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Staying current with your research

Using alerting services to receive latest published information on your research topic.

Library alerts

LibrarySearch allows signed-in users to receive email alerts when there is an update to a saved search query.  This could include title, keyword or author. At the top of a search results page, click on the 'Save Query' link.

An alert can also be set by going to ‘Saved Searches’ within the ‘My favourites’ page on your account.  Select the ‘bell’ .

See also New titles in the Library  .



You can also browse newly-published books on the web pages of libraries, publishers, and online booksellers. Email and RSS alerting services for specific subject areas or search terms can help keep you up-to-date. 

The National Library of Australia provides indexing and access to a large range of resources that include books, newspapers and archival material through the Trove database. Search alerts are available at the bottom of each results page through the RSS feed.

WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. It allows you to search the collections of libraries in your community, as well as around the world.