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This guide to guides lists the library guides developed by librarians at other institutions on various types of alerts provided by database and journal publishers.

Selected Library Guides

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Covers basic techniques for setting up alerts (a.k.a. current awareness services) - including table of contents and saved searches via email, RSS feed, blogs, twitter, and Facebook.
These pages in the Alert Services: A How-To Guide guide contain your search term:
By Lorrie Pellack at Iowa State University  |  Last update: Aug 5th, 2011
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Alerts are offered by journal publishers and other databases to help you keep up with recent publications related your research interests.
These pages in the Alerts and Current Awareness Services guide contain your search term:
By Dana McFarland at Vancouver Island University Library  |  Last update: Jun 27th, 2011
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This Guide covers Saved Search, TOC and Citation Alerts for selected databases available at the Library of The University of Newcastle, Australia.
These pages in the Alerting Services guide contain your search term:
By Michael Carr at University of Newcastle Library  |  Last update: Jul 28th, 2011
  |  Tags: alerts, citation_alerts
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Set up email or RSS alerts to receive journal tables of contents, articles by subject, and notices of new web content.
These pages in the Article Alerts and RSS guide contain your search term:
By Mansfield Library at University of Montana-Missoula  |  Last update: Jun 14th, 2011
  |  Tags: alerts, keeping_up, rss
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Learn all about search alerts, table of contents alerts, and citation alerts for all of your research needs.
These pages in the Alert Services: Research While You Sleep guide contain your search term:
By Linda St.Clair at University of Utah  |  Last update: Oct 22nd, 2010
 
 
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A guide to resources that provide current awareness, article alerts and rss access to scholarly research materials.
These pages in the Current Contents and Alerts guide contain your search term:
By RIS Dept. at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  |  Last update: Dec 7th, 2010
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Alert Services or Current Awareness Services alert researchers when a new article or journal on a particular topic is published.
These pages in the Alert Services guide contain your search term:
By Frank Lester at Vanderbilt University  |  Last update: Jun 23rd, 2011
  |  Tags: alert_services
A guide to using emailed alerts, table of contents services, and RSS feeds to keep up with what's being written in your area of interest.
By Susan Turkel | Updated 6/29/2012, 12:17:44 PM

By Karen Reiman-Sendi at University of Michigan Library  |  Last update: Mar 14th, 2011
  |  Tags: alerts, rss, technology_guide
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A guide to alert services designed to save you time and make the research process easier.
These pages in the Keeping Up @ Pitt: Database Alerts, Book Alerts, & RSS Feeds guide contain your search term:
By Robin Kear at University of Pittsburgh  |  Last update: Mar 29th, 2011
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This guide will assist users on how to create alerts in databases.
These pages in the Alerts guide contain your search term:
By Elena Soltau at Nova Southeastern University  |  Last update: Sep 21st, 2010
 
 
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Current awareness services, also known as alerting services, are services that alert researchers when new articles are published.
These pages in the Current Awareness & Alerting Services guide contain your search term:
By Woodruff Library at Emory University - Main Library (Woodruff)  |  Last update: Jan 27th, 2011
 
 
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Instructions for setting up database search alerts and RSS feeds.
These pages in the Alerts & Feeds guide contain your search term:
By Lee Adams at Golden Gate University  |  Last update: Jul 15th, 2011
 
 
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This guide is intended to help researchers set up email and RSS alerts to receive updates on research publications in their fields of interest.
These pages in the Research Alerts - Keeping current on research guide contain your search term:
By Buddy Pennington at University of Missouri-Kansas City  |  Last update: Dec 21st, 2010
 
 
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Alerting services provide regular electronic notifications to your inbox of newly published research, journal tables of contents and other information based on user-specified criteria.
These pages in the Alerting Services guide contain your search term:
By Jonathan Cain at New York University  |  Last update: Jul 28th, 2011
 
 
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Research Alerts: Automated Updates to Streamline Your Research
These pages in the Xtra Topics - Research Alerts guide contain your search term:
By Stephen Macksey at Loyola University of Chicago  |  Last update: Mar 28th, 2011
 
 
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Email Alerts and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) Feeds
These pages in the SPARK - Alerts & RSS Feeds guide contain your search term:
By Mara Bordignon at Seneca Libraries  |  Last update: Aug 16th, 2011
 
 
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Interested in keeping current with a minimum amount of effort? This guide gives an overview of using RSS, search alerts, and saved searches to subscribe to information for research or pleasure.
These pages in the Search Alerts and RSS guide contain your search term:
By Ask a Librarian at Johns Hopkins University  |  Last update: Jul 1st, 2011
 
 
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How to set up regular email alerts for new articles on topics of your choice.
These pages in the Alerting Services - Articles & Company Information guide contain your search term:
By Patricia Berens at Babson College  |  Last update: Aug 2nd, 2010
These pages in the Table of Contents & Search Alerts guide contain your search term:
By Nicholas Albaugh at Bentley University Library  |  Last update: Mar 25th, 2011
  |  Tags: search_alerts
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This guide highlights types of alerting services and provides links to setting up alerts
These pages in the How To Use Alerting Services guide contain your search term:
By Veronica Bielat at Wayne State University  |  Last update: Jul 27th, 2011
 
 
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keep updated on recently published research by creating alerts within popular databases.
These pages in the Creating Database Search Alerts guide contain your search term:
By Wendy Wilcox at Cornell University  |  Last update: Jan 12th, 2011
 
 
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This guide illustrates how to set up and save your searches for a determined time period. Receive results via email or RSS.
These pages in the Electronic Publication Alerts & RSS guide contain your search term:
By Ellen Petraits at Rhode Island School of Design  |  Last update: Sep 23rd, 2010
  |  Tags: alerts, rss
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Use this guide to learn about Alerting services (tables of contents, search results, etc.) that are available in many of the Libraries' subscription databases.
These pages in the Alerting services guide contain your search term:
By Carolyn DeLuca at University of St. Thomas  |  Last update: Jun 22nd, 2011

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