Journal Alerts

Many publishers and distributors of scholarly material offer free online alerting services. Selecting a publisher or distributor from the list below will provide you with quick access to information on that service. After you sign up, the company will e-mail you tables of contents for the titles you selected as they become available, often prior to actual publication.

Please note that this is not a complete list. If you know of such a service and would like to see it added to the list, please let us know.

American Chemical Society

"ACS Publications is a division of the American Chemical Society. ... Currently, over 30 magazines and peer-reviewed journals are published or co-published by the Publications Division. Approximately 140,000 pages of research material are published annually both in print and on the Web, along with another 90,000 pages of additional Supporting Information available on the Web."

For more information about American Chemical Society click here.

Register with alert service. Sign up for either ASAP Alerts or TOC Alerts. "ASAP Alerts - daily or weekly e-mail alerts of when individual articles (Articles ASAP) are released on the Web, prior to being assigned to an issue. Table of Contents Alerts - e-mail alerts of the Table of Contents (TOC) for specific issues on the day the complete issue is posted on the Web, enabling you to scan the issue's entire contents at once."

American Society for Microbiology

"The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Membership has grown from 59 scientists in 1899 to over 42,000 members today located throughout the world. ASM represents 25 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators."

For more information about American Society for Microbiology click here.

List of Journals

Register with alert service. "eTOCs: This service allows you to receive tables of contents for ASM Journals via email, or alternately to be notified when new issues of ASM Journals are published online."

American Society of Civil Engineers

"Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 147,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life."

For more information about American Society of Civil Engineers click here.

Register with alert service. "A free e-mail alerting service is available for this journal. By subscribing to this service, you will receive table of contents alerts as new journal issues are published — in either plain-text (ASCII) or HTML format. Contents alerts are delivered directly to the e-mail address you specify; alerts in HTML format are fully linked to abstracts and full text."

Association for Computing Machinery

"ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. With a world-wide membership ACM is a leading resource for computing professionals and students working in the various fields of Information Technology, and for interpreting the impact of information technology on society."

For more information about Association for Computing Machinery click here.

Register with alert service. Access is restricted to individual members of the ACM.

Cambridge University Press

"We aim to further, through publication and printing, the University of Cambridge’s own objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research worldwide. Today, this transformative mission is realized through our commitment to innovation and enterprise, placing us at the cutting-edge of electronic delivery in a world that looks increasingly to digital content and networked access not only to books and journals but to a range of other pedagogic services."

For more information about Cambridge University Press click here.

Register with alert service. "This process involves completing a form which lists your personal details and requires you to create your own username and password. This will allow you to make use of the personalisation features which include saving links directly to articles, receiving email alerts to new content and saving your searches."


"Publisher of more than 20,000 products and services, including journals, books, electronic products, services, databases and portals serving the global scientific, technical and medical (STM) communities."

For more information about Elsevier click here.

Register with alert service. "Elsevier offers a number of Alerting Services."


"As the world’s leading publisher of business and management research, with 200 journals and a wide range of serials, series and books in management and related fields, we believe we have an important role in encouraging research which helps the world be better managed."

For more information about Emerald click here.

Register with alert service. "In this section you will be able to set-up, review and edit your alerts & saved searches, marked lists, free trials, newsletters, subscriptions and any research items you have submitted. You will also be able to update your details."

HighWire Press

"As the leading ePublishing platform, HighWire Press partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of 1280 journals, reference works, books, and proceedings."

For more information about HighWire Press click here.

Register with alert service. "Set up alerts relevant to your research. Create your own 'My Favorites' list to easily limit your search options to the top publications in your field."


"IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. ... IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe."

For more information about IEEE click here.

List of Journals

Register with alert service. "Sign up to receive regular email notification of recently posted journals, magazines and standards. Each email contains a direct link to the latest issue’s table of contents or the standard."


"Ingenta provides a comprehensive suite of services for publishers of all types of content, including data conversion, secure online hosting, access control, distribution and marketing services and information commerce systems."

For more information about IngentaConnect click here.

Register with alert service. "Registered users of IngentaConnect can elect to have the latest tables of contents of up to five publications emailed to them when new issues are available."

Institute of Physics

"The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of over 36,000 and is a leading communicator of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through to government and the general public."

For more information about Institute of Physics click here.

Register with alert service. "Our standard TOC alerting service enables you to receive the Tables of Contents of your favourite IOP journals as soon as issues are published online. In addition, we can send you updates on our popular journal services."

Oxford University Press

"OUP is widely recognised as one of the world's premier journal publishers, successfully combining traditional values of quality and service together with innovative use of the latest technologies."

For more information about Oxford University Press click here.

Register with alert service. "Once registered you will gain access to a range of additional services from Oxford Journals including free sample issues, flexible email alerts and the option to save your favourite articles and searches."

Royal Society of Chemistry

"The RSC is the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. Supported by a worldwide network of members and an international publishing business, our activities span education, conferences, science policy and the promotion of chemistry to the public."

For more information about Royal Society of Chemistry click here.

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"ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books."

For more information about ScienceDirect click here.

List of Journals

Register with alert service. "Create Search Alerts, Volume/Issue Alerts and Citation Alerts. Create a Favorite Journal and Book List which you can browse and search."


"We develop, manage and disseminate knowledge – through books, journals and the Internet. We work with the world’s best academics and authors in long-standing loyal partnerships based on mutual trust and we are always open to new input. "

For more information about Springer click here.

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Taylor & Francis

"The Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1000 journals and around 1,800 new books each year, with a books backlist in excess of 20,000 specialist titles."

For more information about Taylor & Francis click here.

List of Journals

Register with alert service. "There are numerous different types of alerts available, each one notifying you about different sorts of new content on the site."


"Wiley is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners."

For more information about Wiley click here.

List of Journals

Register with alert service. "Users may save links to favorite titles in My Profile and sign up for e-mail alerts to receive the tables of contents of the latest issues as soon as they are published online."