I don't know what system these collections are in, but isn't this what
tagging is for? The idea has died out in libraries, but this seems like a
perfect use case for a folksonomy. :-)
On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 5:21 AM Brian Kennison <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Has anyone come up with a good way to provide this sort of access?
> Isn't this what topic-maps are for?
> Topics exist independently of any resources but allow you to link
> resources to topics (it's kind of like classification in traditional
> library setting). The problem I'm having is that it is hard to find an
> engine. No one is working on it any more but the problem still exist. I've
> been looking at a python engine (mappa) and a python base wiki
> (meduse-wiki) but I'm still not there. There are lots of unanswered
> questions but I haven't seen any better solutions.