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Database Alerts

Database Alerts

Use automated features to stay up-to-date with the latest research and trends in your field.

Set up search alerts in the database runs your search and sends you any search results added since the last time the search was run. You can set up daily, weekly or monthly searches. Firstly, you will need to create a personal account for each database in order to set up alerts. See how to set up alerts in the following databases:

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ProQuest

1. Select the person icon at the top right corner, choose Sign into My Research (For first-time users, please Create My Research Account)

ProQuest Sign-in

2. Run search and create a result list.

ProQuest Search

3. Click Save Search/Alert and then Create Alert from the drop-down list. Then, specify your preferences (e.g. title of the email alert, frequency, duration, format, and your email address) and click Create alert to save the alert.

ProQuest Create alert

Scopus

1. Log in to your Scopus account (For first-time users, please create an account)

Scopus Login

2. Run search and create a result list.

Scopus search

3. Click on Set alert at the top of the results page and specify your preferences (e.g. title of the email alert, frequency, duration, format, and your email address) and click Set alert to save the alert.

Scopus Set alert

 

Web of Science

1. Sign-in to your Web of Knowledge account (For first-time users, please Register an account)

WoS Sign In

2. Run search and create a result list

WoS search

3. Click the Create Alert on the left pane and specify your preferences (e.g. title of the email alert, frequency, duration, format, and your email address) and click Save to save the alert.

WoS create alert