Keeping up to date with new research


There are many ways of keeping up to date with research in your area. It's important you choose one that suits you and is also used by your research community. Some popular methods are listed below, but please feel free to get in touch with the Library for more information. Also, if you are a student then you may want to discuss this with your supervisor. 


Alert services and saved searches - in more detail

Most international publication databases, such as Scopus and Web of Science, offer an 'alert' service that can email you when -

Scopus Alerts


The screenshot above illustrates how this can be done in Scopus. Scopus has good coverage of most subject areas, with the exception of the arts and some areas within humanities. To set up Scopus alerts -