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Faculty Services: Current Awareness


Circulation Desk

  • Phone: (478) 301-2612

Reference Service

Law Library Website

Library Director

Billie Jo Kaufman


Sharon Bradley

Michelle Hook Dewey

Ismael Gullon

Ariel Newman

John Perkins


Julie Register

Labrina Solomon

Tim Spishock

Current Awareness Services


JournalTOCs - a current awareness service covering the table of contents of many scholarly law journals

Legal Blawg Archive -  from the Library of Congress, blogs by organized by topic



Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP) - CILP covers the table of contents of 650 legal publications.

  • When faculty are added to the email distribution list, they will begin receiving the weekly CILP editions.
  • SmartCILP provides personalized email delivery of the table of contents of newly-published law reviews and legal journals, organized by topic, with links to Lexis and Westlaw.
  • Start your SmartCILP


Lexis/Shepard's Alerts

SSRN eJournal Alerts


There are a number of alert options, all require you first run a search then create the alert (bell icon on right).

  1. WestClip: runs a saved search and notifies you of new search results.
  2. KeyCite: monitors the status of cases, statutes, and regulations.
  3. Docket Alert: tracks when new cases are filed that meet your specifications for jurisdiction, case type, etc.
  4. Publication Alert: sends you new issues of publications as they become available on Westlaw.

For more information about creating alerts in Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg, or for information about other current awareness tools, see this guide from the Indiana University's law library:

You might also find this CALI tutorial helpful:

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