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When Librarians and Professors Collide: Subscribe to online journals in the databases

Will they annihilate each other like matter and antimatter? This presentation will provide an overview of library resources available to faculty and their classes. Also discussed, ways in which faculty librarians and teaching faculty can collaborate.

Set up a Journal Alert


1.  Find in which database your journal article is in.  (Make sure it is full-text rather than abstract only.)  Go to A-Z Journal Listing.

Journal of American History search

Click on Find it. 

Name of database

2.  Go to that database by clicking on full text.  Sign in:  (Borrower ID = your employee number; PIN = last four of that number OR last four of your social security number.) 

3.  Create an account in that database.  (free - takes but a minute)

4.  Go to Publications.  Type in its name.  Select the RSS Alert Feed/Journal Alert symbol to the left of the journal name.



5.  Click on "Alert"

6.  Type in your e-mail if you want an e-mail alert OR copy/paste the URL into your RSS reader. 

More help?

  Major vendors:  EBSCO (short video tutorial )

                            Gale  (short video tutorial)

 In the Database Tutorial section, see EBSCO - Creating a Journal Alert