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Keeping Your Research Current: News

A guide to tools and services that help you stay up to date with research in your area.

Web alerts

Stay up-to-date with what is being published on the web in your subject area.

  • Google Alerts A Google search on your search terms is performed at specific intervals and results are emailed to your Gmail address. You can choose to search 'everything' or just specific types of content such as news stories, blogs, videos and so on. 
  • Giga Alert  Giga Alert is an automated search and web intelligence solution for monitoring your professional interests online. It tracks the web for your personalized topics and sends you new results by daily email. While it is a paid service, a lengthy free trial enables you to try it out and compare results to those of Google Alerts. 
  • Internet Scout provides tools and technology for finding high quality information on the web.

News Outlets

Students and staff of UWA can access major global newspapers, magazines, trade journals and newsletters full text through Factiva.

For more information and other news resources please visit the Newspapers and News Sources guide.


News services

Online Newspaper Databases - Current News


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