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Manage Your Research

Using a citation management tool

Citation and research management tools help manage research by providing a place to collect and store your citations, articles, and more.

RefWorks

RefWorks is a citation management tool offered by Hunt Library. RefWorks allows you to import citations, create bibliographies, share, collaborate, and more. For more information about RefWorks, please see the video below and visit our RefWorks guide.

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Set up database alerts & notifications

To stay on top of the latest research many databases provide alerts and notifications for new citations or table of contents via email or RSS feeds.  Look for the word alert, a bell-shaped icon, or RSS feed icon on the results page.  In order to set alerts, you may need to create an account with that database, although sometimes an email address is all that's needed. 

Popular databases for alerts and notifications include:

In order to create alerts in Scopus, you will first need to register for an account. Create search, document, and author alerts to stay up-to-date with email notifications as new publications are added or cited.

Create a search alert

  1. Go to Scopus.
  2. Place a Documents search.
  3. From the search results page, and under the listed number of documents and search string, click on Set alert.

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  4. In the Set alert pop out, enter a name for the alert, be sure your email address is listed, and select the frequency and status of the alert.

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  5. Click on Set alert.

Create a document alert

  1. Go to Scopus.
  2. Place a search for the title of a document.
  3. From the search results page, click on the title of the document.
  4. On the right side of the document’s details page, in the Cited by… box, click Set citation alert or Set citation feed


     
  5. In the Set document citation alert pop out, enter a name for the alert, be sure your email address is listed, and select the frequency and status of the alert.
  6. Click on Set alert

Create an author alert

  1. Go to Scopus.
  2. Once in Scopus, click the option for Authors.


     
  3. Type in the name of the author and click on Search.
  4. Click the name of the correct author if more than one has the same name.
  5. This will bring you into the author's details page. On the right side of the page in the Profile actions box, click on Set citation alert.

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  6. In the Set author citation alert pop out, enter a name for the alert, be sure your email address is listed, and select the frequency and status of the alert.

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  7. Click on Set alert.

Scopus Tutorial

 
 

When creating email notifications in Web of Science, you must first create an account and then be signed in as registered user. Web of Science alerts can be created to help you be notified whenever a document has been cited by a new article, or to notify you when a saved search has added new publications.

Create a document alert

  1. Go to Web of Science.
  2. Place a search for the title of a document.
  3. From the results page, click on the title of the document.
  4. From the document’s details page, click on the link Create Citation Alert.


     
  5. On the Create Citation Alert popup, be sure your email address is listed.
  6. Click Save to create the citation alert for the current document.

Create a search alert

  1. Go to Web of Science.
  2. Place a Basic or Advanced search
  3. From the Results page, click on the button Create an alert.

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  4. In the Create alert popup, provide a name for the alert.

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  5. Make sure the Send me email alerts box is checked.
  6. Click on Create alert.

Web of Science Tutorial

 
 

Create a Google alert

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. In the upper left hand corner, click on the undefined menu icon
  3. From the menu, click on Alerts
  4. On the Alerts page, click on Create Alert
  5. Enter your search words and email address
  6. Click on Create Alert