Dion Hinchcliffe posts an overview of the best of Web 2.0 for 2006: http://web2.wsj2.com/the_best_web_20_software_of_2006.htm Amongst the choices are some of my favorites as well: Netbvibes and YouTube.
This week I had my regular Monday night LIS701 class and have 2 guest lectures scheduled as well. I’m talking Web 2.0/L2 and one of my points, of course, is that LIS students need an aggregator and some feeds. Starting in school sets the stage for using tools such as RSS to stay in the […]
David Rothman announces LibWorm: http://davidrothman.net/2006/11/25/libworm-search-and-current-awareness-for-libraryfolk/ With LibWorm, you can search over 1100 feeds, including more than 800 biblioblogs, many LIS journal TOCs, and many other information sources of interest to libraryfolk. Any search in LibWorm can be outputted as an RSS feed, so LibWorm should be a very useful way to track mentions of your […]
RSS Identity Crisis – Brian Gray’s Web 2/Library 2.0 Presentation Originally uploaded by mstephens7. Take a look at Brian Gray’s presentation: http://briangray.alablog.org/blog/_archives/2006/10/25/2446127.html Good stuff…great examples!
Tacoma & RSS Originally uploaded by davidking. I really appreciate what Tacoma is doing. Thanks to David King and Jenny Levine for posting!
http://www.techcrunch.com/2006/06/30/newsgator-posts-roadmap-for-the-future-of-rss/ There ‘s so much here about the power and future of RSS, I’ll just quote the end: RSS is the foundation of almost everything Web 2.0 – isn’t it? It’s what makes blog readership scalable, podcasts subscribable, wiki changes watchable and so much more. If Newsgatgor can succeed in offering the kind of innovative […]
This is great stuff! I asked David if I could post his e-mail to me. He said yes! David Rothman writes to TTW: On the theme of how to sell RSS, I’d like to share how I’m ‘selling’ RSS to physicians in my small medical library in central New York state. A big challenge for […]
Via the Copyblogger: http://www.copyblogger.com/how-to-sell-rss/ Recently released studies re-affirm that people love getting content by email, and don’t get why they should switch to RSS. Of course when you ask the question “Do you want to aggregate RSS feeds?” and get a negative response, it’s as if you had asked “Do you want to access Web […]
Love the term! “Textcasting” http://librarianinblack.typepad.com/librarianinblack/2006/05/textcasting_the.html Heck yeah! I’m in. Great idea!
UPDATE: What a great time that was! Thanks to all at OPAL!! Here’s the presentation. Here are some extra links as resources: Cluetrain Netvibes Open Source Software at TechEssence ALA on DRM & DRM Guide for Librarians Librarians Who IM Future of Music Using Bloglines! The Internet is Entering its LEGO era Libraries with MySpace […]