experience with a Web browser
Attendance Maximum: 24
Instructor(s): Jenny Levine, Internet
development specialist, Metropolitan Library System, Burr Ridge,
Wednesday, May 24, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
RSS or really simple syndication is an extensible
markup language (XML) format that allows syndication of Web content.
But what does that really mean? Learn how to use a news aggregator
to read multiple sites to keep current while reducing the strain
of your workload. Learn how news aggregators help you handle information
overload and keep you more informed at the same time. In addition,
you can start providing RSS feeds of your own news in creative and
innovative ways. This course will provide hands-on experience with
the most popular news aggregator, explore potential applications
in health sciences libraries, and illustrate specific ways to utilize
RSS in library Websites.