RSS and Other Internet Feeds in the Library: Making Content Convenient (Live Online)

May 15, 2012 10:00am -
May 15, 2012 12:00pm

Event Description

This workshop will show you how to get content such as new books lists, recommended readings, and online course materials to your library users in the most convenient form while minimizing website updates and maintenance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the various forms of internet feeds
  • Subscribe to a feed using a feed aggregator
  • Create an RSS feed using freely available XML editing software
  • Incorporate a blog feed into a web page
  • List a number of uses for feeds in the library

In order to offer the best possible learning experience, you will be required to participate in a number of hands-on activities. These activities may require you to do the following:

1. download software to your PC - you must have administrative rights on your PC to do this
2. access your e-mail account from the same PC on which you are attending the session

Presented by: Jennifer Bielewski, Lyrasis

Registration deadline:  05/07/2012

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

Non-Member Registration Form

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Mar 26, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Mar 27, 2012 and ends on May 14, 2012.
Late registration starts on May 15, 2012.