Does EBSCO support RSS Feeds for Alerts?


All EBSCOhost databases and interfaces support RSS ("Really Simple Syndication") Feeds for search alerts and journal alerts. RSS enabled alerts allow librarians and users to feed results from EBSCOhost search alerts and journal alerts into their RSS readers and aggregators, as well as their web sites.

You can use RSS to be notified when your EBSCO databases have been updated with results related to your search alert or journal alert.  In the E-mail Options section, select the No e-mail (RSS only) option. After you create the alert, a confirmation message will display on-screen. Be sure to copy the Alert Syndication Feed link (URL) into your newsreader.


See also:

How to Use One-Step RSS Search Alerts

How to Use One-Step RSS Journal Alerts



ID: 2485
Topic: Interface Features
Services: EBSCOhost Research Interface, Business Searching Interface, Student Research Center, Literary Reference Center, Literary Reference Center Plus
Link: http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=2485
Updated: May 2014

  • Currently 0.00/5

Was this information helpful?
Please enable cookies and restart browser to vote.

Find tutorials, FAQs, help sheets, user guides, and more at http://support.ebsco.com.

« Back


Knowlede Base Training Support News Customer Success Contact