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Smarter collaboration: News gathering

News gathering

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Monitor news in your subject area. Gather all your news feeds in one place.

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Netvibes gathers all your news feeds (newspapers, magazines, blogs, search results, tags etc) on one site that you can accesss on any device. It is an RSS-reader which means that you can subscribe to a wide variety of news sources on the net. Use NetVibes to build your own news site which is constantly updated. You can also keep track of social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr and gather all your e-mail accounts. You can use Netvibes privately but can also create a public page for a group or project.

Usefil for:

  • News monitoring, both privately and publically 
  • For projects group assignments, research 
  • All your feeds in one place 

Watch this short introduction film.


Feedly is a flexible net magazine that you fill with the content you want to follow. Available for all devices but mostly used on mobiles and tablets. Similar to Flipboard (right).

Here's a short film that compares Feedly and Flipboard. 


Symbaloo allows you to create your own digital toolbox with all your favourite tools and sites on one page that you can access from anywhere. An excellent start page. You can also creat toolboxes to share with colleagues or publically.

Here's a short introduction film.


Flipboard Is also a flexible net magazine that you fill with the content you want to follow. You can choose between a wide range of channels and social media sources and your news feed is constantly updated. Best adapted for mobiles and tablets.