PubMed - All you need to know and more!

Guide with resources, tutorials, and tips on PubMed (the premier biomedical database from the National Library of Medicine)

How do I set up an email alert in PubMed?

If you are using PubMed instead of Ovid, then you first need to register for a "My NCBI" account Image of My NCBI account link on the PubMed homepage located at the upper right corner of the PubMed page.

When you have registered you can then search and save your search by pressing the "Save Search" link above the search box. Click the Save button, check a "Yes" option to receive email updates, and save your search.

Save Searches and Set Email Alerts