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Coronavirus - COVID-19 Information Resources

COVID 19 Alerts

You can set up email alerts for your COVID-19 search topic through the following databases in order to be notified when the latest research is published. If you would like help with this or to be signed up to a general COVID update from PubMed contact library@rcsi.ie

PubMed

  1. Set up a NCBI / PubMed account or sign into one through the account portal.
  2. Complete your search on PubMed, e.g. this COVID19 Search
  3. Click Create alert under the search box.
  4. Select the Frequency that you would like new search results sent to you (e.g., daily, weekly) and click Save.
  5. You will receive alerts for new results to the email address you have given. 

Embase

  1. Set up an Embase account or sign into one through the account portal
  2. Complete your search on Embase through the Advanced search option, e.g. you could paste in the following COVID 19 Search: ('coronavirinae'/exp OR 'coronavirinae' OR 'coronaviridae infection'/exp OR 'coronaviridae infection' OR 'coronavirus disease 2019'/exp OR 'coronavirus'/exp OR coronavirus OR 'coronavirus infection'/de
  3. Hover over your search result in History and select Email alert
  4. Give your Alert Name a title, select the Frequency that you would like new search results sent to you and click Set email alert.
  5. You will receive alerts for new results to the email address(es) you have given.