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Library Search User Guide: Saved Searches and Alerts

Learn how to get the most out of the library's search feature

Saving your Search

With the searching system you can save searches so you can run them again later or notify you when new items matching your criteria are added. To get started, click

Save Search



Search Alerts

If you want to be notified when new items become available that match your search, click that appears temporarily at the top of the page when you save your search. Then add or verify your email in the dialog box that appears.

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To create an alert from an existing saved search, click the pin icon to open your favorites, then click .

Select the search you want to receive alerts for and click the bell icon to create the alert.

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