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Web of Science: Create a Citation Alert

Manage Alerts

You can manage your alerts from any Web of Knowledge page by clicking the My Citation Alerts link.

From here, you can reset the one-year expiration period, turn alerts off (or delete the entirely), or change the email address the alert is sent to by selecting Modify Settings and making the appropriate changes.

Citation Alerts

How to Create a Citation Alert

Get notified by e-mail whenever a selected article is cited by a new article. The alert is active for one year, and you may renew the alert at any time. They will send you an e-mail approximately two weeks before the alert expires to remind you to renew the alert.

Note that you must be a registered user and you must sign in to Web of Knowledge.

  1. Sign in to Web of Knowledge.

  2. Run a search from the General Search or Advanced Search page to find records for which you want to create a Citation Alert.

  3. From the Results page, click on the title of the record in the results set to go to the Full Record page.

  4. On the right-hand side, click the Create Citation Alert button to go to the My Cited Articles List - Save Confirmation page.

  5. Click the OK button to create the citation alert for the current record and to return to the Full Record page.

  6. Click the My Citation Alerts link at the top of the window to go to the My Cited Articles List page to see the record of the article for which you created the citation alert.