20101201 keeping up with rss

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20101201 keeping up with rss

  1. 1. Keeping up to date with RSS feeds Wageningen UR Library
  2. 2.  How many websites do you visit each day to check whether there is something new?  Do you want to track changes on websites  When did the latest issue of your favourite journal appear  Are there new results for a search query? What’s in it for me?
  3. 3. RSS in Plain English
  4. 4. Development of RSS
  5. 5.  Web based readers  Google Reader  Bloglines  Personalized homepages  iGoogle  Netvibes  PC based readers  FeedReader3 RSS Readers
  6. 6. RSS Feeds: Subscribing 1. Find a feed 2. Find the RSS 3. Copy the URL or link 4. Go to your reader 5. Click on “Add Subscription” 6. Paste in the link 7. Organize the feed in your folders
  7. 7. Some pages offer buttons you can just click on to add a feed This allows you to skip steps 2-6!
  8. 8. Step 1: Find Webpage with feeds
  9. 9. Step 2: Find the feeds
  10. 10. Step 3 - 6: One click adding
  11. 11. Step 3 - 6: Add the URL to your reader
  12. 12. Step 7: Organize your feeds  It is recommendable to organize your feeds in folders  Speeds up reading
  13. 13. Feeds galore
  14. 14. Things you can do with RSS  Spy on tags in Social Bookmarking sites  Delicious, Connotea, 2Collab  Broadcast yourself  Twitter, Facebook, Hyves  Vanity searches  Remix, mash-up, filter, translate  Yahoo-pipes  Get information on your reading habits

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