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The Public Library Catalogue as a Social Space: A Case Study of Social Discovery Systems in Two Canadian Public Libraries
(Canadian Society for Information Science, 2011-01-01)
This paper uses transaction log data to examine how library users interact with two social discovery systems used in two Canadian public library systems. Results indicate that user-generated content is not used extensively ...
Social Discovery Tools: Cataloguing Meets User Convenience.
(Canadian Association for Information Science, 2011)
The paper discusses (a) the ethical dimensions of creating catalogue records to reflect user convenience, (b) the relationship between culture and user convenience, and (c) how social discovery tools can facilitate the ...
Library catalogues of the future: A social space and collaborative tool?
(Library Trends, 2012)
Next-generation catalogues are providing opportunities for library professionals and users to interact, collaborate, and enhance core library functions. Technology, innovation, and creativity are all components that are ...