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Penguin Classics and dkimages APIs

Library Mashups fans might be interested in the latest APIs from Pearson: Penguin Classics API includes works by Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, and the Brontë sisters – enabling developers to build new apps from the work of renowned authors dkimages API makes the professional collection of over 90,000 images accessible for developers to search, browse […]

HarperCollins OpenBook API

I found this today on Mashery and thought I should share it with you all! HarperCollins Publishers, one of the world’s leading English-language publishers, has just recently announced its OpenBook API Beta. HarperCollins is a broad-based publisher with fortes in literary and commercial fiction, children’s books, cookbooks, business books, mystery, romance, reference, religious books — […]

Library Mashups and Puppy Love

I am at Computers in Libraires this week where I did a signing of Library Mashups and met Karen, the mom of Mosby! She reminded me of this picture from when the book was first published and I wanted to share it with you all again because it’s just too cute! Mosby has decided that […]

Book Signing at Computers in Libraries

On Wednesday, March 21 from 5:00–5:45 PM during the Computers in Libraries Networking Reception in the exhibit hall, I will be sitting with many of my fellow authors signing copies of Library Mashups. Stop by and pick up a copy for 40% off or feel free to bring a copy you bought before!!

Information Today Inc Book Sale!

Information Today, Inc. is offering a one-time discount to all of our customers, friends, and family. From now through Monday, January 16, 2012, receive 40% off all book purchases made through the Information Today, Inc. website. The discount is good on an unlimited number of orders placed during the sale period—and with more than 150 […]

Chapter 11 Update

While doing a check of the links in the book I have found that the service mentioned in chapter 11, ‡biblios.net, is no longer available or supported. All links from this chapter will be removed and the chapter page updated accordingly.

25% Discount on Library Mashups

Didn’t get the chance to buy books from ITI (including Library Mashups) when you were at ALA or SLA this summer? Well fear not, there is still time to get the books you want!We are offering a discount of 25% off the retail price on our books purchased online at www.infotoday.com. The sale runs from […]

Library Mashups in Chinese

Library Mashups has been translated to Chinese and is now available in print!

Creating Mobile Mashups

Jason Clark, Library Mashups chapter author, shared a link to a series of articles about using HTML5 to create mobile mashups via his Google Buzz page. I thought that this series would be perfect to share with you all here. The following is the summary of the series: HTML 5 is a very hyped technology, […]

Library Mashups now on Kobo

We’ve slowly been adding Library Mashups to ebook readers. I have previoously announced the Kindle and Nook editions. Today I get to announce the Kobo edition!