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Types of information alerts

Search Alert

Search a database by keyword and save the search.  Sign up for a search alert and the search will run automatically and email you the search results.

Table of Contents Alert

Sign up to receive an email every time a new issue of your favorite journal(s) is published.  Link to the article from the email to read the full text.

Citation Alert

Set up a citation alert, on a specific alert, and receive an email each time the work is cited by another author.

Create a Web of Science Search Alert

Creating Citation Alerts

  • Sign in (You may need to register to create an account)
  • Search for the citation
  • Click the article title
  • Click Create citation alert (right column)
  • Receive an email when the article is cited
  • Sign in 
  • Search for the title of your paper
  • Click on the Cited by link 
  • Click Create Alert (left column)
  • From the search results page, click an document's name.
  • Click Set citation alerts.
  • The Set Document Citation Alert pop-up opens.

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