Please note that to configure alerts in Web of Science you need to select a single database such as the Web of Science Core Collection.
Go to the library databases page. This page will open in a new tab or window.
First set up an I.D. and password. You will need this to set up alerts.
Enter the Email addess to which Alerts will be send and click Continue
Fill out the Registration fields. Click on Submit Changes when done.
In the main screen select how you wish to search i.e. by topic (keyword), title, author etc. These can be selected from the dropdown menus. Enter your terms and if you need more than one field (as shown here) click Add Another Field the click Search
If you are happy with the search results click on Search history to create an alert
Click the radio button under Combined Sets to select the search and then click Save History/Create Alert
Name the alert and select the type of record you would like delivered (Full Record is preferable) and the Format and click Save
Confirm the settings and click Close
To check the settings of your alerts click the My Tools dropdown and select Saved Searches and Alerts
Here you can edit your saved searches and/or renew them when they expire