A student researcher is researching emotional responses to fanwork tagging. The research has been approved by their institution and all participant information is confidential. The survey is open to any AO3 readers 13 or above. To take part or signal
Student researcher Alexandra Davila has created a survey on readers’ tag preferences on AO3. The research has been approved by their institution and all participant information is confidential. The survey is open to any AO3 readers 13 or above. To
Laissez-faire and rigid tagging systems both fail because they assume too much—that users can create order from a completely open system, or that a predefined taxonomy can encompass every kind of tag a person might ever want. When these assumptions
The exploration of identity is a common practice in fanfiction, and scholarship has consistently investigated this fan practice. Yet, despite the presence of disability and disabled characters in fanfiction, this aspect of identity exploration is only sparsely represented in scholarship.
transformativeworks linked to a study of AO3 tagging and said: A thesis written about the AO3’s tagging system “attempts to begin exploring the question of what kind of environment the site’s particular blend of open social tagging and some behind-the-scenes