TRANSFORMING CURRENT AWARENESS THROUGH RSS: How two projects (ticTOCs and Gold Dust) are using RSS to improve the information landscape for the 21st century researcher

Rogers, Lisa J and Hodson, Simon and MacLeod, Roddy TRANSFORMING CURRENT AWARENESS THROUGH RSS: How two projects (ticTOCs and Gold Dust) are using RSS to improve the information landscape for the 21st century researcher., 2009 . In European Library Automation Group Conference (ELAG 09), University Library in Bratislava (Univerzitná knižnica v Bratislave - UKB)., 22-24 April 2009. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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This paper looks at the current situation with respect to RSS and then reports upon the findings of the ticTOCs and Gold Dust projects. We will look at the lessons learnt from developing the ticTOCs service, and also report on two iterations of the Gold Dust development and use cycles. We will deliver an appraisal of the effectiveness of the raft of techniques being employed by Gold Dust. How effective are current data mining and pattern matching techniques for such an application? How useful is RSS metadata in this context? These findings will be of considerable pertinence both for future services which may use RSS Feeds, and for future research and development in the area of adaptive personalisation using RSS.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: tictocs, Gold Dust project, RSS, journal TOCs
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Roderick A MacLeod
Date deposited: 24 Apr 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14


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