Current Awareness Tools (Staying up-to-date)

Web of Science Alerts

After creating an account in Web of Science, you can save searches, set up Search History Alerts, and create Citation Alerts. 

Register for a free account at the Web of Science homepage. Click “Register.” 

To set up a search alert:

  • Sign in. 
  • Run your search. 
  • Click "Create alert" link on right side of page. 
  • Enter a name for the alert and click "Create."

To create a citation alert:

  • Sign in. 
  • Run your search. 
  • Click on the title of the article to view the full record. 
  • Click the "Create citation alert" link on the right side of the screen. 
  • Click "Create."
  • You will automatically receive an e-mail alert every time the article is cited.