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Frequently Asked Questions: Scopus Alerts

This resource guide provides answers to many of the frequently asked questions on how to have the best experience with the library resources and services.

Scopus Alerts

About RSS RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based syndication format for distributing content on the web. Many kinds of content can be distributed using the RSS format including Scopus® search and...

Alerts Use alerts to receive email notices when new documents are loaded on Scopus. From the Alerts page, you can create alerts, view the latest results for an alert, edit alerts, and delete alerts. There...

Document citation alerts Document citation alerts notify you by email of newly loaded documents that cite a document you have specified. You can create a Document Citation Alert from the following Scopus...

Search alerts Search alerts notify you by email of new search results in Scopus that match the search in the alert. There is no limit on the number of alerts you can create. You can create a...

Set RSS feed for an affiliationYou can have Scopus notify you when a particular affiliation publishes new documents on Scopus by using an XML-based feed of all newly loaded content matching your search criteria. Information...

Staying Current by Database

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Web of Science

CINAHL, Medline, Discovery Service (EBSCO)

Google Scholar

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