Keeping up to date

  • Keeping up-to-date with information published in journals is an essential part of research. Useful methods include:

    • Subject related databases which index journal contents. These can be searched regularly to check for recently added material. See details of our electronic databases.
    • Electronic journals: many electronic journal sites will allow you to register for regular emailing of contents pages as journals are published online.
    • Zetoc is a multi-disciplinary current awareness service which can automatically email information about journal contents.

    New Internet sites

    The following can help you keep up to date with new sites:

    • The Scout Report - from the Internet Scout Project. Offers a weekly update of information about valuable new Internet resources.

    For more ideas on methods of keeping up to date, see our information about keeping up to date for Researchers.