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Learn how to effectively use the NewspaperArchive.com features by selecting a category below.

USING SEARCH ALERTS

NewspaperArchive.com Search Alerts are a convenient way to stay up-to-date with the latest content! Sign up for Search Alerts to receive email notification of the latest relevant records added to the database based on your search terms.

  • For example, you may want to know about specific add-ons, such as records containing your relative‚Äôs names. Or, perhaps you want to remain up-to-speed when newspaper pages on a certain topic or from a specific year are added.

This tutorial will cover how to:

ADD A NEW SEARCH ALERT

When logged into your NewspaperArchive.com user account, click the "My Search Alerts" link located under "My Tools" on the left-hand side of the page.

To add a new Search Alert:
 
- Fill in the text boxes located at the top of the page. You may enter keyword(s) in one or more text   boxes.
- Click the "Add Alert" button.

You will receive Search Alert emails notifying you of new content matching your specified keyword(s).

Adding A Search Alert

MODIFY AN EXISTING SEARCH ALERT

Change existing Search Alerts by going to the "My Search Alerts" page, accessed from the "My Tools" menu.

To change a Search Alert:
 
- Select the "Edit" option next to the Search Alert that you wish to modify. An editable textbox will   appear.
- Edit your entry.
- Click "Save."
Modifying A Search Alert

REMOVE A SEARCH ALERT

Remove one or all of your existing Search Alerts by going to the "My Search Alerts" page, accessed from the "My Tools" menu.

To remove existing Search Alert(s):
 
- Select the "Remove" option next to the Search Alert that you wish to delete.
- A prompt will ask you to confirm your decision before it is removed.
Removing A Search Alert

VIEW A SEARCH ALERT EMAIL

Once a Search Alert has been set up in your account, you will automatically receive emails when new content that matches your search criteria has been added to the database. The message will list the number of relevant pages in the archive, as well as five matching search results. Click one of the results to view that newspaper page.

Viewing a Search Alert E-Mail
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