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Alerting Services

Listed are some selected free table of contents (TOC) and new issue alerting services from journal publishers and database aggregators. To receive these alerts, you will usually have to register with the site providing the service. In addition, a number of the databases to which we subscribe, such as EBSCO and Elsevier Science Direct, offer personal accounts that allow you to register and set up TOC alerts and/or new issue alerts. Some services also run automated searches and e-mail the results.

Note: some of these sites offer document delivery for articles not available at the JSU Library. It is often less expensive to use Interlibrary Loan instead.

  • Most of the major database provides (EBSCOhost, Gale, ProQuest, etc.) offer alerting services.:
    • EBSCOhost offers search and journal alerts.
    • Elsevier ScienceDirect offers a journal tables of contents and abstracts delivered by e-mail service and table of content and new issue alerts. You must be an authorized user with a personal account to use these services. For a short tutorial on how to set up alerts, click here
    • Gale offers search alerts and RSS Feeds.
    • ProQuest offers search and publication alerts
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