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. Alternatively, you can subscribe to Web feeds to receive these details.
    • 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.