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You can receive table of contents alerts for journals and other publications from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). You will need to create an account before signing up for alerts.

After creating an account and signing in to the ACM Digital Library use the Browse ACM Publications menu on the home page to choose from among the journals, magazines, transactions, and proceedings provided by ACM. On the home page for any particular publication, look for the Tools and Resources box on the right side of the screen. You'll see two options for TOC Services: email and RSS. 

If you want email alerts when new issues are published, choose that option and confirm your email address. If you want to subscribe to the equivalent RSS feed, choose that option and copy the URL for inclusion in your feed reader software.


After you have received an alert...

You can encounter two issues in received alerts:

Inability to access the item off campus

Now that VPN access to library resources has ended, the only way to access these outside the campus network is through Off Campus Sign In. Typically the links provided in alerts do not go through this proxy, but you can fix these links. Install the LibX browser extension, then either right-click the link in your browser and choose to follow the link via Off Campus Sign In, or go to the link, then right-click the page and reload it through Off Campus Sign In.

Inability to access the item through the publisher's site

You may be alerted to a new publication through a publisher's site, but we have access through a different source. If you cannot access the item even using Off Campus Sign In, search the Journal Title Database to see if the journal issue is available through a different provider. For journal articles not available locally, submit a request through ILLiad.