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Setting up Literature Alerts
If you are engaged in research or teaching, it is critical to be aware of the current literature in your field. One way to do so is through literature alerts.
You can set up email alerts of new literature in your field using bibliographic databases. For example:
Medline (via PubMed)
Provides bibliographic coverage of journal articles in life sciences, especially focusing on biomedical areas. Part of PubMed's larger set of resources.
Go to the far upper right hand of the PubMed screen, sign in to NCBI, and register for an account. Then view these tutorials
For details about MyNCBI, see this pdf.
Web of Science
The original citation index of predominantly STEM fields; used to find current articles that cite earlier work. Note: Web of Science generally does not include conference proceedings in search results.
To create citation and other alerts, see these guides: