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Keeping Up To Date

In this guide you will find information and resources to help you keep up to date with the latest research in the medical sciences. There are links to resources and instructions for creating alerts on searches.

Further reading

Bougioukas, Konstantinos I. et al. How to keep up to date with medical information using web-based resources: a systematised review and narrative synthesis Health Information & Libraries Journal. 2020;37(4):254-292.

Medical Library training

The Medical Library runs regular training sessions about how to use databases, including how to create alerts.

These are as follows:

Web of Science Q & A

Scopus Q&A

Medline and Embase via OVID Q&A

PubMed Q&A

We are happy to deliver training about the resources in this LibGuide. Please email us at for more information.


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