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

By Michael P. Sauers

During this absolutely up-to-date moment variation of his well known 2006 publication, Michael P. Sauers indicates how running a blog and RSS expertise may be simply and effectively utilized by libraries and librarians. as well as delivering easy-to-follow directions for growing, publishing, and syndicating a weblog utilizing unfastened web-based companies, software program, RSS feeds, and aggregators, Sauers covers new instruments and companies, introduces quite a few worthy library blogs and bloggers, and encompasses a new bankruptcy on microblogging with Twitter.

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I’m sure there are those who would argue with my advice, so that is what the comment option is for below. Tell me I’m wrong, and why. info This is, of course, my blog. As with many other longtime library bloggers, I find myself posting more and more short bits of content. 24). The most beautiful book in my collection I own a lot of limited edition books. I have one bound in tie-dyed denim, another bound in lizard skin, and one who’s cover features highly polished aluminum so much so that it came with white gloves lest you leave a fingerprint on it.

Mac, Windows, Linux, command line. Firefox, Opera, IE, Chrome. I don’t expect other people to have this flexibility, but it’s good to know if a problem you’re looking at is due to a misfit in terms of this sort of thing. 2. Access – It’s sort of a dirty secret, but I have library cards (mine or loaners) at maybe ten different libraries which gives me access to pretty much any database that I might need access to. Looking up stuff that is a little esoteric is just a few clicks away. Knowing which database has what then becomes the big trick.

The person with the most authority (the Director)? This is one of those questions that has myriad answers, so I wanted to open it up to see how other libraries handle it (or how you think libraries should handle it). 9). ) Edit Google Docs in Office Officially, Google Docs files are compatible with Microsoft Word. Yeah, there are some limitations but if you want online access to a document or want to collaborate on a document with others, Google Docs is a great tool. Because of this compatibility you’ve always been able to edit a Google Doc in Office.

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