RSS: Information Delivery Made Really Simple   Jason Puckett, Woodruff Library jason.puckett@emory.edu / IM:JasonPLibrary
Really Simple Syndication <ul><li>Sites with regularly updated content: blogs, news… </li></ul><ul><li>Look for an orange ...
How does it work? <ul><li>Set up a free feed reader </li></ul><ul><li>Your sites deliver updates to you </li></ul><ul><li>...
Step 1: Set up a feed reader <ul><li>Go to Bloglines.com and click “Sign up” </li></ul><ul><li>Other readers: </li></ul><u...
Bloglines.com Click “Sign Up Now” in the center of the page
Step 2: Feed your reader <ul><li>Look for the orange icons </li></ul><ul><li>Add the feed to your reader </li></ul>“ Feedb...
Subscribing to a feed <ul><li>Copy the URL of the feed you want </li></ul><ul><li>Go to bloglines.com/myblogs </li></ul><u...
Step 3: Read your feeds! <ul><li>Just go to Bloglines.com/myblogs </li></ul>
Organizing feeds <ul><li>Create folders,  drag and drop to rearrange </li></ul>
RSS AND DATABASES <ul><li>Feed me some research: </li></ul>
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    1. 1. RSS: Information Delivery Made Really Simple   Jason Puckett, Woodruff Library jason.puckett@emory.edu / IM:JasonPLibrary
    2. 2. Really Simple Syndication <ul><li>Sites with regularly updated content: blogs, news… </li></ul><ul><li>Look for an orange icon on sites with RSS “feeds” </li></ul>
    3. 3. How does it work? <ul><li>Set up a free feed reader </li></ul><ul><li>Your sites deliver updates to you </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s watch a video </li></ul>
    4. 4. Step 1: Set up a feed reader <ul><li>Go to Bloglines.com and click “Sign up” </li></ul><ul><li>Other readers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Yahoo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Netvibes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others… </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Bloglines.com Click “Sign Up Now” in the center of the page
    6. 6. Step 2: Feed your reader <ul><li>Look for the orange icons </li></ul><ul><li>Add the feed to your reader </li></ul>“ Feedbot” by “paperfingers” via flickr.com
    7. 7. Subscribing to a feed <ul><li>Copy the URL of the feed you want </li></ul><ul><li>Go to bloglines.com/myblogs </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Add” (top left) </li></ul><ul><li>Paste URL </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Subscribe” </li></ul>
    8. 8. Step 3: Read your feeds! <ul><li>Just go to Bloglines.com/myblogs </li></ul>
    9. 9. Organizing feeds <ul><li>Create folders, drag and drop to rearrange </li></ul>
    10. 10. RSS AND DATABASES <ul><li>Feed me some research: </li></ul>

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