Publishers will often have a page listing RSS feeds or email alerts for all of their journals:
Search these databases to find literature on your topic in journals, conferences, etc. You can save the search as an RSS feed or an email alert and have any new items that match your search appear in your reader.
Steps for subscribing to alerts vary in different databases. To subscribe, look for links or buttons labeled "Search History/Alerts" or "Create an Alert," or find the RSS icon. Some websites don't display these links until you've already run a search.
Ask us if you have questions.
EBSCO - info about EBSCO alerts
Engineering Village - go to Support > Help > "Saved searches and email alerts" for instructions
Google Scholar - see Google Scholar Search Tips: Email Alerts
ISI Web of Knowledge - set up "Saved Searches or Alerts" in "My Tools"
ProQuest - set up alerts in "My Research"
PubMed - set up alerts in "My NCBI"
ScienceDirect - journals published by Elsevier, Pergamon, and North Holland; set up alerts by signing in
And more: use our Research Guides to find databases that cover your subject area
CiteULike: web site where academics (individuals or groups) can share papers, books, etc. they are reading; get feeds for new items added by individuals, groups or by topic
Most online journals and databases require an MIT IP address or MIT web certificates to get access.
This can cause problems for accessing RSS feeds from these resources when off-campus. You usually can get the titles/headlines and abstracts, but if you try to go to the full text the publisher will not recognize you. To work around this problem:
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