Building an Anti-Social Network

Last week, the LinkedIn comparison reared its head again, but this time with less conviction than the last. A director of an iSchool asked us whether Skilltype was like LinkedIn for librarians. Since the comparison is natural to make for many people, I decided to write a post describing the differences between Skilltype and the professional social network. So here are seven ways we’re rethinking the online experience to get the best out of social in a work context.

From Libdot to Skilltype

Last month we made the decision to retire the brand that got us started. While I believe we made the right decision for a number of smart reasons I’ll discuss in this post, no one should take away that Libdot didn’t have a fond place in our hearts.