I just discovered a nice little article:
Sease, Robin, and David W. McDonald. "The organization of home media." ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) 18, no. 2 (2011): 9.
McDonald is a professor at the University of Washington Information School and Sease was a master's student there. The paper analyzes 20 interviews with people about their music and video collections (mostly about music) and discusses their organizing systems. They report that people often use multiple organizing schemes, which they describe in nice detail. Sease and McDonald don't use the exact vocabulary we use in TDO, but their way of talking about principles, resource properties, and the interactions supported by each scheme is very consistent with TDO.
If I'd found this paper earlier, it would be in the book. I think it will make a good supplemental reading or could be used in an assignment.