New RSS Feed Available from Duke University Medical Center News Office
Duke University Medical Center news is now available through
an RSS feed.
What is RSS?
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a lightweight XML format
designed for sharing text and other Web content. It is used by
computer programs that organize headlines and other content for
easy reading and is a good way to learn of new, updated and
How to subscribe to the DukeMedNews RSS
A program known as a feed reader or aggregator can check
RSS-enabled Web sites on behalf of any user and display any
press releases or articles that it finds.
Depending on the source, RSS will deliver the entire text of
the story to your newsreader, or just the first paragraph or
headline. Clicking on a headline will take you straight to the
full story via your web browser.
Many newsreaders are available as stand-alone programs or
extensions of existing programs such as web browsers. Web-based
feed readers and news aggregators require no software
installation and make the feed available on any computer with
Web access. RSS feeds typically are linked via an orange
rectangle with the letters RSS.
Once you have set up your newsreader, you can subscribe to
the DukeMedNews RSS. To do this, first copy the URL of our RSS
Then follow the instructions for your particular newsreader
and paste this location where recommended by the service to
which you wish to subscribe.