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Research Alerts in the Health Sciences

Searching CINAHL, PsycInfo, and SportDiscus

1. Sign-up for an EBSCO Account

The instructions on this page apply to all EBSO databases, inclusing CINAHL, PsycInfo, and SportsDiscus.

Begin by going into CINAHL, PsycInfo, and SportsDiscus and click on "sign in" on the upper right-hand corner of the screen. This will allow you to set up a username and password for all EBSCO databases.

Step 2: Start a Search in the Database

Begin your search in the database:


Step 3 Click on Search History

3. Once you have the results you want, click on Search History.


Step 4: Save your Search

Select the search you want to save, and click on Save Searches/Alerts. This will allow you to specify how often you want to be notified of new publications.


Health Sciences Librarian

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Kate Silfen
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