Creating an email alert

Email alerts are messages sent after every weekly database update that contain any new records matching a saved query. A personal account (username and password) is required to set up and receive alerts. You may have a total of 260 email alerts and saved searches at once. You must be registered and logged in to create alerts.

To create an email alert from the Search results page

  1. On the Search results page, click in the query bar above the results list. The item changes to .
  2. To see your alert and work with it, select Settings from the Engineering Village navigation bar and then select Alerts & Searches. See Working with email alerts for more details.

To create an email alert from the Search History tab

  1. Click theSearch History link in the Search History tab located below the Engineering Village navigation bar.
  2. In the Search history table, click the Create Alert link of the search result that you want to set up as an email alert.
  3. To see your alert and work with it, select Settings from the Engineering Village navigation bar and then select Alerts & Searches.

    View the alert in the My Email Alerts table. See Working with email alerts for more details.

To create an email alert on the Alerts & Saved Searches page

  1. Click Settings from the Engineering Village navigation bar.
  2. Select Alerts & Searches.

    The Alerts & Saved Searches page opens containing My Email Alerts and My Saved Searches tables.

  3. In the My Saved Searches table, select the Add Email Alert check box. Because you are logged in, the email is sent to the email address in your profile.

    The saved search will be removed from the My Saved Searches table and move to the My Email Alerts table on this page.

    See Working with email alerts for more details.

    NoteWhen an email alert is added to the My Email Alerts table, the current status for it will be Enabled.

 

 

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