A table of contents (TOC) alert, journal alert and publication alert will notify you when a new issue of a journal is published. By subscribing to these services you will receive an email when a new issue is published containing the table of contents. This can help you to stay up to date with current research relevant to your topic. Most journal databases will provide TOC alerts.
Most of the Library's journal databases allow you to Register for a person account which enables you to set up your own alerts.
Subject or search alerts allow you to be notified when articles are published that match your subject criteria. After you have developed a search strategy and executed the search, you set up an alert to be notified of any new articles that get added to the database that match your search strategy.
A search alert will be sent to you after you have saved a database search that you run periodically.
The following databases support Table of Contents (ToC) and search alerts.
- Taylor & Francis Online
- Web of Science (WoS)
- SpringerLink -
- Register for a personal account,
- Search and find your preferred journal,
- Go to Stay up to date,
- Register for journal updates.
- Research Professional