Daily Archives: November 30, 2004

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BLOG : Word of the Year

http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/internet/11/30/words.of.the.year.reut/index.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4059291.stm (BBC LinkVia and IM from skagirlie across 25 feet in our office…) Most cool. Blog is the most searched word on the Interent for 2004. Blogs have arrived! Is your library blogging? Is your library organization blogging? You should be!

Teaching RSS to Reference Librarians

Someone who saw the presentation on Teaching Weblogs Steven and I did at IL2004 wrote this to me: I’m new to the public library world? — I’ve been trying to get folks excited about the possibilities of RSS & XML. The problem was that?I didn’t have a lot of concrete examples of how public libraries could use these tools, and I’m not techie enough to implement things on my own (yet).?Now I’m really psyched. I had no idea that public?librarians were doing?such?fantastic things. I was bouncing off the walls after I attended the RSS and blogging sessions at IL2004. Anyway, […]