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


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 - Lawtel

Lawtel is the current awareness digest service of case law, legislation and articles from the UK and EU.

Different kinds of RSS feeds are available under the RSS Feeds Tab

1. All content from the Lawtel UK daily update
2. Updated content on specific databases:
3. Updated content on specific Lawtel subjects:
4. The latest information about the Lawtel service