A search alert automatically notifies you when new content is available that matches a search query (e.g. keyword, author, subject) you have created. Search alerts can be set up at designated intervals and can notify you via email or RSS feed.
Most of the library's databases have a search alert feature.
For more information on searching in Google Scholar, see the Google Scholar guide.
Use Google alerts to search for general news and updates on a topic of interest. Receive email notifications that match your search query.
Peerus is a free service that notifies you of the latest papers from your selected journals. It also notifies you when your own research has been added to their system. Register for an account to get started. See the FAQ section for more information on how this service works, or watch the video below.
To create a search alert in an EBSCO database:
run your search and use either the 'Save search/alert' link of the 'Create RSS feed' links in the upper right of your search results list.