Social cataloging tools: a comparison and application for librarians
Article publication date: 28 November 2008
The purpose of this paper is to highlight the recent developments in interface design and company development of social networking sites.
This paper focuses on Shelfari, Goodreads, Visual Bookshelf and LibraryThing, explaining what librarians need to know about each site. Findings –Each tool featured in this paper may find its niche among users it is more likely that only one or two will emerge as the standard for social cataloging sites.
For those who are brand new to social catologing tools, this paper will serve as a useful introduction.
Jeffries, S. (2008), "Social cataloging tools: a comparison and application for librarians", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 25 No. 10, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419050810949986
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