TITLE

Key issue Weblogs and RSS

AUTHOR(S)
Winship, Ian
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Serials;Jul2005, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the applications of weblogs. A weblog is just a web page, but one that is regularly updated and usually created by one person. Blogs are widespread, largely because they are created with special software that makes them easy for anyone to put together. The content is topical, and individual blogs often have a particular viewpoint, style and even personality, though those dealing with library and information matters are mostly about resources and tend to be less opinionated. Blogs will usually have an archive of past items, and entries can be searchable. Librarians can use blogs as an information resource for themselves to learn about new resources, professional developments, new technologies, etc.
ACCESSION #
18016250

 

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