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Creating Database Search Alerts: Start HERE!

keep updated on recently published research by creating alerts within popular databases.

How To Use This Guide:

Different databases have different methods for subscribing to search alerts.  Thankfully, a large number of databases are owned by a few large companies.  The company or vendor typically uses one interface for the databases they offer.  Most of these vendors will permit users to create search alerts across a number of databases by simply creating an account on the vendor website.

This guide lists 4 of the most prominent vendors that offer search alerts in conjunction with their databases.  Each tab will provide information on setting up an email alert and/or RSS Feed.

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