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Offering alternatives to Google Reader--find the perfect RSS Reader to fit your needs!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014 URL: http://uiuc.libguides.com/rssreaders Print Guide RSS Updates

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Finding the Best News and RSS Reader

What is an RSS Feed?
RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is a way to keep current on websites that have frequently updated content.  This video explains what RSS feeds do and why they can be useful!
For more information about RSS feeds and how they be used, check out our Current Awareness page. 

Retiring Google Reader?
In March 2013 Google announced it was retiring Google Reader, a popular RSS (Really Simple Syndication) reader.  If you are currently a Google Reader user, you can download your data using Takeout

Looking for a quick and easy way to organize your RSS feeds and favorite news sources?
Check out the following sections of this guide to find the right feed reader for you:

Readers:

Feedly

The Old Reader

NewsBlur

NetVibes

CommaFeed

News and Social Media Dashboard Apps (with options to import RSS Feeds):

FlipBoard, Zite, Google Currents

 

What are you looking for in a Reader?

Readers:   In-Browser   Browser Add-On Mobile Site  App  Free Version

Feedly  

 

   

The Old Reader

   

NewsBlur

   

NetVibes

   

CommaFeed

   
 

E-mail it to Me!

Not interested in an App or Reader but still want to get RSS updates?

Try e-mailing yourself the feed! 

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