Book News

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! […]

Library Mashups Reviews

I have added a page for reviews of Library Mashups to this site. If you know of or have written a review, share it with me and I’ll be sure to link to it from this new page.

Library 2.0 Gang Mashups Contest Winners

To celebrate the Library Mashups theme of the July 2009 Gang, we launched the Library Mashup Idea Competition. The rules were simple: To enter you need to send in your idea for a library mashup. It can be as simple or complex as you like. The only restriction being that it must include library data […]

Book Errata: Page 127

Book Errata: Page 127

I haven’t read through the entire book yet, but I did notice that on page 127 there is a screenshot error. The printers have been informed and future printings will be correct, but for those of you who got the first batch of books here is the correct screenshot.

The book has arrived!

That’s right folks, the book has arrived on my doorstep!! It should be winging it’s way to yours soon too!!

Library Mashups Published in the UK

Library Mashups Published in the UK

A new announcement about the book!! Library Mashups is available to order in the United Kingdom, Europe or British Commonwealth (excl. Canada) from Facet Publishing. To order from these territories please visit or call +44 (0)1235 827702. You can pre-order your copy today either via Facet or Information Today (based on your location). We’re […]

Library Mashups Podcast & Competition

Last week I was on the Library 2.0 Gang talking about mashups and this book. There were some awesome mashup ideas talked about during the call. One that has stuck with me was a way to grab reading lists from all libraries in your area so you can see what books are best for your […]

Library Mashups at ALA

I won’t be at ALA this weekend, but that doesn’t mean that Library Mashups won’t be there 🙂 Chapter author Karen Coombs will be presenting Creating Library Web Services: Mashups and APIs and at the Information Today Inc. booth you can find the pre-order form for the book (with a special ALA attendee discount). Make […]

Library Mashups: Available for Pre-Order

That’s right folks! It’s ready – you can order your copy now at a discount and you’ll get it when it’s ready to be shipped.