Archive for January, 2009

Subscribing to RSS

See that lovely orange icon above the CAN logo on the right hands side? That’s an RSS logo, and it means that you can subscribe to the RSS feed from this blog so you don’t have to keep checking back for updates, you will get a summary of each entry sent to you. You’ll find this function on just about every blog, and most websites, and it’s a pretty handy way of knowing what’s new on all your favourite sites. It’s great for news sites as well.

To view subscribe to an rss feed, you’ll need to use an rss reader or aggregator. These can be desktop or web based. The major online services like Yahoo and Google who you may already use for email offer web based rss readers, Internet Explorer 7 has one, and there are plugins for the Firefox web browser.

For more detailed information, the BBC help pages have information about how to subscribe and links to different feed readers, while the rss specifications page has a good, no fuss explanation.

If you haven’t subscribed to an RSS feed before, why not give it a try and make this blog your first subscription?

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Welcome to the CAN Outreach blog

Hi, and welcome to the CAN outreach blog. I’ll be using this blog to write about interesting events, thoughts, and ideas relating to collections and the online environment, that I think will be of interest to the CAN Partner audience. I’ll also be featuring online resources and writing about tips and tricks that I come across.

If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to leave them.

Thanks,

Joy Suliman

CAN Project Manager

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