Table of contents/alerting services
The MIT Libraries provide access to a number of services for accessing journal tables of contents (TOCs) and research alerts (results of searches you construct, run periodically).
RSS: Keeping up with research - What is RSS and why should I use it?
RSS is an XML-based format for sharing and distributing web content An RSS reader (aka news reader or news aggregator) allows you to view information from multiple web sites in a single interface. When you "subscribe" to an RSS feed, your reader will check that web site on a regular basis and show you any new content.