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Save time with RSS
Keeping up to date of developments within a research field can be time consuming. RSS feeds (RSS) and a feed reader allow you to receive new information without constantly having to search for it. Tailor made and neatly arranged in one spot.
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) alerts you to:
- the table of contents of the most recent issue of an e-journal
- journal articles on a specific subject
- new books on a specific subject
- references to articles
- university news
- academic news
Subscribing and reading
Information delivered by RSS can be recognized by the RSS icon. When you click the icon, usually a new webpage opens with the feed adress in the address bar, and with a ‘preview’ of the contents. Subscribe by copying this address and pasting it in the feed reader.
A feed reader shows new content of your subscriptions. The feed reader usually gives the most relevant information (heading and a brief description) for quick scanning.