Social Networking Catalogue Partners
BiblioNasium, Where Kids Flex Their Reading Muscles, is a social networking site where young readers (elementary school age children) connect to their friends, teachers and parents to catalogue and share their booklists.
In addition, BiblioNasium has features specially designed for this age group, including privacy and safety measures that follow COPPA. BiblioNasium also seamlessly integrates Lexile® Reading Levels for tens of thousands of books so that the site’s users can select books that are the right “fit” and at the appropriate reading level for each child individually. Rounding out the feature set for children are: online reading logs, reading challenges, and virtual rewards for completing assignments. BiblioNasium is a robust platform that supports the, all too important, function of independent reading for elementary age school children.
LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for book lovers. LibraryThing helps you create a library-quality catalog of books: books you own, books you've read, books you'd like to read, books you've lent out ... whatever grouping you'd like. Since everyone catalogs online, they also catalog together. You can contribute tags, ratings and reviews for a book, and Common Knowledge (facts about a book or author, like character names and awards), as well as participate in member forums or join the Early Reviewers program. Everyone gets the benefit of everyone else's work. LibraryThing connects people based on the books they share.
LibraryThing for Libraries allows you to enhance your library's online catalog with exciting new content, including recommendations, tag clouds, series and awards data, a virtual shelf browser, the ability to write reviews, and Lexile measures. LTFL works by adding data and features directly into your OPAC. Pick and choose which enhancements you'd like.