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Using RSS to avoid information overload  

A simple Libguide created to illustrate how using RSS feeds can simplify your life and help you avoid information overload
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2011 URL: http://libraryschool.libguidescms.com/content.php?pid=240274 Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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  RSS Feed:

  - RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication

  - It functions as a catch-all allowing users to skim

    through headlines quickly and easily

  - Helps avoid information overload by centralizing


  - To utilize RSS Feeds you need an aggregator or

    e.g. GoogleReader or Feedburner



The purpose of this Libguide is to introduce RSS Feed to students and users of all kinds.  This Libguide will briefly touch upon:

  • What RSS Feed is
  • How to use RSS Feed
  • Using RSS Feeds with selected databases
  • Suggested Feed Readers
  • Provide research on RSS Feed and related topics

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