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Saved searches instructions - ProQuest new platform

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  • 1. Saved Searches Instructions for adding your saved searches to the new ProQuest Platform
  • 2. My Research Click on your My Research account link
  • 3. My Research Login to your My Research Account
  • 4. My Research Click on Manage Searches & Alerts
  • 5. My Research Click on Edit
  • 6. My Research Copy the saved search by Control + C
  • 7. My Research Go to the new ProQuest Platform at: http://search.proquest.com and paste in your saved search in the search box
  • 8. My Research
  • 9. My Research Because the new platform uses different syntax, the punctuation needs to be changed. You can do this by replacing the = sign with brackets.
  • 10. My Research See the new syntax
  • 11. My Research Click on Save Search under your search terms. You will be prompted to create a new My Research account.
  • 12. My Research You can now create a new My Research account and save your searches and alerts
  • 13. My Research Once in My Research, go to Saved Searches. You can then save each search as an alert or as an RSS Feed
  • 14. My Research To set up as an alert, click on Save as Alert
  • 15. My Research A new window will open and you can choose your alert options. When complete, click on Create Alert.
  • 16. My Research To create an RSS Feed, click on Create RSS Feed under your search terms. You will be prompted to set up your RSS Feed.
  • 17. My Research Choose your options and then click on Create Feed .
  • 18. My Research Click on the link to your RSS Feed and you can then save it to your RSS Reader.
  • 19. Questions?
    • If you have any questions, please contact the Research Help Desk.
    • Email: [email_address]
    • Telephone: (807) 343-8302