In this screencast, John LeMasney explains how to use Google Reader, an RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed reader, to collect, curate, and filter all of the content from your favorite academic sources. Using Google Reader as the engine, John also explains how to use some other RSS reader clients, Feedly.com and Gruml to manage and consume these feeds.
Welcome to the new ETC blog! Most of the writing and all of the keywording (is that a word?) are mine. The photography is Lorene Lavora’s. But this latest incarnation of this blog owes its look and feel and remarkable functionality to Michael Muzzie, Senior Web Developer in OIT’s Academic Services. It is our collective hope that members of the University community will like what they see here and then contact Michael to start their own blogs!
For more than 15 years, Princeton University has sponsored a series of technology seminars. Part of the outreach efforts of its IT department, these Lunch ‘n Learn seminars invite customer friendly speakers with varied affiliations to explore a wide array of cutting edge technology topics. During the past five years, Lorene Lavora and I sought to transform the existing series into fully integrated outreach, with these blog posts, very high quality podcasts, RSS feeds, and through Facebook, all in all a demonstration of how a small outreach office with sophisticated collaboration tools can leverage its resources.
Here’s the slideshow presentation from our Technology Spotlight Series on 3/25/2010. The topic was What is RSS and Twitter and How to Get Started.
Here’s the link to the handouts for this topic:
This Quickstart Guide will show you how to apply filters to all or groups of your RSS feeds. Feed Rinse is a free web based application. To learn more about Feed Rinse and how to use it, click on the PDF below:
This Quickstart Guide will show you how to search you RSS feeds for keywords. The RSS feed readers highlighted in this guide are Google Reader and Bloglines.