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The purpose of this article is to provide criteria for native model of social cataloging sites based on the world's most visited, popular social cataloging site's components. Social cataloging sites are a kind of web-based social media that allows users to interact. This is an applied research and the research method is library and descriptive scrolling. First, by reviewing the scientific literature and resources, a list consists of 14 criteria which included 73 extracted components, then finalized in Delphi and evaluated was used. The community studied also includes three social cataloging sites, which have the most visitors on the Alexa ranking. The results of this study showed that the total score for the fourteen criteria considered in this study was173/31points. The average of observance of criteria in all social cataloging sites(58.10%)is above the average and is in a favorable situation. Goodreads ranked first among the sites listed in the study list with 46 points(63.01%).after that LT is ranked second by the score of45points(61.64%) and anobi reached third rank with36.25points(49.65). All of the components examined in this study are important and the search facilities with an average of 9.70have the highest importance and error messages with an average of9.24are ranked second.



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