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Mashing Libraries to
Build Communities
Owen Stephens
Internet Librarian International 2010
Powered by craigslist and Google Maps
 (this site is in no way affiliated with craigslist or Google)
How to Mash
Putting Warwickshire Libraries on the Map
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
<libraries>
<library>
<name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name>
<address>
<street>Priory Road</street>
<area>Alce...
http://www.mashedlibrary.com
Step 1: Find a venue, get
          a date
Step 1: Find a venue, get
          a date
     (this gives you a deadline!)
Step 2: Put it on the
Mashed Library wiki
Step 2: Put it on the
Mashed Library wiki
    (or advertise elsewhere)
Step 3: Find speakers
Step 3: Find speakers
       (if you want)
Step 4: Look for
  sponsorship
Step 4: Look for
              sponsorship
(companies, publishers, data providers, Universities, etc.)
Step 5: Catering
Step 5: Catering
(but can tell people to bring their own, or have near/in a
                    cafe if you want)
Step 6: Let people
     register
Step 6: Let people
     register
 (and pay if you are charging)
What’s the worst that can happen?
Acknowledgements
       Grey Album promotional art
  Justin Hampton (originally posted on http://www.dangermousesite.com/)...
Acknowledgements
                           I
        http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/6338027/


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Acknowledgements

                                    I
                 http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/38837032/


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Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
Mashing libraries to build communities
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Mashing libraries to build communities
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  1. 1. Mashing Libraries to Build Communities Owen Stephens Internet Librarian International 2010
  2. 2. Powered by craigslist and Google Maps (this site is in no way affiliated with craigslist or Google)
  3. 3. How to Mash Putting Warwickshire Libraries on the Map
  4. 4. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  5. 5. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  6. 6. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  7. 7. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  8. 8. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  9. 9. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  10. 10. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  11. 11. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  12. 12. <libraries> <library> <name>Alcester Library & Information Centre</name> <address> <street>Priory Road</street> <area>Alcester</area> <town_city/> <county>Warwickshire</county> <postcode>B49 5DZ</postcode> </address> <telno>01789 762 430</telno> <faxno>01789 762 430</faxno> <email>alcesterlibrary@warwickshire.gov.uk</email> <link>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/corporate/pages.nsf/Links/ 53567CD897E0920880256A170054DA1E</link> <coordinates>52.21433367801476,-1.8734559416770935</coordinates> <image>http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/Web/graphics/Graphics.nsf/ graphics/AlcesterExterior20Other/$file/AlcesterExterior20Other.jpg</ image> </library> <library> <name>Atherstone Library & Information Centre</name> <address> ...
  13. 13. http://www.mashedlibrary.com
  14. 14. Step 1: Find a venue, get a date
  15. 15. Step 1: Find a venue, get a date (this gives you a deadline!)
  16. 16. Step 2: Put it on the Mashed Library wiki
  17. 17. Step 2: Put it on the Mashed Library wiki (or advertise elsewhere)
  18. 18. Step 3: Find speakers
  19. 19. Step 3: Find speakers (if you want)
  20. 20. Step 4: Look for sponsorship
  21. 21. Step 4: Look for sponsorship (companies, publishers, data providers, Universities, etc.)
  22. 22. Step 5: Catering
  23. 23. Step 5: Catering (but can tell people to bring their own, or have near/in a cafe if you want)
  24. 24. Step 6: Let people register
  25. 25. Step 6: Let people register (and pay if you are charging)
  26. 26. What’s the worst that can happen?
  27. 27. Acknowledgements Grey Album promotional art Justin Hampton (originally posted on http://www.dangermousesite.com/) Housing Maps http://www.housingmaps.com/ data.gov http://www.data.gov/ data.gov.uk http://data.gov.uk/ Warwickshire Libraries: New Releases Lewis Wagner, http://www.lewiswagner.me/ GIST State University of New York College at Geneseo
  28. 28. Acknowledgements I http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/6338027/ N http://www.flickr.com/photos/evaekeblad/2450068078/ F http://www.flickr.com/photos/takomabibelot/2660603215/ O http://www.flickr.com/photos/16324044@N00/2199141162/ R http://www.flickr.com/photos/16324044@N00/2693739622/ M http://www.flickr.com/photos/16324044@N00/2449152095/
  29. 29. Acknowledgements I http://www.flickr.com/photos/lwr/38837032/ O http://www.flickr.com/photos/16324044@N00/2083198868/ N http://www.flickr.com/photos/16324044@N00/2168891945/ Mashed Museums Mike Ellis, http://electronicmuseum.org.uk/2008/06/27/mashed-museum-2008/ Mashed Libraries/OʼReilly Cover @daveyp Volley Match mauspray, http://www.flickr.com/photos/mauspray/3683885650/in/photostream/

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