This session shows what’s new with mashups, how they can be used and shares examples from libraries around the world. Hear about easy-to-use tools to mash up library data with content from the web to reach more patrons. Examples include using maps to enhance library data, using IFTTT to curate and publish content and creating library websites with data from several information sources.


Original broadcast February 2, 2015

Instructor Biography ~ Nicole Engard
Nicole C. Engard is the Vice President of Education at ByWater Solutions. Her primary role at ByWater Solutions is to educate librarians about open source software with a focus on the Koha ILS. In addition to her daily responsibilities, Nicole volunteers as a community moderator on opensource.com. In 2007, Nicole was named one of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers and in 2009 she was the editor of “Library Mashups,” and 2014 “More Library Mashups” books published by Information Today, Inc. and in 2010 she authored “Practical Open Source Software for Libraries,” a book published by Chandos Inc. and in 2012 the second edition of “The Accidental Systems Librarian” which she worked on with Rachel Singer Gordon was released.