What is RSS and how can it serve libraries?

Çelikbaş, Zeki What is RSS and how can it serve libraries?, 2004 . In First International Conference on Innovations in Learning for the Future: e-Learning, İstanbul (Turkey), 26-27 October 2004. [Conference paper]


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Examines RDF Site Summary, or Rich Site Summary (RSS) feeds, a means of distributing news or other Web content from an online publisher to users. Outlines RSS background and XML-based structure. Explains feed readers and web-based content aggregators, the two chief tools used for reading RSS feeds. Lists some advantages of RSS use and some reputable RSS feed sources, also known as RSS feed directories. Offers suggestions on potential library uses of RSS including: general communications and marketing; library user education (via book lists); current awareness services (via table of contents analysis for journals); and, augmenting of reference services.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: RSS, feed readers, aggregators, weblogs, e-learning,
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum.
L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Zeki Çelikbaş
Date deposited: 09 Nov 2004
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 11:59
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/5617


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