Skip to Main Content

Keeping Current in your Field

This guide was created to keep you up-to-date with research information



Stay Alert & Keep your Research Up-to-Date!    

Keeping yourself up-to-date with the development in your area of research is vital. You can bookmark useful websites and visit them regularly for any updates. You can also search relevant databases frequently for latest publications.

Instead of spending excessive amounts of time visiting different websites and databases for current research information, you can rely on automatic notifications (also known as current awareness services or alert services) that send timely information and updates to you.

This research guide assists students and researchers to keep current with different types of latest literature and research information:

This guide also introduces RSS , a format for publishing web content. This format allows timely information from various sources of your choice be "pushed" to you in one place so that you do not need to visit your favorite websites one by one.