google reader

Bobbi Newman's Tips for Using Google Reader

Bobbi offers some great tips for dealing with that overloaded feeling we have when faced with too many new items in Google Reader. Primarily, you can 1) organize feeds into categorized folders to help prioritize your subscriptions, and 2) use the anyalytical tools such as subscription and reading trends to weed what you aren't reading regularly. Read her entire blog post. Thanks, Bobbi!

Tracking Changes on Niche Web Sites

News about an update to Google Reader can’t compete with the buzz surrounding the launch of the iPad, but any feature that helps us mitigate information overload is good news in my opinion, especially if you happen to be a reference librarians or an information junkie.