Email Alerts: Keeping Up With Your Field

Current awareness tools and strategies to stay on top of new publications

ProQuest

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Alerts    

  1. Perform a search.
  2. On the search results screen, click on the “Selected Items and Recent Searches” button (looks like a folder).
  3. On the search you wish to set up alerts for, click the Actions link in the Actions box, and select “Create Alert”
  4. A new panel will open. You will be prompted to enter the Name of the alert, your email address and details, the content in the alert, the frequency, and the duration

Alerts can run up to 1 year but can be renewed by clicking on the link provided in the email text. You may also create alerts for Publications by conducting a Publication Search.

You can create a "My Research" account to save searches and records indefinitely.

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