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A guide for Higher degree and Early career researchers

Free Research Tools

Get Database Alerts

Some databases allow you to save searches for future use, or to set up current awareness services such as alerts or RSS Feeds,which can be set to run automatically. This keeps you up to date with what is being published in your field.

These databases all offer some kind of current awareness service:

Bibliography management tools

Research Citation Resources

It is important to keep up to date with who is researching and being cited in your area of interest. Cited reference searching allows you to find articles that have cited a previously published author or work. Each of the resources linked below can also be accessed via the Library's Databases and eJournals page. Some form of Cited reference searching or the ability to set up Citation Alerts is available in: