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Jon Tseng

The Library Thing: Tools To Catalog Collections

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I started my library thing list last autumn but have only added about one fifth of my collection so far.

Hope the link behaves - here is the web address to my cataloge:

http://www.librarything.com/catalog/jill_farrimond

New Years resolution is to get it up todate!

I will post back when it is complete.

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Kewl

Trick is get a laptop with wireless internet so you can wander around and catalog books as you do so

And add tags as you go along - seeing how parts of the collection relate via tags is part of the beauty of the system

J


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The perfect addition to this would be a barcode reader.  Just scan the barcode and add the book to your list.

You mean one of THESE? :biggrin:

Perfect, so this means you don't need any additional software to interpret the barcodes?

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Jon have you got the barcode scanner? Does it work ok?

Looks like a good site! Will add mine soon.


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Oh no idea about barcode scanner. haven't got one. looks cute though.

Putting the books in by hand remarkably quick. Took two evenings to do mine - very useful they are also plugged into amazon.fr which takes care of a lot of the more obscure frenchy cookbooks

ta

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I am finding that I can get most of my books entered pretty quickly by typing in the ISBN.

Only my older stuff is taking longer and some items have had to go on manually.

I just wish I could be more consistent with my tags, I would never make a librarian.

I reached the free book limit and had to subscribe - opted for the $25 dollars for life subscription so I am hoping the web site has a healthy life ahead of it.

It is making me think about how I physically store my books but that is another thread.

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Jus spent the last 2 hours doing my list which is here

Got to the maximum, and will probably pay the life fee and do the rest.

Paul

ETA - Have now paid the $25


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I went into a French restaraunt and asked the waiter, 'Have you got frog's legs?' He said, 'Yes,' so I said, 'Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.'

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