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You can revive it by posting a reply. 1booksontrial Sep 21, 2010, 5:11pm The recent frequent LT down times got me thinking about alternatives to LT, which I haven't done since joining LT, because my experience here has been an enjoyable one. During last night's downtime, I checked out goodreads.com. Have you used goodreads or other book sites, how do you like them compared to LT? 2_Zoe_ Sep 21, 2010, 5:28pm I don't use GR much, but I think it's generally seen as more accessible. LT does seem to have a longer tail than GR, though. 3theapparatus Edited: Sep 21, 2010, 5:36pm Looks that way: LT: 1,193,555 members GR: 3,600,000+ members I think LT is more about indexing while other sites are more about the social aspects of networking around books and reading.
Looks like they don't think much of Dragon Magazine though: heh Their CEO and founder is a tech head first and then a reader: 5booksontrial. LibraryThing Search - WikiThing. <<back to Help and Frequently Asked Questions This is a Help or FAQ page Please answer LibraryThing related questions here (and on the other Help and FAQ pages).
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Our First New Zealand Legacy Library!
We’re very pleased to announce the first New Zealand-based Legacy Library, that of Pei te Hurinui Jones (1898-1976). Jones joins Alfred Deakin (the second Prime Minister of Australia) in our Antipodean Legacies collection. Mr. Jones was a leading Māori scholar and translator (he’s known for translating three volumes of Māori chants and song-poetry into English, and three Shakespeare plays into Māori). You can read a more complete biographical sketch on his profile page. This catalog is thanks to the efforts of David Friggens, Systems Librarian at the University of Waikato, which holds the book collection. LibraryThing Catalog your books online. For Libraries. Groups I See Dead People's Books.
A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries.
For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living, head on over to the "Other Peoples' Libraries" group. Browse, search, and augment Legacy Library data via the Legacy Libraries page. If you'd like to join a Legacy project already underway, please use the contact information listed here, or contact jbd1. If you'd like to start a new Legacy project, visit the Cataloging Guide and learn how to get started. Also see the Legacy Libraries page for more info. Questions? Total members: 528 members Loading...
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