After completing your search, select Save Search History at the bottom right of the Search History. Select Create a new personal account and fill out the starred fields.
When you click Create, Ovid will display a form for naming the search.
Once you've logged in to your account, name your search and indicate how you want it saved.
If you save to My Projects, Ovid will ask you to name the project (folder) or select an existing project. It saves a text version of your search history and allows you to add annotations separately, with 50 MB of storage.
To view your saved searches, select Medline (or another database) and click View Saved at the top right of the search history. To execute a saved search, check its box, select Run (upper left), and select Search in the blue ribbon to return to the Main Search Page, where it will eventually be displayed.
You can be notified on a regular basis of any citations that match your search specifications in the future. Ovid can send multiple email accounts lists of records added to Medline or other Ovid databases. For the very latest Medline citations, create a keyword search in Ovid MEDLINE In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations. Here's how to set up an alert, but don't hesitate to ask your librarian for help.
To edit your alerts and saved searches, select View Saved.
To cancel an alert, simply check its box, select Delete (button at the top) and confirm.
For illustrations and more details, see the Kresge Library of the Scripps Research Institute.
Ovid will generate a URL that enables RSS feed readers to display the records that meet your specifications when they are added to a database you select. Here's how to create a feed: