Doing the LibraryThing in an Academic Library Catalog

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DeZelar-Tiedman, C. (2008). Doing the LibraryThing in an Academic Library Catalog. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 211. Retrieved from


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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