Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Sep 08, 2015     Views: 44

EBSCO databases allow users to set up searches as alerts which can email you with any new results. In order to save searches in EBSCO, you must have a personal account. To create or sign in to your personal account, using the "Sign In" option in the top navigation bar of EBSCO databases. You'll see a screen like this where you can either sign in or sign up for your personalized EBSCO account:

My EBSCO Login Screenshot

To set up search alerts in EBSCO:

1. Run a search and view your search results.

2. Click the "Share" link, and select "E-mail Alert" from the resulting pop-up menu. The Create Alert window appears over the result list. If you have not signed in to My EBSCOhost, you will be prompted to do so. 

EBSCO Create an Alert Screenshot

3. Set your alert parameters and click "Save Alert".

You can also use the "Advanced Settings" link at the bottom of the "Create Alert" screen to set more detailed parameters of the search alert.

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