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Creating Database Search Alerts: ISI Web of Science

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

Creating Alerts in Web of Science and BIOSIS:

Note: In order to set up a search alert in an ISI Web of Knowledge databases (currently only Web of Science and BIOSIS offer the option for setting up alerts), you must create an account and be logged in.

  1. The first step to setting up an alert is to create a search
  2. Click on the Search History
  3. Click Save History/Create Alert
  4. Set alert parameters -- Alert name, description
  5. Click "Send Me Email Alerts"
  6. Select options -- email address, alert type, email format, frequency
  7. Save your history (to the server)

Click on RSS feed for the feed address which can be copied into your RSS Reader of choice.

To access your list of search alerts, click on "My Saved Searches" at the top of the page.  Here you can edit or delete your seach alerts.