School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Digital users identify the ideas that they think are important. Because we cannot tell what will be interesting in the future, he advised the audience to include everything and let users "slice through it all." [...]he said, it "costs more to exclude than to include." Today's users feel they have a right to participate, including adding tags and notes to historical photo collections and comments and book reviews in the library catalog, providing user-generated photos or captions/descriptions to digital libraries, and employing the multiple style templates available to users to customize the look of library database interfaces (also known as "skinning").

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