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Surrey Fiction Book Map<br />Gary Green - Technical Librarian <br />(Surrey Library Service)<br />
Celebrating Surrey<br />Outdoor festival celebrating the best of music, art, community, performance, food and drink in Sur...
Fiction Book Map<br />Celebrating works of fiction set in Surrey.<br />
Why do anything?<br />Library Service supports festival.<br />Show other library teams what can be done easily.<br />Oppor...
Why a book map?<br />Creative.<br />Visual.<br />More fun than plain text.<br />Combine resources from different places.<b...
What does it do?<br />Bring together set of books.<br />Links to resources.<br />Gives details of books.<br />How book rel...
Which books?<br />Works of fiction set in Surrey.<br />Copies on our catalogue.<br />
Who helped?<br />Virtual Content Team<br />Other Surrey Library Service teams<br />Surrey History Centre<br />Tweeters<br ...
How did we make it?<br />Google My Maps.<br />Manually added markers.<br />Book covers as markers.<br />
Book catalogue in a map<br />Click on marker for more details.<br />Larger book cover.<br />Why it’s relevant to Surrey.<b...
Link back to Surrey catalogue<br />
Links to videos <br />
Where can I find it now?<br />http://maps.google.com/maps/mm?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=111255354966596184710.00048275d76079...
Or if you can’t write that quickly...<br />http://bit.ly/9ZcQN5 (Google maps)<br />http://ggtestspace.weebly.com/fiction-b...
Where’s it going to go?<br />Embed in anywhere.me? (personalised start page for libraries)<br />Link from Surrey Libraries...
Developments?<br />Add more books/details.<br />Improve presentation.<br />Link to Amazon.<br />Link to Worldcat.<br />Aut...
Thank you<br />Gary Green (Surrey Libraries)<br />
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  1. 1. Surrey Fiction Book Map<br />Gary Green - Technical Librarian <br />(Surrey Library Service)<br />
  2. 2. Celebrating Surrey<br />Outdoor festival celebrating the best of music, art, community, performance, food and drink in Surrey.<br />http://bit.ly/c8IFXR<br />
  3. 3. Fiction Book Map<br />Celebrating works of fiction set in Surrey.<br />
  4. 4. Why do anything?<br />Library Service supports festival.<br />Show other library teams what can be done easily.<br />Opportunity to experiment.<br />Image attribute – ‘duncan’ (Flickr)<br />
  5. 5. Why a book map?<br />Creative.<br />Visual.<br />More fun than plain text.<br />Combine resources from different places.<br />Image attribution ‘I like’ (Flickr)<br />
  6. 6. What does it do?<br />Bring together set of books.<br />Links to resources.<br />Gives details of books.<br />How book relates to Surrey.<br />Image attribution ‘Maxwell Hamilton’ (Flickr)<br />
  7. 7. Which books?<br />Works of fiction set in Surrey.<br />Copies on our catalogue.<br />
  8. 8. Who helped?<br />Virtual Content Team<br />Other Surrey Library Service teams<br />Surrey History Centre<br />Tweeters<br />Librarything<br />Project Gutenberg<br />Image attribution ‘chris_horn13’ (Flickr)<br />
  9. 9. How did we make it?<br />Google My Maps.<br />Manually added markers.<br />Book covers as markers.<br />
  10. 10. Book catalogue in a map<br />Click on marker for more details.<br />Larger book cover.<br />Why it’s relevant to Surrey.<br />
  11. 11. Link back to Surrey catalogue<br />
  12. 12. Links to videos <br />
  13. 13. Where can I find it now?<br />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<br />
  14. 14. Or if you can’t write that quickly...<br />http://bit.ly/9ZcQN5 (Google maps)<br />http://ggtestspace.weebly.com/fiction-book-map.html (a basic test site)<br />
  15. 15. Where’s it going to go?<br />Embed in anywhere.me? (personalised start page for libraries)<br />Link from Surrey Libraries website pages.<br />Image attribution ‘A P Hall’ (Flickr)<br />
  16. 16. Developments?<br />Add more books/details.<br />Improve presentation.<br />Link to Amazon.<br />Link to Worldcat.<br />Automatic population?<br />Image attribution ‘Paul Hudson’ (Flickr)<br />
  17. 17. Thank you<br />Gary Green (Surrey Libraries)<br />
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