Literature Alert Request

Steenbock Memorial Library offers a free weekly or monthly search for faculty, staff and graduate students in the School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, School of Human Ecology, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and UWEX Cooperative Extension.

AUTOMATICALLY get journal citations on your topic of interest or table of contents of your favorite journals by email! Your saved search strategy is run against a database each time it's updated. You can ask your liaison librarian to create an optimal search strategy for your topic and/or recommend an alerting service. Or you can set up your own!

To set up this individualized service please provide the following information:

Name (required):

Department (required):

Status: Faculty Staff Graduate Student

Email address (required):


Write down your research question as a statement: (Example: I am interested in bacterial transformation rates and how they are affected by ultraviolet radiation):

List the keywords and/or author(s) associated with your research. (Limit your search if necessary, e.g. stem cells AND differentiation. Also please include first name initials with author names):

List specific journal titles for which you would like the table of contents:

How do you want your results delivered?
Email RSS Both

More information about RSS

For email, how frequently do you want to receive updates?
Weekly Monthly

Do you want abstracts of articles included in your keyword/author search results?
Yes No

Do you want authors' addresses, emails and keywords included in your keyword/author search results (if available)?
Yes No

Will you be exporting the search results to a database management program, such as RefWorks, EndNote, or ProCite? (Note—RSS results often do not export correctly to citation managers.)
Yes No

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