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Using an RSS Feed to Manage Blog Subscriptions  Jan McGee, LMS West Monroe High School 201 Riggs Street West Monroe, LA  7...
Information Overload? Overwhelmed by
Bombarded by the Blogosphere?
Does the term “ RSS Feed ” sound like an Alien Encounter?
Let me take you  to  my  feeder !
“ R S S ” means   <ul><li>R ich  S ite  S ummary </li></ul><ul><li>R eally  S imple  S yndication </li></ul><ul><li>OR </l...
I’m  R eady for  S ome  S tories     <ul><li>News Stories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The New York Times  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Old Way
RSS Way
2 Steps to using an RSS Reader <ul><li>Sign up for RSS Reader Account </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to a website’s or blog’s...
Types of Newsreader Services <ul><li>Bloglines Owned by Ask.com. Free, online news reader. Social features such as blogrol...
Newsreader Services <ul><li>NewsGator This news reader has a free online version or a desktop version that they charge for...
BlogLines <ul><li>Feed List  </li></ul><ul><li>Search  </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Pane </li></ul><ul><li>Clippings Folder  ...
To Create a BlogLines Account: <ul><li>Go to http://www.bloglines.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Sign up now” </li></ul>
Create Account <ul><li>Fill in account information </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Register” </li></ul><ul><li>An email verificat...
 
Subscribing to a Blog: 1
http://kathyschrock.net/blog/index.htm
 
Click Subscribe at Bottom of Screen
<ul><li>You are subscribed! </li></ul><ul><li>Note:   BlogLines  will always tell you how many new entries are listed </li...
Subscribing to BlogLines: 2 Locate Feed
Copy URL from Address Bar
Adding a Feed: 2 <ul><li>Log in to BlogLines </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Add” tab. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Paste the URL into the Blog or Feed URL box </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Subscribe” </li></ul>
Click “Subscribe”
Subscribing to  BlogLines : 3 http://heyjude.wordpress.com/
RSS Feed Link
<ul><li>Copy the URL </li></ul>
<ul><li>Log in to  BlogLines </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Add” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Paste the URL into the box </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Click “Subscribe” at bottom of screen </li></ul>
Other blogs use this symbol: Click the symbol to get to the URL feed. Then, copy and paste the URL into BlogLines as usual.
Additional Reading: <ul><li>How to Explain RSS the Oprah Way </li></ul><ul><li>http://cravingideas.blogs.com/backinskinnyj...
YouTube: RSS in Plain English <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU </li></ul>RSS  In Plain English
Flickr Wikis Blogs YouTube Quizlet Ever wonder Where Other People get those great ideas?
My Library  BlogLines <ul><li>A Library by Any Other Name </li></ul><ul><li>http://alibraryisalibrary.blogspot.com/ </li><...
My Library  BlogLines <ul><li>Library Crunch </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.librarycrunch.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lucy & Ethe...
Library  BlogLines <ul><li>School Library Learning 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>http://schoollibrarylearning2.blogspot.com/ </li>...
My Technology  BlogLines <ul><li>Brian Mull </li></ul><ul><li>http:// nlcommunities.com/communities/brianmullnl/default.as...
My Technology  BlogLines <ul><li>Maricopa Experience </li></ul><ul><li>http:// maricopatech.blogspot.com / </li></ul><ul><...
My Technology  BlogLines <ul><li>Tech Savvy Educator </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.techsavvyed.net / </li></ul><ul><li>Wik...
Join the Blogosphere! BlogLines
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    1. 1. Using an RSS Feed to Manage Blog Subscriptions Jan McGee, LMS West Monroe High School 201 Riggs Street West Monroe, LA 71291 [email_address] Ouachita Parish School System Take Me to Your Feeder:
    2. 2. Information Overload? Overwhelmed by
    3. 3. Bombarded by the Blogosphere?
    4. 4. Does the term “ RSS Feed ” sound like an Alien Encounter?
    5. 5. Let me take you to my feeder !
    6. 6. “ R S S ” means <ul><li>R ich S ite S ummary </li></ul><ul><li>R eally S imple S yndication </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>In “Oprah-Speak” . . . . </li></ul>
    7. 7. I’m R eady for S ome S tories <ul><li>News Stories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The New York Times </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Wall Street Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>News Readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CNN News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo News </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul>
    8. 8. Old Way
    9. 9. RSS Way
    10. 10. 2 Steps to using an RSS Reader <ul><li>Sign up for RSS Reader Account </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to a website’s or blog’s RSS subscription </li></ul>Yes, please, send me your stories!
    11. 11. Types of Newsreader Services <ul><li>Bloglines Owned by Ask.com. Free, online news reader. Social features such as blogroll sharing and user blogs, also has a mobile version and blog search. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader Free web-based news reader owned by Google. Users can share items with contacts, add a Google Gadget to their start page, and access a mobile version. </li></ul><ul><li>Rojo Free online news reader whose name means RSS with mojo. Members can vote and tag stories, create contact lists, and see stories other people are reading. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Newsreader Services <ul><li>NewsGator This news reader has a free online version or a desktop version that they charge for. Users can IM and email items to friends, and view podcasts and videos within the reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Live Bookmarks This is a method of subscribing to RSS feeds via a Web browser. Users can access stories within the bookmarks folder or sidebar of their browser. </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Start Pages </li></ul>
    13. 13. BlogLines <ul><li>Feed List </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Pane </li></ul><ul><li>Clippings Folder </li></ul><ul><li>Add Feed </li></ul><ul><li>Mark as Read </li></ul><ul><li>Date Sort </li></ul><ul><li>Mark New </li></ul><ul><li>Email Article </li></ul><ul><li>Clip </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes tens of millions of RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Available in 10 languages </li></ul>Features
    14. 14. To Create a BlogLines Account: <ul><li>Go to http://www.bloglines.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Sign up now” </li></ul>
    15. 15. Create Account <ul><li>Fill in account information </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Register” </li></ul><ul><li>An email verification will be sent to your email address </li></ul>
    16. 17. Subscribing to a Blog: 1
    17. 18. http://kathyschrock.net/blog/index.htm
    18. 20. Click Subscribe at Bottom of Screen
    19. 21. <ul><li>You are subscribed! </li></ul><ul><li>Note: BlogLines will always tell you how many new entries are listed </li></ul>
    20. 22. Subscribing to BlogLines: 2 Locate Feed
    21. 23. Copy URL from Address Bar
    22. 24. Adding a Feed: 2 <ul><li>Log in to BlogLines </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Add” tab. </li></ul>
    23. 25. <ul><li>Paste the URL into the Blog or Feed URL box </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Subscribe” </li></ul>
    24. 26. Click “Subscribe”
    25. 27. Subscribing to BlogLines : 3 http://heyjude.wordpress.com/
    26. 28. RSS Feed Link
    27. 29. <ul><li>Copy the URL </li></ul>
    28. 30. <ul><li>Log in to BlogLines </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Add” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Paste the URL into the box </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Subscribe” </li></ul>
    29. 31. <ul><li>Click “Subscribe” at bottom of screen </li></ul>
    30. 32. Other blogs use this symbol: Click the symbol to get to the URL feed. Then, copy and paste the URL into BlogLines as usual.
    31. 33. Additional Reading: <ul><li>How to Explain RSS the Oprah Way </li></ul><ul><li>http://cravingideas.blogs.com/backinskinnyjeans/2006/09/how_to_explain_.html </li></ul>
    32. 34. YouTube: RSS in Plain English <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU </li></ul>RSS In Plain English
    33. 35. Flickr Wikis Blogs YouTube Quizlet Ever wonder Where Other People get those great ideas?
    34. 36. My Library BlogLines <ul><li>A Library by Any Other Name </li></ul><ul><li>http://alibraryisalibrary.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Deliciously Clean Reads </li></ul><ul><li>http://cleanreads.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Depraved Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>http://depravedlibrarian.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>For Whom the Bell Told: Ma Bell’s Blog about Librarians and Librarianship </li></ul><ul><li>http://drmabell.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>                                                            
    35. 37. My Library BlogLines <ul><li>Library Crunch </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.librarycrunch.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lucy & Ethel’s Library Schemes </li></ul><ul><li>http://lucyandethelinthelibrary.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Muller in the Middle </li></ul><ul><li>http://mullerinthemiddle.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Never-Ending Search (Joyce Valenza) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/1340000334.html?nid=3714 </li></ul>
    36. 38. Library BlogLines <ul><li>School Library Learning 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>http://schoollibrarylearning2.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>YA Authors Café </li></ul><ul><li>http://yaauthorscafe.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Isinglass Teen Read Award Booktalk Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hopkintonschools.org/hhs/library/podcast.html </li></ul>
    37. 39. My Technology BlogLines <ul><li>Brian Mull </li></ul><ul><li>http:// nlcommunities.com/communities/brianmullnl/default.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Cool Cat Teacher Blog </li></ul><ul><li>http:// coolcatteacher.blogspot.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Giveaway of the Day </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.giveawayoftheday.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Hey Jude </li></ul><ul><li>http:// heyjude.wordpress.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Infinite Thinking Machine </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.infinitethinking.org / </li></ul>
    38. 40. My Technology BlogLines <ul><li>Maricopa Experience </li></ul><ul><li>http:// maricopatech.blogspot.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Moving at the Speed of Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.speedofcreativity.org / </li></ul><ul><li>ReadWriteWeb </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.readwriteweb.com / </li></ul><ul><li>TeachingTech </li></ul><ul><li>http://teachingtechinfo.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
    39. 41. My Technology BlogLines <ul><li>Tech Savvy Educator </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.techsavvyed.net / </li></ul><ul><li>WikiSpaces: Disruptive Innovators </li></ul><ul><li>http://disruptiveinnovators.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul>
    40. 42. Join the Blogosphere! BlogLines
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