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7 Keeping up-to-date with information

Keeping up-to-date with your subject area forms an essential part of your postgraduate studies and professional development. The ability to use online tools to help you keep up-to-date should help to save you time by ensuring that new and valuable information comes to you when it becomes available, instead of you having to repeatedly search for it. Tools that you can use include subscribing to mailing lists, RSS feeds, podcasts and various forms of alerts (including citation, journal and database alerts).