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Training scholarly information handling for geoscience faculty & PhDs: 2K: Setting up alerts to keep up to date

Setting up alerts

This page offers information on ways to keep you up to date with search alerts, content alerts and ckitation alerts.

Databases offering search and content alerts

database / search engine / service search alerts journal table of contents (TOC) alerts
catalogue no no
Google yes (via Google alerts): email n.a.
Google Books no no
Google News yes: e-mail + RSS n.a.
Google Scholar yes: e-mail no
JournalTOCS yes yes: RSS
LexisNexis Academic no no
Picarta yes: e-mail yes: e-mail
Scopus yes: e-mail+RSS no
Web of Science yes: e-mail+RSS no


Scopus and Web of Science also offer citation alerts, keeping you tuned on new citations to a specified paper.