Doing the LibraryThing in an Academic Library Catalog

Christine DeZelar-Tiedman

Abstract


What can an academic catalog look like in a Web 2.0
environment? This poster presents data analyzing the quality and quantity of the
metadata that a large academic library would expect to gain if utilizing a service
like that found on LibraryThing. It also looks at the advantaages and disadvantages
of controlled vocabularies and social tagging.

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