RSS for learning object repositories

You can subscribe to RSS feeds in Learning Repository. There are two types of RSS feeds available:

Repository RSS

Repository RSS feeds provide notification support for workflow updates in local and harvested repositories. Repository feeds update when any of the following events occur:

RSS feeds save time for users that manage learning object repositories and supports efficient workflows. For example, content control specialists receive immediate notification of new publications to review versus spending time checking a repository for new learning objects.

Browse path RSS

Browse path RSS feeds help you keep track of new learning objects published to classifications of your interest.

In addition, browse path RSS feeds uses include:

You can choose the degree to which your feeds are specialized, dependent on the granularity of the classifications your institution has specified. See Browsing an LOR's content for information on browsing.

Enabling RSS feeds

You might need to set several DOME configuration variables to enable RSS feeds for your system.

Note  The variables' default setting is on, but another user might have turned them off.

To enable RSS feeds

  1. Click the DOME link in the My Admin Tools widget on My Home.
  2. d2l.Tools.LOR.RSS.AllowRepositoryRSS.

Limiting the number of items in a feed

  1. Click the DOME link in the My Admin Tools widget on My Home.
  2. d2l.Tools.LOR.RSS.AllowRepositoryRSS.

Subscribing to an RSS feed

You can click the RSS icon while browsing categories to subscribe to a feed or you can use the list of available feeds:

  1. In the LOR Areas widget, click Notifications.
  2. Choose from the list of available feeds.
  3. Copy and past the feed URL into your RSS reader.

Managing RSS subscriptions

Manage your RSS subscriptions directly in your news reader application.

See also

 

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