Friday, April 13, 2012

More useful Google tools

iGoogle and Google Reader pull together useful and fun tools in one space.

iGoogle is the more flexible, serving really as a customizable homepage.  You can pull in tools, such as movie locations, your gmail account and stock prices.  You can also read headlines from your favorite online newspapers and blog posts.

Google Reader is more specialized.  Known as an "RSS reader" you subscribe to the RSS feeds of blogs
and newspapers to pull together your favorite information sources in one spot.  Look for the

icon usually at the bottom of the page.  (Scroll down on the right to see mine).    Once you click, you will frequently be given the option to add to Google Reader.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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