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How to Set Up CSA Email and RSS Keyword Search Alerts

  1. Log into your favorite CSA database:
    Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
    Bibliography of the History of Art
    Environmental Sciences and Pollution Mgmt
    International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
    PAIS Databases
    Sociological Abstracts
    Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

  3. Click on the "Please log in to My Research" link at the top right of the home page.



  5. Click on the "New Users Register Here" link at the left of the page.



  7. Once logged into your account, you are presented with a variety of options for establishing search alerts.
    Three options for where to search are offered:

    • Preferred Databases: A group of priorly selected databases that is associated with your profile.
    • Select Databases: A group of databases selected ad hoc.
    • Pre-grouped Databases (Arts & Humanities/Natural Sciences/Social Sciences/Technology)



  9. "Preferred Databases" must be determined and saved to your profile prior to searching.



  11. A screen with saved search parameters is presented after selecting databases and performing a search. Make choices and click on the "Save" button.



  13. The resulting screen displays all your saved searches and information about their delivery.


    For RSS feeds, click on the RSS icon, and add the feed to your feed reader.
    Email alerts will start automatically.

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