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How do I set up a current awareness alert using Zetoc?

Answered By: Richard Fallis
Last Updated: Jan 07, 2015     Views: 26

Zetoc is a database from the British Library whose current awareness facility emails you the contents pages of new issues of your top journals.

To set up a Zetoc Alert:


Click the link at the bottom of this answer, and log in with your Queen's student/staff number and password.

Type your email address into Zetoc and give your alert a name - click 'Create'.

Click 'Add Journals'.

Search for the journal you want (e.g. British Medical Journal).

Journal will appear in results. Click 'Add' beside journal.

Journal will be added to the left-hand 'Display List Contents' section. Click 'Journal Selection Options' to search for more journals, if you wish to be alerted about multiple titles - repeat above steps to add these other titles to your alert.

That's it! Zetoc will email you the tables of contents of new issues of your chosen journals. Click links in the email to view the Zetoc records of articles.

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