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ScienceDirect Personal Accounts
You will need to create a personal account in ScienceDirect to create search alerts.
To create a ScienceDirect account:
1. Click Register at the top right of the search screen.
2. On the Welcome Screen, enter your email. Click Continue.
3. On the Registration screen, add your name and create a password. Click Register
Search Alerts in ScienceDirect
- Sign into your ScienceDirect personal account in order to create search alerts.
- Conduct your search.
- Click Set search alert at the left of the results list.
- Fill in the Save search alert form. Click Save
- You will receive a confirmation that the alert has been saved.
Journal/Table of Contents Alerts in ScienceDirect
RSS Alerts in ScienceDirect
Sign in to your ScienceDirect personal account to create journal/table of contents RSS feeds.
To create an RSS feed for a journal/table of contents alert:
- To create a journal/table of contents alert in ScienceDirect, click Journals & Books from ScienceDirect search page.
- From the Browse Journals and Books screen, enter a particular journal title or choose one from the a-z list.
- Click the title of the journal you are interested in. On the resulting page, click Articles & Issues. Click Set up journal alerts from the options displayed under Articles & Issues. Fill out Save journal alert form. Click Save
- Click RSS from the options on the menu from Articles and Issues.
- Copy and paste the URL into RSS reader.
Click here for more information about RSS feeds in ScienceDirect.