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Mechanical Engineering: Keeping Up

How to keep up using Web 2.0 technologies

This guide's intention is to present some of the Web 2.0 technologies that may be helpful in saving time when trying to keep up with research.


Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary

  RSS is the mean of collecting news of interest from many sources in one place, the RSS Reader, without having to visit many web pages.
Web Change Detection Tools
Perfect to use for web pages without RSS Feeds.
A good way to discover new trends and web pages, or to find bookmarks people of interest colect online.
Online communities that facilitate meetings, socialization, collaboration, and sharing among members.

Search Alerts

Sign up for alerts in order to get ongoing emails about new published articles. Some may require free registration.

Table of Content (TOC) Alerts

  • ASME Journals TOC email alerts service
  • ticTOCS   Keep up-to-date with newly published scholarly journal tables of contents from multiple publishers. ticTOCS has from over 12,000 titles to choose. Selections can be exported to an RSS reader.