RSS (or Really Simple Syndication) is a format for news feeds that describe Web content.
An RSS news reader is a computer program that monitors RSS feeds and informs you when new articles have been added. You can browse titles and descriptions of new content, and follow links to the content on the Web.
How does IISD use RSS?
IISD publishes an RSS feed describing the newest pages on our site.
Our feed is here.
IISD Linkages also publishes a feed listing their latest content. The IISD Linkages site is updated frequently, so RSS is a useful resource for people who read Linkages often.
How do I get a news reader, so I can subscribe to a news feed?
Yahoo links to a number of news readers.
Some are for sale, but many are free to download off the Web.
Yahoo also provides a detailed explanation of RSS.