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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'rss', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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RSS (most commonly expanded as Really Simple Syndication) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works - such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video - in a standardized format. An RSS document (which is called a "feed", "web feed", or "channel") includes full or summarized text, plus metadata such as publishing dates and authorship. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically. They benefit readers who want to subscribe to timely updates from favored websites or to aggregate feeds from many sites into one place. RSS feeds can be read using software called an "RSS reader", "feed reader", or "aggregator", which can be web-based, desktop-based, or mobile-device-based. A standardized XML file format allows the information to be published once and viewed by many different programs. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: RSS)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'rss' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'rss': 143 (8.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'rss' across all Ariadne articles: 632
  • Average number of references to 'rss' per Ariadne article: 4.42
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'rss': 2000-06
  • Trending factor of 'rss': 12.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

See our 'rss' overview for more data and comparisons with other tags. For visualisations of metadata related to timelines, bands of recency, top authors, and and overall distribution of authors using this term, see our 'rss' usage charts. Usage chart icon

Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'rss':

  1. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. roddy macleod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. paul davey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. monica duke (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Collecting Evidence in a Web 2.0 Context

Ann Chapman and Rosemary Russell describe the challenge of collecting evidence for a study of how Web 2.0 is being used in the UK HE sector.

July 2009, issue60, feature article

Blogging from the Backroom

Ann Chapman reports on a seminar on blogging, designed for those working in the traditional 'backroom' professions such as cataloguing and indexing, held by the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group in London, on 8 June 2007.

July 2007, issue52, event report

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