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    1. 1. RSS for Documents Librarians American Library Association GODORT Docs 2.0 Preconference Jim Jacobs jajacobs @ ucsd. edu June 27, 2008
    2. 2. http://tinyurl.com/3navt4 http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/RSS_for_documents_librarians
    3. 3. Putting the pieces together <ul><li>Some basics </li></ul><ul><li>The technology of RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Things Done </li></ul><ul><li>Reading RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Finding RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Creating RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Re-using RSS </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>RSS is simple </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So simple, even a computer can do it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RSS is used by machines, not humans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So that humans can be more efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RSS, XML, machine-to-machine communication is Web 2.0, Web 3.0, the future… </li></ul>
    5. 5. <1> The Basics </1>
    6. 6. Movie available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU
    7. 7. Blogs ≠ RSS
    8. 8. RSS ≠ Blogs
    9. 14. RSS ≠ Blogs
    10. 15. RSS = XML
    11. 16. <2> The Technology of RSS </2>
    12. 17. HTML / XML < > stuff </>
    13. 18. HTML / XML The Sun Also Rises
    14. 19. HTML / XML < i > The Sun Also Rises </ i >
    15. 20. HTML / XML < i > The Sun Also Rises </ i > < title >The Sun Also Rises</ title >
    16. 21. HTML < a href=&quot;hemingway&quot; >Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961< /a > < br / > < i > The sun also rises, by Ernest Hemingway< /i > < br / > New York : Scribner, [c1954]
    17. 22. XML is structured < bib_record > < author > < name > < last >Hemingway</ last > < first >Ernest</ first > </ name > < birth >1899</ birth > < death >1961</ death > < url type=href >hemingway.html< /url > </ author > < title >The sun also rises</ title > < publisher > < place >New York</ place > < name >Scribner</ name > < copyright >1954</ copyright > </ publisher > </ bib_record >
    18. 23. XML is structured < bib_record > < author > < name > < last >Hemingway</ last > < first >Ernest</ first > </ name > < birth >1899</ birth > < death >1961</ death > < url type=href >hemingway.html< /url > </ author > < title >The sun also rises</ title > < publisher > < place >New York</ place > < name >Scribner</ name > < copyright >1954</ copyright > </ publisher > </ bib_record > Publisher name Author name
    19. 24. XML is the markup language <ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>RDF </li></ul><ul><li>RDF / Dublin Core </li></ul><ul><li>EAD </li></ul><ul><li>MARC </li></ul><ul><li>MODS </li></ul><ul><li>ONIX </li></ul><ul><li>PRISM </li></ul><ul><li>DocBook </li></ul><ul><li>PhilML </li></ul>There are many vocabularies and syntaxes (or specifications ) for different purposes
    20. 25. Specifications < title >The Sun Also Rises</ title > < ti >The Sun Also Rises</ ti > < t >The Sun Also Rises</ t > < uniform_title >The Sun Also Rises</ uniform_title > < 245_14 >The Sun Also Rises</ 245_14 >
    21. 26. Specifications <rss version=&quot;2.0&quot;> <channel> <title>CBO's Latest 10 Documents</title> <link>http://www.cbo.gov/</link> <description>The latest 10 items published by the Congressional Budget Office.</description> <item> <title>S. 2513, Minute Man National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act</title> <link>http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdoc.cfm?index=9304&amp;type=1</link> <description>Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on May 7, 2008</description> <pubDate>Wed, 21 May 2008 17:30:15 EST</pubDate> </item> </channel> </rss>
    22. 27. Specifications <rss version=&quot;2.0&quot;> <channel> <title>CBO's Latest 10 Documents</title> <link>http://www.cbo.gov/</link> <description>The latest 10 items published by the Congressional Budget Office.</description> <item> < title >S. 2513, Minute Man National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act</ title > < link >http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdoc.cfm?index=9304&amp;type=1</ link > < description >Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on May 7, 2008</ description > < pubDate >Wed, 21 May 2008 17:30:15 EST</ pubDate > </item> </channel> </rss>
    23. 28. Specifications
    24. 29. Specifications
    25. 30. Specifications
    26. 31. <3> GTD </3> (Getting Things Done)
    27. 44. <4> Reading RSS Feeds </4> <ul><li>Stand alone reader on your own laptop or desktop machine. </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based service </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Use your browser </li></ul><ul><li>Web sites that Aggregate for you </li></ul>
    28. 55. <5> Finding RSS feeds </5>
    29. 67. 4 31 24 1
    30. 72. http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/news_via_rss.cfm U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy News in Your State
    31. 76. <6> Creating RSS </6>
    32. 77. XML is structured < bib_record > < author > < name > < last >Hemingway</ last > < first >Ernest</ first > </ name > < birth >1899</ birth > < death >1961</ death > < url type=href >hemingway.html< /url > </ author > < title >The sun also rises</ title > < publisher > < place >New York</ place > < name >Scribner</ name > < copyright >1954</ copyright > </ publisher > </ bib_record >
    33. 79. LEADER 00000cam 2200000I 4500 001 190821 008 720105s1926 nyu 00001 eng 010 26019106 019 708548|a708634|a2563801 040 DLC|cKSU|dOCL|dSER|dm.c.|dOCL|dKSU|dUUM|dCUS 049 [Rare]CUSY 050 0 PZ3.H3736|bSu 090 PS3515.E37|bS9 1926 100 1 Hemingway, Ernest,|d1899-1961 245 14 The sun also rises 250 [1st ed.] 260 New York :|bScribner,|c1926 300 [6], 259 p. ;|c20 cm 500 1st printing, 1st edition, with typographical error (&quot;stoppped&quot;) on p. 181. Cf. Hanneman 510 4 Hanneman, A. Ernest Hemingway,|cp. 14 910 BCON jmd 890512 910 REV rhfl 990201
    34. 80. LEADER 00000cam 2200000I 4500 001 190821 008 720105s1926 nyu 00001 eng 010 26019106 019 708548|a708634|a2563801 040 DLC|cKSU|dOCL|dSER|dm.c.|dOCL|dKSU|dUUM|dCUS 049 [Rare]CUSY 050 0 PZ3.H3736|bSu 090 PS3515.E37|bS9 1926 100 1 Hemingway, Ernest,|d1899-1961 245 14 The sun also rises 250 [1st ed.] 260 New York :|bScribner,|c1926 300 [6], 259 p. ;|c20 cm 500 1st printing, 1st edition, with typographical error (&quot;stoppped&quot;) on p. 181. Cf. Hanneman 510 4 Hanneman, A. Ernest Hemingway,|cp. 14 910 BCON jmd 890512 910 REV rhfl 990201 < title >The sun also rises</ title >
    35. 81. <rss version=&quot;2.0&quot;> < title >The sun also rises</ title > </rss>
    36. 82. It is easy to create RSS from structured information <ul><li>Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul><ul><li>OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>MARC records </li></ul><ul><li>OAI (Open Archives Initiative) files </li></ul><ul><li>XML files </li></ul><ul><li>Queries that returned structured results (e.g., Z39.50) </li></ul>RSS
    37. 83. http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/news_via_rss.cfm U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy News in Your State
    38. 88. http://del.icio.us/tag/govdocs2
    39. 89. <7> Re-using RSS </7>
    40. 92. Fill out a form. The form generates JavaScript. Copy the JavaScript and paste It into an HTML document.
    41. 93. When a user loads the HTML document into their browser, the JavaScript pulls the RSS feed, converts it to HTML, and displays it “live” on the web page.
    42. 94. When a user loads the HTML document into their browser, the JavaScript pulls the RSS feed, converts it to HTML, and displays it “live” on the web page.
    43. 95. When a user loads the HTML document into their browser, the JavaScript pulls the RSS feed, converts it to HTML, and displays it “live” on the web page.
    44. 97. <ul><li>RSS, XML, machine-to-machine communication is Web 2.0, Web 3.0, the future… </li></ul><ul><li>RSS is used by machines, not humans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So that humans can be more efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RSS is simple </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So simple, even a computer can do it </li></ul></ul>

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