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Keeping Current with News and Research: 2. Set up a news aggregator

Learn how to use RSS to get all kinds of news easily and automatically, keep your web browser bookmarks online and accessible from any networked computer, see what others with your interests are reading, and save items to your RefWorks or EndNote.

News aggregators

You need a news aggregator to subscribe to and read RSS feeds. Some aggregators have additional functionality and most also have mobile apps available. Some popular web-based applications include:

Other types: you can also manage and read RSS feeds using a dedicated desktop application, some email clients, or your web browser. The RSS Compendium list of RSS readers is a good starting point: http://allrss.com/rssreaders.html.

Directories/lists of RSS tools:

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