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Saved searches and setting up alerts - in this section...

Saving searches and setting up alerts

Saving queries and setting up alerts

To save a query or search, or to set up an email alert or RSS feed:

  1. Enter your search terms in the usual way.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the left hand column.
  3. Choose Save Query to save your search or to set up an email alert. Alternatively click on the RSS feed icon to subscribe to a feed for your search.

  4. If you chose Save Query you will prompted to give your query at title (e.g. SOLO search on ...) and to decide whether you wish to receive an email alert when new items are added to SOLO which meet your criteria.

Viewing and modifying saved queries

To access your saved queries, sign on to SOLO and choose My Account, followed by Queries.  

You can then

  • Re-run your search by clicking on the name of the query
  • Create or cancel an email alert by clicking update 
  • Subscribe to an RSS feed
  • Delete a saved query

You can also switch to This sessions' queries to see a list of your recent searches.