Monday, November 27, 2006

Speaking in tongues: Libworm and VLINT

Two new library resources:

1. Libworm: describes itself as:

"the librarian RSS engine
over 1000 RSS feeds go in
exactly what you need comes out!"
I still subscribe to feeds for individual blogs, rather than feeds for searches. I've noticed that some more techno-savvy bloggers are tending toward the latter. This may just be the tool that makes me switch - but I doubt it, I'm too attached to connecting with people's voices and their individual lives




2. VLINT (Virtual.librariesinteract.info: blog central for Australian Libraries in Other Worlds)

Since Lorelei Junot very nicely offered me a building in Cybrary City for Australian Libraries to share, we've been pottering about the building. VLINT started as a place to record the nuts and bolts, daily operations of the project. This gives whoever takes on the project (soon I hope) a history to work with.

snail suggested that we could broaden it to include Australian Libraries in all "Other Worlds". Great idea. I really hope someone interested in virtual library branches or gaming in libraries starts posting.



TODAY'S HIPPIE CARD: Let go of the past

3 comments:

David Rothman said...

Kathryn-

"I still subscribe to feeds for individual blogs, rather than feeds for searches. I've noticed that some more techno-savvy bloggers are tending toward the latter."

I feel strongly that it isn't an either-or proposition. I'm LibWorm's co-creator, and I do both! I'll never give up subscribing to those blogs and feeds I care about!

Kathryn Greenhill said...

Hi David.

Congratulations on the site. I like the whole concept, and the clarity of the first page. It's a great illustration of teamwork and a very useful tool.

True. You do get attached to individual blogs, but sometimes you need just a stream of facts. I might subscribe to just one, or two subjects...or a few more. This could be the start of something here.....

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