The University of South Dakota provides RSS feeds for instant access to university news, announcements and events. A listing of our current feeds can be found below.
Available USD Feeds
What is RSS?
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." It is a popular and easy way to distribute information from websites. By subscribing to a feed, you can be immediately notified whenever a site adds new content. For example, whenever USD posts a new story, your reader will notify you through our RSS feed. Feeds become extremely valuable for those who regularly visit several different sites or blogs for information. By subscribing to feeds, one can eliminate the necessity of visiting each site individually. An ATOM feed is another similar form of syndication. Feeds are generally denoted by displaying "RSS," "ATOM" or any variation of orange images like these: .
How do I subscribe?
Websites that supply feeds will provide a URL to the feed. Your news reader will need this URL to subscribe. To get our feeds, simply right-click (Windows) or option-click (Macintosh) on the link provided and copy it to your clipboard. Then, open your reader and paste in the URL.
What is a news reader? How do I get one?
A news reader, or aggregator, is the tool that is used to read and/or notify you of newly available information. There are a number of readers available with each offering different, yet similar, options, and many are free. Many news readers are applications that you download and install. Some others are a web-based service you sign-up for that works inside your browser. Listed below are links to a list of readers found on Google and Yahoo.
After setting up your news reader, you will be ready to use USD's RSS feeds. Follow the instructions for your particular news reader to subscribe to our feeds listed in the right hand menu.