ISI Introduces Research Alert Direct Internet-Delivered Alerting Products

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ISI Introduces Research Alert Direct Internet-Delivered Alerting Products


The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) has announced a new line of Internet-delivered alerting services called Research Alert Direct (RAD). These newly created services bring customized, affordable research information directly to the end user's desktop. Six product packages-Journal Tracker, Personal Alert, Professional Alert, Corporate Alert, Topics Select, and Focus On - comprise a suite of profiled services available to the researcher and information specialist. All Research Alert Direct products are drawn from ISI's multidisciplinary database searching over 16,000 leading international science, social science, and arts and humanities journals, books, and proceedings.

Research Alert Direct provides current, complete bibliographic information that matches a user's profile. Information is drawn from the contents of recently published journals, books, and proceedings as they are processed for the ISI database. The product offerings include English-language author abstracts as well as features such as author keywords, Keywords Plus, and electronic ordering capability utilizing The Genuine Article (TGA), a document delivery service provided by ISI. TGA processes all requests within 24 hours of receipt-within 30 minutes for special-request fax deliveries.

Research Alert Direct products were developed to fulfill market requests for flexible yet powerful electronic current awareness services. All of the RAD products offer Internet delivery of current research information directly to the desktop at an affordable price and at a frequency determined by the user.

Journal Tracker provides researchers with a cost-effective way to track the tables of contents of up to 25 journals.

Professional Alert and Personal Alert deliver customized, confidential profiles to an individual or to several individuals within a department. These profiles utilize ISI's unique capability to perform cited reference searching. Searching on citations - the references or bibliographies published within scholarly articles - provides users with the most targeted and refined profiles on the market today. …

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