Current Awareness Services - Web Information
Keep up to date by using alerting services and browsing web resources for new information. Further information on internet searching.
Email bulletins inform you when new resources are added to the internet. They are often compiled by information professionals who evaluate the sources.
INFOMINE A virtual library of useful internet resources, including databases, electronic journals, electronic books and listervs. You can browse the resources by subject or you can register for an alerting service.
Internet Resources newsletter A free monthly newsletter for academics, students, engineers, scientists and social scientists. It is edited by Heriot-Watt University staff.
SCOUT report Selection of new and newly discovered online resources of interest to researchers and tutors. Subscribe to their email bulletin.
These services will email you when changes have been made to web sites you have selected.
Change Detection A free service which monitors changes to your chosen web sites.
Watch that page A free service which tracks changes to web sites and emails you to alert you to the changes and the additional content itself.
Browsable web resources
Academic info Monthly updates on new content added to the site.
Yahoo picks Updates on new resources added to the Yahoo directory.
These subject directories list internet resources chosen by experts. Scan the updates for new resources.
|Subject Area||Internet Subject Gateway|
|Arts and humanities||Intute Arts and Humanities|
|Business and economics||Biz/ed|
|Health, medical and life sciences||Intute Health and life sciences|
|Biological and biomedical sciences research||BIORES|
|Health and medicine||OMNI|
|Science, Engineering, Technology||Intute Science, Engineering, Technology|
|Social sciences, business and law||Intute Social Sciences|
PINAKES A "subject launchpad" of information gateways on a wide range of subjects as well as multi-subject gateways. Hosted by Heriot-Watt University.
Braintrack University Index The Braintrack University Index links to over 5,000 higher education institutions throughout the world.
The World Wide Virtual Library Web resources selected by experts in their field.