RSS Feeds
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An RSS feed is a Web-based method for letting you know when new documents you’re interested in are available in ProQuest. An icon labeled Create RSS feed is available as a link:

An RSS feed for your current search serves the same purpose as an alert, letting you know when new matching documents, or a new issue are available in ProQuest. However, an RSS feed gives you more flexibility of access. Instead of only being delivered by email, you can integrate your RSS feed into an RSS reader or into a Web page. When you create an RSS feed, ProQuest provides you with a link that you can add to an RSS reader or integrate into your own Web page or a Web page at your institution. Clicking the link at any time will display the most current matching search results.

If your administrator has chosen to disable anonymous RSS feeds for your institution’s accounts,  when you click the Create RSS feed link you will be prompted to set up a My Research account if you do not have one, or log in to My Research if you do.

Create or modify an RSS feed

The Set up your RSS feed and Modify your RSS feed popups are very similar.

Step 1—Review search details

Step 2—Define your RSS feed preferences

Managing your RSS feeds in My Research

You can view and manage your RSS feeds when you are signed into your My Research account. If you don’t have an account, check out the benefits.

Click the RSS feeds tab at the top of your My Research page to display a list of all RSS feeds that you’ve created. By default, your RSS feeds are listed in the order you created them, with the newest RSS feed listed first.

You can:

For information about pricing for RSS Feeds, see the Pricing for content and services help topic.

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