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411 on Mashups

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411 on Mashups

  1. 1. 411 on Mashups Presented by Julie Fricke MLS Workshop April 24, 2008
  2. 2. Mashups <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><li>What do they look like? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I make one? </li></ul><ul><li>Implications for libraries </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Mashup? <ul><li>Term originated in pop music http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =Vp-is6S_b_g </li></ul><ul><li>In the web world it means an application that uses content from more than one source to create something new </li></ul><ul><li>Content typically comes via an *API or RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>*API (Application program interface) http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_programming_interface </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why are Mashups a big deal? http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/19821.wss
  5. 5. Why are Mashups a big deal? <ul><li>New York Times, February 10, 2008 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why are mashups such a big deal? <ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relatively inexperienced user ready (although basic knowledge of html is helpful) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t need to be a programmer! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More software coming out every day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easy to find </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programmable Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mashable </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Why are mashups such a big deal? <ul><li>Easy to manipulate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Self service” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End users can manipulate info on their end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most applications can be run from your browser </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Future of computing? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge mapping </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Top Mashups (October 2007) <ul><li>October 15, 2007 from the Programmable Web </li></ul>
  9. 9. Top Mashups (April 2008) <ul><li>April 21, 2008 from the Programmable Web </li></ul>
  10. 10. Mashup Ecosystem Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog <ul><li>Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog </li></ul>
  11. 11. What do mashups look like? <ul><li>Foobar Poster - The Internet </li></ul><ul><li>(CC) Photo by Sebastien Prooth </li></ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com/photos/sebastianprooth/31566462 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Facebook: Visual Bookshelf
  13. 13. Facebook: Visual Bookshelf
  14. 14. Captioner
  15. 15. Google Maps API
  16. 16. Lewis & Clark LS Route Maps http:// www.lcls.org/news.aspx?nID =170
  17. 17. Daily Mashup http:// dailymashup.com /
  18. 18. Newsmap http:// marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/newsmap.cfm
  19. 19. Hot Title Carousel http:// www.cambridgelibraries.ca/hot/carousel.cfm
  20. 20. Hot Title Carousel (April 21, 2008) http:// www.cambridgelibraries.ca/hot/carousel.cfm
  21. 21. Placeopedia
  22. 22. Placeopedia
  23. 23. USGS Earthquake Hazard
  24. 24. USGS Earthquake Hazard
  25. 25. Chicago Crime Statistics
  26. 26. Housing Map
  27. 27. ExLibris Aleph Harvard Catalog Bib Record <ul><li>Harvard University Catalog Bib Record </li></ul>
  28. 28. ExLibris Aleph Google Books/Harvard Catalog
  29. 29. More Mashups <ul><li>Supr Glu http:// suprglu.com / </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fricke Glu http://frickej.suprglu.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us, blogs, flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Frappr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.frappr.com/blogginglibrarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google API, various blogs </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. How do I make one? <ul><li>Add this app (point & click) </li></ul><ul><li>Some knowledge of html </li></ul><ul><li>Clone </li></ul><ul><li>Program (server side) </li></ul>
  31. 31. Point & Click <ul><li>Facebook apps </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul>
  32. 32. Facebook Applications
  33. 33. iGoogle
  34. 34. Captioner Big Huge Labs
  35. 35. Captioner Big Huge Labs
  36. 36. Captioner Big Huge Labs
  37. 37. Captioner Big Huge Labs
  38. 38. Captioner Big Huge Labs
  39. 39. Captioner Big Huge Labs
  40. 40. SuprGlu ( FrickeGlu )
  41. 41. SuprGlu ( FrickeGlu )
  42. 42. Popfly Microsoft Popfly Overview
  43. 43. Popfly Microsoft Popfly Overview
  44. 44. Popfly Microsoft Popfly Overview
  45. 45. Popfly Microsoft Popfly Overview
  46. 46. Pipes (Cloning)
  47. 47. Pipes (Cloning)
  48. 48. Pipes http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?Location=green+bay%2C+wi&_cmd=Run+Pipe&_id=dIZPnm173BGizMi2qGIyXQ&_run=1
  49. 49. Pipes
  50. 50. Google Maps API
  51. 51. Google Map API
  52. 52. Google Maps: The Mudd
  53. 53. Springshare LibGuides
  54. 54. NWTC LibGuides <ul><li>NWTC Guide to the Library </li></ul>
  55. 55. Subject Plus LU Installation
  56. 56. Subject Plus
  57. 57. More Mashups to try <ul><li>Teqlo http:// www.teqlo.com / </li></ul><ul><li>QEDWiki (IBM) http:// services.alphaworks.ibm.com/qedwiki / </li></ul><ul><li>Dapper http:// www.dapper.net / </li></ul><ul><li>Data Mashups http:// datamashups.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Coghead http:// www.coghead.com / </li></ul>
  58. 58. Implication for Libraries <ul><li>Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When is it OK to “remix” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many have creative commons licenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others have limitations (e.g., Google Map API) </li></ul></ul>
  59. 59. Implications for Libraries <ul><li>Provenance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Origin of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scale and dependency </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping up! </li></ul>
  60. 60. More information <ul><li>Programmable Web http://www.programmableweb.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mashable http://mashable.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps Mania http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>TechCrunch http://www.techcrunch.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog http://web2.socialcomputingmagazine.com/ </li></ul>
  61. 61. Contact Information Julie Fricke Lawrence University [email_address] (920) 832-6700

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