Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hashtags and Lanyrd

At Tuesday’s Lunchtime #MashDMU‘s meeting, after introducing Analogue Twitter, I talked about the use of hashtags, particularly to follow events.  I referred to What Are Hashtags (“#” Symbols)? and http://hashtags.org/. I then logged on to the social conference directory Lanyrd, … Continue reading

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Think Before You Tweet (or Blog or Update a Status)

In Think Before You Tweet (or Blog or Update a Status), Billie Hara provides a useful reminder that “there are some negative aspects to online presences.  It’s important to recognize that whatever we write online is for public consumption, that … Continue reading

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Pancakes and Mash

If your interest in mashed library events has been awakened, the next event will be in Lincoln. This event really takes DMU’s lunchtime session to the next level, and is an opportunity to meet people working on mashups in a … Continue reading

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2010 UKSG/NASIG Conferences – Reflections

I made some references during MashDMU to themes & issues raised at the 2010 UKSG/NASIG Annual Conferences. If you want to read my report on my visit to both events, please check the following link – http://bit.ly/eS9prv. Tweet

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Analogue tweets

And here are the analogue tweets from our analogue Twitter session: 12.00 Thank goodness I am going to learn about hash tags! 12.15 One hashtag to follow #savelibraries 12.20 Gosh, Lanyrd, something I know about already! 12.23 So that’s how … Continue reading

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Analogue Twitter

At yesterday’s Lunchtime #mashDMU, I introduced colleagues to analogue (or paper) tweets.  This is a concept I saw demonstrated at a conference last year by Timothy Collinson of the University of Portsmouth Library.  Using his template, I distributed  strips of … Continue reading

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“Making Library Data Work Harder”

Dave Pattern gave a talk at “Mash Oop North!” (July 2009) highlighting a University of Huddersfield project to find potential links between library data and degree awards. Graham Stone updated with a breakout session at the 2010 UKSG Conference in … Continue reading

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“Sixty Minutes to Save Libraries”

http://bit.ly/f59lIV (Mash & Mashibility, Oct 2010) In light of the imminent HE sector cuts, Brian Kelly (UKOLN) invited participants to identify ways in which evidence could be collated to demonstrate the impact and value of libraries and library services. Please see link … Continue reading

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Background reading about MashedLibraries

MashedLibrary events are “unconference” style events that bring together “interested people [who are] doing interesting stuff with libraries and technology”. Want to find out more? See: UK MashedLibrary website: http://www.mashedlibrary.com/ MashedLibrary wiki: http://bit.ly/gQkd5B Library mashups : exploring new ways to … Continue reading

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In, Out, Shaking it about: Mashed Library Examples

You can find several examples of mashups already on the DMU library web site Continue reading

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Mashing up the library

What happens if you get addresses from one place and maps from another? News from three or four sources and stick them together? Tables of Contents for journals with the journals A-Z? Is there an end to the possibilities once … Continue reading

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