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Tagging: People-powered Metadata for the Social Web by Gene Smith

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Appendix C. Case Study: Personal information Management

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Two different approaches to managing online information with tags

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How tags can complement other information structures in larger PIM projects

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An in-depth look at Microsoft’s Photo Gallery, a photo management application

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This case study looks at tagging in the context of personal information management, or PIM. As you learned in Chapter 1, personal information management is managing your own information to get things done.

In this appendix we’ll eschew the social aspects of tagging and look just at how tags can help you get organized.

Tagging for PIM

PIM ...

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