First, you must have a My Research account. If you have not yet created a My Research account, please view this PDF.
Run your search. Make sure that you have fine tuned your search to where the majority of records returned are useful .
Sign in to your My Research account, if you not already signed in.
On the results page, click on Recent Searches
For the search for which you would like to receive alerts, mouse over Actions and choose Create Alerts from the drop down menu.
Fill out the alert form. You can choose to set up to have the alert sent daily, weekly, monthly or every three months. The alert can be sent for a time period of two weeks, or for as long as one year. Enter an email address. Enter a subject line that will help you remember setting up the alert.