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Group tag: classification


Librarians who LibraryThing

9,920 members

librarians, catalogers, archivists, students... or anyone else who wants to talk about metadata, tagging, FRBR, library 2.0, social software, cataloging, and, of course, LibraryThing!


829 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…

Dewey Decimal Challenge

163 members

Welcome one and all! The Challenge: Read a book from every Dewey Decimal category. This sounds like fun! How do I start? There's a list of the categories here. You can find the Dewey Decimal numbers…


244 members

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

LC Classification Challenge

58 members

I wanted to make a sister challenge to the Dewey Decimal Challenge since the two classifications are so different. How many books have you read from each Library of Congress subject area? Sort your…

Build the Open Shelves Classification (Dormant)

589 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…

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…

Catalogers who LibraryThing (Dormant)

32 members

This group is for those of us who catalog for a living AND who use LibraryThing.

Melvil Dewey Classification (MDS) (Dormant)

2 members

A place to discuss all things related to LibraryThing's crowd-sourced Melvil Dewey System. (If there is another group for this, let me know. I couldn't find one.)

The Great LOC Collection Game! (Dormant)

4 members

Ever envied "real" libraries for their completeness? Ever wanted to show off to the world just how well-rounded your collection is? Then this challenge is for you! The goal is simple--collect as many…

Information Retrieval & Web Semantics (Dormant)

3 members

The group is intended to bring readers and researchers of Information Retrieval, Semantic Web and Knowledge Engineering. Members of the group are expected to help out each other by answering…


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