Think of all the ways we’ve learned how to categorize information: Dewey and LCSH, taxonomies, folksonomies, controlled vocabulary, tagging…
Let me know what you think of this video by Michael Wesch, Kansas State University.



4 Responses to “Thoughts?”

  1. kjw Says:

    It is really interesting too see organization systems analyzed by an anthropologist. Wesch has a number intriguing of videos on YouTube.

  2. Miss MLIS Says:

    Awesome! Awesome! Awesome!

    Love it and I’m fwding it!

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  4. Marjorie Says:

    Yes, kjw, cross-discipline thinking is important. Library school almost makes one think that only librarians have the traditions of organizing information so it can be found. Since everyone will be and is organizing information, we are on a great adventure!

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