Tag Archives: librarything

How WorldCat solves some problems and creates others

Tim has a post on the Thingology blog about OCLCs new announcement that they are creating something they call WorldCat Local, further blurring the boundaries between book data and end users services using that data. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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re: transparency

Just a “how to do it” note at the recent departure of Chris from LibraryThing. Chris posts to his blog, a little unhappy. Tim posts to the LT blog, quite professional. Space is available at LibraryThing for leaving messages about … Continue reading

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confessions of a bookplate junkie

Hi. I’m in the Los Feliz branch of Los Angeles Public library where the air conditioning is brisk and the wifi is fast and free. Abby has an amusing wrap-up of her impressions of the WLA conference as well as … Continue reading

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an exercise in authority control

I got my LibraryThing Author designation (like another librarian I know) and along the way, became an interesting exercise in authority control.

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thing blog thing blog

Library Thing takes on the tags vs. subject headings debate in their new thing-ology blog, a complement to their other blog.

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