RSS Feeds

All EBSCOhost databases and interfaces support RSS ("Really Simple Syndication") Feeds for search alerts and journal alerts. An RSS feed will allow a user to see the latest in results for any search. The RSS feed is in XML format, and can be displayed using various methods, such as in an RSS reader, or using an XSL stylesheet in a browser.

An RSS feed can be setup using any database interface you prefer. RSS feeds can be setup for basic searches, advanced searches, and publications.

How To: RSS Feeds for Publications

Setting up an RSS feed with publications is useful, for example, if you want to track a specific magazine or journal. Every time a new article from that publication is added, it will appear on the RSS feed.

Step 1 Perform a search on any interface, with the keywords and limiters you'd like to use.
Step 2 On the top of the search screen, select "Publications", and choose the database from which you'd like to use publications from.
Step 3 Find the publication you'd like to use from the list, and select the RSS Feed button.
Step 4 In the "Create Alert" box, select the options you'd like to use for the alert, copy the "RSS Feed" link, and press "Save Alert".
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How To: RSS Feeds for Searches

When setting up an RSS feed with searches, you can use any search terms and limiters that you like, and the RSS feed will return the latest results for that search.

Step 1 Perform a search on any interface, with the keywords and limiters you'd like to use.
Step 2 On the top-right of the search results area, click on the "Share" button to bring up the menu.
Step 3 On the "Share" menu, click on the "RSS Feed" button to bring up the "Create an Alert" popup.
Step 4 In the "Create Alert" box, select the options you'd like to use for the alert, copy the "RSS Feed" link, and press "Save Alert".