Category: RSS

Information flow

I am very big on efficiency, including ensuring that our information flow from our library is used as effectively as possible. Our library has five blogs, four of which are hosted by Blogger. To make the most of this content, to ensure that people are seeing it when they don’t know about the blogs (and …

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CIL 2007 – Mashups, remixing info & making data browsable – Karen Huffman and Derek Willis

Couldn’t get to a power or get my laptop out in this crowded session, so had to use treeware and now is the first chance to type this up. This session was Monday morning, so sorry for the delay. Karen Huffman spoke of her experiences at National Geographic (NG). Web 2.0 is what we are …

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CIL 2007 – Whats hot with RSS – Steven M. Cohen

RSS is still a very hot topic as most things we see on the Net has an RSS component. (presentation at stevenmcohen.pbwiki.com/CIL2007/) Steven M. Cohen loves Google Reader as his feed reader. Took us on a touring demo, very intuitive and easy to use. Windows Vista comes with a feed icon on the desktop. It …

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Changes!

I think I am finally settling into the idea that I am a blogger (not just a wannabe) and that people want to read what I blog. So I think I’ll start having a bit more fun with this adventure. Its been a gradual process, 18 months to be exact, but with encouragement from all …

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Information Online 2007 – Day 2 Session 2

Kate Wilson and Chelsea Harper then reported on their study of the Blog and Wiki landscape in Australia as of June 2006. Limited literature available on this topic, so most of their info came from a study run from Apr – Jun 06. Blogs and wikis are being used for reference database/manuals, public resource guides, …

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Learning 2.0 – Week 4 – RSS and News Readers

Yes I know its only been a day since I blogged on Week 3, but I’m fast and I’m trying to catch up! I love RSS feeds. I already have feeds to about 50 blogs coming into Thunderbird, my email client (same guys did the Firefox browser, which I also love). I have also set …

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What I get out of Digg.

I subscribe to the RSS feed from Digg. For those of you unaware of Digg, here’s what they say about themselves on their website: “Digg is a user driven social content website. Ok, so what the heck does that mean? Well, everything on digg is submitted by the digg user community (that would be you). …

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