Ways to stay up-to-date

The need to keep up to date is important for everyone working in a healthcare. There are various ways that you can keep up-to-date with the latest articles and information, below are a few examples:

Journal Table of Contents Alerts (TOCs)

Keep up to date with the latest articles published in specific journals by registering for a Table of Contents alert, known as TOCs. You can set up your own TOCs by registering on the journal website, or the Library will be happy to set these up for you. Please email Wendy.Townsend@covwarkpt.nhs.uk if you would like us to help with this.

Current Awareness Bulletins

The Library Services produce regular bulletins on a number of topics, click on the following link to find a topic of interest to you  there are also links to other national bulletins:

Current Awareness Bulletins

The Mental Elf: keeping you up to date with reliable mental health research, policy and guidance.

Check out the latest Library and Health News on our Facebook page

This is regularly updated with news from the Library, new books available and health related topics and links.

Alerts from the Healthcare Databases

Set up  update alerts from NICE Healthcare databases (AMED, British Nursing Index, CINAHL, EMBASE, EMCARE , HMIC, Medline, HMIC and PsycINFO). Enabling you to capture any future research conducted within your search topic, delivering the results direct to your email account.

Guidance and Training on how to keep up to date

If you would like to book a training session with one of our librarians for guidance on how to keep up to date and tips on how to set up your own alerts from journals or healthcare databases, please email: Andrew.hough@covwarkpt.nhs.uk


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