Thursday, January 24, 2008

RSS as a research tool: Using RSS to subscribe to news and web search feeds

After our last class, some of you expressed an interest in using RSS and to help you with your research. Here are some ways to do so:
  • Subscribe to the RSS feed of a news search using GoogleNews (see slides below)

  • Subscribe to the RSS feed of a web search using GoogleAlerts (see slides below)

  • Subscribe to a particular tag on by entering the following URL into your feed aggregator:
I've put together a brief tutorial to show you how to do the first two. Click on each slide to navigate to the next.

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