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Search Alerts: Saving the Search Request

Step 2: At the Save Search as an Alert page (below) enter appropriate information in the following fields:

    Name of Search -- select a brief name to help you identify the Search Alert. Make the name meaningful to help you identify the search topic.
    Email address -- must be the address of the person creating the Search Alert.
    Frequency -- choose from the drop down list (Weekly, Daily, Inactive); use the Inactive selection to save the search but postpone scheduling it to run.
Step 3: Click on the Save Alert button to complete.

After you save the Search Alert you will be returned to your original search results page.

A confirmation statement will now appear above the citations:

Your Alert was saved as: [Alert Name]

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