One aim of TD1210 was the exploration to which extent knowledge maps can be used for information retrieval. This special issue in the International Journal for Digital Libraries contains articles which guide through main issues when it comes to the implementation of knowledge maps.
Related events which prepared this issue are
Knowledge Maps and InformReport on the KNOWeSCAPE workshop “Knowledge Maps and Information Retrieval (KMIR)” at Digital Libraries 2014 by Peter Mutschke
and two STSM’s
Supporting information seeking processes with knowledge maps – STSM report of Dagmar Kern
Using Knowledge Maps to visualize Search Histories – STSM report of Wilko van Hoek