If you use Google Reader and you haven’t switched, you’re down to the wire! The Google service ends today. But fear not – I offer up a collection of links with alternatives below!
If you have no idea what Google Reader is – it might be time for you to read up on feed aggregators! If you visit a lot of sites daily just to see what’s new – you might want to switch to an aggregator, which will collect all of your sites’ updates for you in one place. Aggregators put all your new blog posts and news articles in one page for easy viewing. (Or, anything with an RSS feed, at least, like this blog! ; ) Here’s an overview of RSS feeds for newbies.
Microsoft Outlook can also collect new posts for you. Here are instructions on
What are blogs, anyway?
Blogs are a great way to keep up-to-date on what’s going on in Library Land and beyond! Here’s some blogs I recommend following:
Ask A Manager: All of your work and job searching questions answered!
Rapid e-Learning Blog: Designing online courses? All the tips you need! (From Articulate.com)
iLibrarian Blog from OEDb.org: Lots of tech tips for library-types!
And, of course, you should follow this blog! ; )
What blogs do you follow?