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Journal table of contents alerts

You can request email notification when a new issue of a specific journal title is made available using a Table of Contents (TOC) alert. This will also cover conference proceedings.

You will often receive the alert in advance of print publication. You can sign up to receive alerts directly from the journal publisher, such as Wiley, Oxford University Press, Sage, Springer, and many more. For example:


ScienceDirect covers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online, covering physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.

The collection contains over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals from which to receive tables of contents.

Volume/issue alerts notify you by email when a new issue of a journal becomes available.

Have a look at the guidance on setting up and managing alerts.

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