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Keeping up to date with new research is a must for healthcare professionals. Stay on top of developments in your field and stay current with the services listed below.
For an overview of current awareness services for healthcare information, see our guide or book a bespoke training session with your liaison librarian.
Sign up via email to receive the latest table of contents from your favourite professional journals. Update emails will usually be free, though you may not get access to articles’ full text unless we have a subscription to the title.
Sign up to JournalTOCs, a free searchable collection of scholarly journal tables of contents (TOCs).
Sign up to the British Library’s Zetoc, a database service. This allows you to request alerts for specific journal titles or specific search criteria. This is a subscription service and is only available to St George’s users via their network login.
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Health Services Management
Horizon Scanning: produced by a consortium of librarians in the North West, the bulletins bring together new and emerging information on best practice, innovation and future risk factors.
JET Library Updates will keep you on top of the latest in medical and multi-professional education.
Use our customised CARES alerts service to be regularly updated in your research field.
A range of free social and professional networking tools, including ResearchGate, Academia.edu, Mendeley and The Conversation are available to help researchers keep up-to-date.
Citation sharing tools such as Zotero (add-on for the Firefox browser) and CiteULike can help you find, manage and share references with other researchers in your field.
If you are new to using social media, this guide from Newcastle University is a helpful introduction to a variety of tools that can be used at all stages in the research process.
Library staff also run training sessions on using Twitter.
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