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Digital Measures Publication Training

A guide to reference when entering new publication data into Digital Measures.

Creating an Automatic Search in PubMed

You will need an My NCBI account to save searches and create alerts.
How to Register for a My NCBI Account

To create an alert for your publications, start by conducting a literature search.  Go to Advanced Search.

1. In the first field, select Author from the drop down menu.  Enter your last name and first initial into the search box.

2. In the second field, select Affiliation from the drop down menu.  Enter "a t still" and click on Show index list to the right.  Select the first option of a t still.

3. Click on the Search button.  Review results, and modify your search to include additional affiliations if necessary.

4. Under the search box, click on Create alert.  Enter a name for your alert, your email preferences, select a report format, and additional text to be included.

5. Click Save.

To edit your saved searches, click on My NCBI in the top right corner.  Click on the gear next to the saved search to make changes or delete.

Creating an Automatic Search in CINHAL

You will need an EBSCO account to create alerts and saved searches.  You can Sign in with Google or create an EBSCO account.

To create an alert for your publications, begin by conducting a literature search.

1. In the first field, select Author from the drop down menu.  Enter your last name and first initial into the search box.

2. In the second field, select All Text from the drop down menu.  Enter "a t still" OR "a t still university".

3. Click on the Search button.  Review results, and modify your search to include additional affiliations if necessary.

4. Under the search box, click on Search History.  Select the search with the best results or multiple searches.  Click on Save Searches / Alerts on the menu.

5. Enter a name of the alert and pick Alert under Save Search As.  Select your frequency, articles published within a certain time frame, how long to run the alert, and email preferences.

6. Click Save.

To edit your Alerts, from the Advanced Search Screen, click on Search History.  Click on Retrieve Alerts to edit existing alerts.

Creating an Automatic Search in Google Scholar

To create an alert for your publications, begin by conducting a literature search.  Click on the Hamburger menu button for an Advanced Search.

1. In the first field enter your last name AND "a t still" OR "a t still university" into the search box.

2. Click on the Search button.  Review results, and modify your search to include additional search criteria if necessary.

3. In the left menu, click on Create Alert.

4. Enter a name of the alert, your email address, and the number of results.

5. Click Create Alert.

To edit the alert, click on the hamburger menu button for Alerts.  Click Cancel to delete an alert.  Click Create Alert to make a new one.