I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Bibliotech Podcast. We talked about social media in libraries, library website design, libraries as loosely coupled systems and other topics.
Social Media in Libraries (here’s a link to the show notes: Bibliotech 26 show notes)
Troy A. Swanson is Department Chair and [...]
Phil Bradley writes:
Now, this is very useful. For pages that don’t have an RSS Page2RSS will basically create one for you. Simply type in the URL of the page that you’re interested in, grab the feed, add it into your favourite reader and you’re done.
Note: we also get the results from the social media survey. Open all the links at once: http://linkbun.ch/52i -thanks infodoodads.com
Sharing PDFs At times, I want to share parts of an article (like with you.) So I tested an online tool to extract an abstract from the article I [...]
Clotilde comments about using NetVibes to build a portal:
The French Lille Management School’s library had made “virtual communities” with NetVibes.
You can see for example the HR communtiy on http://www.netvibes.com/esc-lille_rh You can also visit their website 2.0 : http://mediatheque.esc-lille.fr/index.php?id=362&L=1 (in english)
Troy Swanson writes:
This is very cool. Our IT department has helped out the by putting up our own Feed Parser. Now, sure what a feed parser it? Basically, it’s a tool that lets you take display an RSS feed in a Web page (Blackboard page, blog, etc) as a bulleted list. It is an [...]
Great post at one of my favorite productivity blogs, 43 Folders:
So it dawned on me to group my feeds by the way in which I want to read them, not by topic. If there were some feeds that I didn’t mind missing, and some of which I wanted to read every single word, [...]
What an excellent teaching tool!