Libraries Hacked was founded by Dave in 2014, but through the years all projects have received generous contributions in time and effort from many collaborators. All projects are open source and free to use and adapt. If you have any questions, please get in touch.
These are bigger projects, usually with their own website name and more regular maintenance.
|2014||Data blog||A place for regular blog posts about library data and digital prototypes|
|2019||Mobile libraries||Displaying times and routes of mobile libraries across the UK|
|2019||Create||Tools for creating, publishing and using public library open data|
|2020||Libraries at home||A library service postcode lookup service and aggregator of online content such as videos, blog posts, and podcasts|
|2020||Library map||A library map and postcode lookup service displaying library building information, opening hours, and location analysis|
|2020||Library lab||Documentation for library prototypes and ideas|
|2021||Library books||A tool to search the catalogues of all UK library services by ISBN|
|2022||Fine free libraries||A website to track and promote libraries going fine-free in the UK|
Small data hacks
Various hacks created using library data.
|2016||Wuthering hacks||A data dashboard for presenting Newcastle libraries open data|
|2018||World library data||Displaying the IFLA Library map data in a data table|
|2018||Disrupters||A twitter list of library disruptors displaying latest tweets and what they’re talking about|
External blog posts and other things with Libraries Hacked involvement.
|2017||Voyage of the Data Treader||Library data unconferences organised with Claire from Plymouth and Aude from Newcastle library services. Held in 2017 at Liverpool Library and 2019 at Manchester Library|
|2018||Libraries on Twitter||Displaying latest tweets from various library account lists, all compiled by Library Cactus on Twitter|
|2019||Library data schemas||A sector led and DCMS hosted public library sector project to design schemas for open library data|
|2021||Libraries and High Streets||A DCMS blog about libraries and high streets which links to Libraries Hacked work|
|2022||Frictionless Data - Libraries Hacked||A post written for the Frictionless Data project (from the Open Knowledge Foundation) about library data schemas.|