A picture of the Biology Library lion from Georges Cuvier's "The Animal Kingdom" (Le Règne Animal)




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Contact the
Biosciences Librarian:

Kelli Trei
(217) 244-2503


Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Please feel free to contact the librarian at any other time by phone or email.

Life Sciences Libraries


Journal Email Alerts

Current Awareness

University Library LEARN Current Awareness

Table of Contents Alerts Guide for setting up search alerts, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Journal Database Auto-Alert Instructions, Listed by Publisher from the University Biotechnology Information Center

Library Workshop

The Savvy Researcher: Tools to Stay Current in Your Research

Save valuable research time! Online research resources are pervasive today, making it much harder to stay current in your field. This workshop will introduce several current awareness features including how to set up an RSS feed reader account, creating search alerts from library databases as well as Table of Contents alerts.