Social Cataloging

A great presentation by Tim Spalding called What is Social Cataloging?, from the LIANZA 2009 conference in New Zealand. I recommend it if you’re at all interested in metadata, LibraryThing, or, I suppose, Tim Spalding.

Concluding Keynote at LIANZA 09 in Christchurch, NZ. Covers LibraryThing, tagging, personal cataloging, sharing, social networking, implicit and explicit social cataloging, collaboration, what’s wrong with OCLC and other exciting topics.

Digital Culture Library Issues Technology

Information R/evolution

Just another amazing video from the maker of The Machine is Us/ing us. Digital information, as much as we like to treat it like paper, is just different.

The sooner librarians get their heads around this, the better for our patrons. I’m trying desperately to wrap my head around how this influences our new library building…