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How to Set Up Current Awareness Services in Law Databases: Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text


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 - Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text

Alerts and RSS Feeds are available. Please note: you must have a My EBSCOhost Account to create alerts
(Please click Sign In link on the top right hand corner of the screen, and then click the Create a new Account link to create a My EBSCOhost account)

Search Alert - After conducting a search, click Save Searches/Alerts to create an alert

Journal Alert - Click the Publications link at the top of the screen, and then click the RSS logo at the beginning of the Journal Title or click Alert/Save/Share link after going into the journal's publication details screen.

For more information on creating alerts, please go to the following and then scroll down to Saving Searches & Alerts: