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12/8/2009Stay Alert! Keeping Your Humanities Research Up-to-DatePresented by Karen Reiman-SendiUniversity Library Technology Workshop November 2009Stay Alert "One of the effects of living with electronic information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with." -Marshall McLuhanThe Best of Ideas, CBC Radio, 1967Stay Alert Workshop Outline What are research alerts Alert examples using library databases and Google What is RSS RSS example using Bloglines reader Q & A112/8/2009Stay Alert What are research alerts? Can be notification of new journal articles or journal issue table of contents Can be notification of new database (or search engine) citation alerts, based on a search profile you create Alerts are emailedStay Alert Mirlyn saved search example http://mirlyn-classic.lib.umich.edu/ Stay Alert Examples of database or search engine results alerts CSA (MLA Int’l Bib) EBSCO (America: History & Life) Google212/8/2009Stay Alert “Setting up a good suite of feeds can transform inefficient, slow and frustrating research into a powerfully different experience.” – Marshall Kirkpatrick (http://marshallk.com/introduction-to-rss-syndication/)Stay Alert What is RSS? Really Simply Syndication (or Rich Site Summary) Standard protocol that allows syndication, that allows content to be aggregated from multiple sources Will bring content to you Aggregator (Wikipedia); List of readersStay Alert RSS in plain English312/8/2009Stay Alert How do I read RSS feeds? AggregatorsCan be web-basedCan be browser widgets or pluginsCan be email applicationsStay Alert Popular RSS feed readers Bloglines.com Google Reader NewsGator FeedDemonStay Alert Examples New Books University News Service UM Press New Books Duke University Library catalog412/8/2009Stay Alert Some databases have RSS feature (like Short Story Index or Philosopher’s Index); be sure to read the database Help content Some search engines have RSS feature such as Yahoo & Microsoft BingStay Alert Some journal web sites have new article RSS feeds Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality Arts & Humanities in Higher Education Journal of the History of Collections Project MUSE journalsStay Alert Look at your professional association web sites for feeds American Academy of Religion: http://www.aarweb.org/ U.S. Government NEH: http://neh.gov/ RSS Library: http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference_Shelf/Libraries/RSS_Library.shtml512/8/2009Stay Alert News sites typically have RSS feeds http://www.cnn.comand http://www.nytimes.com/Stay AlertBlogs have RSS feedshttp://mblog.lib.umich.eduand American Historical Association blog (http://blog.historians.org/)Stay Alert Questions? Contact me: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org IM (AIM, MSN, Yahoo): email@example.com Facebook: Karen Reiman-Sendi Phone: 734/615-39586
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