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Current Awareness & RSS Alerts-Keeping Your Research Up to Date

Learn about tools to keep your research current.

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What are RSS Feeds?

rss RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a convenient way to keep up with new information, from websites to news services to table of contents of your favorite journals as well as podcasts and vodcasts.

Once you have set up an account with a feed reader, just copy and paste the feed link to start receiving content. Often it ends with XML (eXtensible Markup Language) and you'll often see this icon RSS Feed .

Watch a short RSS videos to learn more: RSS in Plain English (3.5 min each).

 

Populating Feeds in myWPI or Your Web Site

You can post library, WPI, news or other feeds right into an item or annoucement in myWPI, your blog, website or other web spaces you control by using feed generator such as feedwind.