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Search Alerts

How to set up a database search and have the results emailed to you at regular intervals.

Science Direct Database Search Alerts

Science Direct--Focuses on the health and life sciences, but also includes physical sciences and arts and humanities.

  • Click on Register (top right of home page), in order to set up an account (see screen shots below).
  • Once you’ve executed the search you want, click on Save as Search Alert or RSS Feed.
  • You can also save topic alerts from a pre-set list of topics. Go to “My Alerts."  Click on the link to the Topics Alerts.  Choose a topic from the list.  Clicking on “Go” gives you a list of subtopics you can choose from.   Check the box next to the topic or topics you want; then click on SAVE.
     
    To delete an alert or RSS feed, click on “My Alerts.”  Then click on delete next to the one(s) you want to delete.

Science Direct - Register

Science Direct - Save as Search Alert or RSS Feed

Once you’ve executed the search you want, click on Save as Search Alert or RSS Feed.

Science Direct - Topic Alerts

You can also save topic alerts from a pre-set list of topics. Go to “My Alerts."  Click on the link to the Topics Alerts. 
 
 
Choose a topic from the list.  Clicking on “Go” gives you a list of subtopics you can choose from.   Check the box next to the topic or topics you want; then click on SAVE.  If you wish to receive your results through an RSS feed, click on the RSS feed icon to choose the RSS reader (under Topic feed) you want to use.
 

Science Direct - Delete Search Alerts, Topic Alerts, or RSS Feeds

To delete an alert or RSS feed, click on “My Alerts.”  Then click on delete next to the one(s) you want to delete.
 

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