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Library Mashups – Available for Pre-Order

Jun - 16 - 2009
Nicole C. Engard

That’s right!! My book is finally ready for you to order multiple copies :) hehe

Make sure you share this information with your local libraries and colleagues – there is a lot to learn in here about how to improve the services your library offers.

Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data
Edited by Nicole C. Engard   ·   Foreword by Jenny Levine   ·   ISBN 978-1-57387-372-7

Library Mashups

As web users become more savvy and demanding, libraries are looking for new ways to allow patron participation and keep their websites dynamically and collaboratively up-to-date. Mashups—web applications that combine freely available data from various sources to create something new—can be one very powerful way to meet patrons’ expectations and provide exemplary web-based service.

In Library Mashups, Nicole C. Engard and 25 contributors from all over the world walk readers through definitions, summaries, and practical uses of mashups in libraries. Examples range from ways to allow those without programming skills to make simple website updates, to modifying the library OPAC, to using popular sites like Flickr, Yahoo!, LibraryThing, Google Maps, and Delicious to share and combine digital content. This essential guide is required reading for all libraries and librarians seeking a dynamic, interactive web presence.

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