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Tutorials: Alerts - TOCs

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Journal Publishers

Journal titles by publisher that are of interest:

Table of Contents (TOC) Alerts

Most journal publishers offer a free service to alert you by email of new content, early release articles, or TOCs (table of contents) for new issues.

To set up this service:

  • Locate the journal's publisher by visiting their website.  A quick list of popular Logan titles is included in the box to the left.
  • Follow the instructions listed below by publisher.
  • For journals not listed, find the journal's main page on the internet and look on the page for instructions on setting up alerts.

If you need more help, please contact us anytime. Contact information is included in the box to the right.

BioMed - HighWire - Human Kinetics - Informa - Ingenta (Maney) - Liebert -

OVID (LWW) - ScienceDirect (Elsevier) - Springer - Wiley

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is the publisher of more than 240 peer-reviewed open access journals.  

Add Alerts

  • Register for a free BioMed Central account.
  • Locate the journal for which you are interested in receiving alerts.
  • At the journal's main page, select "Sign up for article alerts" from the right side menu.
  • Click the check box next to the journal's name.
  • Edit the settings by choosing HTML (most popular) or plain text and then how often you want to receive alerts.

Modify / Remove Alerts

  • Go to the BioMed Central main page and login.
  • Click on My BioMed Central from the menu tabs.
  • Select "My email alerts" from the left side menu.
  • From here you can add, modify or delete any alerts.

HighWire Press

Add / Modify / Remove Alerts:

  • From the HighWire Press main page, click on Personalize.
  • Create a free account.
  • Click on "more" by eTOCs.
  • From this page, you can add, modify, or delete alerts.

Alerts may also be added directly from a journal's home page by clicking on "e-mail alerts" from the right side menu.

Human Kinetics

Add  Alerts

  • Locate the journal title of interest from the Human Kinetics main page.
  • At the journal's main page, click on "Subscribe/Renew."
  • Choose "Receive TOC by email" from the left side menu.
  • Enter your name and email address.
  • Click the box under "Receive TOC by email," next to the journal title.
  • Click "update subscriptions."

Remove Alerts

  • Locate the journal title of interest from the Human Kinetics main page.
  • At the journal's main page, click on "Subscribe/Renew."
  • Choose "Receive TOC by email" from the left side menu.
  • Enter your name and email address.
  • Uncheck, or leave blank, the box under "Receive TOC by email," next to the journal title.
  • Click "update subscriptions."

Informa Healthcare

Add Alerts

  • From the Informa Healthcare main page, click on "Sign up for eAlerts" from the left side menu.
  • Register for a free account.
  • Under "Table of Contents Alerts," select the title(s) for which you want to receive alerts.
  • Click "Submit" at the bottom of the page.

Remove Alerts

  • From the Informa Healthcare main page, log into your account.
  • Click on "Your Account" from the top menu.
  • Select "Alerts" from the Account menu.
  • Unselect any journal titles for which you wish to unsubscribe.
  • Click "Submit" at the bottom of the page.

IngentaConnect (Maney)

Add Alert

  • At the Ingenta Connect main page, register for a free account.
  • Search for the publication for which you want to create an alert.
  • At the publications main page, select "Receive new issue alert" under Tools.

Remove Alert

  • At the Ingenta Connect main page, sign into your account.
  • Under your account and "alerts and searches," choose "View new content alerts."
  • Select the box next to any alerts for which you no longer want to receive emails and click "Remove."

You may also add alerts under your account by choosing "alerts and searches."

Liebert

Add Alert

  • From the Mary Ann Liebert publications main page, locate the journal for which you wish to subscribe to content alerts.
  • Enter your email address at the box "Liebert Connect."
  • Create a free account.
  • Sign into your account.
  • Select "Alerts" from the account menu.
  • Select any journal titles and then click "Submit."

Remove Alert

  • From the Mary Ann Liebert main page, log into your account.
  • Select "Alerts" from the account menu.
  • Unselect any journal titles for which you longer wish to receive alerts, and then click "Submit."

OVID (LWW)

OVID is the platform for Logan's subscriptions to Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (LWW) titles.  In order for your TOC to link to full text, please sign up for alerts through OVID instead of at the LWW publisher site.

Add Alert

  • From the main OVID menu, click on "Journals."
  • Select a journal title.
  • Click on "email" next to the journal's information.
  • Enter your email address, choose HTML, and click "Subscribe."

Remove Alert

  • From the OVID menu, choose "My Workspace."
  • Click on "My eTOCs."
  • Enter your email address.
  • Select any titles for which you no longer wish to receive alerts.
  • Click "Remove" under the selection box.

You may also create a free account in OVID and manage alerts through that account.

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

ScienceDirect is the platform for Logan's subscriptions to Elsevier titles.

Add Alert

  • At the ScienceDirect main page, create a free account.
  • Search for a journal title for which you want to create an alert.
  • At the journal's main page, click on "Alert me about new volumes/issues."

Remove Alert

  • Sign into your account at ScienceDirect.
  • Search for a journal title for which you want to remove an alert.
  • At the journal's main page, click on "remove" next to "Signed up for new volumes/issues."

You  may also add or remove titles by logging into your account and selecting "My Alerts" from the top menu.

Springer

Add Alert

  • From the Springer main page, click on "New User" and create a new account.
  • Register for a free account.
  • Search for a journal title for which you would like to create an alert.
  • At the journal's main page, scroll down until you find "Alerts for this journal" on the right side menu.
  • Click "Submit" to register for alerts.
Modify / Remove Alert
  • Log into your account at Springer.
  • Hover over "My Springer" and then choose "Change alert profile" under "Manage Your Alerts."
  • Change or unsubscribe to your listed alerts.

Wiley

Add Alert

  • From the Wiley main page, register for a free account.
  • Browse for the journal for which you wish to create an alert.
  • At the journal's main page, at the left side under "Journal Tools," choose "Get New Content Alerts."

Modify / Remove Alert

  • Sign into your Wiley account.
  • Click on "My Profile" from the right side.
  • At the left side menu, under "Saved," choose "Alert Manager."
  • You can choose to modify your alert by selecting the frequency of early release materials or you can select to stop alerts next to the journal title.

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