Would you like to keep up to date with journals and articles in your area(s) of interest/research?  Sign up for email alerts from many of the University of the Fraser Valley's research databases.

UFV subscribes to a variety of article indexes and databases that make email alert services available to UFV students, staff and faculty.  Three different types of alert services are:

Table of Content Alerts

Email updates of the table of contents of the most current issues of the journals you identify while signing up.

Daily/weekly Email Alerts

Notify subscribers of articles matching topics you have specified.  Alert frequencies vary depending on the publisher's database updates.

Saved Search Alerts

Email notifications of recent articles matching previously executed searches.

Please note:
In order to sign up for an alert service, an email address is required along with a username and password.  Please read the privacy policy carefully before you sign up.  If you have any difficulties with your email alerts, you will need to contact the publisher of the database(s)/journal(s).

Cambridge Journals Online

 Select 'Register for an Account'.
Then, using the dropdown list under 'Cambridge Journals Online' on the left hand side of the page, select 'Favourite Journals' and 'Favourite Subjects'  pages to set up email alerts and searching on desired subject areas.

CSA databases:

Criminal Justice Abstracts, ERIC, GeoRef,
NCJRS Abstracts, Philosopher's Index, PILOTS, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts

Select 'Please log in to My Research' on top right hand side.
Select 'New Users Register Here' on left hand side.
Complete the registration process.
Use 'Create Alerts' to perform a quick search and save as a weekly email alert.
Use 'Preferred Databases' to save a customized database group.

EBSCOHost databases:

Academic Search Premier, Alt HealthWatch, America: History  and Life with Full Text, Biomedical Reference Collection: Comprehensive, Business Source Premier, CINAHL with Full Text, Communication & Mass Media Complete, Criminal Justice Abstracts, ERIC, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, Historical Abstracts with Full Text, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text, Mass Ultra: School Edition, MEDLINE with Full Text, Military & Government Collection, MLA International Bibliography, PsychARTICLES, PsycINFO, Regional Business News, Social Work Abstracts, SPORTDiscus, Teacher Reference Center

Select 'Advanced Search'.
Conduct desired search (it can be a subject or journal title).
Select  'Alert/Save/Share' in the blue bar at the top of your search results.
Under 'Create an Alert', select  'E-mail Alert'.
Select 'Sign In' and do so OR Select 'Create a New Account' and register and once registration is confirmed, click on the back button.
Save the search as an alert and choose desired options such as frequency.

Books in Print    

Conduct desired search.
Select 'Save My Search'.
Log In OR create an account and select 'Save'.
Name your saved search, enter frequency preferences and select 'Save'.
Select 'BIP Alert' at top right to view/edit your saved alerts.


Select 'Register' at top right.
Complete the registration process.  Thereafter, each time you use Ingenta, you must log in with your user name and password to activate the "My Ingenta" function needed for this service.
Select 'My Account' at right.
Under 'Alerts and Searches', follow the instructions for creating and managing alerts.

Proquest databases:

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA), Canadian Business & Current Affairs: Business, Canadian Business & Current Affairs: Education, Canadian Business & Current Affairs: Reference & Current Events, Canadian Newsstand: Major Dailies, Globe & Mail: Canada's Heritage from 1844, Hoover's Company Records, Periodicals Archive Online, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

 Conduct desired search.
A box appears with suggested topic headings to assist with refining search.
Just below the box, select 'Set up Alert'.  Follow the instructions.
Science DirectConduct desired search.
Select 'Sign In' and do so OR Select 'Register''
Select 'Save as Search Alert'
Name the saved search, choose options and save.

Wilson Web databases:

Applied Science Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, General Science Index, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Abstracts, Social Sciences Full Text

 Conduct desired search.
Select 'Create Alert' near the top and follow instructions to create an account and set up an email alert.

Web site developed and maintained by Mary-Anne MacDougall, public services librarian
Revised: March 22, 2011 / sbp

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