Not a web tool as such but still indicative of a Web 2.0 environment eg featuring user generated content and based on the philosophy that the more it’s used then the better it gets – this is BookCrossing.

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Described as the world’s biggest book club, this is an way of not only swapping books but also tracking where they go and who is reading them. It’s easy.

  • Sign up for an BookCrossing account at
  • Find the nearest BookCrossing zone
  • Register the book you’re going to give away
  • Download a free label, fill in the details and stick it in the book
  • Send the book out into the wild
  • Sit back and wait….

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