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How to Set Up Current Awareness Services in Law Databases: Criminal Justice Periodicals

Alerts

Some legal databases offer alerting services. Alerting services allow you to set up a profile detailing the subjects that interest you. The database will then alert you by e-mail each time new material is added which matches your interests.

RSS feeds

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. You can sign up to RSS feeds anywhere you see the RSS logo . These are updates that either 'feed' into your email inbox or into a 'feed' reader. These are usually free to set up and offer one place to collect all feeds as well as freeing up your inbox.

Database

Create Alerts - Criminal Justice Periodicals

Alerts and RSS Feeds are available.

  1. Alerts there are two kinds of alerts in Criminal Justice Periodicals:

Search alerts - To notify you when new documents that match your search are available in ProQuest.

Publication alerts - To notify you when new issues of a selected publication are available in ProQuest

Click here for more information: From the table of content from the ProQuest Help tab > click My Research > then Managing alerts and RSS feeds > Alerts

         2. RSS Feeds

Click here for more information: From the table of content from the ProQuest Help > click My Research > then Managing alerts and RSS feeds > RSS Feeds

Please note: you must have a My Research account to modify alerts (My Research account is a free account. To set up the account, click the My Research link in the blue bar at top of the screen)