What is RSS?
Real Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary
feeds allow quick scanning of the latest headlines from hundreds
of Web sites in a spam free environment. Icons represented by
indicate that online information such as news items, table of
contents, short summaries, or links to full-text articles can
be automatically delivered via subscription to your personal news
RSS solves a problem for people who regularly
use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving
the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save
time by not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure
your privacy, by not needing to join each site's email newsletter.
The number of sites offering RSS feeds is growing rapidly.
What do I need to do to read an RSS Feed?
Feed Reader or News Aggregator software allow
you to grab the RSS feeds from various sites and display them
for you to read and use.
There are a number of web-based feed readers
Yahoo and Bloglines
are popular web-based feed readers. A
variety of RSS Readers are also available for different
platforms. Some popular feed readers include Amphetadesk
(Windows, Linux, Mac), FeedReader
(Windows), and NewsGator
(Windows - integrates with Outlook).
Once you have your Feed Reader, it is a matter
of finding sites that syndicate content and adding their RSS feed
to the list of feeds your Feed Reader checks. Many sites display
a small icon with the acronyms RSS, XML, or RDF to let you know
a feed is available.
How do I subscribe to RSS Feeds?
- Set up a special reader or aggregator for your feeds.
- Find content with the or .
- Follow the instructions at the site for creating or copying the url into your reader.
JINA RSS Service
JINA Website provides you with RSS feeds including
recent JINA news, events, publications and job opportunities.
Click on at the left
side of the JINA
front page to get the URL and copy it to the
subscription of your RSS Reader.
For your convenience, JINA also set up a public
page shared the JINA latest contents with you. Just bookmark this
page in your browser for easy access.
Public Page (Bookmark it!)