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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research & Publication in Medicine & Health

Staying Current in EBSCO Databases

Create a Search Alert 

  • Run your search
  • Click on "Alert / Save / Share" above the search results
  • Click "E-mail Alert"
  • Click "Sign In." On the next page, sign in to your EBSCO account or create a new account (upper right)
  • On the Create Alert screen, fill out the required information
  • Click "Save Alert"
  • To view all Alerts, log in to your account and click on "Folder" in the upper right. "Search Alerts" is an option on the left hand side of the page.

Save a Search

  • Run your search
  • Click on "Search History" immediately below the search boxes
  • Check the search you would like to save
  • Click "Save Searches / Alerts"
  • Click "Sign In." On the next page, sign in to your EBSCO account or create a new account (upper right)
  • Fill out the required information. It's also possible to set up a search alert on this screen.
  • Click "Save"
  • To view all Saved Searches, log in to your account and click on "Folder" in the upper right. "Saved Searches" is an option on the left hand side of the page.
  • *It's also possible to rerun the search using the Permalink under "Alert / Save / Share" on the search results page.

Create a Table of Contents Alert

  • Click the Publications link at the top of the screen
  • Search or browse for the journal of interest
  • Click on the journal's title
  • Click on "Alert / Save / Share" in the upper right
  • Click "E-mail Alert"
  • Click "Sign In." On the next page, sign in to your EBSCO account or create a new account (upper right)
  • On the Create Alert screen, fill out the required information
  • Click "Save Alert"
  • To view all Alerts, log in to your account and click on "Folder" in the upper right. "Search Alerts" is an option on the left hand side of the page.

 

Staying Current in ProQuest Databases

Create a Search Alert 

  • Run your search.
  • Click on "Create Alert" above the search results.
  • Fill out the required information.
  • To view all Alerts, log in to your account or create a new account (My Research at the top of the screen) and click on the Alerts tab.

Save a Search

  • Run your search.
  • Click on "Save Search" above the search results.
  • Sign in to your ProQuest account or create a new account.
  • Name your search.
  • To access this search in the future, log in to your account (My Research at the top of the screen) and click on the Searches tab.

Create a Table of Contents Alert

  • Enter the title of a specific journal in the first Advanced Search box. Be sure to use quotations marks around the complete title (e.g. "Journal of Social History").
  • In the drop down menu, select Publication Title.
  • Run the search.
  • Click on "Create Alert" above the search results.
  • Fill out the required information.
  • To view all Alerts, log in to your account or create a new account (My Research at the top of the screen) and click on the Alerts tab.

 

Staying Current in Web of Science

Create an Account

  • Click "Sign In."
  • Click "Register" on the left side.
  • Fill out the required information.

Save a Search

  • Run your search.
  • Click on "Search History."
  • Click "Save History."
  • Save either to the Web of Knowledge server or your computer.
  • To view saved searches, log in and click on "My Saved Searches."