Library Mashups

Library Mashups

Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data

Book - 2009
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For librarians wanting to integrate Web 2.0 tools into their websites and create a more interactive presence, Engard assembles 21 case studies that explain how to use web applications that draw together content from more than one source to create a single new service. Librarians from the US, Europe, and New Zealand discuss mashup terminology and general reference sources; how to use mashups to improve static library websites; how to pull catalog data out of integrated library systems and improve its visibility; and how to use tools such as Google Maps, Flickr, and blip.tv. Others cover making the library's online presence more valuable to patrons using LibraryThing, SRU, and biblios.net. Each chapter refers to websites with definitions and examples of mashups. Engard specializes in open source education and has been a web manager, metadata librarian, and librarian trainer. Includes a foreword by Jenny Levine. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, Inc., 2009
Description: xvii, 334 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781573873727
1573873721
Branch Call Number: 020.285 Lib
Additional Contributors: Engard, Nicole C. 1979-

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