Arena 1.5:Tags

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A tag is a word or phrase associated with one or more catalogue records. It is used to link together related catalogue records in a way meaningful to Arena users. For example, classic novels may be linked together by associating them with the 'classics' tag.
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A tag is a word or phrase associated with one or more catalogue records. Tags are used to link related catalogue records in a way meaningful to Arena users.
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For example, classic novels may be linked together by associating them with the 'classics' tag.
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You may add your own tags to catalogue records.
  
 
==Tag Clouds==
 
==Tag Clouds==
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# Inspirational tag clouds. These show the most popular tags used. This is the most commonly used type of cloud.
 
# Inspirational tag clouds. These show the most popular tags used. This is the most commonly used type of cloud.
# Discovery tag clouds. These show tags related to a search result. They are displayed in connection with the current search result. You may then use the tag cloud to make related searches.
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# Discovery tag clouds. These show tags related to a search result. as you search the catalogue, the relevant tags are added to the cloud, creating a discovery trail. You may then use the tag cloud to make related searches, and retrace your discovery trail.
 
# Global tag clouds. These contain tags from the central service irregardless of whether the title exists in the local database. This type of cloud is not often used.
 
# Global tag clouds. These contain tags from the central service irregardless of whether the title exists in the local database. This type of cloud is not often used.
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==Add tags to catalogue records==
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You may add your own tags to catalogue records.

Revision as of 15:48, 19 August 2009

A tag is a word or phrase associated with one or more catalogue records. Tags are used to link related catalogue records in a way meaningful to Arena users.

For example, classic novels may be linked together by associating them with the 'classics' tag.

You may add your own tags to catalogue records.

Tag Clouds

A Tag Cloud is a panel which displays frequently used tags added by Arena users. Tags are shown in different font sizes, depending on how frequently they are used. The most frequently used tags are shown in a largest font.

By clicking on a tag in the cloud, Arena will find all catalogue records which are associated with that tag.

Tag Cloud


There are three types of tag cloud:

  1. Inspirational tag clouds. These show the most popular tags used. This is the most commonly used type of cloud.
  2. Discovery tag clouds. These show tags related to a search result. as you search the catalogue, the relevant tags are added to the cloud, creating a discovery trail. You may then use the tag cloud to make related searches, and retrace your discovery trail.
  3. Global tag clouds. These contain tags from the central service irregardless of whether the title exists in the local database. This type of cloud is not often used.

Add tags to catalogue records

You may add your own tags to catalogue records.

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