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How to consolidate information sources
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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What is Google Reader ?

Google Reader is a free software application that allows a user to access various information  sources of choice from one location.  This application was first released in 2005. 

  • No installation required


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What you can expect to learn from this Libguide

  • How and where to set up a Google Reader account
  • Features that are offered by this software
  • Basic functionality of this service
  • Practical application

One Stop Access

Once you have a Google Reader account you will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Have your favorite information sources accessed in one place
  • Optimize the use of RSS feeds to obtain the latest news and information releases
  • Share information with interested parties of choice
  • E-mail content to specific colleagues
  • Access current journal articles from select databases
  • Aggregate your own syndicated web feeds
  • Save time !

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Interested ? Set up your Google Reader account here.


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