What is a
It's short for web log. An online diary or journal that is organized
chronologically by date of posted entry. Blogs are comprised of short
posts/messages of news that our members share with one another.
in a Nutshell by Lis Riba
View Phil Bradley's Blog powerpoint entitled "Weblogs:
what, why, where and when"for an introduction to weblogs.
As a marketing and networking tool; another way for our members to keep
current of latest news in our profession; information sharing with one
another. It's an easy way to distrubute content to one another without
software is BCALA-CT using?
Blogger. one of the easiest blogging
software to use and its FREE.
I can I be notified of updates to the blog?
Blogger software uses an ATOM feed. Select our site feed link
and place it in a separate reader called an "aggregtor" like
Once you've subscribed to our feed and to Bloglines, you'll be notified
when the BCALA-CT Blog has added something new.
Subscribe to BCALA-CT's Site
"Atom is one name for two things: It's both a new
standard for developers, as well as a syndication format or "feed"
for your blog. When a regularly updated site such as a blog has a feed,
people can subscribe to it using software for reading syndicated content
called a "newsreader." People like using readers for blogs
because it allows them to catch up on all their favorites at once. Like
checking emailwithout the SPAM." (Blogger Help)
What is RSS feed?
"RSS for Non Techie Librarians" by Steven M. Cohen
How do I
To view our blog, just click on the link above.
Members, if you want to post message, send
us a message and I will send you instructions. Please include
in message subject header: Invite bcalact blog
The Shifted Librarian