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"Think about your average day, one of the most important things you can to to remain relevant to your institution is to read. Journals, newsletters, books, newspapers etc. I receive tables of contents via e-mail, in paper, have people recommend articles and leave them on my desk. Theoretically this reading is supposed to help you learn and grow professionally but much to my shame I never seem to find the time to read. When I do get around to cleaning my desktop and e-mail box my first instinct is to recycle and move on (promising all the time to do better)."
"RSS has changed this for me. I am using RSS to setup a personal "newspaper" that is filled with content that is of interest to me. Now I take 15-30 minutes of my day and skim my paper and read what interests me."
Monday, January 31, 2005
One Librarian's perspective on RSS
Posted by David Booker at 9:25 AM