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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Wanted: IR RSS feeds

Roddy MacLeod, Wanted: Institutional repository RSS feeds, SPARC-OAForum mailing list, May 13, 2008.
... The Gold Dust project needs to know about IR RSS feeds.

Gold Dust is a JISC funded project exploring time-saving solutions which may provide academics with intelligently selected current awareness information. This information is drawn from numerous RSS feeds of various sources and then selected against using intelligently generated Personal Information Profiles. Gold Dust is actively collecting RSS feeds for a number of categories of resources, and IRs/subject repositories are one of these categories.

We have RSS feeds for new items in arXiv, The Depot, a handful of US repositories, and only 1 UK repository: Glasgow ePrints Service.

If you produce an RSS feed for your IR, please let me know the details. ...