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RSS Resources

RSS Readers/Aggregators

Some good places to find feeds:

Other Uses for RSS

RSS is not limited to delivering the news. Any sort of data that can be broken down and organized with a list can be gotten via RSS. Examples:

  • Traffic information
  • Airline delays
  • Real Estate listings – many real estate companies or MLS listings site provide RSS feeds for customized searches.
  • UPS Tracking
  • Sports scores
  • Weather updates

If you have a faculty/staff homepage using WordPress (http://homepages.baylor.edu) RSS feeds are automatically built in. Start publishing your own RSS feed today! Contact Lance Grigsby to set up your homepage.

Online tutorial gets PRIMO acceptance

Since a large part of my job is the creation of online tutorials related to library resources and research, I was very pleased to learn a few weeks ago that the Company and Industry Research tutorial that our business librarian, Carol Schuetz, and I created last fall, was accepted into as a PRIMO tutorial – PRIMO is a committee of the ACRL Instruction Section, and they peer-review online tutorials and select the ones which they consider to be exemplary and good standards for other libraries.

There are several more tutorials in the pipline…