RSS How-ToRSS tricks
MERLIN emails
Table of Contents
Google Alerts
This is the "Alert
Types" page of the "Alerts" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content


Last Updated: Apr 20, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Alert Types Print Page

Alert Types


BrowZine, an application optimized for iPad and Android tablets, allows you to browse, read and follow thousands of the libraries’ top scholarly journals. To download and find out more, visit the Browzine tab.

  • Access to over 9,500 titles in many disciplines, with new titles added regularly.
  • Available on iPad and Android Tablets.
  • Coming soon to smartphones!
Email Alerts

With email alerts, all your updates are emailed to you.

You can set up email filters so the email alerts are automatically organized and/or sent to a folder. 

Example of email alert

RSS Feeds

RSS feeds allow you to check one place for all your updates and alerts from websites and databases.   
  • RSS feeds are usually anonymous, but you will need to use a feed reader. 
  • A "Reader" is the software/program/website that you use to read new items delivered by RSS.
  • A "Feed" is what you subscribe to in order to receive the new information.
  • You subscribe to a RSS feed, and you use a reader to read the feed.

Contact for Assistance

Ellis Library Reference
(573) 882-4581
Ask a Librarian                   


Guide Updated

March 2013 by:

Julie Arndt

Graduate Assistant


Loading  Loading...