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Creating Alerts: PubMed

Setting up alerts with PubMed is an easy process of just a few steps:

  1. Navigate to the "Sign in to MyNCBI" link at the top right of the PubMed homepage to sign in, or to register for a new account.
  2. Perform a search of interest  for which you would like to set up an alert.
  3. Click the "Create Alert" link located below the search box.
  4. Save the search and set the frequency and day for email results.

Here is a useful video explaining the process.