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1295922679-1295922679_newsletter_miscgoodreads, a social-networking site for book lovers has updated their iPhone/iPod app, to include a barcode reader for easy cataloguing of books, whether ones you want to read, or books on your bookshelf. I had created a workaround for this with RedLaser on the iPhone, but this is much smoother and allows for multiple books to be entered before “processing” them in your account.

My eldest daughter reads prolifically, so to keep track of all the books  and allow her to rate and review them, we’ve taken to recording them on goodreads. Also, all of your data is exportable to a spreadsheet if you ever get sick of the site but want to keep all the book info.

Friend me on goodreads here.

Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas P.Eng. ENV SP, is the author of and Director of Engineering at the City of Revelstoke in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada. If I post something here that you find helpful as you navigate the world of engineering, planning and building communities, that’s wonderful. But when push comes to shove: This is my personal blog. The views expressed on these pages are mine alone and not those of my employer.