TU Delft Library offers you several -. But what does that mean? What are these RSS-feeds? And what’s in it for you? In the article below, we present you a short explanation on RSS and its advantage.

About RSS

Instead of clicking through your favorite websites over and over again to see what’s new you can use RSS (Really Simple Syndication) and have that information pushed automatically to your pc or smartphone.

Getting started

You will need a RSS reader to collect, organize and display your “feeds”. Many RSS readers are available as free . Find a reader in this list, download and find out how it works. Start looking for the orange RSS-icon for this blog on the right column. Need more info? Watch the RSS in Plain English video.

Types of RSS feeds

Websites and blogs often have a RSS-icon for their news.

on Google News and create a RSS feed for this search so you don’t have to do this all over again.

 

E-journals

Go to the website of an and click on the RSS button to subscribe, for example http://pss.sagepub.com/rss/ Now you will have the newest information about your favorite e-journal(s)

Literature searches

Found the perfect search results at the library? Save your search and make an for your feedreader. You will automatically receive the newest publications in your research field. Set up the alerts in for example , or Scopus.

Source: TUlib