AAN.com Launches Enhanced Web Features

September 24, 2008

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AAN.com now offers new features and special tools that make the website even more useful for members. You can have articles sent to you, search for older articles in the AAN article Archives, comment on a story that interests you, or email a story to friends and colleagues. Read more below about the new tools and old AAN.com standbys featured on the site.

Subscribe Using RSS, Email or Print Articles, or Leave a Comment

All articles on AAN.com now offer RSS feed subscription capability. RSS ("Really Simple Syndication") provides an easy way to "subscribe" to articles found on the site: if you want to keep up with the latest news and information provided on AAN.com, subscribe to our RSS feed and never miss an article or update. Find out more about using RSS.

AAN.com also features an Archive Search, which lets you search hundreds of news stories; just type an author, title, or keyword in the field shown on the Archives page and view the search results. In addition, the bottom of every newsstand story now presents options to "email to a friend" or "print" the news article.

If you read an article and want to comment on it, you can now add your voice to the conversation started with every article on AAN.com. Simply go to the bottom of the full article, log in as an AAN member, and submit your comment in the field provided. This is an expanded version of the Members Speak Out feature launched in spring: read more information about commenting on AAN.com.

Get More Academy and Science News, Explore Recent Neurology Jobs, and Find Practice Guidelines

Look for news and editorial features on the home page, now broken out into separate areas:

  • Academy News offers current information and announcements related to the American Academy of Neurology and its members, as well as featuring pertinent news of concern to members and the general public.
  • AAN Blogs presents in-depth articles, opinions, and news bulletins written by and for AAN members; this feature allows AAN members to start dialogues and conversations with their colleagues about important issues and medical research of the day.
  • Updates in the world of neurology and science appear in the Science News area.
  • Dendrite®: Recent Jobs provides the latest openings for neurology-related openings across the country, courtesy of the AAN's Dendrite service.
  • The Recent Practice Guidelines area displays an at-a-glance catalog of recent AAN guidelines.

Access Other Academy Publications, Test Your Knowledge, and Answer an AAN Trivia Question

Website favorites are still available on AAN.com. The useful access panel for Academy Publications&emdash;Neurology®, Neurology Today®, Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®, and Neurology Now®—presents online versions of the latest issues of our publications through the links provided in this area. As before, the popular Test Your Knowledge and Academy Trivia sections are also available on the page's right hand column.

Let Us Know What You Think

We hope you like the changes that have been made to AAN.com. Please use the comment box below this article to give us your feedback on the website's new design.