EDIT March 6th:
76 deviants have shared keywords so far, but I still need more. Prizes have been expanded, and will be expanded again when 100 deviants have shared. Please consider helping if you can, either by sharing your keywords (if you haven't already) or by sharing the message. Any help is appreciated.
Hello dear Watchers and other lovely deviants.
Help a fellow deviant and get comments and a chance to win points and other prizes!
I’m currently working on my Master’s thesis at the Royal School of Library and Information Science.
My thesis is about the correlation between the types of keywords added to deviations and the types of search terms used when searching on deviantART. But, as you might have noticed, keywords cannot be seen by anyone but the owner of a deviation (not yet anyway, although dA is working on it). This is why I'm asking for your help. What I need you to do:
- Comment on this journal with a link to one of your deviations (anything except literature).
- Include in that comment the exact line of keywords that you've attached to the deviation (see green bullet).
- Receive my eternal gratitude, a comment and a ticket in the raffle (see below).
How-To: On the deviation page, you can press Edit on the right side. Once on the Edit page you should see your keywords below the description. Copy your entire string of keywords as it is and paste it into a comment on this journal along with a link to the deviation.
The results of my Master’s thesis will be used as the basis for a journal article in English that will hopefully be published. In other words, your effort can help advance the knowledge about image searching and tagging.What you get out of this:
- A comment from Bit-sinna (might take a while, but you will get it )
- A llama (if I haven’t already given you one)
All participants will also be entered into a raffle where they have the chance of winning one or more of the following:
More prizes will be added the more people who participate.
- 10 x 200 points (Prize added for reaching 50 participants)
- 10 x 100 points
- 10 x Journal features from Bit-sinna
- 1 x One month profile feature from Bit-sinna
Winners of the raffle will be announced in a few months when data collection has ended. (Deadline for the project is 1st of July, so it will be before that).
Participants: Lovely deviants who have shared their keywords so far:
You can also help me with my thesis in other ways:
Every bit of help is much appreciated. Thank you for your time.
- You can participate in a one month study of search queries here.
- Fave this journal and/or share the message in any way.
- Donate prizes for this raffle or the one-month-study raffle (points, PMs, features, llamas, critiques, commissions and so on).