By Proboscis Karen Martin
<ul><li>What is bookleteer? </li></ul><ul><li>Online interactive system of publishing on demand </li></ul><ul><li>Enter wo...
<ul><li>Who uses bookleteer? </li></ul><ul><li>Writers </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Curators / Archivists ...
<ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Writers use bookleteer for promotion, to get feedback, as a publish...
<ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>In workshops, education or participation projects it might be used ...
<ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>By curators and archivists to record and share tacit knowledge, as ...
<ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Artists use it as an artistic format </li></ul>eBook by Seth
<ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Artists use it as part of the creative process </li></ul>Story Cube...
<ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Anything else you want – recipes, games, the alphabet </li></ul>eBo...
<ul><li>The importance of making </li></ul><ul><li>Bradford Libraries eBook Treasure Hunt by Kevin Harris at Manningham Li...
<ul><li>The importance of making </li></ul><ul><li>The first clue was printed in the eBook; participants followed the clue...
<ul><li>The importance of making </li></ul><ul><li>The eBooks fit perfectly in the treasure hunt and the treasure hunt is ...
<ul><li>The importance of sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnographic Notebooks, Melanesia project by James Leach and Giles Lan...
<ul><li>The importance of sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Bookleteer eNotebooks used to document the process in a way that could...
<ul><li>The importance of sharing </li></ul><ul><li>The handwritten eNotebooks were taken apart and scanned in to become a...
<ul><li>Sharing the Making </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, high quality short runs of 50 eBooks or StoryCubes </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>http://proboscis.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>http://b...
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Bookleteer be2camp2010

  1. 1. By Proboscis Karen Martin
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is bookleteer? </li></ul><ul><li>Online interactive system of publishing on demand </li></ul><ul><li>Enter words and pictures as PDF template or text editor </li></ul><ul><li>Prints on A4 sheets to create A6 size eBooks or Story Cubes </li></ul><ul><li>Only need scissors to put the eBook or Cubes together </li></ul><ul><li>View and share books in library </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Who uses bookleteer? </li></ul><ul><li>Writers </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Curators / Archivists </li></ul><ul><li>Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Community development workers </li></ul><ul><li>Public consultation and participatory projects </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone else who wants to make a book </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Writers use bookleteer for promotion, to get feedback, as a published book or essay </li></ul>eBooks by Stewart Home; Tony White
  5. 5. <ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>In workshops, education or participation projects it might be used to collect information, </li></ul><ul><li>collate information, share experiences and enable public participation </li></ul>eBooks by Bev Carter; dodolab
  6. 6. <ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>By curators and archivists to record and share tacit knowledge, as an art space, as a </li></ul><ul><li>sketchbook for work in progress, as a critiquing format </li></ul>eBook by Julie Anderson and Salah Mohamed Ahmed
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Artists use it as an artistic format </li></ul>eBook by Seth
  8. 8. <ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Artists use it as part of the creative process </li></ul>Story Cubes by Alice Angus
  9. 9. <ul><li>What is bookleteer used for? </li></ul><ul><li>Anything else you want – recipes, games, the alphabet </li></ul>eBooks by Clara Angus Lane; Story Cubes by Mandy Tang
  10. 10. <ul><li>The importance of making </li></ul><ul><li>Bradford Libraries eBook Treasure Hunt by Kevin Harris at Manningham Library, June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>A public event to engage people with the library refurbishment project and open up </li></ul><ul><li>period of consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Requiring participants to go to specific locations around the library </li></ul><ul><li>eBook created by Kevin then printed and made up by library staff </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The importance of making </li></ul><ul><li>The first clue was printed in the eBook; participants followed the clue to a specific location where they received a sticky label with the next clue. The label was stuck on a new page in the eBook. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants were encouraged to write their answers in the eBook and supplementary questions were designed to solicit ideas for the new building </li></ul><ul><li>Clue 1: Where are the books about Bradford? Supplementary Question: How else might the new library be used to celebrate Bradford and Manningham? </li></ul><ul><li>In this way, participants made their own unique eBooks </li></ul>eBooks by Kevin Harris and treasure hunt participants
  12. 12. <ul><li>The importance of making </li></ul><ul><li>The eBooks fit perfectly in the treasure hunt and the treasure hunt is just one component in an ongoing mix of engagement activities and processes </li></ul><ul><li>T hey were in the library, taking part, willingly engaged and ready to contribute in other ways (other than by writing) </li></ul><ul><li>Two makers: Kevin and the librarians, and the participants </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The importance of sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnographic Notebooks, Melanesia project by James Leach and Giles Lane, </li></ul><ul><li>British Museum, August 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing indigenous people from Papua New Guinea, The Solomon Islands and </li></ul><ul><li>Vanuatu to look at and discuss objects in the British Museum’s collection. </li></ul><ul><li>T o increase understanding of their social, cultural and spiritual significance, as well as </li></ul><ul><li>details of what they are made of, how they are made and by whom </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The importance of sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Bookleteer eNotebooks used to document the process in a way that could be shared with Porer and Pinbin’s communities in Papua New Guinea. </li></ul><ul><li>eNotebooks written in English and Tok Pisin have images of the objects and Porer and Pinbin and descriptions of the objects. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>The importance of sharing </li></ul><ul><li>The handwritten eNotebooks were taken apart and scanned in to become available as PDF eBooks. </li></ul><ul><li>Printed out versions of these eNotebooks were given to Porer and Pinbin to take back to their community in Papua New Guinea. </li></ul>eBooks by James Leach, Giles Lane, Porer Nombo, Pinbin Sissan, Lissant Bolton and Liz Bonshek
  16. 16. <ul><li>Sharing the Making </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, high quality short runs of 50 eBooks or StoryCubes </li></ul><ul><li>Price can still be a barrier </li></ul><ul><li>We believe crowdfunding might be a way to overcome this </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdfunding Model </li></ul><ul><li>An eBook is made and put online, a price and a target number of sales is set. </li></ul><ul><li>When the target number is reached the eBook is printed via PPOD and distributed to buyers </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul><ul><li>http://proboscis.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>http://bookleteer.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://bookleteer.com/blog </li></ul><ul><li>Also: Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival </li></ul><ul><li>15 th September 2010, SIA Gallery, Sheffield </li></ul><ul><li>http://grou.ps/inspiringdigitalengagement/ </li></ul>

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