Stay Current in your Field
It is important to keep current with the research. There are several easy, automated ways to do this. You can use podcast and RSS feeds, Table of Content email alerts, or follow science news on Twitter. This page gives you some starting points to explore.
Tools for Staying Current
|Search Alert||Want to stay up-to-date on a topic? Save a search and receive alerts of new related articles regularly.|
|Author Alert||Follow what a particular researcher is publishing by setting up an author alert on a database.|
|Table of Contents (ToC) Alert||
A ToC or Journal Alert, allows you to receive alerts of content published in the latest journal of your choice.
How to Receive these Alerts
Many databases, like Scopus, allow you to sign up for regular emails to keep you up-to-date.
Learn how to create email alerts on Scopus here.
An RSS feed allows you to create a feed with information that you are interested in. You can create an RSS feed to stay up-to-date with your research interests.
Learn how to subscribe to an RSS feed here.