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Quick Guide to Library Services

Saved Searches & Database Alerts

Many databases allow you to create a personal login to save preferences and searches, and create alerts

Within the database look for an option to Register, Create a New/Personal Profile or Set up Alert


Once you have created alerts, the database runs regular searches on:

  • References to articles on a topic or subject search
  • Contents pages of recent journal issues
  • Citations to specific articles or authors

You can receive your alerts via email or RSS feed.  If the full-text of an article is not available, request the item from our Document Delivery Service


Alert Hints

Check the Help section of your selected database for more assistance with setting up alerts or contact Ask a Librarian

These links provide Help for our popular databases:


Need Help?


Contact: Ask a Librarian

P:   08 8303 8555 or 9838555