Beyond the search box

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Published on February 5, 2009

Author: paulhagon

Source: slideshare.net

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My presentation from Information Online 2009. I discuss and provide examples for moving away from discovering collections via a search box, exploring mashups and API's to display items from our collections in different ways

Beyond the search box Information online 2009

The search box bit The delicious bit The mashup bit The wheres the data bit The where am I bit

The search box bit

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API Hooks into a website to obtain data RSS XML ATOM Text JSON HTML

The delicious bit

JSON API

The mashup bit Flickr meets street view

+ + maps + street view =

The where’s the data bit Flickr meets street view with a twist

Pike and Henry Streets, Manhattan geocoder API Latitude: 40.713183 Longitude: -73.992395

Stone and William Street, Manhattan geocoder API Latitude: 40.704769 Longitude: -74.009739

+ + geocoder + maps + street view =

The where am I bit Flickr in my neighbourhood

+ + = Latitude, Longitude

http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulhagon/3054813157/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulhagon/3055648996/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulhagon/3054813157/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/powerhouse_museum/2362681483/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulhagon/3054813483/

The where to now bit

io2009 #io2009

Thanks! slideshare.net/paulhagon paulhagon.com twitter.com/paulhagon phagon@nla.gov.au

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