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Tagging and Finding Your Files: Home

Resource companion to the IAP January 2013 presentation and demonstration of Tagging and Finding Your Digital Files, presented by MIT Institute Archives staff Mikki Macdonald and Kari Smith.

Tagging and Finding Your Digital Files - presentation slides

The presentation slides are available in Adobe PDF format. 

They are intended for personal use and learning. Created by the staff of the MIT Libraries, the content that is not under copyright by a third party may be used by a CC-BY-NC license.  Please ask us if you have any questions regarding reuse.

Links to Other Library Guides

Storing and Protecting Your Digital Files

This will provide information and resources related to personal digital content management. "Storing and Protecting" has resources to learn about those components of the personal digital content life cycle.

Guide Overview

This guide provides information and resources for personal digital file management, specifically about embedding metadata (adding tags) to digital files to aid with retrieval, sorting, and providing attributes that will travel with the digital file.

The resources and information were developed by MIT Institute Archives and Special Collections staff in support of the 2013 January IAP session, Tagging and Finding Your Files.


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