UPDATED: May 15, 2023. Original Post: May 3, 2018
Do you regularly check for new articles on a specific topic, or review the table of contents in select journals to see what’s new? There are two easy, time-saving ways to do both.
If you’re interested in a topic, but don’t have time to search for it regularly, you can run a search in PubMed® and then create an alert for it. The alert will send email notifications about new items relevant to your search, so you only have to do the work once.
To create a search alert:
You can also create a search for a specific journal on PubMed®:
To stay up to date with current papers from your favourite scholarly journal or subject area, you can register for email alerts with JournalTOCs.
For more in-depth assistance:
If you have any questions about this information, please reach out to Library Services at AskLibrary@nshealth.ca or book a consultation with a library team member. We will be happy to help you set up alerts specific to your needs.
Librarian Educator, Patient Education Pamphlets Lead
Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Western Zone
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