Zetoc Alert is a current awareness service that sends you email alerts matching the search criteria that you have provided whenever new data is loaded into the database. The searches may be for particular journals, for authors and for keywords from the titles of articles and papers. These email Alerts will be sent on the day the new data is loaded into the database.
Zetoc RSS provides RSS feeds for journal articles.
All articles and papers are held by the British Library Document Supply Centre.
Gap Fill Policy
Yes, wherever possible.
No. Coverage starts from 1993.
Daily - overnight approximately 10,000 new journal articles or conference papers are added.
DDC and LCC
Keywords and Indexes
No. (Zetoc is used to provide authoritative journal name information for the Names project.)
Full Text Linking
3 options are always made available to the user:
- OpenURL & COinS
- Inter library loan
- British Library Direct
Where an institution have not registered an OpenURL resolver, links are provided to search Google Scholar Scius and Copac.
For eligibility details, see the 'Access' section of our FAQ
For http access:
- IP Address
- Classic Athens
- SAML Compliant (e.g. Shibboleth)
- Member of UK Access Management Federation
For Z39.50, only IP is currently available.
An accessibility audit of the Zetoc information pages has been produced.
To make it easier to navigate to the main Zetoc facilities, access keys are being introduced. Those currently provided are:
- 1 for the Zetoc homepage
- 2 for Zetoc Alert
- 3 for Site Map
- 4 for Zetoc search
- 5 for FAQs
- 6 to skip the navigation bar
- 0 for the list of access keys
Most browsers support access keys, though older versions may not. Use of access keys varies according to machine and browser. On Windows you can usually press alt together with the access key or alt with shift and the access key. On Macintosh use Ctrl with the access key.