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Don’t miss the book signing

Tonight at Computers in Libraries 2010 at the opening reception in the Exhibit Hall at 5pm. I’ll be at the InfoToday booth signing copies of Library Mashups. Technorati Tags: cil10, cil2010

Enhanced Google Maps Mashups

Today I taught a workshop on mashups and told the attendees that a map mashup is the easiest kind of mashups to create. This is true – but with a bit more work you can create a fancy map mashup for you site. This tutorial by Peter Steen Høgenhaug helps you do more with your […]

Mashups at Computers in Libraries

Next month is the annual Computers in Libraries Conference hosted by Information Today and there will be two Library Mashups events that you should try to attend if you’re coming this year! First is the Implementing Library Mashups workshop taught by myself and Brian Herzog. We will teach attendees how to use mashups to improve […]

Digesting the contents of Library Mashups

Mosby has decided that the best way to digest all of the content in Library Mashups he needed to take a big bite. Original found on Flickr

Mashups on Longshots Podcast

I recently talked to Sarah Long of Longshots about how libraries can use Mashups. This podcast has now been released on Library Beat. Longshots #203: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data

A Google Maps Mashup with PHP/MySQL

Today I found this awesome tutorial that I think will help some of you create more detailed Google Map Mashups. This tutorial is intended for developers who are familiar with PHP/MySQL, and want to learn how to use Google Maps with a MySQL database. After completing this tutorial, you will have a Google Map based […]

Learn more about Mashups at CIL2010

This year I’ll be doing a pre conference at Computers in Libraries with a fellow author (Brian Herzog) to help you all learn how to use mashups in your libraries to improve your websites! W5 – Implementing Library Mashups 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM This workshop explains what mashups are, how they can be used, […]

WorldCat API News

This directly from OCLC: Now anyone and everyone can create apps and mash-ups using library data from WorldCat, the world’s largest library catalog. Because the WorldCat Basic API is here! This new API is a simplified version of the WorldCat Search API. Send it RESTful URI queries in OpenSearch, and it retrieves results in RSS […]

OpenKapow Service Change

In Chapter 2 Bonaria mentions OpenKapow as a tool for creating mashups, so I wanted to let you all know about this change to the OpenKapow service. Based on feedback from the openkapow user community, Kapow Technologies and StrikeIron recently launched a new commercial service for creating and delivering custom web data services. This new […]

Library Mashups Book Signing

Library Mashups Book Signing

Last night was the opening reception at Internet Librarian and that means Information Today book signing. See on Flickr I met a lot of great people and shared lots of info about mashups with them. Keep an eye out for my slides from tomorrow’s talk at Internet Librarian which will cover even more about Mashups! […]