Sullivan Family Library | Criminal Justice Search Alert

Create a Search Alert in Criminal Justice Periodicals Index

You can create a Search Alert that emails a report of new information associated with your saved search or a publication alert that sends new available documents from the publication. Once you have created a Search Alert, the process of running it at specific intervals and delivering the new results via email is handled automatically.

Access

  1. From Search for > Databases by Title on the left sidebar.
  2. Select Criminal Justice.

Save Search as Alert

  1. In the ProQuest search screen, create a search that you would like to run periodically by entering search terms in the search box. Click Search.
  2. In the Results screen, below Suggested Topics, click Set Up Alert.
  3. In the Set Up Your Search Alert screen, select how often the search will be run using the drop-down menu under Schedule.
  4. Set how long the search will run under Stop after.
  5. Enter your email address.
  6. When you have completed the information, click Save.
  7. You will see a confirmation page, summarizing your information. If the information is correct, click Done. Otherwise, click Delete this Alert to delete the alert.

Create a Publication Alert

  1. Locate your journal using Publication search.
  2. From the Publication page, click the Set up Alert link.
  3. In the Set Up Publication Alert screen, select options and enter your email address.
  4. Click Save.
  5. You will see a confirmation page, summarizing your information. If the information is correct, click Done. Otherwise, click Delete this Alert to delete the alert.

Contact the librarians for help with this feature.