Zetoc – Electronic Table of Contents


Zetoc provides access to the British Library’s Electronic Table of Contents of around 20,000 current journals and around 16,000 conference proceedings published per year. The database covers 1993 to date, and is updated on a daily basis. It includes an email alerting service, to enable you to keep up-to-date with relevant new articles and papers.

There are three main features of Zetoc: Search; Alerts and RSS

Zetoc Search

Zetoc Search

Zetoc Search

Search results can then be downloaded or emailed.
Zetoc Search results

Zetoc Search results

By clicking on more information, you are given links to full text articles (where available in Oxford) and also the option to export data to bibliographic reference tools e.g. EndNote or RefWorks.
zetoc search full text and export

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Zetoc Alerts

You can also set up alerts to send the table of contents of specified journals to your inbox.

You will need to select Oxford University from the list of institutions and then log on with your Single Sign On username and password.

To create an alert you need to enter your email address and name the alert

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You can then add journals to your alert and you will be emailed the table of contacts when the next issue is published

zetoc alerts 2

You can also add searches to your alerts, so you will be emailed every time content is added that matches your search terms (NB this searches all journals on Zetoc – not just the ones you have added to your alert)

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Zetoc RSS

You can also add journal tables of contents as an RSS feed. Select Zetoc RSS and search for the journal then click on the orange RSS button to subscribe

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Documentation / further help

You can find guides to Zetoc Search and Zetoc Alert and also a workbook with searching examples on the Zetoc website http://zetoc.mimas.ac.uk/support.html#materials

If you would like a Zetoc training session, please email edward.smithson@nuffield.ox.ac.uk to arrange a time.

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