What is RSS?
stands for 'Really Simple Syndication'. It
is a way to find out the latest information and news on the
that you are interested in, and deliver new content directly to
you. This content is called a "feed". An orange logo with
feed that you can subscribe to.
What is RSS
RSS reader or the "live
bookmark" function available in recent versions of most web browsers allows
you to scan headlines from a number of news sources in a central location.
When you click on the feed links
on library webpages, your browser will attempt to subscribe to the feed using
the tool is set as the default RSS reader on your computer.
Where Can I Get an RSS
If you use
web browsers, such as:
Mozilla Firefox 2.0,
Internet Explorer 7
or above, have built in RSS readers. There are a variety of free
sites that allow you to maintain your feed list and read feeds online. The most
popular are Bloglines,
My Yahoo and
Subscribe to the
Scientific Library RSS Feeds
Now you can keep up with continuously
updated items from the Scientific Library. Just click on the content areas
you are interested in and follow the instructions in your news reader for adding
a feed. RSS feeds are noted on library webpages by the
Scientific Library feeds: