Social Catalogs: Integrating Libraries & Communities

In this two-hour class, students will take a tour of popular social catalogs such as LibraryThing, Bibliocommons, Shelfari and others! Students will see what these social catalogs have to offer and how they can be used in every day library work as in cataloging, reference along with being reader’s advisory and marketing tools.

Learning Outcomes
•Be introduced to a number of social catalogs
•Be able to incorporate these tools for reference and reader’s advisory work
•Learn how these catalogs can assist in building an online catalog
•Be able to evaluate how these catalogs can be implemented by libraries, librarians and patrons

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

Please register at the SWFLN CE Calender below.

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