‘ Gators   Using an Aggregator
Aggregator: <ul><li>A feed aggregator, also known as a feed reader, news reader or simply aggregator, is client software o...
Why? <ul><li>Aggregators regularly check websites for updates, so you don’t have to </li></ul><ul><li>You are creating a “...
How?
Google Reader <ul><li>Sign up </li></ul><ul><li>Start surfing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Firefox, look for the Orange Button...
Bloglines <ul><li>Sign up </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Add” </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your list of favorite sites </li></ul>
Who? <ul><li>You! </li></ul><ul><li>Open your  e-mail  and  ‘gator  every morning to see what’s new at: </li></ul><ul><ul>...
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Gators Using an aggregator

  1. 1. ‘ Gators Using an Aggregator
  2. 2. Aggregator: <ul><li>A feed aggregator, also known as a feed reader, news reader or simply aggregator, is client software or a Web application that aggregates syndicated web content such as news headlines, blogs, and podcasts in a single location for easy viewing. (wikipedia) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why? <ul><li>Aggregators regularly check websites for updates, so you don’t have to </li></ul><ul><li>You are creating a “personal newspaper” </li></ul>What? <ul><li>RSS Feeds: ‘really simple syndication’ </li></ul>
  4. 4. How?
  5. 5. Google Reader <ul><li>Sign up </li></ul><ul><li>Start surfing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Firefox, look for the Orange Button: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click it to add the link to your Reader account </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Or add addresses from the Google Reader Home page: </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bloglines <ul><li>Sign up </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Add” </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your list of favorite sites </li></ul>
  7. 7. Who? <ul><li>You! </li></ul><ul><li>Open your e-mail and ‘gator every morning to see what’s new at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nekls.org – NEKLS Web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech.nekls.org – Tech knowledgebase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog.nekls.org – Tech Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.nexpresslibrary.org – NExpress/Koha </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer Library Web sites – check up on friends! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any other site that has an RSS feed! </li></ul></ul>
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