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Paper: LibraryThing, Shelfari, Anobii and the Others: Are Book Social Networks Suitable for Astronomy?
Volume: 433, Library and Information Services in Astronomy VI: 21st Century Astronomy Librarianship, From New Ideas to Action
Page: 260
Authors: Martines, F.
Abstract: This paper discusses the transition from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0, providing examples of both, with particular regard to Social Networks. The focus will be on Book Social Networks and their main features. Data and evaluation of the examined Book Social Networks will be provided, along with pros and cons of their suitability for use in astronomy libraries.
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