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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 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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To ASK questions, however, please use Talk. Types of search on LibraryThing There are 3 main search venues for book-related information on LibraryThing: Site-wide search: searching across the whole site for books, authors, ISBN, tags, etc. Each of these methods has access to different sets of data and uses specialized search engines tuned to give the best performance for that particular data.

Site-wide Search. Librarything versus Goodreads Book cataloging services comparison. Goodreads vs. Librarything vs. Shelfari. When it comes to social networking sites, book lovers have it made. There are several popular websites that allow readers to catalog their books, share reviews, and connect with like-minded bookworms. But with choice comes decision and selecting the best site for you can take a bit of research and experimentation.

Like many readers and aspiring librarians, I used to track my reading using spreadsheets, so I was thrilled with the features offered by Goodreads, Librarything, and Shelfari, and have been compulsively recording the books I’ve read and want to read online since 2007. Online cataloging is also a lifesaver for librarians who are inundated with information about books and need a flexible, easy way to keep track of books they want to read, titles they want to eventually add to their libraries, and remember and categorize books they’ve read. Find me on Goodreads or LibraryThing . What site(s) do you use for personal or professional use? Read on for in-depth looks at each site. Good Reads. BookLoversWiki - Princeton Public Library.

Open Library. Our First New Zealand Legacy Library. LibraryThing Catalog your books online. For Libraries. Groups I See Dead People's Books. Thingology (LibraryThing's ideas blog) Summary: Tim, LibraryThing’s founder, is going to be giving a one-day, almost-free introduction to PHP programming on Friday, June 27, alongside the preconference day of ALA 2014 in Las Vegas, NV.

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“Enough PHP to Be Dangerous” will cover the basics of PHP, the most common web programming language. It’s designed for people with little programming experience.(1) Instruction will be project-based–a series of brief explanations followed by hands-on problem solving. You won’t emerge a PHP master, but you’ll know enough to be dangerous! (2) We’ll presume some familiarity with the web, including basic HTML. Where? How do I sign up? We’ll close applications on Monday, April 14 at 4:00 PM EST. What Does it Cost? Why do I need this? Why are you doing this? Is this officially connected to ALA, LITA, Library Code Year, etc.? Will the class be broadcast? Want to help out? 1.