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How to Set-up an Alert: Introduction

Here's a guide on how to set-up search alert notifications


Search alerts provide every academic researcher an updated list of recent search results in a specific subject area they've requested. This guide will give you a step-by-step process on how to set-up and manage alerts that will save your time in finding relevant sources for your research. 


  • researchers can monitor the content via their email once a new information is available
  • automatic delivery of current information based on user demand


  • Active email address
  • Access to EBSCOHost and scholarly databases while you are a student, staff or faculty member of NU

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