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Current Awareness Tools


We live in an information-saturated world of 24-hour news, mobile technology and globe-spanning social media networks. Staying current in academic work is important for graduate students, faculty and other researchers. Current awareness technologies are used by academics for all kinds of reasons chiefly, to stay up to date with research. Check the tabs in this guide to determine your research needs and select your favourite tool.

Current awareness services will help to supplement research, but other resources may be required. Contact a UBC subject librarian for guidance.