Advocating for open data when everyone agrees with you
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Ideas for digital projects to improve library services
Using climate data to analyse the rainiest libraries in England
A response to the Rate Per Loan 2021 to 2022 consultation for Public Lending Right
Researching library fines across the UK
Discovering my library password is held without encryption
Creating a bot to promote library web accessibility
Sharing calendar dates with libraries and the public
Securing a system for maintaining open data
How public lending right data works in the UK
Tackling climate change in public libraries
They won’t give me public data
Mixing up inputs and outputs
Making the Scottish library strategy accessible web content
Providing a platform to search multiple library catalogues
Can we provide for the needs of all library data users?
Creating ways of sharing content from the portal to individual sites
Why are mobile libraries so interesting?
Analysing public library locations on and around high streets in England
Feedback received from initial pilot testing of the membership mapping tool
How library data flows from public libraries to third parties
Examples of excellence in data and technology
The data aspect of public library accreditation
Instructions for producing maps of library membership
What could be done with some money?
Documenting an application for a public library innovation project
Public library digital transformation
Everybody’s losing someone
Time to comply with accessibility legislation
The membership dataset of the public libraries data schema
Looking through UK public library online services
Displaying library open data in a library finder
Steps to create a strategy for national data in public libraries
Encouring good national library data across services
Assessing mobile library information in Scotland
Managing authentication for mobile library data
Visualising mobile library real-time locations
Getting buy-in from senior management for open data
Generating iCalendar format data files for mobile library stops
Calculating mobile library routes
Designing a data schema to hold mobile library stops and timetables
Promoting the use of mobile library data to solve problems
Summary of how UK stats for libraries work
Writing a script to auto-renew your library books
Looking at library locations in Wales and access to libraries
Play the English library postcode lottery
Stop sending data to CIPFA and divert it to Open Data
How do public libraries define catchment areas?
A cuture of open by default for 2017
Testing the encryption of library catalogue websites
Ranking literacy by using global library provision
Newcastle libraries open data process and library hack day
Use Google apps scripts to make use of IP weekly list data
Looking at intellectual property trademark and patent location data to produce interactive maps.
Issues with the UK library performance measures
Searching through government portals and local data stores
Linking to CSV data to quickly publish live charts on the web.
Analysing the location of libraries and the indices of deprivation
creating a smartwatch app to show books published or set in the current location
Where is the open data investment for public libraries?
Investigating the security of mobile apps
Interactive charts that cross-filter data to provide dynamic dashboards.
Turning RSS WordPress posts into tabular data
Portals to interact with and combine library catalogue services across authorities and sectors
A new library app advertises an on screen barcode - but you can do your own
Do you know if your login and personal details are encrypted while using your library app?
The challenges of opening up data from local government systems
Exploring hybrid events within hacks and code events.
Using SL4A to make use of mobile device features and automate tasks
Using YQL to query OCLC global library stats
WordPress is a popular platform for hack sites - but it leaves security to the administrator.
Helping users to search for items by looking up API data
Allowing users to access ebooks by holding their phone to wallpaper or posters
Introduction to libraries hacked