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1 Keeping up to date with new research Nicola Conway Liaison Librarian

2 Stay up to date and organised How? Part 1 – vs RSS What? – Books – Journal Table of Contents (ToCs) – Journal articles – News, funding, blogs, web pages How? Part 2 – Filtering your feeds

3 How? Automated alerts either: RSS (Really Simple Syndication) – Feeds – Feed readers Browser Online Desktop

4 Feed readers

5 Hands-on Set up a RSS feed reader. Use Internet Explorer or an register for an online reader such as Google Reader Subscribe to a generic feed e.g. – Durham University central news – Durham University Library news – BBC news

6 What? Books Journal Articles Journal ToCs News, funding, blogs, web pages Keeping up to date for researchers web page

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8 What? Books Journal ToCs Journal Articles News, funding, blogs, web pages Keeping up to date for researchers web page

9 RSS filters See only relevant information from your feed Define keywords Filter services – Feed sifter Feed sifter – Pipes Pipes

10 Hands-on Set up a filter using either FeedSifter or Pipes (instructions at the back of your handout) Subscribe to your filtered feed

11 More information Nicola Conway – – telephone: Liaison Librarian – Web page –


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