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Library Gems 1

February 11th, 2013 No Comments

Here are a couple of gems from the bookleteer library : Grand River Stories by Alice Angus – a record of Alice’s Grand River Stories project for Render exploring the Grand River in Canada in 2008. An A-Z of The Ting : Theatre of Mistakes – A by Marie-Anne Mancio – the first part of […]

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crowdfunding publications

March 22nd, 2011 No Comments

The estimable Alex Steffen, founder of Wordchanging.com, has recently announced a new project – Carbon Zero: A Short Tour of Your City’s Future – which he’s attempting to fund through the crowdfunding site kickstarter. This is a really interesting idea and something we’re keen to investigate ourselves, having had some small success with our own […]

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CCI’s Library of Traces

February 21st, 2011 No Comments

Back in September Frederik posted a case study of Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination‘s use of bookleteer. They’ve continued using it as a creative and documentary resource, and in doing so have created a Library of Traces – a series of eBooks which enable both participants in their professional development workshops, and others, to follow the […]

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Holiday memories in your back pocket

February 17th, 2011 No Comments

Hi, I’m Radhika, the Marketing Assistant at Proboscis. You’ll see me pop up weekly, as I’ll be writing posts on ideas and suggestions for using Bookleteer in new and inventive ways. Take a look at my first idea… Going away this summer?? It’s a great feeling, once you’ve booked that holiday and start counting down […]

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Some Recent PPOD books

October 8th, 2010 1 Comment

September was a busy month here at Proboscis and on bookleteer: we sent seven books to be printed via the PPOD service as well as 10 different StoryCubes. The range of publications was very broad, from books about exhibitions and art projects to a book in Arabic about a major archaeological excavation in Sudan and […]

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Case Study – Julie Anderson and the British Museum

September 30th, 2010 2 Comments

As with every previous case study I’ve posted up to now, this week’s case is an example of a very distinctive context for the design and use for the eBooks. Today’s post is the first of two cases that involve the British Museum which means we’re dealing with a far larger institution than in previous […]

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Case Study – Niharika Hariharan

September 22nd, 2010 2 Comments

Last week I presented Gillian Cowell‘s independent eBook projects and also started with a very simple early categorisation for how people design and use eBooks – publishing and capturing. This week’s case study also deals with the work of an independent researcher and self-described “story teller, explorer, wanderer” – Niharika Hariharan. I contacted Niharika on […]

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eBooks at Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival

September 21st, 2010 No Comments

As I wrote last week, I have been co-organising the Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival in Sheffield and I wanted to make an eBook for it to try to capture participants feelings and views around digital technologies, digital inclusion, engagement and the festival itself. Thanks to Giles, these eBooks were printed through bookleteer’s PPOD service and ready […]

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ScrapBooks as Tangible Souvenirs

August 31st, 2010 No Comments

… And ways to document events and projects A few days ago we published a ScrapBook made at the Vintage Festival for a project Proboscis is participating in called Graffito – a collaborative iPhone/iPad app that lets people draw on a shared canvas. It was used in the Warehouse tent (which had a 1980s theme) […]

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Excavations in the Temple Precinct of Dangeil, Sudan

August 5th, 2010 No Comments

This recently published eBook by Julie Anderson and Salah Mohamed Ahmed describes the progress of the Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project in Dangeil, Sudan. Julie is Assistant Keeper of Sudanese and Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum and Salah works for the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums, Sudan and the eBook was written for a conference […]

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Cosmo china

August 3rd, 2010 No Comments

Last week Proboscis got back a delivery of PPOD books commissioned by Cosmo China in Bloomsbury, London.  The book commemorates 20 years of Cosmo China and its artists. The shop was begun by Josie Firmin and Christopher Stangeways and produces handpainted ceramics. During it’s lifetime three of Josie’s sisters have painted china for Cosmo (and […]

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James Bridle: Bookcubes and bookleteer API

July 26th, 2010 2 Comments

A set of Bookcubes generated using the bookleteer API James Bridle of booktwo.org was one of the participants at the Pitch Up and Publish: Augmented Reading a couple of weeks ago, and he talked a little about the idea of books as symbols and the related BookCube project he’d done using the bookleteer API. Here, […]

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Bev Carter: Umulogho -> Watford

July 14th, 2010 1 Comment

Schoolchildren in Umulogho; Schoolchildren in Watford Writing yesterday about the importance of the tangible paper form of bookleteer reminded me of the ‘A Little Something About Me‘ project by Bev Carter carried out in 2007 – 2009 as part of Proboscis’ Generator Case Studies Residency Programme. Bev wanted to make connections between her local school […]

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Printed Ethnographic Notebooks

June 25th, 2010 1 Comment

Last summer I collaborated with James Leach (Anthropology Dept, University of Aberdeen), Lissant Bolton and Liz Bonshek (Ethnographic Dept, British Museum) to help document the visit to London of two people from Reite village, Papua New Guinea – Porer Nombo and Pinbin Sisau. Porer and Pinbin had been invited to come to the British Museum to […]

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Carnet du Bibliexplorateur

February 9th, 2010 No Comments

We received an email yesterday from a user based in Epinay sur Seine, France describing how he’s used bookleteer with his students: My name is J.-Thomas Maillioux, and I’ve been working as the librarian for the collège Evariste Galois middle school since 2005. I’ve recently started to use the bookleteers to create “adventure books” for […]

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