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Tips for Alerts & Saved Searches

Saving Searches and Creating Custom Email Alerts

Whether you are researching a particular company, product, target, disease category, keyword, or phrase, you can set up automatic email alerts to stay up to date on the latest news, data, and analysis. Choose daily or weekly delivery, and we will send you links to new articles posted on BioCentury.com that meet custom criteria.

The ability to save searches and create custom email alerts is reserved for subscribers, so you must be logged in to use these features.

  1. Log in with your Username and Password. 
  2. Conduct a search on a specific search term through the Site Search, Basic Search, or Advanced Search. 
  3. If you have conducted a search through the Site Search or Basic Search tools, click the Advanced Search button to the right of the search box on the Search Results Page. This will expand the Advanced Search tool. 
  4. In the Advanced Search tool, click the Save Search button. 
  5. Enter a name for this search in the Save Search As box. 
  6. You can enter a description for this search in the Search Description box. This is optional.
  7. You can set up an email alert for new content that is added to the site pertaining to your search. Click the Daily or Weekly box to set the frequency of the alert. 
  8. Click the Save Search button to save the search and frequency of the email alert.
  9. To manage or edit your saved searches and email alerts, click Manage Saved Searches

Editing and Managing Saved Searches and Email Alerts

The ability to save searches and create custom email alerts is reserved for subscribers, so you must be logged in to use these features.

  1. Log in with your Username and Password. 
  2. Click Manage Saved Searches
  3. Locate the search that you would like modify from the list of saved searches.
  4. To edit the search or to modify the email alert associated with the search, click Edit Search > in the Actions column. From here, you can change the parameters of the search, rename the search, add or change the description of the search, change the frequency of the email alert, or turn off the email alert. 

To run the saved search, click View Saved Search Results > in the Actions column. This will provide you with the latest results for that search. 

To delete the saved search and the email alert associated with it, click Delete Saved Search >. You will be asked to confirm that you want to delete the search. Click the Delete button to confirm.