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How to Set Up Current Awareness Services in Law Databases: HeinOnline


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.


Create Alerts - HeinOnline

-eTOC is available. An eTOC alert will email you every time the titles you select have been updated. To create an eTOC alert, browse to a title in HeinOnline and click on the Create eTOC Alert link. The email will include an electronic table of contents for that title, which will include a direct link to each article referenced in the table of contents.
Please note: you must have a MyHein Account to create an eTOC alert.

Click MyHein User's Guide under HeinOnline: TrainingGuide for more information on how to create a MyHein Account and eTOC alert:

RSS Feeds are also available for individual journal title.

The following 2 tools focus more on the new products, promotions of HeinOnline: