These pages provide links to database enhancement terms used in newspaper libraries across the United States.
- Newspaper librarians use enhancement terms to assist in the full-text retrieval of news articles and photos from large databases.
- "Enhancement terms" are also known as keywords or subjects.
These pages are maintained by News Division volunteers of the Special Libraries Association News Division.
If you would like to contribute your list of terms, please contact Jessica Baumgart.
Last Updated: 04/09/01
The following publications have provided their lists:
- The News's Division's Photo Archiving Task Force has generated a list of keywords for digital newsphoto archives. Thanks to John Jansson, Chicago Tribune, for organizing the group.
- Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois.
- Tribune Company photo terms. Includes IPTC fields.
- Detroit Free Press. Detroit, Michigan. Includes scope notes.
- The News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Califorina. Only *26* keywords!
- St. Petesburg Times, St. Petersburg, Florida. Includes scope notes.
- Spokane Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington.
- Springfield Union-News. Springfield, Mass. Includes scope notes. Long list.
Text and Photo Database Enhancement Terms
Archiving in News Libraries
SLA News Division Home
This section was first created in 1999 by Stephanie Willen Brown.
Last Updated: 04/9/2001