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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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    • Surrey Fiction Book Map
      Gary Green - Technical Librarian
      (Surrey Library Service)
    • Celebrating Surrey
      Outdoor festival celebrating the best of music, art, community, performance, food and drink in Surrey.
      http://bit.ly/c8IFXR
    • Fiction Book Map
      Celebrating works of fiction set in Surrey.
    • Why do anything?
      Library Service supports festival.
      Show other library teams what can be done easily.
      Opportunity to experiment.
      Image attribute – ‘duncan’ (Flickr)
    • Why a book map?
      Creative.
      Visual.
      More fun than plain text.
      Combine resources from different places.
      Image attribution ‘I like’ (Flickr)
    • 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)
    • Which books?
      Works of fiction set in Surrey.
      Copies on our catalogue.
    • Who helped?
      Virtual Content Team
      Other Surrey Library Service teams
      Surrey History Centre
      Tweeters
      Librarything
      Project Gutenberg
      Image attribution ‘chris_horn13’ (Flickr)
    • How did we make it?
      Google My Maps.
      Manually added markers.
      Book covers as markers.
    • Book catalogue in a map
      Click on marker for more details.
      Larger book cover.
      Why it’s relevant to Surrey.
    • Link back to Surrey catalogue
    • Links to videos
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Developments?
      Add more books/details.
      Improve presentation.
      Link to Amazon.
      Link to Worldcat.
      Automatic population?
      Image attribution ‘Paul Hudson’ (Flickr)
    • Thank you
      Gary Green (Surrey Libraries)