Social Catalogs: Integrating Libraries & Communities (Live Online)

Jul 17, 2012 10:00am -
Jul 17, 2012 12:00pm

Event Description

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

Presented by: Jennifer Bielewski, Lyrasis

Registration deadline: 07/10/2012

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.

Non-Member Registration Form


Event Type:Training
Category:Programming
Early registration ends on May 01, 2012.
Regular registration starts on May 02, 2012 and ends on Jul 16, 2012.
Late registration starts on Jul 17, 2012.