Instead of visiting six web sites over and over again to see what updates have been posted on them, you can organize live streams of those updates on your own personal dashboard. This gives you lightning-quick access to such things as Middle East news and news in Spanish, as well as journal alerts, search alerts, and updates from think tanks, research centers, and your favorite blogs.
All you need is a place to organize these streams of information.
One option is already at your fingertips: your itslearning My dashboard, but other options include:
For more info about how to do this, download this Organizing RSS Feeds handout.