Library and Information Science Miscellaneous

This weblog in the field of Library and Information Science contains news, comments and everything that its bloggers think could be useful for LIS professionals and students. It is maintianed by a number of students mainly Research students and Iranian. Our email is lismisblog at Yahoo dot com.

Saturday, November 06, 2004


You probably have come across a sign like this Syndicate this site with this phrase below it: "Syndicate this Site".
RSS is an acronym for either RDF Site Summary, or Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication. All of these actually are different names for the same technology. RSS is an XML format for distributing syndicated content such as news. It can be applied in libraries and actually there is a growing literature about application of RSS in the libraries. For a simple and non-technical introduction to RSS you can read this article by Steven M. Cohen on website.


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