Wednesday, January 27, 2010

How to subscribe to the Justice Center blog

Read the UAA Justice Center blog for all the latest news about:
  • New Justice Center publications, including the quarterly Alaska Justice Forum, Justice Center Research Overview, and reports and other publications on research by Justice Center faculty and their research partners.
  • Academic news on the Justice B.A. and Paralegal Certificate programs.
  • Student activities, including Justice Club and Alpha Phi Sigma.
  • Faculty activities and achievements.
  • Justice Center events.
It's easy to subscribe to the UAA Justice Center blog — or to other blogs and news sites you're interested in — through any of a number of RSS feed services. Simply subscribe using Google Reader, Bloglines, Netvibes, My Yahoo, or another RSS feed service.

What is RSS? It stands for Really Simple Syndication, a standardized format used widely on the web to publish frequently updated works like blog entries and news headlines. It's commonly represented by this orange icon RSS feed icon.

Here's an tutorial about RSS in plain English:

By subscribing to RSS feeds, and making a visit to your RSS reader a part of your daily routine, you'll only have to visit that one site to find updates for all your favorite blogs and news services — a big time saver over visiting each site separately. RSS readers also automatically indicate what posts you've already read, and what's new.

Some popular RSS readers:
If you already have a Google account, you can use the same username and password for Google Reader. Familiarize yourself through the Google Reader tour, or watch this tutorial:

Once you've set up an account with a service, subscribe to the UAA Justice Center blog using the RSS subscription link on our blog's home page:

(Ignore the "All Comments" link: our blog doesn't include comments.)

Clicking on the "Posts" link will bring up several easy subscription options:

Click on the one you want, and complete your subscription. All the latest news from the UAA Justice Center will then come to your RSS reader — automatically.

Here's a few other RSS feeds you might be interested in. (Check for the orange icon RSS feed icon or follow directions on the pages. Some of these require you to copy and paste the feed's URL into your RSS reader.):