alerting service


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alerting service

A service provided to notify appropriate organizations regarding aircraft in need of search and rescue aid, and assist such organizations as required (ICAO). This service also alerts crash equipment services, ambulances, doctors, and any other safety services. The code word to indicate this phase is ALERFA (alert phase).
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The ISI Alerting Services, which includes Journal Tracker, Corporate Alert, and Personal Alert, deliver bibliographic data and author abstracts from the ISI multidisciplinary database.
Both single subscription and institutional pricing are available for ISI Alerting Services. Watch for an announcement of a new URL that will allow users to try the various ISI Alerting Services on the Web.
When they have been enhanced, we will improve Internet searching in general as well as Internet alerting services, which have their usefulness.
According to Kathy Kingery, managing director of UnCover, "This cooperative arrangement with Academic Book Center takes Reveal one step closer to being a totally comprehensive alerting service for scholars and researchers.
Individual end users in the workplace may also subscribe to Bravo's alerting service, paying only $8 per journal title.
All alerting services, however, have a major drawback: They can only alert you to news occurring in sources they cover.
Although information professionals realize that alerting services have been around for decades, most people assume that Google invented both the concept and the process.
Free alerting services on the web present several dilemmas.
Social Mention and Talkwalker are not the only free alerting services on the web.
Alerting services are certainly a most useful tool, and they're here to stay.
We are talking about alerting services, whether they be electronic or not.