Archive for the 'Feeds' Category

How to turn a RSS feed into a downloadable ebook with Feedbooks

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Feedbooks is providing a service that can turn any RSS feed into a downloadable ebook which then can be transfered to your e-reader. Also you can turn that ebook into an audiobook using the Text2Go software. There’s a free 30-day trial period, but there are fees involved. It appears you can create a e-book containing […]

BarCamp Boston April 17-18 MIT Stata Center Cambridge

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

BarCamp Boston 2010 is being held on April 17-18, 2010 at the MIT Stata Center in Cambridge Mass. Registration is free, but they are asking for a voluntary $20 admission fee to cover costs. In case people have forgotten what is a BarCamp conference: “BarCamp is an unConference, organized on the fly by attendees, for […]

The Shifted Librarian Using WordPress Lifestream Plugin

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Jenny Levine of the Shifted Librarian library blog started to use WordPress’ Lifestream plugin which allows her to post feeds from her major sites such as Flickr, delicious, Twitter, Google Reader, and Youtube onto her blog. It also allows her to add any other RSS feeds not listed. This looks like an interesting experiment using […]

RSS adoption peaking at 11% Forrester Research

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Steve Rubel of Micro Persuasion posted about Forrester Research’s report on RSS adoption: “On a positive note, the resarch entitled What’s Holding RSS Back?, says that nearly half of marketers have moved to add feeds to their web sites. Further, RSS adoption among consumers is at 11% up from just 2% of users three years […]

Internet Librarian 2008 Microsoft SharePoint for Libraries: Streamlinging Your Intranet Management

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Sarah Houghton-Jan of the San Jose Public Library and Shannon Staley of the San Jose State University Library gave a talk called (Microsoft) SharePoint for Libraries: Streamlining Your Intranet Management. Both of them created a joint intranet using Microsoft SharePoint, a free content management program. It offers shared workspaces and documents, wikis, blogs, calendaring, RSS […]

NELINET IT Conference 2008 – Web 2.0: Where Are We Now? Bryant University Oct 10

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

NELINET is hosting it’s IT Conference 2008 – Web 2.0: Where Are We Now? at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island on Friday, October 10, 2008: “This year’s IT Conference – Web 2.0: Where Are We Now? will feature exciting new developments, updates and improvements to Web 2.0 tools in the library world and beyond. […]

Being Wired or Being Tired: 10 Ways to Cope With Information Overload

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Sarah Houghton-Jan, Digital Futures Manager, San Jose Public Library and the LibrarianInBlack blog, has published an excellent article in the Ariadne Web Magazine called “Being Wired or Being Tired: 10 Ways To Cope Cope With Information Overload”: “What is information overload? 27 instant messages. 4 text messages. 17 phone calls. 98 work emails. 52 personal […]

MASSLIB08 David Lee King Managers Pay Attention! Why social networking and Web 2.0 is important for your library

Friday, May 9th, 2008

David Lee King, digital branch & services manager, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library gave a talk called Managers listen up!: why social networking and Web 2.0 is important for your library: Some people think change means: fresh breeze at beach or screaming at the laptop why pay attention to change There are best practices […]

Happy RSS Awareness Day!

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Via Babbledog, I learned May 1 is RSS Awareness Day. Spread the feeds! Thanks for sharing, Ken!

NewsGator is free

Friday, January 11th, 2008

NewsGator is offering FeedDemon for Windows, NetNewsWire for Mac, NewsGator Go for Mobile , NewsGator Inbox for Microsoft Outlook and NewsGator Online RSS Reader for free! For more info: http://www.newsgator.com/ Posted by Rich