UQ Library Search can save a search so that you can quickly run it again. You can also choose to be notified when new results for your saved searches become available.

Save a search

Save a search to access it from My Library or from My Account within UQ Library Search.

  1. Log in to the Library from the purple header or within UQ Library search
  2. Do your search and apply any facets or limits you like
  3. Click Save search or create alert:
    screen shot of link in left hand side
    The Save search window will pop up.
  4. Enter a name for your search
  5. Select Save without alert
  6. Your search has saved.

Email alert of new results 

Emails are weekly. The new results might be newly published items or older items that have been recently added to UQ Library Search. 

  1. As above, log in and do your search
    • Tip: use advanced search to create a more precise search - you only want to get alerts on the most relevant items
  2. Click Save search or create alert:
    screen shot of link in left hand side
  3. The Save search window will pop up.
  4. Enter a name for your search
  5. Select Save and alert weekly to receive updates
    • Enter your email address
    • Select what you want to happen if there are no new results
  6. Click Save

RSS feed of new results 

You can also access an RSS feed of new results for your saved searches under Saved searches & alerts.

To create a new RSS feed:

  1. Save your search, as above.
  2. Choose whether or not to also create an email alert.
  3. Go to your Saved searches & alerts. You will see a link to the RSS feeds for your saved searches. 

Subscribe to RSS link on Saved searches

View, update or delete saved searches and alerts

  1. Log in to UQ Library Search
  2. Click Saved searches & alerts


     
  3. Click:
    • The search name to view the search results.
    • Update to enable, disable or change the email alert for a saved search.
    • Delete to delete the saved search including the email alert.

where to update or delete saved searches