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Keeping up to date with new research: Introduction

Keeping up to date with the literature in your research area can be challenging.

This guide highlights some of the services and tools which can help you to keep up to date more easily. 

Useful resources

King's College London Library have a 2-page overview of current awareness services: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/library/help/documents/awareness2013.pdf

Newcastle University Library have a useful library guide http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/current

Nature has a  section to help readers keep up to date. The Toolbox pages collects Nature's  writing on software tools and websites that researchers use to work more efficiently, or in new ways. Find them online at nature.com/toolbox, and monthly in print.

Other library guides

A full range of library guides for researchers is being developed. Browse our library guides BY SUBJECT and - 

See list below and the Support for Researchers webpages for lots more useful resources and links.