Syndicate, Aggregate, Communicate:
a Brief List of Resources

compiled by Nicole Hennig, Web Manager, MIT Libraries
for the NEASIST Program

Syndicate, Aggregate, Communicate
Tuesday, May 3, 2005

RSS/Podcasting/Screencasting/Web Syndication

RSS: A Quick Start Guide for Educators, by Will Richardsdon

RSS: A Primer for Publishers & Content Providers, by M.Moffat

Syndicated Content: It's More than Just Some File Formats, by Paul Miller

What is RSS and How Can it Serve Libraries? by Zeki Celikbas

The Role of RSS in Science Publishing: Syndication and Annotation on the Web, by Tony Hammond, Timo Hannay, and Ben Lund

Bibliocasting listserv
The bibliocasting listserv ( is dedicated to a discussion of streaming media in the library environment. This list grows out of the increasing popularity of "Podcasting," or the use of RSS and the Internet to download audio programs (like audio blogs) to computers and MP3 players.
List archives

Podcasting: Hear What the Buzz Is About, By Michael Gowan

All About Screencasting, Jon Udell's Weblog

Podcasting: Wikipedia entry

Web Syndication: Wikipedia entry

Social Bookmarking/Tagging/Folksonomies

Metadata for the Masses, by Peter Merholz

Folksonomies? How about Metadata Ecologies? by Louis Rosenfeld

On Freetagging, by Dan Brown

Folksonomies + Controlled Vocabularies, by Clay Shirky

Social Bookmarking Tools (I): A General Review, by Tony Hammond, Timo Hannay, Ben Lund, and Joanna Scott

Social Bookmarking Tools (II): A Case Study, by Ben Lund, Tony Hammond, Martin Flack and Timo Hannay

Order Out of Chaos: What's the best way to tag, bag, and sort data? Give it to the unorganized masses, by Bruce Sterling

Folksonomies - Cooperative Classification and Communication Through Shared Metadata, by Adam Mathes

Folksonomy: Wikipedia entry

Social Bookmarking: Wikipedia entry


The State of Blogging: Pew Internet & American Life Report

The Blogging Revolution: Weblogs Are To Words What Napster Was To Music, by Andrew Sullivan

PH.Dotcom: What if professors could lecture 24-7? Blog culture invades academia, by Geeta Dayal,edsuppdayal,62903,12.html

A Brief Guide to Blogodemia, by Geeta Dayal,edsuppblogside,62961,12.html

Weblogs: Wikipedia entry


Gerry McKiernan Wiki Bibliography

Wiki: a look at on-line collaborative development

Wiki Wiki Web: What is a Wiki?

Wikis and Blikis: Beyond the Blog


Wiki: Wikipedia entry

Keeping up with new technologies

InfoToday (news alerts, and journals) - Barbara Quint, Mary Ellen Bates, and others

Library Stuff

Gizmodo: The Gadgets Weblog - Joel Johnson

Search Day and Search Engine Watch - Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman

Resource Shelf - Gary Price

Research Buzz - Tara Calishain - Jessamyn Charity West

Slashdot: News for Nerds, Stuff That Matters

Slashdot Review Podcast (listen to a podcast of Slashdot stories)


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