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The Graduate Health & Life Sciences Research Library at Georgetown University Medical Center

Current Awareness

This guide will provide a variety of tools for staying current in different health sciences fields.

Email Alerts for PubMed MEDLINE

Create a search in PubMed MedlineFirst, go to the DML website,, and select PubMed MEDLINE. Select Sign in to NCBI to begin the process of saving a search and creating an alert. Search for a topic, and underneath the search box, you should see an option for "Create Alert". 



 Select Create alert and complete the steps to create an alert that works for youSelect Create Alert to view an image similar to the one on the right. Follow the NCBI instructions to create an alert: