[Web4lib] RSS FEEDERS/aggregators

Joy Weese Moll joyweesemoll at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 10:32:06 EST 2006

Jennifer and all--

I'm also a Bloglines user. I've developed an on-line "handout" for
librarians to get set up with Bloglines and to subscribe to some of the most
popular library feeds. It takes about fifteen minutes:


On 3/31/06, jennifer.kirton at dpi.nsw.gov.au <jennifer.kirton at dpi.nsw.gov.au>
> Dear Colleagues,
> As an overworked, solo, special librarian I'm about two years behind with
> all the latest technology etc, but I would like to start using RSS feeds
> to stay up to date.  (Once I knew what I was doing, I would look to
> introduce it to my library clients as well)
> I would appreciate any suggestions  - based on your own experiences -  for
> a web-based aggregator and for a desktop (Windows) aggregator  (I.T. says
> they wont allow me to download any, but I am working on them!).
> I am interested primarily in free services, but if there are any
> subscription or fee based products that you would highly recommend, I
> would appreciate hearing about them.
> I would also appreciate links to any online reviews etc particularly on
> their use in libraries .  I have found that there is so much information
> out there it is confusing.
> Thanks in anticipation
> Regards,
> Jennifer
> Jennifer Kirton
> Library
> NSW Department of Primary Industries
> Wollongbar Agricultural Institute
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> Australia
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