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Mashup presentation for the Texas Library Association Conference, April 15, 2010

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Library mashups

  1. 1. TXLA 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Robin Hastings </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri River Regional Library (Jefferson City, MO) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ALA Tech Report – Collaboration 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Mashups – contributed chapter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microblogging & Lifestreaming In Libraries (Tech Set) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles in Library Journal and Computers In Libraries </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Learn what a mashup is </li></ul><ul><li>Learn what mashups are out there </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to find the data we need </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to manipulate that data </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to produce a fully functional mashup </li></ul><ul><li>Have a lot of fun! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Just what is a mashup? </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>What mashups are out there now? </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>http://www.mrrl.org/content/bookmobile </li></ul>XML file of locations (with lat/long tagging) + Google Maps
  7. 9. <ul><li>Fourwhere - http://www.fourwhere.com/ </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>US population by state - http://pipes.yahoo.com/jonathan/_Ia89ose3BGMZ6YNlvXiAA </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Where is some data for me to use in my mashup? </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Web 2.0 Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook, Twitter, Flickr – all have RSS feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Location-based services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gowalla, Foursquare </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS Library - http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference_Shelf/Libraries/RSS_Library.shtml </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data.gov – open government data collections (Raw, tools & geodata) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Data manipulation can be fun! </li></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>Putting it all together into your own mashup! </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>TXLA1 – books; images and Yahoo! Local search - http://pipes.yahoo.com/webgoddess/txla1 </li></ul><ul><li>Gowalla feed of people checking into Riverwalk - http://pipes.yahoo.com/webgoddess/txla2 </li></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><li>They really can be fun! </li></ul>

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