Creating Tags

Tags are words and short phrases below that relate directly to your notes and issues raised at your assigned event. These are the search terms people can use to more easily search for information your notes.

Assignment Requirements

  • Include 5-10 unabbreviated, comma-separated tags in your meeting survey using the formats above.
    • Tags can be:
    • —>Names (Format: Title First Name Last Name, i.e. “Chief Tim Evans”
    • —>Proper nouns (“Chicago Cultural Center”)
    • —>Neighborhoods (“Englewood,” “Pilsen”)
    • —>Themes (“police,” “education,” “water”)


  1. Think of tags as the keywords in your document.
  2. Tagged words should appear in your notes or be closely related to words in your notes.
  3. When in doubt, add a tag.