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RSS for Documents Librarians American Library Association GODORT Docs 2.0 Preconference Jim Jacobs jajacobs @ ucsd. edu Ju...
http://tinyurl.com/3navt4 http://wikis.ala.org/godort/index.php/RSS_for_documents_librarians
Putting the pieces together <ul><li>Some basics </li></ul><ul><li>The technology of RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Things D...
<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 mac...
<1>  The Basics  </1>
Movie available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU
Blogs  ≠  RSS
RSS  ≠  Blogs
 
 
 
 
 
RSS  ≠  Blogs
RSS  =  XML
<2>  The Technology of RSS  </2>
HTML / XML < > stuff </>
HTML / XML The Sun Also Rises
HTML / XML < i > The Sun Also Rises </ i >
HTML / XML < i > The Sun Also Rises </ i > < title >The Sun Also Rises</ title >
HTML < a href=&quot;hemingway&quot; >Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961< /a > < br / > < i > The sun also rises, by Ernest Hemin...
XML is structured < bib_record > < author > < name > < last >Hemingway</ last > < first >Ernest</ first > </ name >   < bi...
XML is structured < bib_record > < author > < name > < last >Hemingway</ last > < first >Ernest</ first > </ name >   < bi...
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 </l...
Specifications < title >The Sun Also Rises</ title > < ti >The Sun Also Rises</ ti > < t >The Sun Also Rises</ t > < unifo...
Specifications <rss version=&quot;2.0&quot;> <channel> <title>CBO's Latest 10 Documents</title> <link>http://www.cbo.gov/<...
Specifications <rss version=&quot;2.0&quot;> <channel> <title>CBO's Latest 10 Documents</title> <link>http://www.cbo.gov/<...
Specifications
Specifications
Specifications
<3> GTD </3> (Getting Things Done)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<4> Reading RSS Feeds </4> <ul><li>Stand alone reader on your own laptop or desktop machine. </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based s...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<5>  Finding RSS feeds </5>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 31 24 1
 
 
 
 
http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/news_via_rss.cfm U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy News in Y...
 
 
 
<6>  Creating RSS  </6>
XML is structured < bib_record > < author > < name > < last >Hemingway</ last > < first >Ernest</ first > </ name >   < bi...
 
LEADER 00000cam  2200000I  4500  001  190821  008  720105s1926  nyu  00001 eng  010  26019106  019  708548|a708634|a256380...
LEADER 00000cam  2200000I  4500  001  190821  008  720105s1926  nyu  00001 eng  010  26019106  019  708548|a708634|a256380...
<rss version=&quot;2.0&quot;> < title >The sun also rises</ title > </rss>
It is easy to create RSS from structured information <ul><li>Forms  </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Database </li...
http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/news_via_rss.cfm U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy News in Y...
 
 
 
 
http://del.icio.us/tag/govdocs2
<7>  Re-using RSS  </7>
 
 
Fill out a form. The form generates JavaScript. Copy the JavaScript and paste  It into an HTML document.
When a user loads the HTML document into their browser, the JavaScript pulls the RSS feed, converts it to HTML, and displa...
When a user loads the HTML document into their browser, the JavaScript pulls the RSS feed, converts it to HTML, and displa...
When a user loads the HTML document into their browser, the JavaScript pulls the RSS feed, converts it to HTML, and displa...
 
<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 machi...
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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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