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Frequently Asked Questions

This resource guide provides answers to many of the frequently asked questions on how to have the best experience with the library resources and services.

Scopus Alerts

Use alerts to receive email notices when new information are added to Scopus. From the Scopus Alerts page, you can create alerts, view the latest results for an alert, edit alerts, and delete alerts. There is no limit on the number of alerts you can create. There are 3 alerts you can set in Scopus: 

  • Topic Search Alerts
    • Search alerts notify you by email of new search results in Scopus that match the search in the alert.
  • Author Citation Alerts
    • Author Citation alerts notify you by email when an author or group of matched authors is cited in Scopus.
  • Document Citation Alerts
    • Document citation alerts notify you by email of newly loaded documents that cite a document you have specified.


Staying Current by Database

To set up and manage email alerts with major databases, you will need to create an account with each source. Click for tutorials or directions on setting up alerts from these popular databases:





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