PubMed RSS feeds are now live

"PubMed RSS is now live. After doing a PubMed search, click on the drop down menu for "send to" and RSS is now one of the options. The feature allows you to specify a name for the feed and number of items to include."

This could be the perfect way to follow the new developments in a narrow field, or to look for updated answers to a specific clinical question.

Image source: U.S. National Library of Medicine

You can read the RSS feeds in the online aggregator Bloglines, in the browser itself (Opera 8.0) or in a stand-alone RSS reader.

By the way, if you have a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth enabled PDA, the mobile Bloglines is a great application.

For more in-dept information on RSS feeds, check out Using RSS Feeds - The Easy Way to Stay Up-To-Date article on this website.

RSS Feeds are now featured on the front page of Pubmed.


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1 comment:

  1. This has been possible for a long time using Great to see though that it is now included in pubmed's functionality.


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