Q. How do I get notifications when new resources in my field are added to the library's collection?
Last Updated: May 24, 2018     Views: 77

Set up a saved search in Smart Search to receive an email notification when items you are interested in are added to the libraries' collections.

  1. Search for your topic in Smart Search.  
    • Get as specific or as general as you want. Don’t forget to add limiters as needed. 
    • If you are struggling to create a search that meets your needs, contact your Subject Librarian for help.
  2. Sign in to Smart Search. If you are already signed in your name will appear in the upper right corner of the screen.
    ​​Image of the sign in link in the top menu bar.
  3. Click on the Save query button at the top of the results list.​
    Image of the save query button below the search bar.
  4. Click the Turn on notifications for this query link that appears in the yellow bar.​Image of the turn on notification for this query link. 

If you saved a query without turning on the notifications, you can change notification settings in My Favorites.

  1. Click on the thumbtack icon in the upper right side of the page.image of the thumbtack icon in the top menu bar.
  2. Select Saved Searches.Image of the saved searches button on the my favorites page.
  3. Toggle the bell icon to turn on notifications.Image of bell icon that turns on and off notifications.

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