RSS In Library Applications
:: Gerry McKiernan at Iowa State U has created another useful site, called RSS(sm): Rich Site Services:
RSS(sm): Rich Site Services is a categorized registry of library services that are delivered or provided through RSS/XML or Atom feeds. RSS is an initialism for RDF Site Summary / Rich Site Summary / Really Simple Syndication. In general, for each entry, the home institution library is listed, as is a hotlinked entry for the item. When available, a link to the feed, or an associated information page, is provided.Introduced on June 6, 2004, links and RSS feeds are listed by categories, including: announcements, cataloguing, databases, instruction, Internet resource guides, new books, new journal issues, new, and table of contents. Gerry posted messages about his project to the Chemical Information Sources Discussion List (CHMINF-L). Read more here and here. He notes:
I am greatly interested in learning of ANY and ALLIf you know of such RSS feeds, e-mail Gerry at gerrymck AT iastate DOT edu. I've added the page to STLQ, bottom, right-hand column.
bibliographic/abstract databases that offer RSS feeds. Such feeds might offer current search results, or automatic updates for a saved search strategy. I would be interested in any current operational systems, working prototypes, or projects under consideration.