Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Graduate Biomedical Sciences and JHS Departments: Keeping Current

Keeping Up with the Research Literature

Browsing the Table of Contents (TOCs) of Important Journals         

  • Many journals provide email alerts of new issues with links to content the library licenses. 
    • Use a search engine to find the journal's website.  Look for a link such as "Alert services."
    • Often the links to articles work on campus only, so  copy the article title into PubMed or Google Scholar from the LHL homepage to access the full text article.
  • ​Download the Browzine app to scan TOCs and read the PDFs on your tablet or smartphone.
  • Highwire Press allows both TOC alerts and literature search updates.  Learn more.

Citation Alerts:  See who is citing your work

Literature search updates: Have a specific search run at regular intervals with the results emailed to you 

  • Most library databases offer this feature for those who set up a personal account.
  • Contact Kay Smith Hogan for assistance in setting up autoalerts  or see:

For Clinicians: Keeping Current

Help with My NCBI

My NCBI Overview

My NCBI

My NCBI is a powerful tool for use in PubMed and other Entrez databases.  After creating your account and signing in, you can:

  • Set up automatic searches alerts that are sent by e-mail
  • Select display formats and features like highlighting search terms in result lists
  • Choose filters to group and manage your results

Use the My Bibliography feature to:

 

© UAB Libraries ι University of Alabama at Birmingham ι About Us ιContact Us ι Disclaimer