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The Connection News page lists the recent activities of people marked as your "Connections." These connections include your Friends, Interesting Libraries, Private Watch List, Contacts, any other connections lists you have created, and the 50 other libraries that are most similar to your own.



This allows you to filter the results to show either All the connections combined, just your Friends, just Interesting Libraries, just Private Watch List, or just the 50 libraries that are most similar to your own.


This is an alphabetical listing of all the members that are considered your Connections. Clicking a name will filter the results to be just those created by that user.

What's New

All items that are new since the last time you viewed the page are marked with NEW!, surrounded in a yellow box. The date "What's New" is based upon is listed on the left side of this page.

All Activity

This filters the results to show all activity (books recently added, reviews, and ratings).

Books Recently Added

This filters the results to show only books that have recently been added.


This filters the results to show only books that have reviews.


This filters the results to show only books that have been rated.


This goes on to a different page of results (if available).


Each result indicates the user who caused the activity, the date on which they did it, the book title, the author, the book cover (if available), and any relevant tags added to that book in their library.

The text of the review is included in reviewed works, as is a permanent link to the review and the language of the review.

The number of stars the user has given the work is included with all rated works.

Each result may be one or more of the three different activities (add, rate, review), and as such, will include all relevant information pertaining to that activity.

See Also

Friends and Connections

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