Subscribe to ProQuest ebooks RSS feeds for important alerts

The ProQuest ebooks team is committed to send  alerts on topics that matter to you and your patrons and keep you informed of changes. There are 4 main categories of alerts that you can elect to subscribe to depending of your needs:

  1. MARC News” – notification of auto-update of MARC record pages (ebrary only)
  2. Content News” – significant adds,  deletes, STL changes  (ebrary and EBL)
  3. Updates to articles in specific categories you have chosen to follow on support.ebrary.com
    When viewing an article, look for the “Subscribe to these categories:” link at the bottom of the article
  4. Platform News” – notification of platform changes or service disruption

In order to take advantage of this, you need to proactively subscribe to these alerts:

– Look for “MARC News” RSS icon at the top-right of this ebook support center page
– Look for “Content News” RSS icon at the top-right of this ebook support center page
– Look for “Platform News” RSS icon at the top-right of this ebook support center page

Then copy the RSS Feed URL: right-click on its orange RSS icon and Select “Copy link address” which you will place in your favorite RSS reader.

There are many RSS readers available on the market, the most popular being email-client based or browser based.  Here are instructions for 2 popular readers:

Microsoft Outlook

  • Click the “File” tab
  • Click and select “Account Settings
  • On the “RSS Feeds” tab, click “New
  • From the top-right of ebrary’s support center page, copy the link URL of the desired RSS feed icon
  • In the New RSS Feed dialog box, paste in the copied URL
  • Click “Add
  • Click “OK

 

There is a 3rd-party free service that sends feeds to your email client:

RSS Feed Service “If This Then That” (IFTTT) – sends RSS feeds to your email

  • Go to the ifttt.com site and create an account or sign in
  • Click the blue “Create a Recipe” button
  • Click the blue “this” link
  • Click on the generic orange “Feed” icon
  • Click “New feed item
  • From the top-right of ebrary’s support page, copy the link URL of the desired RSS feed icon
  • On the ifttt.com page, paste in the copied URL
  • Click “Create Trigger
  • Click on the blue “that” link
  • Click on the appropriate generic email icon
  • Click “Send me an email
  • Click the blue “Create action” button
  • If it looks good, click the blue “Create Recipe” button.