Current Awareness Tools

Mobile and library tools for keeping current with new research

Browzine

Browzine is an online application provided by the library. It gives you a "newstand" interface for browsing and reading scholarly journals available from UNC Chapel Hill Libraries on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Use Browzine to search for your favorite journals and save them to "My Bookshelf" so that the current issue is just one click away.

This video will help you get started or contact HSL Ask a Librarian to request individual help or a group demo.

Journal Options to Follow New Content

From journal websites

Search or browse by subject to find a favorite journal

Look for information about ways to follow the journal. Many journals offer multiple ways. For example, the options in the the image below are offered by the the Journal of Dental Research published by SAGE.

This is the standard icon for information about setting up an RSS feed (Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication) to the journal content.

Learn more about RSS Feeds and Readers

Alerts for New Journal Articles from Databases

  1. Go to a database and create (or sign in to) your individual account.
  2. Search for a journal title and save the search.
  3. Set up an email notification or an RSS feed to receive content from the saved search.

Below are links to the help documents from commonly used databases for saving searches and setting up alerts.

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