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BrowZine - New Article Alerts for Scholarly Journals: Home

Information on installing and using the BrowZine app, now available at UC San Diego. BrowZine is a current awareness service (accessible via laptop, desktop, and mobile devices) that lets you browse, read, and monitor your favorite scholarly journals. It's available to all UC San Diego faculty, staff, and students. 

Questions or comments about BrowZine? Please contact Teri Vogel,

In BrowZine:

  • Create your own Bookshelf or virtual "reading room" of your favorite scholarly journals, which you can access on the web (via and mobile devices.
  • Receive alerts on your mobile devices when new issues (AND articles in press) are published, and browse the articles for ones you want to read. You can also export the citations to EndNote, Zotero or Mendeley.
  • Save articles (also synced across devices), and group them into collections. 
  • From your tablet or phone you can download articles to read offline and export the PDFs to other apps on your device like DropBox, EndNote, Google Drive and more.

The Library has licensed it through June 2018, at which point we will decide whether or not to continue licensing, based on usage, available funding, and user feedback.

For more in-depth searching of the literature, to search materials not covered by BrowZine like books and popular magazines, and to access older journal issues, please consult other resources such as Roger, our databases and research guides, and your subject librarian.