RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication". RSS can help you to keep track of multiple news sources. This symbol indicates that a site has an available RSS "feed". This page contains instructions for Thunderbird and MS Outlook 2007.
Thunderbird and Outlook 2007 can support a number of "accounts" simultaneously. In the example below, you will see a mix of email and RSS accounts. The selected account is an RSS account.
You can read (or print/forward/delete) an RSS item in the same way as you read an email.
The process for adding an RSS account is similar to that for adding an email account :
To add an RSS feed to Outlook 2007,
Go first via your Web Browser to visit http://www.emits.group.shef.ac.uk/blog/
Scroll to the foot of the page and right-click on "Entries (RSS)"
Choose "Copy Link Location" or "Copy Shortcut"
Locate the "RSS Feeds" folder
Right Click and choose "Add a New RSS Feed"
Then Paste the feed URL into the dialog box (e.g. by pressing [ctrl]+v)
Then you can read the news entries as per below.