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How to save your searches to the new ProQuest Platform

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How to save your searches to the new ProQuest Platform

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

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