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Training google reader

  1. 1. Add subscriptions/feeds toGoogle Reader<br />Sandra Swann 1012471<br />http://userlogos.org/node/3918<br />
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  3. 3. RSS (Really Simple Syndication)<br />Also called feeds<br />Principle: automatic web surfing (Winer 2005 in Stephens 2006)<br />Unlike elists and alerts, feeds are not email based<br />Requires readers<br />http://www.ellenagius.com/wp-content/uploads/RSS-Feed-Symbol.png<br />Stephens, M. 2006, 'RSS', Library Technology Reports, 42, 4, pp. 36-44, Education Research Complete, EBSCOhost, viewed 3 April 2011.<br />
  4. 4. Readers<br />Web based<br />Google Reader, Bloglines, Newsgator and Netvibes<br />Desktop based<br />Blogbridge, FeedDemon, RSSOwl and Feedreader<br />
  5. 5. Session Objectives<br />access Google Reader using Google Mail<br />add subscriptions using keywords<br />add subscriptions using URL Feeds<br />Open an item<br />set two different views: ‘Expanded’ and ‘List’<br />set views to display ‘All items’ of all subscriptions<br />
  6. 6. Welcome to Google Reader!<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1d-b8wzzMY&feature=relmfu<br />
  7. 7. Demonstration<br />access Google Reader using Google Mail<br />add subscriptions using keywords<br />open an item<br />set two different views: ‘Expanded’ and ‘List’<br />add subscriptions using URL Feeds<br />set views to display all items of subscriptions<br />
  8. 8. RSS icons<br />http://www.justthebuzz.com/what-is-rss<br />
  9. 9. Adding feeds<br />Open Google Mail<br />Access Google Reader<br />Click ‘Add Subscription’<br />Type keywords and subscribe or<br />Copy and paste the URL feed from a site<br />Click ‘Add’<br />A white arrow in a blue circle = read an item<br />Views:’Expanded’ and ‘List’<br />View ‘All items’<br />
  10. 10. Useful sites<br />For further information check it at Google Reader Help: http://youtube.com/GoogleReaderHelp<br /> <br />Some useful topics of video tutorials from Google Reader Help on Youtube:<br />1.29 minute tutorial: Welcome to Google Reader! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1d-b8wzzMY&feature=relmfu<br />2.46 minute tutorial: Reading feeds with Google Reader http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mY6O-_DNsk&NR=1<br />1.59 minute tutorial: Sharing items with Google Reader http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-qs7HzCkrY&feature=relmfu<br />1.17 minute tutorial: Sharing any webpage with Google Reader http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CcOust-I14&feature=relmfu<br />
  11. 11. Thank you!<br />

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