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  • ETL- provide leadership responsibility for new technologies in the reference and instruction department
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    • 1. RSS FOR SCHOLARS Shana Gass, Carissa Tomlinson Reference Librarians
    • 2. Introductions
      • Who are we?
        • Reference and Instruction Librarians
          • Shana Gass
          • Carissa Tomlinson
    • 3. Agenda
      • Focus on RSS
        • What is RSS?
          • RSS Readers
          • Hands on Practice
        • RSS for scholarship
          • Scholarly journal/article feeds
          • Websites/ Blogs
          • Organizing research
          • Sharing
    • 4. What the heck is RSS?
    • 5. What does RSS have to do with Scholarship?
      • RSS helps keep you current!
        • Latest scholarly articles on particular topics
        • Journal table of contents as soon as they are available
        • Follow other scholars’ blogs, websites or RSS feeds
        • Share article citations, web pages, comments
        • Feed RSS into Blackboard for students
    • 6. RSS Readers
      • RSS Reader/ Feed Reader/ Aggregator = technology to read and organize your various RSS feeds
      • 3 Types of RSS Readers
        • Desktop Reader – Lives on your hard drive
          • Only available on one computer
          • Can sometimes be read off-line
          • BlogBridge
        • Plug-in Reader – Lives on your browser or email client
          • Generally only available on one computer
          • Does not require visiting an additional software or website
          • Outlook, Firefox
        • Web based Reader – Lives on the web
          • Requires you to visit a website
          • Available on any computer
          • Bloglines, Google Reader
    • 7. Google Reader
      • Go to: www.google.com/reader

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