We love it when a plan comes together…

20 places remaining!

We’re starting to add some (hopefully) useful ‘admin’ information to the Mashed Library wiki page for Pancakes and Mash, including:

This programme is in perpetual beta, but here’s the itinerary as it currently stands: we’re confirming speakers and will add some names to the wiki soon.

Monday 7 March

19.00 Drinks reception: introduction by Ian Snowley, University of Lincoln GCW University Library

Tuesday 8 March

10.00 Coffee & Registration EMMTEC Foyer
10.30 Welcome & Keynote: Gary Green, Surrey County Council: “Loud Library Voices: Campaigning, The Web, Journalists & The Offline World” AR1201, Architecture Building
11.30 Coffee & Cake EMMTEC Foyer
12.00 Mash Time!
Brayford (MT205), EMMTEC: “We Can Haz Ur Data!?” with Alex Bilbie & Nick Jackson, University of Lincoln
Carholme (MT207), EMMTEC: “Using Web2.0 tools to save libraries” with Gary Green, Surrey County Council
Guildhall (MT208), EMMTEC: “Metadata Forum: building a community around metadata” with Stephanie Taylor, UKOLN
Flexible areas across campus
13.00 Lunch & Pancakes The Atrium, Main Admin Building
14.00 Mash Time!
Brayford (MT205), EMMTEC: “Mash at lunchtime” with Alison McNab, De Montfort University / “Across the divide: how geeks and non geeks can have meaningful conversations with each other, and how we’re all the same, really” with Stephanie Taylor, UKOLN
Carholme (MT207), EMMTEC: Open mashup challenge!
Guildhall (MT208), EMMTEC: Open mashup challenge!
Flexible areas across campus
16.00 Tea & Thanks EMMTEC Foyer
16.30 Close

Is the mash half full, or half empty?

We’re jubilant; ecstatic; superlunar: Pancakes and Mash is now officially half full.

30 places remaining! Book now to avoid disappointment, etc.

Cathedral morning landscape

In other news, we’ve started adding details of Lincoln hotels, B&Bs, pubs, restaurants, and travel options to the Mashed Library wiki. If you know Lincoln, then please get stuck in—edit the page—and add your own recommendations!

Booking is now open for Pancakes and Mash

You can book a place with a credit or debit card. There’s a £12.00 (£10.00+VAT) administration charge for each booking.

Booking OfficeBook online, at:


…and we’ll see you on the 8th March in Lincoln! A first draft of the programme; Lincoln travel and accommodation advice; and information about the venue, facilities, food and traditional #mashlib social events will all follow shortly.

Don’t forget the lemon juice…

After much discussion, the date has finally been set for Mashed Library in Lincoln 2011.

“Pancakes and Mash” will take place on Shrove Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 10.00 – 16.30 [iCal file].

Pancake Tuesday

The venue will be the University of Lincoln‘s Brayford Pool campus in central Lincoln, LN6 7TS.

Brayford Pool, Lincoln

Our confirmed sponsor is RLUK: Research Libraries UK.

Booking will open very soon, and we’ll post all the details here as the plans come together!

Hope to see you there…