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Got tech (Digital Libraries)


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This is the third installment of a series called Got Tech? In this presentation, we learn more about managing our digital libraries using RSS feeds and social bookmarking sites.

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Got tech (Digital Libraries)

  1. 1. Part 3 <br />Digital Libraries<br />
  2. 2. This may not be the best way to remember all those good sites<br />
  3. 3. But we all want a way to organize all of the great websites we have <br />
  4. 4. This is the third installment of a series called Got Tech ? In this session, we will investigate ways of managing our digital libraries<br />
  5. 5. #2. RSS<br />
  6. 6. First, let’s look take a closer look at RSS<br />
  7. 7. RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in.<br />
  8. 8. You save time by not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy, by not needing to join each site's email newsletter. The number of sites offering RSS feeds is growing rapidly.<br />
  9. 9. RSS, originally known as Real Simple Syndication, and sometimes referred to as Rich Site Summary, is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it. <br />
  10. 10. How do you use RSS?<br />It is pretty simple!<br />
  11. 11. Online software like Google Reader or Bloglines grab RSS feeds from various sites and display them for you<br />
  12. 12. So, instead of visiting all of your favourite blogs or news-sites individually, you can see this each day…<br />
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  15. 15. This person has received new feeds from a few of the sites they follow<br />
  16. 16. More importantly, they will notice that there is nothing new from several others<br />
  17. 17. So, spend your time reading and exploring new information instead of checking to see if there is anything new.<br />
  18. 18. For more information on RSS feeds and a short video, please visit<br /><br />
  19. 19. There are also several ways of cataloguing all of your favourite sites and finding them when you need them <br />
  20. 20. Every site you visit has a few keywords associated with them. In the virtual world, these are called ‘tags’<br />
  21. 21. Social bookmarking sites allow you to keep a list of all of the sites you like and organizes them using these tags<br />
  22. 22. Click one below and start storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks<br />
  23. 23. Please always remember to credit the original authors of information that you make into your own<br />
  24. 24. Watch for the next installment of Got Tech ? and get answers to the question, “How can I ever use all this great stuff?”<br />
  25. 25. Image Credits<br />Master List of Websites<br /><br />New Google Favicon High Resolution<br /><br />