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Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS
 What do you need to start?
 What are Google Alerts
 What can Google Alerts be
used for?
 Homepage of Google Alerts
 ...
•Live Internet Connection
•Your Favorite Internet Browser
•A working email address
• Google Alert Homepage: http://www.goo...
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 “monitoring a
developing news
story
 keeping current on
a competitor or
industry
 getting the latest on
a celebrity or...
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Google Alerts: https://www.google.com/alerts
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Steps
 Search query (keywords of topic)
 How often (delivery frequency)
 Sources (alert types)
 Language
 Region (cou...
 For additional information review the
https://support.google.com/alerts/?page=fa
q.html
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  1. 1. Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS
  2. 2.  What do you need to start?  What are Google Alerts  What can Google Alerts be used for?  Homepage of Google Alerts  Google Alerts Types  How to create a Google Alert  Google Alerts Help & FAQs Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 2
  3. 3. •Live Internet Connection •Your Favorite Internet Browser •A working email address • Google Alert Homepage: http://www.google.com/alerts Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 3
  4. 4. Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 4
  5. 5.  “monitoring a developing news story  keeping current on a competitor or industry  getting the latest on a celebrity or event  keeping tabs on your favorite sports teams  Collecting research data” (Google, n.d.) Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 5
  6. 6. Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 6 Google Alerts: https://www.google.com/alerts
  7. 7. Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 7
  8. 8. Steps  Search query (keywords of topic)  How often (delivery frequency)  Sources (alert types)  Language  Region (country)  How many (result types)  Your email (email address you want results sent to)  Create Alert  Verify email address if necessary Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 8
  9. 9.  For additional information review the https://support.google.com/alerts/?page=fa q.html Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 9
  10. 10. 123RF (n.d.). [Image file]. Retrieved from http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/johan2011/johan20111107/johan201111 0700049/9976753-3d-little-human-character-with-help-button- characterabout-to-push-a-help-botton.jpg 2.bp.blogspot. (n.d.). App sphere alerts [Image file]. Retrieved from http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_4S6buKKlhfQ/TPU-od0Zm5I/AAAAAAAAAFE/hsE- VYcv_HI/app_sphere_alerts.png ArnieShields.com. (n.d.). Google Alerts logo [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.arnieshields.com/wp- content/uploads/2010/03/googlealerts_logo.gif Google. (n.d.). Google alerts. Retrieved from http://www.google.com/alerts Google. (n.d.). Google alert faqs: Different types. Retrieved from http://www.google.com/support/alerts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=71057#q2 JacobsandJacobs. (n.d.). [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.jacobsandjacobs.net/images/faqs%20injury%20attorney%20puyuallup. jpg Onbile. (2012). e-learning [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.onbile.com/info/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/e-learning.jpg What is Privacy. (2013). Google Alert logo for WIP [Image file]. Retrieved from http://what-is-privacy.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Google-Alert-Logo- for-WIP.jpg Michelle Post, Ph.D., CSMS 10

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