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Literature Resources

Table of Contents (ToC) Alerts - notification of new journal issues or ahead-of-publication articles

JournalTOCs Tables of Contents

A free, online service that allows you to register for Table of Contents alerts without needing to register on the publisher's web site.

Don't know which journal(s) to follow? 
See Frequently Accessed Journals  - links to the Tables of Contents (ToC) of the most recent issues of popular child development and rehabilitation journals, maintained by the clinical librarian at the Sunny Hill Health Center for Children.

Search/Topic/Author Alerts - create a search and receive updates when new content is published on your topic

Google Scholar: Alerts  - A quick guide from Penn Libraries on setting up alerts through Google Scholar. Create citation and search alerts. See also: Google Scholar Search Tips: Email Alerts

PubMed - create a MyNCBI account to save searches and receive updates when relevant content is published. Watch this online tutorial on saving searches & setting alerts in PubMed.

Research Database Search Alerts - MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO 

See: How to Activate Alerts & RSS Feeds

Twitter - follow organizations or people

Twitter can be used to browse alerts from organizations and people of interest. You can also curate lists of usernames to manage and categorize your alerts (account required).


Last Updated: Jan 20, 2017