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    Creating Database Accounts and Alerts Creating Database Accounts and Alerts Presentation Transcript

    • Get Registered! The Benefits of CreatingDatabase Publisher Accounts Lisa Hartman, Reference/Instruction Librarian
    • Creating AccountsBenefits of Creating an Account (depends onpublisher!)• Save article citations• Save searches and receive e-mail alerts• Receive alerts for new issues of selected publications• Some do not require an account, just an e- mail address.
    • EBSCOHost Databases
    • EBSCOHost – Personal AccountBy creating a personal account – you can save your favorite articlessecurely, and much more!To create an account, click Sign In to My EBSCOHost.
    • EBSCOHost – Personal Account
    • EBSCOHost – Personal AccountEnter appropriate information, submit, and follow any additionalinstructions.
    • EBSCOHost – Personal AccountIf you have a personal account – sign in before startingyour research session.
    • EBSCOHost – Saving Article CitationsWhile searching, you might want to save a list of articlesyou’re interested in.If you’re on the search results screen, click Add to Folder.
    • EBSCOHost – Saving Article CitationsIf you’re looking at the article record, click the add to foldericon.
    • EBSCOHost – Saving Article CitationsTo see your list of saved articles, click on the Folder optionat top right of screen.
    • EBSCOHost – Saving Article Citations And – here they are!WARNING – This can be lost if you are not logged in, and yourbrowser closes, power goes out, etc.
    • EBSCOHost –Saving Article Citations This is a list of articles saved under an account. You can also organize these articles into different folders.
    • EBSCOHost –Saving Article Citations You can also share one of your folders with people that you’re working with.
    • EBSCOHost –Saving Article CitationsJust enter appropriate information, andclick Invite.
    • EBSCOHost – Search AlertsTo you have a research topic that you would like to be keptinformed of? EBSCOHost will run searches for you on a regularbasis.First, run your search.Then, click Alert / Save / Share
    • EBSCOHost – Search Alerts Click E-mail alert in the pop-up box that appears.
    • EBSCOHost – Search Alerts Enter the information needed so that EBSCO can notify you when new articles matching your search are available. This includes noting how frequently you would like to be notified. Click Save Alert when finished.
    • EBSCOHost - Journal AlertsJust like search alerts, you can also benotified when the most recent issue ofyour favorite journal or magazine isavailable.(If it is included in an EBSCOHostdatabase!)(Note: You will need to ensure that thelibrary does have access to current issuesof the journal in order to do this!)
    • EBSCOHost - Journal Alerts In an EBSCOHost database, click Publications at the top of the screen.
    • EBSCOHost - Journal Alerts Enter your journal title in the second search box, and then click browse.
    • EBSCOHost - Journal Alerts Click on the title of your journal.
    • EBSCOHost - Journal AlertsWhen viewing the journal information, click onAlert / Save / Share.
    • EBSCOHost - Journal Alerts Click E-mail Alert.
    • EBSCOHost - Journal Alerts Enter your contact information and any other preferences, and then click Save Alert.
    • ProQuestJournal and Search Alerts
    • ProQuest Journal Alert Choose Publications to search for your desired journal, magazine, or newspaper.
    • ProQuest Journal Alert Search for your publication by its title.
    • ProQuest Journal Alert Be sure that your publication has full text, and that the date range says “current”. Click on your publication.
    • ProQuest Journal Alert Choose to set up an alert.
    • ProQuest Journal Alert Enter appropriate information.
    • ProQuest Journal Alert Confirmation screen. You will also need to respond to a confirmation e-mail.
    • ProQuest Search Alert You can also be alerted to articles of interest as they are published. Simply search the databases.
    • ProQuest Search Alert On the search results page, choose Set Up Alert.
    • ProQuest Search Alert Enter appropriate information.
    • ProQuest Search Alert On the search results page, choose Set Up Alert. You will also need to respond to a confirmation e-mail.
    • ScienceDirectCreating accounts and alerts
    • ScienceDirect – Create an AccountScienceDirect requires that you firstcreate an account before creatingjournal and search alerts. After this,you may log in when using thedatabase.
    • ScienceDirect – Create an AccountComplete registration screen andaccount will be instantly created.Check your e-mail to learn yourusername.
    • ScienceDirect – Search AlertsFavorite searches can be saved to youraccount. Simply run your search…
    • ScienceDirect – Search AlertsAnd then, choose Save as search alert.
    • ScienceDirect – Search AlertsEnter a name for your alert andthe frequency for the e-mails.Once saved, you should see aconfirmation message.
    • ScienceDirect – Journal AlertsTo set up alerts for your favoritejournal, change to a browsesearch.
    • ScienceDirect – Journal Alerts Enter your journal title and be sure to un-check “abstract only”. Note that a dark key symbol indicates that full- text is available.
    • ScienceDirect – Journal AlertsSelect your journal title
    • ScienceDirect – Journal AlertsChoose Alert me about new Volumes/Issues. You shouldimmediately see a confirmation message that you aresigned up for the alert.
    • Sage Journals OnlineCreating accounts and alerts
    • Sage – Creating AccountSage Journals Online requires that youfirst create an account before creatingjournal and search alerts. To create anaccount, choose sign in.
    • Sage – Creating Account Then, choose the link under not yet registered?
    • Sage – Creating Account Enter appropriate information on sign-up form.
    • Sage – Creating Account Confirmation screen.
    • Sage – Journal Alerts To create a journal alert: Choose: 1 – My tools 2 – Email alerts, then 3 – Add/edit/delete email alerts.
    • Sage – Journal Alerts Find journal title in list (note that they can browsed either alphabetically or by subject area).
    • Sage – Journal AlertsCheck the types of alerts that you would like toreceive, and then save your selections.
    • Sage – Journal AlertsYou will receive a confirmation message whensuccessful.
    • Sage – Search Alerts For Search Alerts, perform an article search.
    • Sage – Search AlertsSelect Save as Alert.
    • Sage – Search Alerts You should immediately receive a search alert confirmation.
    • CQ ResearcherCreating Account and Search Alerts
    • CQ Researcher – Create Account CQ Researcher requires that you first create an account before creating search alerts. To create an account, choose Log in.
    • CQ Researcher – Create Account Note that you wish to create a new account.
    • CQ Researcher – Create Account Complete the profile form.
    • CQ Researcher – Search Alert To save a search alert, perform a search. In the search results, select Save E-mail Alert.
    • CQ Researcher – Search Alert Complete the form.
    • Facts on File Databases Creating Account and Alerts
    • Facts on File – Creating Account Choose the Folder Log In option.
    • Facts on File – Creating Account Create new account. Enter your e-mail and a password.
    • Facts on File – Saving Documents Perform a search. Save immediately to a folder on the search results page or….
    • Facts on File – Saving Documents Open an item and save it to a folder from that page.
    • Facts on File – Saving Documents To view your saved documents, click saved items at the top of the page.