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Graduate Students: Getting Started

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Important Campus Resources

Welcome to Dixie Graduate Program

Below are some tips on library services to get you started at Dixie.


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Linda Jones
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Depending on the resource, news updates are usually available via RSS feed, blog, email alerts, twitter, and/or Facebook.  Almost all major newspapers and television networks offer news updates.  Locate their website and look for information on alerts or RSS.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Once you are on The Chronicle of Higher Education main page, scroll all the way to the bottom. There is a small link for "Site Map" near the center of the page footer. Click on Site Map to go to The Chronicle's list of RSS Feeds page.
  • Google alerts offers the ability to save searches and be notified when new content is added to Google. Similarly, you can limit alerts to just Google News, blogs, videos, Google Groups, etc. Results can be sent via email or RSS feed.
  • Google News: An automated news aggregator. Users can request e-mail alerts on various keyword topics by subscribing to Google News Alerts. E-mails are sent to subscribers whenever news articles matching their requests come online. Alerts are also available via RSS and Atom feeds.
  • SciCentral: Gateway to the Best Science News Sources.