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Group tag: LibraryThing


Bug Collectors

933 members

This is the place to post or discuss bugs on LibraryThing (this includes TinyCat). It's not a wishlist for features, nor a list of things that could be better.…


854 members

When to combine? When not to combine? How the #!% did they get combined? Welcome to an Anarchists' Convention ... "World domination through work combination!" -- Tim, March 5, 2007 Rules for…

Early Reviewers

Standing group (no members)

Note that this is a discussion group. To actually sign up for Early Reviewers make sure to fill out the sign-up page. The list of available books -- changes monthly Mark a book as unreceived, if you…

Recommend Site Improvements

Standing group (no members)

A place to make recommendations for functions or features you'd like to see incorporate into LibraryThing. Sometimes known as "Recommended Site Improvements."

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing

302 members

For discussion of LibraryThing's unique "Common Knowledge" feature—a sort of "fielded wiki" available on work and author pages—and our more conventional wiki, WikiThing.

Frequently Asked Questions

279 members

Frequently Asked Questions -- Ask, add and/or answer. This is an unofficial, informal group. For the Official FAQ, go here or click on the "About" tab. The FAQ is the 3rd link on the left hand side.

Legacy Libraries

699 members

A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living,…

Librarything Series

174 members

All series related questions, requests, debates, etc.

Board for Extreme Thing Advances

202 members

The is the BETA group for LibraryThing. This group is run by the LT staff and is for testing and feedback of advanced features on LibraryThing. We will occasionally post URLs to proof-of-concept…

Spam Fighters!

178 members

This is a group for members devoted to finding, marking and removing spam members, books, and other data from LibraryThing. You are the wind beneath our wings. Photo by Flickr user freezelight…


247 members

Discussing the multitudinous ways to organize your book collection through tags.

Talk about LibraryThing

Standing group (no members)

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Hacking LibraryThing

113 members

Hacking LibraryThing is a place to share and talk about use of various plugins and techniques to modify and customize the LibraryThing experience. Want a place to post a snippet of your Greasemonkey…

LibraryThing en Català

162 members

Grup que pretén reunir els catalans, catalanoparlants (totes les variants incloses) i catalanòfils presents a LibraryThing. Inicialment dedicat als dubtes sobre la traducció al català, hi caben…

LibraryThing Gatherings and Meetups

170 members

The objective of this group is to create a central location for people to discuss and plan in-person gatherings. All are welcome to join to discuss the best places and best times to gather. Please…

CueCat questions and help

231 members

LibraryThing sell CueCats! (See here.) Many users already have them. I've started this group to answer questions, and let CueCaters trade info. For more help with your CueCat, check out the FAQ

New features

Standing group (no members)

This is a group for LibraryThing staff to announce and discuss new features and other improvements with members. Unlike every other group, we discourage starting new topics, unless you've actually…

Author and venue pictures

32 members

Talk about adding author and venue pictures and photos, issues of copyright, flagging pictures, quarantine, and more.


53 members

For those who want to discuss why they flagged something, those who've been flagged and discussions over what is and isn't appropriate, reviews, posts, pictures, if you can flag we want to hear about…

Librarything Local

59 members

Discuss all aspects of the LibraryThing Local feature here.

Author Chat

Standing group (no members)

Author Chat has scheduled discussions with authors. Each "chat" will be contained in one topic thread. So come up with your questions, and start asking! Authors who are interested in having their own…


26 members

Grup d'ajuda a usuaris novells i no tan novells. Hem detectat que tots plegats tenim molts dubtes quan comencem a navegar per LibraryThing i aquest grup serveix per plantejar-los i intentar…

LibraryThing API Development

40 members

Follow and help develop the various LibraryThing APIs. Non-programmers should feel free to suggest cool new widgets they'd like to see.

Until the hunt is done

26 members

Please read the "About this group" for more information.

Touchstone Testing

8 members

Os alunos da turma do 5º B constituem os membros dos grupos referidos, tendo como administrador(a) o(a) professor(a) bibliotecário(a)e mediadoras as professoras presentes nas sessões. Serão…


68 members

LibraryThing Employees

10 members

Welcome to LibraryThing!

Standing group (no members)

A group for new members to introduce themselves, ask questions and learn about everything the LibraryThing community and site have to offer. LibraryThing is a rich site, with a number of different…

Build the Open Shelves Classification (Dormant)

587 members

I hereby invite you to join the Open Shelves Classification (OSC), a free, "humble," modern, open-source, crowd-sourced replacement for the Dewey Decimal System. Much of the work here is being done…

A Quieter LibraryThing (Dormant)

114 members

This group was created to be Talk for those who don't talk much on LT now. This includes introverts, lurkers, those too busy to read threads with 150+ messages, and those who want to have…

LibraryThing-ers Anonymous (Dormant)

116 members

Admit it...you’re addicted to LibraryThing. It’s okay, there is no shame in it, and admitting you have a problem is the fist step. Let this group unite LibraryThing addicts from around the globe…

Flash-Mob Cataloging (Dormant)

71 members

Flash-Mob Cataloging is when a horde of LibraryThing members descend on some small library, catalog their books in LibraryThing, eat some pizza, talk some talk and leave them with a gleaming new…

Stalking Tim & Company (Dormant)

69 members

* A place to put links to updates and information about LibraryThing from LT staff * A way to keep tabs on the elusive genius that is LT...

Translating LibraryThing? (General Talk) (Dormant)

87 members

This is for general issues with LibraryThing's new you-translate-it translation feature. Feel free to note bugs, untranslated pages and snippets. Look here for official translation guidelines and…

LibraryThing in Spanish (Dormant)

128 members

This is a group for people working on the Spanish translation of LibraryThing.

Accessibility on LibraryThing (Dormant)

29 members

A place for LibraryThing users to discuss limitations with the site's accessibility and proposed improvements. Conversations may include discussions of legal requirements, Web standards, difficulties…

LibraryThing in Portuguese (Portugal) (Dormant)

102 members

By popular demand, here's a group for Portuguese Portuguese. The translation has been pre-populated with the Brazilian Portuguese translation. So, as someone said, it's time to "de-Brazilianize" it…

Author Interviews: You ask the questions! (Dormant)

90 members

Each month, we conduct a few exclusive interviews with authors and then publish the interviews in LibraryThing's monthly State of the Thing newsletter. We're going to try something…

LibraryThing in German (Dormant)

80 members

This is a group for people working on the German translation of LibraryThing.

LibraryThing in Hungarian (azaz magyarul) (Dormant)

68 members

Talpra magyar...

LibraryThing en français (Dormant)

68 members

This is a group for people working on the French translation of LibraryThing. Le groups pour les traducteurs en français de LibraryThing

TuesdayThingers (Dormant)

57 members

LibraryThing Early Reviewers + Blogs + Tuesdays = Tuesday Thingers!

Esperanto! (Dormant)

58 members

A group for readers in / speakers of Esperanto, the International Language. Look here for ideas on what to read in Esperanto (and where to get it), for reviews of new and old books in Esperanto and…

PalmThing for LibraryThing (Dormant)

59 members

An open source application for Palm OS that lets you have your LibraryThing catalog when away from the net. Also general discussion of PDA interaction with your library.

How has LibraryThing affected your reading? (Dormant)

31 members

I was just noticing how much more I am reading and with how much more focus and direction. While I was picking books at random in the used book store, now I am going with a list of books I want and…

Aide en français (Dormant)

31 members

La richesse de Librarything fait aussi sa complexité et certains d'entre nous peuvent avoir besoin d'aide en français. C'est l'objectif de ce groupe! Posez vos questions et nous essaierons d'y…

LibraryThing in Swedish (Dormant)

54 members

This is a group for people working on the Swedish translation of LibraryThing.

Bibliochose : promotion de Librarything en français (Dormant)

49 members

Pour la promotion de Librarything en français. Plusieurs lecteurs francophones membres de Librarything se plaignent du manque d'activité en français sur le site. Plusieurs ont réagi au billet du…

BannedBooksLibrary (Dormant)

39 members

BannedBooksLibrary is a LTer Project Library that will contain books that were and are banned, challenged, or otherwise censored throughout the world. It's just getting up and started--if you would…

Libraries of Early America (Dormant)

84 members

This group's members include those Legacy Library subjects who spent all or part of their lives in America and collected primarily before 1825. Their books have been carefully cataloged using printed…

More Power to the Date Fields! (Dormant)

38 members

"If you make them do stuff, people will fill them in." This is a group for people who love LT's date fields (Date Read, Date Started, etc.) and want to see them getting a bit more attention. We've…

0101010101 - alt. binaries (Dormant)

17 members

A group to discuss enhancements that we have thought of to our beloved LibraryThing

Esperantlingvaj tradukoj (Dormant)

13 members

Cutter, reloaded (Dormant)

29 members

Down with Dewey. LibraryThing is now ready to create a free, open-source, modern, crowdsourced replacement for that peculiar, trademarked, copyrighted fossil that is the Dewey Decimal System®. This…

LibraryThing in Finnish (Dormant)

28 members

This is a group for people working on the Finnish translation of LibraryThing.

LibraryThing Community Outreach (Dormant)

28 members

This group is dedicated to the publicity LibraryThing members can generate for the website. Discuss methods of attracting people to the site, articles/blog posts you've spotted publicising LT as well…

HelpThing and WikiThing (Dormant)

8 members

Discussion of the HelpThing and WikiThing features. HelpThing is an editable, member-written, contextual help for LibraryThing's features, concepts and culture. Each time you click on a Help link…

Book links questions and help (Dormant)

21 members

A place to discuss the use of and issues surrounding Book Links.

ConferenceThing (Dormant)

65 members

LibraryThing in Portuguese (Brazilian) (Dormant)

79 members

This is a group for people working on the Brazilian Portuguese translation of LibraryThing.

Arr, me hearties! (Dormant)

16 members

Arr! Read ye first message, me hearties.

LibraryThing po polsku (Dormant)

58 members

Grupa użytkowników polskojęzycznej wersji LibraryThing. Pytania i odpowiedzi, wymiana doświadczeń, wrażenia z korzystania z LibraryThing.

Libraries who LibraryThing (Dormant)

41 members

Does you library use Library Thing? Are you thinking about ways your library can use LibraryThing? Want to talk with others about workflow, inspiration, best practices? Start here!

Redesign LibraryThing! (Dormant)

5 members

Redesign LibraryThing in real-time. Yes, really. See the blog post and here's an update.

LibraryThing in Italian (Dormant)

46 members

Translators and users of the Italian LT.

Benjamin Franklin's LT Catalog (Dormant)

10 members

Interested in volunteering to help catalog the contents of Benjamin Franklin's library? You've come to the right place! Benjamin Franklin on LT: BenjaminFranklin Google Books: The Library of Benjamin…

Collaborative work (Dormant)

20 members

Dear friends; The group creator is a technical person and interested mainly in what LibraryThing can do in a **collaborative work** on different authors, areas of interest, diffeerent other topics…

LibraryThing in Turkish (Dormant)

43 members

Group for people helping to translate LibraryThing in Turkish.

בעברית LT in Hebrew (Dormant)

37 members

המקום לדבר על ספרים - בעברית. ​ The place to speak about books - in Hebrew. [Message from founder, Tim Spalding, December 5, 2007. I am suggesting that this group also be the…

LibraryThing på norsk (Dormant)

42 members

This is a group for people working on the Norwegian translation of LibraryThing.

Open Source / Volunteer for LibraryThing (Dormant)

28 members

For people who want to develop on LibraryThing or from LibraryThing data.

LibraryThing in Greek (Dormant)

35 members

Experimental group for translating LibraryThing into Greek. LibraryThing doesn't handle any Greek libraries yet, but at least this can give us some experience with Greek character sets. Notably,…

LibraryThing for Libraries (Dormant)

32 members

Group for libraries using or interested in using LibraryThing for Libraries.

LibraryThing in Romanian (Dormant)

29 members

Someone take this group from me!

Wishlist of Authors (Dormant)

19 members

Authors we hope to see on LibraryThing! Post your wishlist of authors! LibraryThing Authors List LibraryThing's 100 author blog post Author Websites: Amy Tan, Gail Tsukiyama, Audrey Niffenegger,…

LibraryThing Helpers (Dormant)

21 members

This is a bad group name but I can't think of anything else to describe a group that discusses ways to use LibraryThing more efficiently.

LibraryThing in Lithuanian (Dormant)

18 members

This is a group for people working on the Lithuanian translation of LibraryThing.

Recommendations function in LT (Dormant)

9 members

A group to discuss, praise, rant about, rate, etc. the various recommendations functions on LibraryThing. The ultimate goal would be that the wisdom collected here could lead to even better…

LibraryThing in Croatian (Dormant)

18 members

This is a group for people working on the Croatian translation of LibraryThing.

Google Wavers (Dormant)

17 members

For people who use LibraryThing and Google Wave together! Or at the same time, anyway.

Widgets (Dormant)

9 members

This group is for people to share tips and ask questions about creating and displaying all the various LT blog widgets. Standard blog widgets Search widgets LiveJournal- and MySpace-compatible…

LibraryThing in Czech (Dormant)

17 members

This is a group for people working on the Czech translation of LibraryThing.

Where LibraryThing leads... (Dormant)

20 members

Since joining LibraryThing I've noticed I am more likely to buy a book, join a website or check out a new place I've read about here than on any other site I participated in before LT. This site, the…

Open Source Personal Library Programs (OSPLPs) (Dormant)

10 members

To discuss small programs that would run on a PERSONAL COMPUTER using exported data from LT. And in the future possibly integrate with LT (only with Tims approval, of course)

pl.LibraryThing.com (Dormant)

14 members

LibraryThing in Welsh (Dormant)

11 members

This is a group for people working on the Welsh translation of LibraryThing.

LibraryThing in Danish (Dormant)

16 members

This is a group for people working on the Danish translation of LibraryThing.

LibraryThing in Maori (Dormant)

7 members

Group for discussing the Maori translation of LibraryThing (http://mi.librarything.com), and other issues of interest to Maori-speaking LibraryThingers. This group was started by Tim, the founder of…

The People NOT at the BBQ (Dormant)

14 members


Biblioteques i LibraryThing (Dormant)

16 members

Aquest grup es per debatre l'us, pros i contres de LibraryThing a biblioteques (universitaries, publiques...). Des de crear "col-leccions" a LibraryThing de novetats, bibliografia recomanada, etc. a…

People at the barbeque (Dormant)

14 members

People at the barbeque

LibraryThing - class of 2013 (Dormant)

13 members

A group existing for the LibraryThing training session for the Certificate III students of Information & Cultural Sevices (CUL30111). Presented by the Diploma in Library & Information…

FYI (Dormant)

12 members

A place to distill all the great LT advice, kind of like a FAQ without the questions. Just a place to put the Answers to the FAQ's. Ways to perform tasks and other useful site helps and hints. This…

Love is a Many-Splendored LibraryThing (Dormant)

6 members

LibraryThing has been around long enough that I'm sure there are some stories of budding romance... tales of soulmates meeting on LT... impending weddings, or just amazing new friendships. A group…

#librarything - the IRC channel (Dormant)

6 members

Why not have a #librarything-chat in IRC? Well, here we are.. What is IRC? "Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet chat or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group…

Google Book Search (Dormant)

7 members

For people who use Google Book Search - especially its new personal library feature, and ways to make it work in conjunction with LibraryThing.

LibraryThing in Slovak (Dormant)

6 members

For discussion of LibraryThing in Slovak. I don't speak Slovak, so write to me and take this board off my hands.

Serial Indexers (Dormant)

6 members

A group for members interested in the techniques used to add parts of a work to the LT catalog.

Lone Star LibraryThing'rs (Dormant)

6 members

Just a place for LibraryThing'rs in the Lone Star State to talk about their libraries, and whatever ...

Rewrite LibraryThing (Dormant)

5 members

This is the translation group for idl.librarything.com, your opportunity to rewrite LibraryThing.

IS 567 Book Club test (Dormant)

2 members

This is a test for my IS 567 social networking site analysis.

Profiles Profiled or Reviewed (Dormant)

2 members

Somewhat similar to 'Reviews Reviewed,' this is seen as a place to solicit comments on your own profile or to suggest to others any profiles that are interesting, informative, different, imaginative,…

GreyHead's frequently answered questions (Dormant)

2 members

I answer a lot of questions in the Groups here. Some of those answers are useful and I've tried to gather those here so that I can refer to them and not have to answer the same questions over again.…

Test Group: Is Tim Infiltrating Us? (Dormant)

2 members

A group devoted to discovering whether Tim is infiltrating this or other test groups in the guise of slightly insane new members. Will Tim jump in quickly under some new nom de plume, or will he lie…

LibraryThing in Irish (Dormant)

3 members

This is a group for people working on the Irish translation of LibraryThing.

Willa Cather's LT Catalog Discussion (Dormant)

3 members

Interested in helping to identify the books in Willa Cather's personal library? If so, please join the discussion(s) at the bottom of this page in the Group Talk area. Willa Cather on LT:…

Tim's test group3 (Dormant)

1 member

LibraryThing in Estonian (Dormant)

7 members

This is a group for people working on the Estonian translation of LibraryThing.

LibraryThing in Albanian (Dormant)

4 members

This is a group for people working on the Albanian translation of LibraryThing.

Sahbi_Dorgham_Groupe (Dormant)

6 members

Groupe de discussion sur LibraryThing pour la classe GIDN

LibraryThing in Icelandic (Dormant)

8 members

This is a group for people working on the Icelandic translation of LibraryThing.

LibraryThing in Bulgarian (Dormant)

9 members

This is a group for people working on the Bulgarian translation of LibraryThing.

Authors found through Library Thing posts, catalogs and reviews (Dormant)

1 member

This is a place to list the authors you have found through Library Thing, and to express appreciation or the reverse. You might have found them by browsing through someone's catalog, reading a…

LibraryThing in Basque (Dormant)

3 members

This is a group for people working on the Basque translation of LibraryThing.

librarything statistics/memes (Dormant)

1 member

What statistics/memes would you like to see regarding your library? I would like to know how many referennces in my library are there to dogs hell boats sickness madness love music alcohol (let's not…

Tim's Test Group (Dormant)

1 member


تعريب شيءٌمكتباتي LibraryThing Arabization (Dormant)

5 members

مجموعة متخصصة في دعم اللغة العربية في بيئة شيءٌمكتباتي. هدف المجموعة هو توفير جو من التكاثف والعمل التطوعي من…

LibraryThing in Klingon, Elvish or Erewhonian (Dormant)

5 members

For those translating LibraryThing into any fictional or constructed language -- or who otherwise dabble in them to no useful end. Ti-tijpejf'am-tuh LibraryThing'anam are'in meruowdoh'ind…

LibraryThing in Latvian (Dormant)

4 members

This is a group for people working on the Latvian translation of LibraryThing.


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