metadata is necessary for effective storage … Continue reading

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