How to Use Google Reader

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How to Use Google Reader

  1. 2. <ul><li>Learn how to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds in One Place </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Google Reader allows for all RSS (really simple syndication) feeds to be read in one place. </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements: </li></ul><ul><li>A Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>A Google Account </li></ul>
  3. 4. On left Side click “Add Subscription” Enter Website Name or Search by term. (i.e. CNN.com or term basketball)‏ If you've searched by term check matches on the right side and pick one of your choosing. This feed will automatically be added to your Google Reader! Add RSS Feeds!
  4. 5. Organize RSS Feeds! Two Views for Google Reader: 1 Expanded View: preview of each article shown. 2 List View: title of each article is shown.
  5. 6. Organize RSS Feeds! How to Bookmark. To bookmark items click on the star. To find bookmarks go to Starred Items in Menu.
  6. 7. Organize RSS Feeds! Create Tags! Tags allow the user to apply one or multiple topics to an article which can be later searched for. To add a tag click on add tags and then enter one or multiple tag names then click on save. In the case “quotes” is the tag this article will show up in the left hand side menu bar under the “tag” quotes.
  7. 8. <ul><ul><li>Google Reader will show the user how many articles they have left to read. The user also has the option of marking all as read. (While the user scrolls through the articles they are also marked as read)‏ </li></ul></ul>Organize RSS Feeds!
  8. 9. <ul><ul><li>To move an RSS Feed or to create a folder click on feed settings. Either choose a current folder or create a new one. </li></ul></ul>Organize RSS Feeds!
  9. 10. 1 Search RSS Feeds! 1. Type search term in text box 2. Choose Which Folders to Search 3. Click on Search Button 2 3
  10. 11. Share RSS Feeds! 3 Ways to Share (in Expanded View)‏ 1. Click on Share to simply share (all shared items show up in main menu and can be removed)‏ 2. Share with Notes to discuss an item, this will show up both under shared items and notes. 3. Email articles to specific people. 1 2 3
  11. 12. Try it Out! <ul><li>There are many features within Google Reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Try them out now by: </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Google Account. </li></ul><ul><li>Start by Adding RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Then Organizing Feeds via bookmarking, tagging, or filing! </li></ul><ul><li>Finally sharing Feeds is a great way to connect with colleagues or friends! </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarking or Starring feeds is helpful in finding researched items on a later date! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your time! </li></ul>

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