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Mashups and Libraries [Event ref: TG5/MASH]


11:59 pm

Event Type

This event will give you an overview of mashups from some of the experts, relating mashups to the Library setting. Then in the afternoon you can have a go at creating your own mashups.

What are Mashups?

They are web applications that combine freely available data from various sources to create something new and potentially more useful into a single tool. They can be a very powerful way to meet our user’s varied expectations and provide excellent web-based services adding value to library websites and library catalogues. They can also allow libraries to promote Library services where the users are.

Venue: Goldmsiths, University of London

Event programme

9.30-10.00 Coffee and registration
10.00-12.45 Presentations including examples of mashups in Libraries
12.45-1.45 Lunch

1.45-4.30 Create your own mashups – hands on session (Paul Stainthorp Electronic Resources Librarian) yahoo pipes/google data 101 session. Parallel session tba.

All day event – you can come for just the morning presentations or stay for the whole event (both options include lunch)


Chris Keene Technical Development Manager(Library, University of Sussex)

Julian Cheal Systems Developer (UKOLN)

Gary Green technical Librarian (Surrey County Council)

Paul Stainthorp Electronic Resources Librarian (University of Lincoln)

to attend the morning session – £35 for cpd25 members (£55 for non-members)
to attend all day – £45 for cpd25 members (£65 for non-members)
Lunch and refreshments included in both prices.

Please note that places are limited.
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Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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