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Save citations and create search and journal alerts in EBSCO databases

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  • 1. MyEBSCOhost Store your research and stay up-todate with your interest areas and favorite journals!
  • 2. With MyEBSCOHost you can: • Save and organize any citations you found with OneSearch or individual EBSCOHost databases. • Save favorite searches & create alerts • Create alerts for new issues of favorite journals
  • 3. OneSearch MyEBSCOhost is available through OneSearch and any EBSCOhost database. To access OneSearch, either perform a search in the OneSearch box, or just click Search.
  • 4. Sign In to MyEBSCOhost To sign in or create an account, click the Sign In option at top, right.
  • 5. Sign in or Create New Account Create a new account the first time that you use MyEBSCOhost
  • 6. When logged in: Once logged in, you will see the option to Sign Out. In specific databases, the EBSCO logo may also appear different.
  • 7. Saving Citations When viewing an article or book of interest, choose the Add to folder option at the right to save it. If you have not set up custom folders the article will automatically be saved to your default folder. If you have set up custom folders, then they will appear as the bottom picture.
  • 8. Saving Citations You may also save an article directly from the search results using the folder symbol at right.
  • 9. Saved Citations To view your folders and saved citations, click the Folder option at the top of the page.
  • 10. Saved Citations Note that you can move citations to different folders and create new folders. Folders can also be shared with other MyEBSCOhost users.
  • 11. Creating a Search Alert Do you have a favorite search that you perform regularly? Consider setting up a search alert to let you know when new items have matched that search. After performing your search, select the Share option at right.
  • 12. Creating a Search Alert This example is for creating an E-mail alert. Please note that you can also copy the persistant link which will can be saved or shared with others. Click the link to re-run the search.
  • 13. Creating a Search Alert For e-mail alerts, just set your preferences (frequency of e-mail, appearance, format, etc.) before saving the alert.
  • 14. Search Alerts Alerts can be deleted or edited after they’ve been created. Find your alerts by clicking the Folder option at the top of the page, and selecting search alerts at left.
  • 15. Creating a Journal Alert Journal Alerts need to be set up from a specific EBSCOhost database, rather than fro OneSearch. To find your database, select the Databases A-Z tab, and then Databases A-Z.
  • 16. Creating a Journal Alert Select your database from the list. Remember that it needs to be an EBSCOhost to work with MyEBSCOhost.
  • 17. Creating a Journal Alert Remember to sign in again. However, if you forget to do this, you will be given another chance when setting up your alert.
  • 18. Creating a Journal Alert Select Publications.
  • 19. Creating a Journal Alert Search for the journal or other periodical of interest.
  • 20. Creating a Journal Alert Click your journal title when found.
  • 21. Creating a Journal Alert Select the Share option to the right.
  • 22. Creating a Journal Alert The same options will appear for this as they do for Search Alerts.
  • 23. Creating a Journal Alert Customize your Journal Alert, and then Save!
  • 24. Journal Alerts Journal Alerts are also available under the Folders link. They can also be edited or deleted as needed.
  • 25. More! These are just some major functions of MyEBSCOhost. Take the time to browse to learn about: • Exporting citations • Adding notes Tutorials: http://support.epnet.com/training/tutorials.php