RSS @ Your Library

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Iintroducing UTHSC Library's resources with RSS feeds that can help you keep current on your research topics.

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RSS @ Your Library

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  2. 3. <ul><li>Save research time </li></ul><ul><li>keep current or stay alert on the research areas of your interest </li></ul><ul><li>Bring information from different databases and Web sites to one place </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Research topics/Saved searches </li></ul><ul><li>Journal table of contents (TOC) </li></ul><ul><li>A single citation </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>PubMed -- topics </li></ul><ul><li>CINAHL@EBSCO -- topics and journal TOC </li></ul><ul><li>Scopus -- topics and single citation alert </li></ul><ul><li>OvidSP -- topics and journal TOC </li></ul><ul><li>ScienceDirect Journals -- topics and journal TOC </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Open an account for a feed reader (e.g., Google Reader, Bloglines, My Yahoo, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to RSS feed using the options provided by the feed reader ( Google Reader, Bloglines, My Yahoo, etc. ) </li></ul><ul><li>Browse your reader, the latest Table of Contents of your favorite journals, updated topics, Web sites, or blogs, or news </li></ul><ul><li>All in one location </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Perform a search on a database (e.g., Medline, Ovid, CINAHL, etc.) for your topic/table of contents </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to the RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Log in your account (Google, Bloglines, My Yahoo, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Go to your reader </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor the latest articles indexed in databases or journal TOCs without actually searching the databases or visiting the site </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>You can only read abstracts/TOCs not full text articles in your reader unless they are freely available on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Check the library’s online catalog to see the availability of access to the articles you need </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Contact the UTHSC library </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>901-448-5404 </li></ul><ul><li>1-877-747-0004 </li></ul>

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