Find an introduction to RSS feeds in News feeds - staying informed. RSS feeds are distributed by the host website when content updates occur. Registering to receive the RSS feed alert is referred to as 'subscribing to the feed' and it is free of charge. RSS feeds are not delivered to your email Inbox so you need to set up a tool to collate your RSS feeds. Find more details in News feeds - staying informed. Options include collating your RSS feeds using:
The Library new resources RSS feeds include:
Subscribe to each subject area RSS feed that interests you.
View the Law new resources RSS feed. This page lists a short archive of new titles relevant to Law. When you subscribe to an RSS feed you can choose the length of the archive you retain.
You can subscribe to other current awareness RSS feeds. Many websites, including government and publisher websites, provide RSS feeds containing news and updates.
You can register to receive the table of contents (TOC) of new journal issues as soon as they are available by using journal TOC alerts. You can receive TOC alerts for individual journal titles through:
Receive TOC alerts for journal titles available in the library in print format and library electronic journals. To keep well-informed about your subject area use TOC alerts for journal titles not available through the library. Journal TOC alerting services vary by publisher and by journal title. Some publishers host them on their websites. Try setting up a TOC alert for your favourite journal using the links below.
HeinOnline Law Journal Library. Open each title of interest to subscribe to the RSS feed or set up a MyHein account to register for the email table of contents (eTOC) alert.
Westlaw New Zealand and Westlaw International. Contact the Law Subject Librarians to get a OnePass account so you can set up email or RSS feed publication alerts and What's New content updates for specific titles.
Index to Legal Periodicals. Open the Publications link and open the feed icon link for each title of interest. Subscribe to the RSS feed or set up an EBSCOhost account to register for the email alert.
LegalTrac. Open each title of interest and use the Create Journal Alert link to enter your email address or subscribe to the RSS feed.
JournalTOCs. Follow each title of interest and use the Save & Export instructions to subscribe to RSS feeds. Set up a JournalTOCs account to register for email alerts.
Not all journal titles have an RSS feed or email TOC alerting service. You can keep up-to-date with these journals using database search alerts.
Set up personal search alerts within databases to save time with your research. Search alerts will notify you of new items that meet your search criteria.
Keep your literature search up-to-date using these example search alerts:
To set up search alerts from library databases you usually need to register yourself for a personal user account within each individual database. Try setting up an account in your favourite database or get started with search alerts using the details below.
Te Waharoa, the library search. Sign in using your Victoria University of Wellington student/staff username and password. My Account saves your Search history and search alert options.
HeinOnline Law Journal Library. From an author profile page, enter your email address to receive alerts for new articles by the author or new citations to articles by the author.
Westlaw New Zealand and Westlaw International. Contact the Law Subject Librarians to get a OnePass account so you can save your searches, set up alerts and elect to receive What's New content updates for specific titles.