EBSCOhost Update

I received an email today from Kathleen McEvoy at EBSCO Publishing in response to my post on Friday about EBSCOhost‘s new RSS features. She explained that the way I thought the RSS feed should work — a view echoed by David Rothman — is, in fact, the way the site works, contrary to the instructions that were posted there. EBSCO updated the instructions to say more clearly:

As long the EBSCOhost user adds the feed to an aggregrator within one week of its creation, it will not expire, unless the aggregrator does not automatically update results (extremely unlikely) supplied by the feed for two months.

As long as the aggregator pulls down the feed regularly, the service stays alive, as it should.

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  1. EBSCOhost Adds RSS Features

    See the next post for an update to this item. (30 April 2007). EBSCOhost has added RSS feeds for any search you execute within its databases. Once you’ve activated this new feature on the “New Features” page, linked from the…

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