Thursday, August 07, 2008

"LibraryThing" on Edwards Library online Catalog

What is LibraryThing? -- LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalog their own books easily. You can access your catalog from anywhere, even on your mobile phone! Because everyone catalogs together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, and comes up with suggestions for what to read next. Check it out at http://www.librarything.com.

Now our online catalog has incorporated some major features of LibraryThing. You will see suggestions for similar books when you search for books in our catalog. There is also a "tag cloud," which is a fancy way of looking at more subjects for topics that might interest you.

Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Courtesy Notices via Email

Do you need reminding when your library materials are due? Now you can receive automatic emails about what you have that is coming due and avoid those pesky overdue notices in the mail, let alone the fines that some libraries charge! You need a valid email address on record at the library. If you are not sure if you have a valid email address, or if you have changed it, please contact the library to update your record. You can also update your information online at http://www.cwmars.org. Click on Library Catalogs and log in with your library card. Never have an overdue item again!