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By Brian Westra


RSS feeds hold the promise of personalised news alerts, but getting full value from the technology isn't always easy. Brian Westra shares tips and tools for making sure that the value of RSS doesn't get lost in the shuffle.

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Brian Westra is the Lorry I. Lokey Science Data Services Librarian at the University of Oregon, where he enjoys developing services to meet the challenges of curating scientific research data. His experience includes work in both academic and government libraries, including web application development,  information architecture, and science reference and instruction. He has an MS in Environmental Science from Western Washington University, and an MSI in Library and Information Services from the University of Michigan.

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