Email Alerting Service

What is an Email Alerting Service? | Email Alerting Services in Sprague Library Databases | Email Alerting Services from Journal Publishers | Miscellaneous Alerting Services | Sprague Library - New Acquisitions | Note on off-campus access

What Is An Email Alerting Service?

Many of our databases and electronic journal packages offer a service in which you can be alerted, via email, of the table of contents (TOCs) of a new issue of a journal or of new content added to a database. Some databases also allow you to create a profile of a search you would like run periodically and then have the results of the search emailed to you.

Below is a list of databases that allow you to receive email alerts of new table of contents (TOCs) and/or search results via email. Sprague Library may not provide the full text of some of the articles.

At the end of this page are instructions on ways to increase your ability to view the emailed alerts from off-campus.

Email Alerting Services in Sprague Library Databases

ABI/Inform: Click here for instructions on how to set up a search or a TOCs alert in a ProQuest database, including this one.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Free Search: Click here for instructions on setting up a TOCs alert for ACS journals.

America: History and Life: To receive an alert of new articles and other publications that match your search profile, click the "View" link next to the Personal Profile tab. When setting up a personal profile, you will be able to create several search alerts.

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library: To receive TOCs, create a personal web account and then follow the instructions at the ACM. You can create a personal web account from the main ACM Digital Library page.

Biomedical Reference Collection: click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Business Source Premier: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL): Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Cochrane Library: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in the Cochrane Library and for Wiley journals.

Dissertation Abstracts Online: Click here for instructions on setting up a search alert for new dissertations in your area of interest.

EBSCO Academic: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Emerald Full Text: Click here for instructions on setting up a search, TOCs, and weekly digest alert in Emerald.

ERIC (from Ebsco): Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

GenderWatch: Click here for instructions on how to set up a search or a TOCs alert in a ProQuest database, including this one.

Highwire Press: Click here for instructions on HighWire Press' CiteTrack (allows you to "track the topics, authors and articles important to you") and eTOCs (allows you to "be notified via email when new content goes online").

Historical Abstracts: To receive an alert of new articles and other publications that match your search profile, click the "View" link next to the Personal Profile tab. When setting up a personal profile, you will be able to create several search alerts.

Language & Linguistic Behavior Abstracts (LLBA): To set up alerts in CSA databases, including this one: on the database search interface, click the "Help and Support" link in the upper right. At the "Help and Support" site, click the "Index" tab. You will see a list of help topics. "Alerts" will be listed at or near the top of the list. Click the "Alerts" link for instructions on setting up alerts in CSA databases.

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Medline (from Ebsco): Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Military & Government Collection: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Modern Language Association(MLA) Bibliography (from Ebsco): Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Nature Journals: Free, but registration required. Click here for instructions on setting up a TOCs alert for new issues of journals from the Nature Publishing Group.

New York Times: Click here for instructions on how to set up a search or a TOCs alert in a ProQuest database, including this one.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Ovid Biomedical Journals (YourJournals@OVID): First set up a personal account in OVID. Click here for instructions on setting up a personal account. Then set up an AutoAlert profile in your personal account. Click here for instructions on setting up an AutoAlert.

Physical Education Index: To set up alerts in CSA databases, including this one: on the database search interface, click the "Help and Support" link in the upper right. At the "Help and Support" site, click the "Index" tab. You will see a list of help topics. "Alerts" will be listed at or near the top of the list. Click the "Alerts" link for instructions on setting up alerts in CSA databases.

Pre-CINAHL: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Project MUSE: Click here for instructions on setting up TOCs adn new journal alerts in Project Muse.

PsycArticles: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

PsycINFO: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

PubMed: To receive search alerts from PubMed, set up a "My NCBI" account and then following instructions. Click here for a web guide to setting up a My NCBI account. Click here to see a tutorial on saving searches and setting up search alerts in PubMed.

Regional Business News: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs contents alert in any Ebsco database, including this one.

Science Direct (Elsevier): To receive alerts from ScienceDirect, first register with ScienceDirect to create a personal account (the registration and log-in page is located at the top right of the SD search interface page). Click here for instructions on setting up search (articles that match search term/s), topic (articles on a broad topic such as "geology" or "inorganic chemistry"), volume/issue (new TOCs) or citation (when a selected article is cited by a new article added to SD) alerts.

Scopus (Elsevier): Click here for information on how to set up search and document citation alerts in Scopus.

Sociological Abstracts: To set up alerts in CSA databases, including this one: on the database search interface, click the "Help and Support" link in the upper right. At the "Help and Support" site, click the "Index" tab. You will see a list of help topics. "Alerts" will be listed at or near the top of the list. Click the "Alerts" link for instructions on setting up alerts in CSA databases.

SpringerLink: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert for Springer journals.

Wall Street Journal: Click here for instructions on how to set up a search or a TOCs alert in a ProQuest database, including this one.

WileyInterscience: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert for Wiley journals.

 

Email Alerting Services from Journal Publishers

A good number of journal publishers maintain table of contents (TOCs) alerting services. Below are links to instructions for setting up alerts from selected journal publishers. Sprague Library may not subscribe to the full text of articles from some of these journals.

At the end of this page are instructions on ways to increase your ability to view alerts from off-campus.

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library: To receive TOCs, create a personal web account and then following the instructions at the ACM. You can create a personal web account from the main ACM Digital Library page.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals: Click here for instructions on setting up a TOCs alert for ACS journals.

American Mathematical Society (AMS) Journals: Click here for instructions on setting up an alert service for AMS journals.

Blackwell Publishing: Click here for instructions on setting up search and TOCs alerts for Blackwell journals.

Cambridge University Press Journals: Click here for instructions on how to register with Cambridge University Press to receive email alerts.

Emerald Full Text: Click here for instructions on setting up a search, TOCs, and weekly digest alerts in Emerald.

Highwire Press: Click here for instructions on HighWire Press' CiteTrack (allows you to "track the topics, authors and articles important to you") and eTOCs (allows you to "be notified via email when new content goes online").

Nature Journals: Free, but registration required. Click here for instructions on setting up a TOCs alert for new issues of journals from the Nature Publishing Group.

Oxford University Press Journals: Click here for instructions on registering with OUP to set up new issue and search alerts.

Project MUSE: Click here for instructions on setting up TOCs or new journal alerts in Project Muse.

PsycArticles: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert in PsycArticles (American Psychological Association journals) and in any other Ebsco database.

Sage Publications: Click here for instructions on setting up a TOCs alert to Sage journals.

Taylor and Francis Group: Click here for instructions on setting up alerts for TOCs for journals from Taylor & Francis, Routledge, and Psychology Press.

Science Direct (Elsevier): To receive alerts from ScienceDirect, first register with ScienceDirect to create a personal account (the registration and log-in page is located at the top right of the SD search interface page). Click here for instructions on setting up search (articles that match search term/s), topic (articles on a broad topic such as "geology" or "inorganic chemistry"), volume/issue (new TOCs) or citation (when a selected article is cited by a new article added to SD) alerts.

SpringerLink: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert for Springer journals.

WileyInterscience: Click here for instructions on setting up a search and TOCs alert for Wiley journals.

 

Miscellaneous Alerting Services

ConferenceAlerts: Academic Conferences Worldwide

E-STREAMS: Electronic reviews of Science & Technology References covering Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine and Science: Monthly issues covering new books and other resources in the sciences. You can subscribe to the E-Streams listserv to receive the newest issue via email.

PsycAlerts: Email alerts for new journal issues, books and videos from the American Psychological Association. Click here for more information.

Sprague Library - New Acquisitions

The Cataloging Department produces a regular guide to new acquisitions - a list of new books, multimedia, government documents and other new resources added to the Library's collection. Click here to see the latest New Acquisitions list. At the end of the page, you will see instructions on how to sign up to receive an email telling you when a new issue of the New Acquisitions list is available.

Note on off-campus access

In many cases, the email you receive may not allow you to access the full text of a journal when you are off-campus because you will not be forwarded to the MSU proxy server for authentication. On-campus access will not be a problem, if the Library subscribes to the electronic version of the journal.

You still may be able to access the full text from off-campus by inserting the URL below in front of the link to the article. This will direct you to the proxy server, where you will be asked to authenticate via your MSU netID, as you do when you use our databases from off-campus. This works if the URL of the article is in a URL domain already recognized by the proxy server. When it does not, you get an error message.

The stem to put in front of the article URL is: htttp://ezproxy.montclair.edu:2048/login?url=

Last updated: September 19, 2006

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