Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide by Michael P. Sauers

By Michael P. Sauers

During this totally up to date moment variation of his renowned 2006 e-book, Michael P. Sauers exhibits how running a blog and RSS know-how should be simply and effectively utilized by libraries and librarians. as well as offering easy-to-follow directions for developing, publishing, and syndicating a web publication utilizing loose web-based companies, software program, RSS feeds, and aggregators, Sauers covers new instruments and prone, introduces a variety of invaluable library blogs and bloggers, and encompasses a new bankruptcy on microblogging with Twitter.

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This may point to one of the reasons that people seem to feel a deeper connection to print materials than to the 8mm film, or the cassette tape. I’ve been thinking a lot about these distinctions between container, content, and interface … I think that these three concepts could inform the way that libraries conceptualize what we do, and maybe find better ways to do it. Interfaces, Part 2 This distinction from the post below, that media can either be collapsed (Content, Container, and Interface as a single piece, as a book) or expanded (each separated, as in a DVD, remote, and screen) explains a bit about why the Touch interface is so visceral.

Using sharing over my Airport Extreme powered network, I grabbed what needed from the iMac and/or my shared work drive. I logged into Skype on my iPod and had my weekly “phone” meeting with my boss. Right now I’m sitting curled up writing this on the Air, listening to music on the iPod. Earlier I grabbed a backup for my husband from my 1/2 terabyte drive which is shared via the Airport Extreme and printed a recipe to a printer that I have networked using an Airport Express. Add to that the fact that VMWare gets me Windows whenever I want it.

Social Network, Blog, and Comment Policies Social Media Governance offers a database of Social Media Policies, a selection of corporate and government agency policies regulating their staff use of social networks, the internet in general, email, and more. There are also policies meant for their website’s users, such as commenting policies. These literally run the entire spectrum from the overly-restrictive and horribly unrealistically impractical to the open and modern policies we’re used to seeing in libraries.

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