Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data

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Nicole C. Engard
Information Today, Incorporated, Jan 1, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 334 pages
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"This unique book is geared to help any library keep its website dynamically and collaboratively up-to-date, increase user participation, and provide exemplary web-based service through the power of mashups."--Back cover.

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User Review  - Sapiens1 - LibraryThing

Great book! Great author! I'm an MLIS student and trying/struggling to learn and apply ideas presented in this book, and ideally, more current apps, more current Internet resources. This is really fun ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison Pope - Goodreads

Good definition of mashups and intro to approach followed by applications in libraries. Interesting use cases and examples although some of them already feel a bit dated which is more to do with how ... Read full review

Contents

What Is a Mashup?
3
Behind the Scenes Some Technical Details
19
MakingYour Data Available to Be Mashed Up
35
Mashing Up With Librarian Knowledge
51
Information in Context
59
Mashing Up the Library Website
73
Piping Out Library Data
87
Mashups Libraries Interact
97
MAPS PICTURES AND VIDEO
179
blip tv and Digital Video Collections
195
Wheres the Nearest Computer Lab?
205
The Repository Mashup Map
221
The LibraryThing API and Libraries
243
ZACK Bookmaps
253
Federated Database Search Mashup
265
Electronic Dissertation Mashups Using SRU
277

Library Catalog Mashup Using Blacklight
113
Breaking Into the OPAC
129
Mashing Up Open Data With tbiblios
143
SOPAC 2 0 The Thrashable Mashable Catalog
153
Mashups With the WorldCat Affiliate Services
163
Afterword
291
Glossary
309
About the Contributors
317
About the Editor
323
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