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ISSUE 9 - Mixing it up

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One of the fastest growing trends today is combining data and functionality from several sources to create new services. They're called mash ups. Think Google Maps. Yahoo Pipes. Libraries are doing Web mash ups as well: Meebo Instant Messaging. Library Lookup. And, in a way, libraries have been doing mash ups for years. Think story hour, open-shelf access, cafes.

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