New journal articles

  • New journal articles

    Many electronic resources offer an alerting service which allows you to specify which topics, authors and/or journals you are interested in. You will then be alerted by email or Web feed (RSS) when new information becomes available.

    Below are details of a selection of key research tools which offer alerting services. There are many other databases and ejournal collections which also provide alert services, including: databases on the EBSCOhost and ProQuest platforms; Sage Premier Collection; Cambridge University Press journals. Check the help options on each platform for information.

    Our Subject help pages give details of resources specific to your subject discipline. If you need any further help or advice, please contact your Librarian.

    Journal TOCS

    Journal TOCS is the largest free collection of scholarly Table of Contents covering many subject areas. You can follow the journals of your choice by ticking the checkboxes available in Search and Browse results. You will then receive alerts when new issues of your followed journals are published.


    Zetocis a research database which provides access to over 30,000 journals and more than 52 million article citations and conference papers through the British Library’s electronic table of contents. As well as searching the database content you can set up personalised email alert or RSS feeds to track the latest articles or journal titles in your areas of interest.

    You can set up alerts for your favourite journals and receive table of content details when they are published. You can also set up alerts for authors and keywords. Select Zetoc Alert from the Zetoc homepage

    Web of Science

    The Web of Science Service provides a single route to all the Clarivate Analytics products subscribed to by Oxford Brookes. These include BIOSIS Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports, MEDLINE, Web of Science Core Collection. This core collection provides access to the key research journals in many subject areas in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities.

    • Coverage of the core collection includes the key research journals in many subject areas and is updated weekly. Each item listed on the database includes a list of the author's cited references, allowing you to search for a specific cited reference. There is extensive help on the database on using all the features
    • Alert service: You can register with the database to set up your own search history alerts and citation alerts and also to use EndNote Web.