Guidelines for Key Words

Subject: Guidelines for Key Words
From: "CapDev Communications" <capdev -dot- communications -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 18:37:08 -0700

This might seem like a simple matter, but I am wondering if anyone on this
list has had experience with protocols or guidelines for assigning key words
to documents. I am working with a group of document owners who have had a
rather frustrating experience with a database that was supposed to
facilitate document retrieval via key word searches. The document owners
were given no guidance and the results were poor. We are now migrating to a
new document management system, and I believe that some guidelines for the
document owners would be very helpful.

I have searched the STC articles database, but nothing seems to meet this
situation. I would very much appreciate any suggestions that you could

Pat Egan
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