Things You Can Do
1. Put LibraryThing on your blog
Put a widget on your blog and show your visitors what you're reading now, random books from your collection, your tag cloud, etc.
Make a standard blog widget shows books, authors or tags
Make a search widget let your visitors search your library right on your blog
New: We're beta-testing LiveJournal- and MySpace-compatible widgets (Try this if the standard widget isn't working for you).
2. Get LibraryThing on your cell phone
Check whether you've got it when you're standing in the bookshop. LibraryThing Mobile gives you the power of LibraryThing and the... oh I'm sure you get it.
3. Send invitesInvite friends to LibraryThing
4. Show off thingies
Put one of these small images (a "chiclet") on your blog, linking to your profile or catalog.
5. Signature lines
Create a signature line for email and other forums.
6. Explore LibraryThing APIs and Easy Linking
7. Add the Amazon Bookmarklet
Browse Amazon, and when you find something you have or like, click on the LibraryThing bookmarklet and it will add it to your library.
How to add: Almost all browsers will allow you to drag the link to your toolbar directly. If that doesn't work, right click and select "save bookmark" (or similar wording).
Compatibility: Works with Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.ca, Amazon.fr and Amazon.de and Amazon.jp.
8. Add the SelectThing Firefox Extension
9. Make a photomosaic?
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Cheap barcode scanner
Buy a CueCat scanner from LibraryThing. They're only $15. They plug into your USB port and read bar codes, including those pesky Borders product ids.
Send a friend a yearly or lifetime account.
Lifetime membership ($25)
Year membership ($10)
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Universal Import flexibly imports data from files and web pages. Supports Delicious Library, BookCollector, Amazon Wishlists—even home-cooked databases.
Specialty imports: Import from Vox.
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