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Bios 401 Professional Skills for Graduate Students: Setting up Literature Alerts

Spring 2016, Prof. Schneider

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:


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

To create citation and other alerts, see these guides: