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Publisher alerts

Alerts for new books

Use the Bookdata database, available through the eLibrary Gateway [UK, China, Malaysia] to find details about new books. If you have previously bought publications through Amazon, you can rank those purchases so that Amazon provides you with better new recommendations.

Alerts for official publications

For official publications, try Official Publications Online (OPO) which lists British official publications published by The Stationery Office and Government departments.

Alerts for recent publications in specific policy areas

You can register to receive OPO alerts of listings of new publications in specific policy areas. Access OPO through the eLibrary Gateway [UK, China, Malaysia]

Alerts from publishers

Many publisher websites allow you to set up an email alerting profile to receive details of new titles for subjects of interest to you. The list below gives some examples.

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Quick links

eLibrary gateway

Further reading


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People who can help

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