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Anna Van Scoyoc Hopewell Branch, MCLS [email_address]
Agenda <ul><li>Defining RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Locating/Identifying RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul><ul><ul...
Defining/Identifying RSS <ul><li>RSS =  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R eally  S imply  S yndication; or  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Defining/Identifying RSS (cont’d) Image credit: http://www.rssboard.org/rss-icon-collection
RSS Explained  (in 3 minutes) RSS in Plain English  created by Common Craft at http://www.commoncraft.com/
MCL-Related Blogs
Choose a News/Feed Reader <ul><li>Desktop  </li></ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Set up an Account <ul><li>Step-by-Step Handouts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader <...
Locate, Subscribe, Organize <ul><li>Demo w/ MCL Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-On </li></ul>
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RSS: Bring the Web to You

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Workshop and information on what RSS is and how to use it to streamline your news/update needs.

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  • Allows users to subscribe to sites with continually updated content Blog posts Podcast episodes News headlines Etc.
  • Bloglines Can change your username at any time Validate setup, new e-mail address or passwords Google Reader Email addy you set up = username Validate setup, new e-mail addy or password
  • Set up an account -- handouts w/ step by step process; time permitting we’ll practice
  • Locate, subscribe to, and organize feeds of interest -- time permitting we’ll practice
  • Transcript of "RSS: Bring the Web to You"

    1. 1. Anna Van Scoyoc Hopewell Branch, MCLS [email_address]
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Defining RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Locating/Identifying RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose a News/Feed Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up an Account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Demo, plus hands-on </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locate, Subscribe, and Organize Feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Demo, plus hands-on </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Defining/Identifying RSS <ul><li>RSS = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>R eally S imply S yndication; or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>R ich S ite S ummary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allows users to subscribe to sites with continually updated content </li></ul>
    4. 4. Defining/Identifying RSS (cont’d) Image credit: http://www.rssboard.org/rss-icon-collection
    5. 5. RSS Explained (in 3 minutes) RSS in Plain English created by Common Craft at http://www.commoncraft.com/
    6. 6. MCL-Related Blogs
    7. 7. Choose a News/Feed Reader <ul><li>Desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. bloglines .com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://reader. google .com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Note: See http://bit.ly/dwXnN [case sensitive] for more criteria re: Desktop vs. Online </li></ul>
    8. 8. Set up an Account <ul><li>Step-by-Step Handouts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demo/Hands-On </li></ul>
    9. 9. Locate, Subscribe, Organize <ul><li>Demo w/ MCL Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-On </li></ul>
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