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WLA 2007: Real World RSS: Developing a Current Awareness Service for Your Patrons

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on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 in WLA Blog Archive
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Real World RSS: Developing a Current Awareness Service for Your Patronsa presentation by Rebecca Holz, Health Sciences Librarian, Ebling Library, UW-Madison; Stephen Johnson, Health Sciences Librarian, Ebling Library, UW-Madison; and Andrew Osmond, Health Sciences Librarian, Ebling Library, UW-Madison http://ebling.library.wisc.edu/~ This slides for this presentation are available at http://www.slideshare.net/eblinglibrary/ ~Why might RSS be the answer for a current awareness service?flexiblescalableportableProviding RSS feeds of the tables of contents of journals of interest to faculty; some of which are available full text because Ebling subscribes to the e-journaliGoogle and Google Reader as the aggregators of choiceMethods of communication used by the staff for this project:intranet used as a communication tool for staff working on the project (agenda, minutes, report of activities)staff blog also used to communicate progress (both of the above create transparency for the project's progress)decided to meet once a week for no more than an hourset up a wiki to manage the...