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Research Guide: Set Up Alerts


This page has been created to assist you in keeping up-to-date with research in your field using electronic alerting services.

There are two major types of alerting services:

  • Table of contents (Journal) alerts
  • Search alerts


The Library offers free training sessions to all staff.  All sessions are fully customisable.

Please send us an email to request a training session.

Receiving Alerts

Alerts can be received in one of two ways:

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Setting up Alerts in Informit

Setting up Alerts in OvidSP

  • Medline
  • Embase
  • Emcare
  • PsycInfo
  • Ovid Journals