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Databases the Library Subscribes To That Provide RSS Feeds

Databases the Library Subscribes To That Provide RSS Feeds

This list is not comprehensive. These databases allow you to set up RSS feeds for Journal Tables of Contents, for particular searches/search results, or both.  Depending on the database and/or journal, you may be able to directly link to the full text of the articles listed.  Most require you to register (for free) in order to do so.      Unless otherwise notes, all of the databases are linked from our Databases page.

Community of Science (CoS) News
Faculty members with a Community of Science account may want to stay up to date on the latest research funding opportunities using the COS Funding News RSS feed.  Once you are in to COS, click on Search COS Funding Opportunities and look for the orange XML icon.  NPS faculty who want to know more about COS or to set up an account should contact the NPS Research Office. (not on the Library's databases page).

Compendex on Engineering Village
Engingeering Village provides a powerpoint about using RSS in general and in EV in particular.  Click on Help, then on RSS Feature.  

EBSCO users can set up RSS alerts for search results and journal tables of contents. It's very intuitive, but if needed, refer to the EBSCO help for more information.

Highwire Press Journals
Highwire Press provides RSS feeds for all of its journals. It requires (free) registration.  The list of journal titles with RSS feeds is available under the ‘Alerts’ section.

IEEE Xplore
RSS feeds are available for most IEEE journals’ current issues.  Each feed contains the publication’s title and table of contents with a link to IEEE Xplore.  Browse Journals & Magazines to view a publication’s home page, then look for the orange RSS icon. IEEE provides a short page on using RSS in IEEE.

Many of the journals the Library subscribes to electronically are available through Ingenta. To create journal table of contents RSS feeds in Ingenta, browse to the publication you are interested in, click on the orange RSS button to the right of the list of volumes and issues, and paste the URL of the resulting page into your aggregator.  Alternatively, all journal home pages on IngentaConnect contain RSS Autodiscovery compliant link tags, so simply pasting the URL of the journal home page into many aggregators will enable the feed.  (this information taken from Ingenta's help page on Subscribing to RSS Feeds, which is available in Ingenta by clicking on For Researchers/Subscribing to RSS Feeds.

Inside Defense
Click on the RSS Feed button on the top right hand corner of the home page to easily build your own custom RSS feed on current US Military topics.

Jane's Online
Jane's provides pre-configured RSS feeds for magazine tables of contents and various topics.  Subscribers can view the list of RSS feeds and information on how to subscribe to them at

Knovel provides access to engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings.  Many Knovel pages include a link to an RSS feed that enables subscribers to stay current on Knovel’s new additions to their areas of interest.

Project Muse
See the Project Muse RSS site for information on how to set up RSS feeds for Project Muse journals.

To create a journal table of contents RSS feed in ProQuest, do a Publication search for the journal you are interested in.  Next to the title of many of the journals you will then find a button to "create RSS Feed." You can also create an RSS feed for search results.  Simply do your search and at the top of the list of results you will see a link to "Create RSS Feed."

SPIE Digital Library
SPIE provides the capability to easily create an RSS feed for any search as well as for each journal title and for selected pre-configured topics.  At the top of the page listing your search results there is a button to create an RSS feed of that search.

Web of Science
Web of Science allows you to create RSS alerts for search results.  You will need to create an account in order to do so.  (no fee, this service comes with the Library's subscription).  See their help files for more information.

(all links checked and information updated 2009.03.26)

Revised: 06/30/2008

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