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if any of these projects look interesting, and you'd like to get involved, contact @librarieshacked on twitter, or email info at all projects will be open source, hosted on the GitHub code repository site, and allow for collaboration.


projects that have been completed (or that are ready to show!)

twitter libraries

visualising UK public libraries on twitter. showing latest tweets, latest accounts and tweet/follower counts.

 website  GitHub

mobile libraries live departures

a project to visualise mobile libraries timetables. uses a live departure board to display arrivals/departures.

 website  GitHub

in progress

projects in progress - feel free to get involved!

public libraries news data

a public libraries news data dashboard, with links to a WordPress plugin and shareable widget code for embedding PLN news data on any website.


early english books

browse early english books open data, as released by the bodleian libraries.

libraries hacked data store

compiling many libraries datasets, storing these on GitHub and visualising into a basic data portal.

UK public libraries catalogue web service

a project to search all UK public library catalogues in the UK at once. for personal use in finding books, and for data analysis.