Similar Article Email Alerts for Author Profile Pages

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Similar Article Email Alerts for Author Profile Pages


Users can receive email alerts when articles are added to HeinOnline that are similar to those written by a specific author.

To find an author profile page, use the Advanced Search option found on the Law Journal Library homepage. Enter the author’s name into the Author/Creator field and click the Search button. For this example, let’s use Mary Whisner, the customer who suggested this new feature.

The results page lists all of the articles written by the author. Click on the author’s name, highlighted in blue.

The author page automatically displays a list of the author’s articles and ScholarCheck statistics, and can be enhanced to include a photo, biographical information, and links to the author’s website and social media accounts.

Click Set up email alerts on the author’s page and choose the last option, When similar articles are published on this author’s works. Enter the desired email address and click Set up email alerts. Each month, if a similar article to the author’s works has been added to HeinOnline, the user will receive an email.

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