I am new to LibraryThing and am now exploring its possibilities. Like ScribD and GoodReads, LibraryThing is an online community centered around people sharing information about what they are reading, what they have read and what they hope to read in the future. These free sites provide users with the opportunity to share personal reviews, engage in active debate and locate new recommendations. LibraryThing does an especially nice job of situating texts within the context of their production and reception. One of the unique aspects of LibraryThing and what makes it so compelling to librarians and librarians-in-training is its focus on cataloging and general organization of book-like things.


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