What database alerting services are available?
What is it for?
Most database providers make available automated services to keep you up to date with journals/articles in your area(s) of interest/research via alerting services.
You can also create a PubMed search as an RSS feed.
2. Web of Science
Offers alerts for Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Science Citation Index.
Three types of alerts are offered:
- Table of contents alerts for journals
- Citation alerts (will receive an e-mail alert each time an article on the list is cited in a new article)
- Saved Search Histories
To enable alerts:
1. Connect to the Web of Science database.
2. Register with an email and a password.