Fiction book map presentation

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Presentation for Liver and Mash libraries mashup event, held in Liverpool (May 2010)

Presentation for Liver and Mash libraries mashup event, held in Liverpool (May 2010)

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  • 1. Surrey Fiction Book Map
    Gary Green - Technical Librarian
    (Surrey Library Service)
  • 2. Celebrating Surrey
    Outdoor festival celebrating the best of music, art, community, performance, food and drink in Surrey.
    http://bit.ly/c8IFXR
  • 3. Fiction Book Map
    Celebrating works of fiction set in Surrey.
  • 4. Why do anything?
    Library Service supports festival.
    Show other library teams what can be done easily.
    Opportunity to experiment.
    Image attribute – ‘duncan’ (Flickr)
  • 5. Why a book map?
    Creative.
    Visual.
    More fun than plain text.
    Combine resources from different places.
    Image attribution ‘I like’ (Flickr)
  • 6. What does it do?
    Bring together set of books.
    Links to resources.
    Gives details of books.
    How book relates to Surrey.
    Image attribution ‘Maxwell Hamilton’ (Flickr)
  • 7. Which books?
    Works of fiction set in Surrey.
    Copies on our catalogue.
  • 8. Who helped?
    Virtual Content Team
    Other Surrey Library Service teams
    Surrey History Centre
    Tweeters
    Librarything
    Project Gutenberg
    Image attribution ‘chris_horn13’ (Flickr)
  • 9. How did we make it?
    Google My Maps.
    Manually added markers.
    Book covers as markers.
  • 10. Book catalogue in a map
    Click on marker for more details.
    Larger book cover.
    Why it’s relevant to Surrey.
  • 11. Link back to Surrey catalogue
  • 12. Links to videos
  • 13. Where can I find it now?
    http://maps.google.com/maps/mm?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=111255354966596184710.00048275d760797e5ff9a&ll=51.250742,-0.484772&spn=0.341243,0.883026&z=10
  • 14. Or if you can’t write that quickly...
    http://bit.ly/9ZcQN5 (Google maps)
    http://ggtestspace.weebly.com/fiction-book-map.html (a basic test site)
  • 15. Where’s it going to go?
    Embed in anywhere.me? (personalised start page for libraries)
    Link from Surrey Libraries website pages.
    Image attribution ‘A P Hall’ (Flickr)
  • 16. Developments?
    Add more books/details.
    Improve presentation.
    Link to Amazon.
    Link to Worldcat.
    Automatic population?
    Image attribution ‘Paul Hudson’ (Flickr)
  • 17. Thank you
    Gary Green (Surrey Libraries)