The University of Sydney Library provides RSS feeds for instant access to library news, alerts, announcements and events. A listing of our current feeds is below.
Available library Feeds
Subject Guides News (Each of our guides have its own RSS feed, which you can subscribe to from within the guide).
What is RSS?
RSS is most commonly translated as "Really Simple Syndication" but sometimes "Rich Site Summary". It is an easy method to distribute information from websites. They benefit readers who want to subscribe to timely updates from favoured websites or to aggregate feeds from many sites into one place. RSS feeds can be read using software called an "RSS reader", "feed reader", or "aggregator", which can be web based, desktop based or mobile based.
Feeds are generally denoted by displaying "RSS" or any variation of images like these:
How do I subscribe?
Websites that supply feeds will provide a URL to the feed. Your newsreader will need this URL to subscribe. To get our feeds, simply right-click (Windows) or option-click (Macintosh) on the link provided and copy it to your clipboard. Then, open your reader and paste in the URL. If you just want to add our feed to your web browser, simply click on the link provided.
How do I get a newsreader?
A newsreader, or aggregator, is the tool that is used to read and/or notify you of newly available information. There are a number of readers available depending on your operating system and with each offering different, yet similar, options, and many are free. Many newsreaders are applications that you download and install. Some others are a web-based service you sign-up for that works inside your browser. Listed below are links to a list of readers found on Google, Yahoo and Wikipedia.
After setting up your newsreader, you will be ready to use our RSS feeds. Follow the instructions for your particular feed reader to subscribe to our feeds listed on the top of this page.
Subscribe to receive a feed when you have item(s) due today or in the next seven days, you have item(s) recalled or ready to be picked up (except for inter-library loans), new fines, or have a Library class today or soon.
- Please note: the reliability of MyLoans Record feeds varies depending on your feed reader.
- These feeds are provided as a convenience and do not replace your responsibility to check your MyLoans record, and return or renew loans on time.
To subscribe to the feed you will need to login to MyLoans and then click on the "Subscribe to RSS"
Other University of Sydney RSS feeds
If you are interested in getting regular news updates from around the university, then you can check out the University of Sydney's News RSS feeds page.