RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication" and is an easy way to stay on top of everything that's happened on the web since your last visit.
Monitoring RSS feeds will...
RSS feeds are read with an application called an RSS reader or an aggregator. The following web-based readers are free, simple to use, and available from any place where you have Internet access:
For a comprehensive list of web-based RSS readers please visit RSS Compendium.
Although not every web site has an RSS feed, more and more feeds are coming online every day. Look for these buttons on your favourite websites:
In addition, RSS feeds are sometimes labeled "Get Headlines" or "Syndicated Content". Clicking on these buttons or links will take you to the feed itself or some instructions on how to subscribe to the feed. A number of RSS directories list available feeds. A few to try:
We currently maintain several RSS feeds including library news, New Books, and upcoming library instruction. If you have any suggestions for additional library feeds that would be useful for you please let us know by using our Suggestion Box.