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How do I set up auto alerts from PubMed/Medline?

  1. Go to PubMed
  2. Sign in to My NCBI from the top right corner. If you don’t already have an account you will need to register for an account to use this service.
  3. Once you’ve signed in, search for your topic in PubMed/Medline
  4. Click “Save Search”, name your search and click “Save”
  5. Set up alert frequency and click “Save”

You might watch this video to learn more about how to save searches and set up topic alerts from PubMed/Medline.

*Note:** For the first time users, you will receive an email confirmation message. You need to activate automatic email updates before you can receive update articles.

Last modified: January 30, 2012