Topic: You are alerted whenever new articles matching your search terms are published.
Table of Contents (TOC): You are alerted whenever new table of contents are published for selected journals.
To set up an alert on Google Scholar:
Alerts can be sent to you via:
Most publishers and databases offer both options.
Alerts appear in your email inbox.
RSS alerts are collated and sent to your nominated RSS reader.
There are different types of readers:
Look for the orange RSS feed icon
Various RSS Reader Apps can be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store or Mac App Store. Feedly is a good option.
Many researchers use Twitter to share and promote their research. Use Twitter to:
The following are examples of academic research communities that enable researchers to post and share research. You can use them to find and follow people with similar research interests.